Melancholy by Iced Earth

Iced Earth

Iced Earth

Formed in 1984, Iced Earth is a heavy metal band from Tampa, Florida. They released their debut album, ‘Iced Earth’ in 1990. The band’s current line-up is only Jon Schaffer and Brent Smedley, as all other band members gave left following Schaffer’s FBI arrest for involvement in the Capitol riots in 2021. Schaffer is in FBI custody on felony charges which has generated a new publicity for the band resulting in the band being dropped by their label Century Media

Melancholy
Album: Something Wicked This Way Comes
Date: 1998
Genre: Hard Rock

Lyrics by Jon Schaffer

Make the sadness go away
Come back another day
For years I’ve tried to teach
But their eyes are empty
Empty too I have become
For them I must die
A sad and troubled race
An ungrateful troubled place

I see the sadness in their eyes
Melancholy in their cries
Devoid of all the passion
The human spirit cannot die
Look at the pain around me
This is what I cry for
Look at the pain around me
This is what I’ll die for

Make the sadness go away
Come back another day
The things I’ve said and done
Don’t matter to anyone
But still, you push me to see
Something, I can never be
Why am I their shattered king?
I don’t mean anything

I see the sadness in their eyes
Melancholy in their cries
Devoid of all the passion
The human spirit cannot die
Look at the pain around me
This is what I cry for
Look at the pain around me
This is what I’ll die for

I see the sadness in their eyes
Melancholy in their cries
Devoid of all the passion
The human spirit cannot die
Look at the pain around me
This is what I cry for
Look at the pain around me
This is what I’ll die for

I see the sadness in their eyes (make the sadness go away)
Melancholy in their cries
Devoid of all the passion
The human spirit cannot die
Look at the pain around me
This is what I cry for
Look at the pain around me
This is what I’ll die for

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