Divinations
Mastodon Lyrics


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It's gone away, it's gone away, it's gone for good
Animal spirits come calling me home
Through the tunnels of brilliant light
The magnet of wisdom is pulling
Burrowing faster, the fabric of time

No escape
Binding spirits
No escape
Trapped in time space

Rapid descendants, the wormhole is empty
The center of khlysty surrounds me
The fire is dancing in a silvery sheet of breath
Black robe, necromancing
Summon the soul of the specter

No escape
Binding spirits
No escape
Trapped in time space

Fire in the eye
Realm of mystic majesty

No escape
Binding spirits
No escape
Trapped in time space





Fire in the eye
Realm of mystic majesty

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Mastodon's song "Divinations" are a reflection of the human desire for spiritual enlightenment and a glimpse into the afterlife. The opening line, "It's gone away, it's gone away, it's gone for good," hints at a loss or absence of something significant, perhaps referring to the material world. The next line, "Animal spirits come calling me home," suggests a return to a more primitive, instinctual form of spirituality.


The following lines, "Through the tunnels of brilliant light, The magnet of wisdom is pulling, Burrowing faster, the fabric of time," describe an other-worldly journey towards enlightenment. The repetition of "no escape, binding spirits, trapped in time space" implies a sense of confinement, perhaps referencing the limitations of the physical world and the struggle to break free from it.


Later, the song describes a "fire in the eye, realm of mystic majesty," which could represent a heightened state of consciousness or a spiritual awakening. The repeated references to "binding spirits" and "no escape" suggest a struggle between the human desire for spiritual ascension and the inevitable constraints of the physical world.


Overall, "Divinations" serves as a poignant reflection on spirituality and the struggle to transcend the physical world in the pursuit of higher understanding.


Line by Line Meaning

It's gone away, it's gone away, it's gone for good
Something has disappeared and it will never return.


Animal spirits come calling me home
The spirits of animals are guiding me back to my rightful place.


Through the tunnels of brilliant light
I am traveling through tunnels that are filled with an intense brightness.


The magnet of wisdom is pulling
I am being pulled towards a source of knowledge and understanding.


Burrowing faster, the fabric of time
I am moving rapidly through time, as if digging through its very fabric.


No escape
There is no way to break free from my current situation.


Binding spirits
My spirits are being held in place and cannot escape.


Trapped in time space
I am confined to a specific space within time and cannot leave.


Rapid descendants, the wormhole is empty
My descendants are moving quickly through an empty path in space and time.


The center of khlysty surrounds me
I am surrounded by a center of spiritual energy known as 'khlysty.'


The fire is dancing in a silvery sheet of breath
A flame is moving back and forth inside of a silver breath that looks like a sheet.


Black robe, necromancing
I am wearing a black robe and performing necromancy (communicating with the dead).


Summon the soul of the specter
I am calling forth the spirit of a ghostly figure.


Fire in the eye
I am filled with a burning passion or desire.


Realm of mystic majesty
I am in a place of great mystery and awe-inspiring power.


No escape
There is no way to break free from my current situation.


Binding spirits
My spirits are being held in place and cannot escape.


No escape
There is no way to break free from my current situation.


Trapped in time space
I am confined to a specific space within time and cannot leave.


Fire in the eye
I am filled with a burning passion or desire.


Realm of mystic majesty
I am in a place of great mystery and awe-inspiring power.




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management
Written by: BRANN TIMOTHY DAILOR, TROY JAYSON SANDERS, WILLIAM BREEN KELLIHER, WILLIAM BRENT HINDS

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

Gavin D.

Divination- the practice of seeking knowledge of the future or the unknown by supernatural means.

Lyrics:
It's gone away, it's gone away, it's gone for good
Animal spirits come calling me home
Through the tunnels of brilliant light
The magnet of wisdom is pulling
Burrowing faster, the fabric of time
No escape
Binding spirits
No escape
Trapped in time space
Rapid descendants, the wormhole is empty
The center of khlysty surrounds me
The fire is dancing in a silvery sheet of breath
Black robe, necromancing
Summon the soul of the specter
No escape
Binding spirits
No escape
Trapped in time space
Fire in the eye
Realm of mystic majesty
No escape
Binding spirits
No escape
Trapped in time space
Fire in the eye
Realm of mystic majesty



All comments from YouTube:

SORELBAID

"Man this song is heavy but it's missing something...."
"Dude shake that tambourine"
"YES"

TheDro86

It needs more cowbell

I HORIZON I

This album is incredible.

Matt Jarrett

It really is, I got it free because Adult Swim had a giveaway going, it blew me tf away

Ro Bot

TRUTH

OmegaRedFan

Very good album

Gavin D.

Divination- the practice of seeking knowledge of the future or the unknown by supernatural means.

Lyrics:
It's gone away, it's gone away, it's gone for good
Animal spirits come calling me home
Through the tunnels of brilliant light
The magnet of wisdom is pulling
Burrowing faster, the fabric of time
No escape
Binding spirits
No escape
Trapped in time space
Rapid descendants, the wormhole is empty
The center of khlysty surrounds me
The fire is dancing in a silvery sheet of breath
Black robe, necromancing
Summon the soul of the specter
No escape
Binding spirits
No escape
Trapped in time space
Fire in the eye
Realm of mystic majesty
No escape
Binding spirits
No escape
Trapped in time space
Fire in the eye
Realm of mystic majesty

T Da Alien

Perfect album from start to finish. Then when you get bored you can listen to the instrumental album 🔥

Amir Phoenix

how the fuck these guys sing while playing

Cristopher Sierra Aguilar

Definitely one of my favorite Mastodon songs

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