Insomnium - Song Of The Blackest Bird Lyrics




Far above the darkling world
Soars the blackest bird
Far above the darkling world
It sings the saddest song

(And those who hear its cry...)

Those who hear it will go astray
Those who hear it will wither away
And nothing besides they hear
Nothing besides they think anymore

They will turn, they will turn, turn away from the sun
They will turn, they will turn, turn against, against themselves

At the midmost night
Each midmost night
Upon Death's palm
The bird will rest a while
And gently Death will speak
Softly Death will hum and whisper:
"Fly again my bird, fly again over the world"

At the midmost night
Each midmost night
Upon Death's palm
The bird will rest a while
And gently Death will speak
Softly Death will hum and whisper:
"Fly again my bird, fly again over the world"

Fly again! Fly over the world!

Those who hear it will bow their heads
Those who hear it will find no rest
And black as a dream is now their way
For into the shades they all shall fade

They will turn, they will turn, turn away from the sun
They will turn, they will turn, turn against, against themselves

At the midmost night
Each midmost night
Upon Death's palm
The bird will rest a while
And gently Death will speak
Softly Death will hum and whisper:
"Fly again my bird, fly again over the world"

At the midmost night
Each midmost night
Upon Death's palm
The bird will rest a while
And gently Death will speak
Softly Death will hum and whisper:
"Fly again my bird, fly again over the world"

Far above the darkling world
Soars the blackest bird
Far above the darkling world
It sings the saddest song





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Insomnium Song Of The Blackest Bird Comments
  1. Tomek Stk

    I saw them yesterday in Glasgow :)

  2. Ben Donahue

    Insomnium are incapable of making bad music

  3. Uni Ver Sum

    Good melodic
    metal stuff
    ✴✴✴

  4. georg cumbo

    2:48 "Those who hear it will wipe your ass"

  5. Warrior of Sunlight7777777

    Just starting to get into this band and explore their discography and these are some of the best instrumentals that I have heard since getting into Opeth, Trivium and Amon Amarth years ago. The melodies and riffs are very heartfelt and so moving. So epic that it just gives you goosebumps.

  6. Angus McDowell

    People who say metal is just noise need to listen to this song.

  7. Drelteo

    Just.. Gorgeous.

  8. MikeIntense

    Incredible ending starting at 5:03

  9. MrBadBricks

    My black bird was addiction...

  10. Jose Cortezt

    Insomnium my favorite metal band is music from another dimension with the music of insomnium my soul fly to the entire universe far beyond the darkness no more words to say only EPIC....

  11. Michele M

    I went for a walk today and the mountains in the distance looked like the ones in the picture. The top part covered in snow and clouds hovering above. Sometimes the clouds would descend and cover the mountains, other times they would part and reveal the white crowned peaks and the sun would shine on them. Meanwhile this song on repeat. Sometimes there is one song that is so perfect that you end up yourself part music, part view, part self. You dissolve and it's like a catharsis. Pain and pleasure turn then into some kind of peace.

  12. Kraig Kaczka

    I want dragon power now!! lol

  13. Radu Bojica

    I have known Insomnium for quite some years now. Their songs are just wow. A masterpiece is this song and all of their songs/albums.

  14. Dhiego vieira

    Pura q pariuuuuuu,INSOMNIUN FOREEEEEEEVERRRRRRRRRRR

  15. Pierrick Bzs

    the solo at 5:30 is definitely the main melody from while we sleep

    dederredy

    Jeez you're fucking right! Just play it at 2x speed and compare immediately with the first notes of melody (around 30sec) of While We Sleep!

    I really don't mind though.

  16. Jamila Andersson

    This Is Real Melodic Death Metal When It's The Best....\m/

    Camilo Rockfest Bcn

    Yes..melodic..atmospheric..emotional...

  17. beardog 1989

    fly again my bird

  18. Lucas Lott

    If this isn't beautiful. You can be sure there is something very wrong with you.

