As I Lay Dying - Anodyne Sea Lyrics




None of this matters, none of these words. Common and silent we will die in this world.
We've only spoken to those who agree, and without them we've fallen on deaf ears.

Stand on conviction and you will walk alone.

For once I have stood (I have stood), no one will know, but alone I was born and alone we must go.

In my convictions I've found my own grave, but amongst the dead we all fade away.

Yeah...
Yet solitude is better than a life not worthy of reaction.
There is nothing to lose (nothing). So we stand alone or join those who follow in misery.

In my convictions I've found my own grave, but amongst the dead we all fade away.
In my convictions I've found my own grave, but amongst the dead we all fade away.
Fade away...

Stand on conviction and you'll walk alone.
A voice is only a noise without someone to hear, and without a crowd to feed that noise grows silent.

For once I have stood, no one will know, but alone I was born and alone we must go.
Fading back into an anodyne sea, to drown with all who've gone before me.

Yeah... We must go.

In my convictions I've found my own grave (my own grave), but amongst the dead we all fade away. Yeah...
In my convictions (convictions), I've found my own grave, but amongst the dead we all fade away.

Stand on conviction and you'll walk alone. Yeah...
Fading back into an anodyne sea, to drown with all who've gone before me.
Fading back... fading. Fading back into an anodyne sea.
Fading back... fading. Fading back... fading away.





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  1. Ziaul Hoq

    Who else miss this old AILD?

  2. Dusty McFarland

    I don’t think most people understand the definition of the word convictions in this context, “convictions” has two definitions. They’re not referring to a charge of guilt.

  3. carlos quezada

    One of my favorite as I lay dying songs

    James Widder

    I love the piano at the end of “This is Who We Are” Awesome Band

  4. Saws and more

    2:58 will always make me want to crowd kill everything around me. Hardest fucking break down ive ever heard. Saw these guys life a few nights ago.. first time seein these guys outta all the bands ive seen, an this break down even live stuck in my head. Fuckin' loved it. Crowd was rowdy as hell. Killer show.

  5. Chad Stokes

    at 2:58.. is when the gates of hell open and satan is banging his head

  6. Chad Stokes

    The greatest metalcore band EVER.. TIM IS THE G.O.A.T

  7. Christopher Fortin

    A masterpiece

  8. Turbo329

    This makes me want to get my electric guitar out of the attic.

  9. Turbo329

    AILD aren't just the best on planet Earth. They play better than Angels. hahahhahahahahahhahaha Truly the G.O.A.T!

  10. Popse Ramalho Macaneta

    As I Lay Dying é doutro planeta... Loucura melódica: Vocal, screems and guitar. So amazing...

  11. Sourayan Sarkar

    In my conviction I've found "my own grave". Wow. Guess that answers.

    Christopher Regan

    "My Own Grave" is the name of their comeback song!

  12. David Velez

    2:58 Someone toss me an air guitar... THANK YOU!!!!

  13. Ean Albe

    3:12 minutes -- we must cum.

  14. Toast Reviews

    This is probably my favorite song from AILD. It's great all around but 3:56 - the end of the song is my favorite part. That guitar melody during the choruses - \m/

  15. Surge

    Anybody else remember almost dying in the mosh pit at their shows?

  16. Jacob Jackson

    The breakdown came and so did I

  17. Brutal Rock

    LYRICS - Anodyne Sea

    None of this matters, none of these words. Common and silent we will die in this world
    We've only spoken to those who agree, and without them we've fallen on deaf ears

    Stand on conviction and you will walk alone

    For once I have stood (I have stood), no one will know
    But alone I was born and alone we must go

    In my convictions I've found my own grave, but amongst the dead we all fade away

    Yeah...
    Yet solitude is better than a life not worthy of reaction
    There is nothing to lose (nothing). So we stand alone or join those who follow in misery

    In my convictions I've found my own grave, but amongst the dead we all fade away
    In my convictions I've found my own grave, but amongst the dead we all fade away
    Fade away...

    Stand on conviction and you'll walk alone
    A voice is only a noise without someone to hear
    And without a crowd to feed that noise grows silent

    For once I have stood, no one will know, but alone I was born and alone we must go
    Fading back into an anodyne sea, to drown with all who've gone before me

    Yeah... We must go

    In my convictions I've found my own grave (my own grave)
    But amongst the dead we all fade away. Yeah...
    In my convictions (convictions), I've found my own grave
    But amongst the dead we all fade away

    Stand on conviction and you'll walk alone. Yeah...
    Fading back into an anodyne sea, to drown with all who've gone before me
    Fading back... fading. Fading back into an anodyne sea
    Fading back... fading. Fading back... fading away

  18. Anthony S

    Dirtiest fucking riff ever made

  19. Scotty J.

    Its real Metalcore... Like early ATR or Shadows Fall... definitely not the same anymore... NOT EVEN CLOSE...

