「Premonition -original-」 from FINAL FANTASY VIII
植松伸夫 Lyrics


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Fithos Lusec Wecos Vinosec
Fithos Lusec Wecos Vinosec
Fithos Lusec Wecos Vinosec
Excitate vos e somno, liberi mei
Cunae non sunt
Excitate vos e somno, liberi fatali
Somnus non eat
Surgite
Invenite
Veni hortum veritatis
Horti verna veritatis
Ardente veritate
Urite mala mundi
Ardente veritate
Incedite tenebras mundi
Velete, liberi
Diebus fatalibus
Fithos Lusec Wecos Vinosec
Fithos Lusec Wecos Vinosec




Fithos Lusec Wecos Vinosec
Fithos Lusec Wecos Vinosec

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of "Premonition -original-" by 植松伸夫 from FINAL FANTASY VIII are deeply mysterious and esoteric, reflecting the complex themes and narrative of the game itself. The repeated phrases of "Fithos Lusec Wecos Vinosec" seem to evoke a sense of incantation or summoning, perhaps calling upon powerful forces or entities within the game's world. This repetition creates a hypnotic and ritualistic atmosphere, drawing the listener into a realm of magic and intrigue.


The following lines, "Excitate vos e somno, liberi mei, Cunae non sunt, Excitate vos e somno, liberi fatali, Somnus non eat, Surgite, Invenite," suggest a stirring from sleep or a state of dormancy. The singer is urging the listener to awaken, implying a transition from passivity to action, from ignorance to enlightenment. This awakening is not just a physical one but a spiritual and existential journey, challenging the listener to confront their own fate and destiny.


The lyrics then delve into imagery of truth and darkness, with phrases like "Veni hortum veritatis, Horti verna veritatis, Ardente veritate, Urite mala mundi, Incedite tenebras mundi." The garden of truth is depicted as a place of burning passion and purification, where the evils of the world are consumed by the flames of truth. This garden serves as a metaphor for inner transformation and the struggle against the darkness that lurks both within oneself and in the world at large.


The final lines of the song, "Velete, liberi, Diebus fatalibus, Fithos Lusec Wecos Vinosec" bring together the themes of liberation, fate, and mysticism. The listener is called to embrace their freedom and face their destiny, navigating the treacherous days that lie ahead. The repetition of "Fithos Lusec Wecos Vinosec" serves as a haunting refrain, echoing throughout the song and leaving a lingering sense of foreboding and enigma. Overall, these lyrics invite the listener to ponder on the nature of truth, destiny, and the eternal struggle between light and darkness.


Line by Line Meaning

Fithos Lusec Wecos Vinosec
Repeated chant-like phrase without clear meaning, possibly invoking a mysterious or powerful force


Excitate vos e somno, liberi mei
Awaken from your slumber, my children


Cunae non sunt
There are no cradles


Excitate vos e somno, liberi fatali
Awaken from your slumber, fated ones


Somnus non eat
This is not a dream


Surgite
Rise


Invenite
Discover


Veni hortum veritatis
Come to the garden of truth


Horti verna veritatis
The spring garden of truth


Ardente veritate
With burning truth


Urite mala mundi
Burn away the evils of the world


Incedite tenebras mundi
Walk through the darkness of the world


Velete, liberi
Fly, my children


Diebus fatalibus
On fateful days




Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: KAZUSHIGE NOJIMA, NOBUO UEMATSU, NOJIMA KAZUSHIGE

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ChrisTheViolaNerd

Thumbs up if you love this game even though a lot of people hate it.

Patrick Montes

@Don Phan loved it since it came out the first time can you image it with ps4 graphics? Wow

Kejiri

People who hate it are final fantasy elitists to begin with

Patrick Montes

Limit breaks

Carolina Cortes Martinez

@Snafu Proxy I only played 7 remake and 8, but I think both are really good in their own merit

Carolina Cortes Martinez

@Odin but Triple Triad is fun.
Without Random, Direct or basically Lunatic Pandora's crazy combo of rules anyway

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Shoinie

For some reason... I started humming this theme out of nowhere today... and I just knew I had to find it and listen to the beauty of this piece! FFVIII forever!!!

Chris G

I just had to do the same today lol

Felipe Graniço

and 5 years later... same here.
FF's have this power to draw us back in time and every song and theme have the power to make you want to play the whole game again.

Justin Eubanks

Same

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