    BuzzKill

    Beauty is subjective.

    Dark incline666

    Lucas Lott agreed. One of my favourite songs by this band 😊.

  19. XDX

    what a great song !!!!

  20. ItsLamaCraft

    actually my fav song of the album
    EDIT: btw whos listening in 2017?

    T! Touds

    15 days to 2019

    Abii Hall

    July 2019 <3

    The Wonderer

    December 2019..winter evening

  21. Markus Korhonen

    Now I know where the "While We Sleep" -melody comes from.

    Andrés Rodríguez

    not sure but I swear I listened even before, maybe a classical peace but I'm really REALLY not sure

  22. Tyler

    God damn, that's up there with ...And The Great Cold Death Of The Earth and Perennial Quest as one of the best outros ever.

  23. Jeb Bush

    I can't wait to play Skyrim to this!

  24. Kevin Carey

    did you climb those mountains. I want to be a mountain climber but im 245 lbs

  25. Valar Morghulis

    The lyrics are so poetic and beautiful

    VLADIMIR G

    Valar Dohaeris.

  26. ezequiel Segundo

    My favorite. Insomnium

  27. Everton de Santana

    5:03, orgasm

  28. RavenLight

    the outro is so beautiful!!!

  29. Bigcubefan

    My favorite Insomnium song.

  30. Anthony Genoves

    They are performing here in NYC on August 11th! can't wait to see them!

  31. AnomolyLOP93

    I can't help but tear up during the outro solo, it's just so fucking EPIC!

    mtorres2866

    AnomolyLOP93 2018 and im with you there

  32. thegatesofsleep

    It's a shame this incredible band will be out shined by jay z, just bieber and other talentless goofs. THIS is music.

    Jakub Wroblewski

    Exactly. Fuck them all to death :D

    Dave Crupel

    Embrace being the minority. It strengthens the bond between all the brothers of steel.
    \mXm/

    beardog 1989

    outpurchased not outshine .only to mainstream

    Aaron Rhys

    here’s yo beer 🍺 👊

    Pottwal3000

    who cares. true metal has nothing to proof.

  33. Empire Falls

    It is my favourite song

  34. Dairko

    5:58 goosebumps and chills... absolutely fantastic.

  35. Hamza Al-Hayes

    720 Q + fullscreen = screen shot :)

  36. Péter Szabó

    Amazing!

  37. William Moore

    1:35 The transition to the instrumental part gives me chills EVERY TIME

  38. Edd H

    I saw them live last sunday... Still can't believe my eyes and my ears, it was so great.

  39. Karvinix

    lol it's not the hallucinations, it's just that the volume is shaking your screen of how loud you're listening to it-as it should be! :D

  40. trend ing

    this is the epic melodic death metal

  41. trend ing

    Far above the darkling world
    Soars the blackest bird
    Far above the darkling world
    It sings the saddest song

  42. little Glory.B

    AT THE MIDMOST NIGHT
    EACH MIDMOST NIGHT

  43. AWorldWithoutWar

    Top demographic Female, 65- years? Really??

  44. Martha Kelly

    Oh fuck yessss!!!!!!!

  45. Douglas Runebjörk

    ...best song in the world...

  46. Peter Warner

    well i think Ive found another good metal band

  47. Andy x

    The Bread Knife.

  48. EnvySTU

    What was the best thing before sliced bread?

  49. eduardo hinojosa

    hes talking about the pic in the video.............

  50. bratu alex

    The earth is moving but you think that the clouds are moving because you stay on earth that is bigger than the clouds. Every body sees the clouds moving when they are looking to them:-)

  51. Rixin Wang

    Hey thanks man! Photography is a hobby of mine and I'm still learning hehe.

  52. void9939

    Best song on an amazing album

  53. DarthAyreon

    Someone told me to listen to this. At first I thought, 'Oh another average death metal band'... but then the song evolved and... pretty amazing track!