  20. Jay Antone

    Miss May I radio on Pandora sent me here

  21. Zach Nelson

    We fade away when our actions and our words are for ourselves. Only what is done for Christ will last forever

    Legion ForWeAreMany

    Zach Nelson no. Sorry.

  22. drummerboy 202

    the best

  23. Pewter7

    Love these lyrics . . . reminds me of Ecclesiastes. Gotta read that all the way through if you haven't. Spoiler alert: kicker in the last chapter.

    B Rye

    Eww bible junk?

    Pewter7

    I dare you to read it. In fact, I triple dog dare you to read it!

    justinred

    Lamentations is my fave and I'm not a Christian.

  24. SPEED KING RACER

    A video game send me here.

    Дарсен Менкеев

    Crashdoy 2

  25. Redd Wolf

    The CGBros sent me hear and im glad they did.

  26. Wahana Digital

    the music shook the world.....
    ......I_LIKE_THIS.....
    AS I LAY DING

  27. Katie Fara

    awesome awesome song!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  28. Danechka Minto

    Wow! Super)) The best album

    Scotty J.

    Danechka Minto ...agreed. An Ocean Between Us & Shadows Are Security running a close 2nd & 3rd...

  29. Matt The Man

    Why did Metal Blade take down the music video for this song?....

    Matt The Man

    But they didn't take down their other videos such as Parallels though which was on the same album...

    Cam Par

    +Matt The Man they didnt, its the video under this one when you search this song

    Jamie Deak

    It's literally the first choice if you type in anodyne sea

    justinred

    Rights differ depending on the contract you fuckin cunts..... Have a good day.

  30. Dylan Edwards

    Oh my god that dual guitar lead in the post-chorus part thingy is seriously one of the greatest melodies ever conceived. Rivaled only by A7X's Afterlife. But I think this one is more evocative and follows the chord changes so brilliantly. That's why this band will always be better than any of these lame-ass generic metalcore bands today releasing the exact same songs over and over rehashing the same troupes and song structures. These guys actually constructed songs, not derivative moshcore bro-downs. God I miss this. Metalcore needs to become great again.

    Trav Ass

    +Mike Talley he's making prisoncore right now.

    Sam Anastassatos

    Dylan Edwards August Burns Red are still releasing originals and killing it too.

    Scotty J.

    Dylan Edwards ...fuck AX7... not even close

    Jonah Smith

    take a closer listen, trust me a7x has a some good shit to offer.

    DyingForPie

    @Jonah Smith people hate a7x for the vocals. I don't think much people listen to there musical ability. They make some amazing songs.

  31. Rustin Cohle

    Greatest metal song of all time.

    Scotty J.

    +Andrew Sturgeon IDK about that, but it's damn good Metalcore/Deathcore man... :D-~        \mxm/

    Hardhome Rescue

    this a sensitive thing, many of us care , A Thrasher :D

  32. MetalModelMF

    lol conviction

    Stephen Sturgis

    MetalModelMF 💀

  33. The Lone Vaquero

    0:42 BUT ALONE, I WATCH PORN

    Panos OT

    AND ALONE WE
    MUST
    CUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUM

    Soaren Borsari

    I hate you for this. 😂

    Go home, you are drunk.

    Jordan John J

    pahahah, nailed it

    Ean Albe

    3:12 minutes -- we must cum.

  34. Princess Olmeca

    Anodyne Sea = As I Lay Dying's greatest song

    Apxzjdx

    My Only Home please.....
    Underrated af

    JacksGaming

    jbarnesiii88 not one of the best, THE BEST METALCORE BAND

    Dustin Clark

    JacksGaming CONVERGE BITCH

    Ent

    Overcome ftw

    Skylar Prescott

    Probably top 15 for sure. It's hard to rank AILD songs tbh

  35. CyberThrow

    Ahh aild <3

  36. Power1sgod

    may have to been convicted, but this band was brilliant imo

  37. alexandru benza

    "....to drown with all who've gone before me." ---> into dat breakdown = perfection.

    Evan Porter

    I've heard better breakdowns

    alexandru benza

    Yes sir Captain obvious SIR! I guess perfection means "only example in existence" to you.

