The Sky Will Turn
The Birthday Massacre Lyrics


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Doors of many, as of few
Leading inside out, around and through
Past forgotten, now as new
A line dividing false and true
This one and only room

And as trapped as we are
It's the devil we know
The exceptions we make
Will never be shown
To the rest of the world
What we touch turns to gold
For a moment, we freeze but

If ever there's a full moon breaking
It's painting our faces
We won't know (won't know)
Which way (which way)
The sky will turn
We're at the blood eclipse
And we can't look away
It's like a car crash burning
At the edge of the earth

In the rainstorm, soft and grey
Leading inside out and float away
Soon to stop and hope to stay
A light defining night and day
And this is how we pray

And as trapped as we are
It's the devil we know
The exceptions we make
Will never be shown
To the rest of the world
What we touch turns to gold
For a moment, we freeze but

If ever there's a full moon breaking
It's painting our faces
We won't know (won't know)
Which way (which way)
The sky will turn
We're at the blood eclipse
And we can't look away
It's like a car crash burning
At the edge of the earth

If ever there's a full moon breaking
It's painting our faces
We won't know (won't know)
Which way (which way)
The sky will turn
We're at the blood eclipse
And we can't look away




It's like a car crash burning
At the edge of the earth

Overall Meaning

"The Sky Will Turn" is a song by Canadian band The Birthday Massacre, and the lyrics seem to be about the uncertain future and the inevitable changes that come with it. The song talks about doors, some of which lead inside and some outside and describes a line separating the true and false, old and new. The singer seems to be saying that despite everything changing, we are stuck in the same room, and although we know we're trapped, we're not sure what's outside. The song also talks about how we tend to stick to what we know, even if it's not the best option out there.


The lyrics also make references to the moon and the sky, painting a picture of a world on the edge of drastic transformation, like a car crash burning at the edge of the earth. The moon is a symbol of change and renewal, and the chorus talks about how we won't know which way the sky will turn as the full moon breaks, which symbolizes the unknown and the uncontrollable. The line "at the blood eclipse, and we can't look away" seems to suggest that change is not always pleasant, and sometimes it can be bloody and violent.


Overall, "The Sky Will Turn" seems to be a song about the uncertainty of the future and our resistance to change. The singer suggests that we tend to be trapped in our own limited perspective, and we're scared to step outside of it. However, the song also suggests that change is inevitable, and we must embrace it even if it's uncomfortable because it is a part of life.


Line by Line Meaning

Doors of many, as of few Leading inside out, around and through Past forgotten, now as new A line dividing false and true This one and only room
There are different doors that lead to the same place, and they can lead you in and out, around and through. Time moves on, and the past is forgotten, while the present becomes renewed. There's a line that divides the false from the true in this one and only room.


And as trapped as we are It's the devil we know The exceptions we make Will never be shown To the rest of the world What we touch turns to gold For a moment, we freeze but
Although we feel stuck in our current situation, we understand it better than anything else. The choices we make that differ from the norm will never be revealed to others. Whatever we interact with turns into something precious, even if only for a brief moment.


If ever there's a full moon breaking It's painting our faces We won't know (won't know) Which way (which way) The sky will turn We're at the blood eclipse And we can't look away It's like a car crash burning At the edge of the earth
When the full moon rises, it illuminates our faces, but we can't predict which direction the sky will turn. We're caught in a bloody eclipse that we can't pull away from, feeling like we're witnessing an intense, fiery accident at the edge of the world.


In the rainstorm, soft and grey Leading inside out and float away Soon to stop and hope to stay A light defining night and day And this is how we pray
In a gentle, grey rainstorm, things lead from the inside out and then float away. Eventually, it will stop, and we'll yearn for things to stay in place. A light defines the separation between day and night, and this is how we'll pray.




Writer(s): Michael Hanmer, Michael Rainbow, Sara Taylor, Matthew O'halloran

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Eugene Pashch

There is something about sitting at home, working on a cold winter night, listening to BIRTHDAY MASSACRE while it is snowing outside...

Noel Boum_Beauty

Lunar Light

minus the working i can totally see this

Fran Bow

Such an underrated band.

Johnny B

This is absolutely beautiful. The Birthday Massacre never disappoints, honestly. Lyrically, sonically. It just is all so stunning. They make music that my soul just completely bonds with. Thank you TBM, I love you all. Thank you for the inspiration, the healing I've gotten through the music, the joy I've found through it too. I'm so excited to hear the full album (as usual haha) 💜🖤

Melanie

You put this into better words than I could. I couldn't agree more ❤

Silver Hare

Perfectly put 🙏🏾

NeoGeisha

Same. <3

J.D. C.

Yasss! Exactly

Alpha Lithium

I listen TBM since 11 years and every time I listen them is just for tje first time! This song is simply wonderful and emotional such theyr own style!
Is in a new singol or in a new album??

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