  54. Michael James Blackman

    Fucking amazing!

  55. Tuhruturpa

    Beer's good, Insomnium's allmighty,

  56. Wontolla

    Disney's known to be pretty anal about copyright infringement. It sucks, though; I really liked that video.

  57. alexgatos78

    This is poetry, pure and simple, lyrics and music work in such a meaningful way. The vividness of the imaginery is of epic scale and the louder it is, the mighter the whole creation enters your mind. It is beyond beautiful; it is breathtaking. A great big thanks to the band for this gift!

  58. brillminator

    would you send me this picture too?? if you agree i would send you my e-mail-adress :)

  59. cokeglas

    .30 is that heavy enough?!!?

  60. Hugo Pinho

    It is a great great song, from a great album. For me it is the best album they have, although I like all of them. That part from 5:00... man I can´t tell what I feel, so awesome...

  61. B H

    I prefer a combination of both Insomnium and drugs, this song is so damn good while stoned/drugged/tripping.

  62. Rixin Wang

    Banff National Park in Canada

  63. Megumin

    It's awesome!

  64. ragenFOX

    and they will turn. they will turn. turn away. away from the sun. and they will turn. they will turn. turn against. against themselves...

  65. Gary Baker

    anyway i can get a copy of this picture to?

  66. Rixin Wang

    I took all the pics to the videos myself, inbox me your email and I'll send it your way.

  67. Johbinsen

    where can i get this picture

  68. Polti

    this is so good ... I don't know what to say! the atmosphere is so intense in this song!

  69. DeathByMetal

    @MoonlapseOpethian Well all of DT`s albums are awesome.. It is really hard to choose between them...

  70. DeathByMetal

    @MoonlapseOpethian My favorite album by Opeth is Ghost Reveries.. Character is DT`s best album in my opinion (Lost To Apathy is my favorite song).. I also listen to Insomnium, Omnium Gatherum, Amon Amarth, Be`lakor

  71. DeathByMetal

    @MoonlapseOpethian DT are among my favourite bands.. Opeth too.. I don`t listen that much to In Flames though..

  72. Natisskier ya

    wow! i think im hallucinating too

  73. DeathByMetal

    @666CthulhuIsMyBitch If The Beatles didn`t exist, this song wouldn`t be as good as it is today

  74. Yolo

    @666CthulhuIsMyBitch
    >different kinds of music
    >no reasonable reason to compare

  75. B H

    Anyone who thinks the Beatles are the best band of all time need to listen to this and shut the fuck up.

  76. Memori4

    @nocturchaos Because of the epicness of this song i guess ;D

  77. Memori4

    @nocturchaos I've got hallucinations too^^

  78. Grunik

    @Loves2spooge696 Devin Townsend and Insomnium colab? Awwwwyeah

    Noah Olsen

    Grunik my good man you have a good taste in music, all hail hevy devy🤘🤘

  79. PainofRazeration

    That's an awesome pic to go with this song...makes me lose myself into my thoughts...nice, man =)

  80. Earthshine

    Devin Townsend should make a cover of this. Song of the Blackest Coffee

    Noah Olsen

    Earthshine 🤘🤘🤘🤘devin is a god

  81. LubluxDxUSAxDxNZ

    best thing since sliced bread

  82. Hunghau

    Beauty.

  83. blizzardtheory

    for a long i guessed about those kind o f vocals they do. my oppinion, is just to make a point, cause it's obvious , is pretty different from regular growling, and they put in a lower (better, not higher) volume than guitars and others instruments, so we listen, and almost automatically, think about insomnium. otherwise, 'd be very similar to other deathmetal bands. well,just thinking..

  84. Dartht33bagger

    Overall, this song is alright to me, but from 5:58 to the end is beautiful so I still listen to the whole song.

  85. wolfye

    5:04 - 7:30 is so amazing!!