    Evan Porter

    @alexandru benza Did I say it meant that? No. All I said is I have heard better breakdowns.

    alexandru benza

    @Evan Porter my bad then, i mean yes sir captain one upper SIR!

  38. Evan Porter

    "In my convictions I've found my own grave"  Oh the irony 

    alexandru benza

    wow there's a whole lot of presumptuousness there. you're just god's gift to mankind aren't you? so you're intelligent enough to realize that one upvote/person would dilute the actual quality of the comment but braindead enough to say "durr, i'm prolly a lot stronger than you" based on.... i guess my face. there's nothing in my profile that provides any intel about how strong i am, what fighting skills i possess, nothing. yet somehow you're stronger than me. a LOT stronger than me nonetheless. so you "wouldn't beat the shit out of me" (thank god for that, was so worried...) because i'm not intelligent enough: you pick your fights based on intelligence? so you only fight people with high intelligence; sounds like you only fight people much likely to be nerds and least likely to actually be able to fight and beat you. real tough guy there.

    "P.S. intelligence has nothing to do with the likelihood to commit suicide, you big dumb animal. quite a few intelligent people have committed suicide. and if i were to fight someone, and lose that fight, suicide wouldn't cross my mind. i've lost a fight, not my life savings, or my dogs, or fiance, or whatever. just a fight, with some guy. i might wanna drink with that man after. you're an internet nobody, if you think you have power over anyone, perhaps you should watch some more motivational "ignore everyone" and "destroy negative thoughts" videos.

    did you JUST graduate or are you naturally a douchebag? oh wait, forgot the smiley face :)

    Evan Porter

    To be honest @alexandru benza you look like you would win against him.

    Mike Del Vecchio

    jarhetttt lol so true 😂

    TerminatorZXY

    BURIED ALIVE INSIDE MY OWN GRAVE

    DyingForPie

    Even more ironic that his first song back is named My own Grave 😂

  39. darkhors3gaming

    Something about that guitar at 2:02!

    xA-r-K

    darkhors3gaming I think I may need to visit doctor for neck problems after this song 😂

    Psycho Genesis

    Sounds a lot like Martin Garrix

    Daixyo

    i can't get enough..

  40. REBELTELE

    Now that Tim is convicted.... Is AILD gonna get a new singer or are they done?

    RycheRageForOrder

    As I Lay Dying is 'sleeping', as the members say. 

    REBELTELE

    okay. Understood

    誰でもいたくないのさ

    +REBELTELE tim is the band leader so that cant happen, the other members will probably join different bands

    RycheRageForOrder

    AILD is sleeping for now. Tim will be back. 

    Gus Raso

    REBELTELE I’ve got some good news for you, their back

  41. john van ryken

    They should change the band name to as she lays dying xp

    Roger Rabbit

    john van ryken Xd

  42. Davison Rodriguês

    4ever As I Lay Dying

  43. IUNG Vincent

    Nice pic' dude

  44. Caro Lucero

    taca taca tacatacataca tacataca
    and then it turns to:
    trrr trrrr trrrrrrt
    hahahahaha

    PTR Koulou

    Caro Lucero I read it exactly when the chugs came lmao

  45. Thomas Jessup

    on house arrest. not free yet.

  46. John Doe

    Does nobody know the evidence required for an arrest warrant for someone who tried hiring a hitman? I'm pretty sure half the "Tim's free!!" people would change their minds

  47. Hella Litzgerald

    These lyrics are beautiful.

  48. m0rdecai89

    Stand by conviction and you will walk alone!

  49. PiggyMctavish

    TIM IS FREE!!! AWWWWW YEEEEEAAAAAHHHH

  50. Edward Rankin

    Godammit Lambesis. I remember you as this, not as you are now.

  51. Adam Roberts

    are you an angry boy?

  52. Adam Roberts

    Anodyne sea me listening to this song forever.

  53. moralesm20532

    One of the best bands out there.

  54. Dayo Mudge

    One of my favs \m/

  55. sabroe89

    You'll forgive me one day. If it helps she was a good root before she finally carked it.

  56. maxime therrien

    best part: 2:58 EPIC HEADBANG!!

    Tony Brandvold

    maxime therrien I've always thought that too! it's so syncapated and just heavy as fuck.

    xxGOKUxx

    maxime therrien I agree

  57. Mikaela Buchanan

    this is fucking awesome 4ever love this band peoples

  58. Sabastian WatSIN

    sweep picking all day

  59. Sabastian WatSIN

    songs pretty badass