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Whisper

Fallen
Artist Evanescence
Released March 4, 2003
Type Alternative metal
Time Span 5:28

OriginHighQuality
Artist Evanescence
Released November 4, 2000
Type Alternative metal

Whisper is the last song from the first studio album, Fallen. An earlier version of the song also exists as the second track on Origin.

General Information

The last lines of the Fallen version chant, "Servatis a periculum, servatis a maleficum", which is roughly translated from Latin as "Save us from danger, save us from evil".

Lyrics

Fallen version

Catch me as I fall
Say you're here and it's all over now
Speaking to the atmosphere
No one's here and I fall into myself
This truth drives me into madness
I know I can stop the pain
If I will it all away
If I will it all away

Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain] Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name] Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them] Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]

I'm frightened by what I see
But somehow I know
That there's much more to come
Immobilized by my fear
And soon to be blinded by tears
I can stop the pain
If I will it all away
If I will it all away

Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain]
Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name]
Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them]
Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]

Fallen angels at my feet
Whispered voices at my ear
Death before my eyes
Lying next to me, I fear

She beckons me shall I give in?
Upon my end shall I begin?
Forsaking all I've fallen for
I rise to meet The End? [I rise to meet my end?]

Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain]
Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name]
Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them]
Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]

[Servatis a periculum] Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain]
[Servatis a maleficum] Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name]
[Servatis a periculum] Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them]
[Servatis a maleficum] Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]

[Servatis a periculum] Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain]
[Servatis a maleficum] Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name]
[Servatis a periculum] Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them]
[Servatis a maleficum] Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]

Servatis a periculum
Servatis a maleficum

Servatis a periculum
Servatis a maleficum

Servatis a periculum
Servatis a maleficum

Servatis a periculum
Servatis a maleficum

Servatis a periculum
Servatis a maleficum

Servatis a periculum
Servatis a maleficum

Servatis a periculum

Whisper/Sound Asleep EP Version

Death in- Death in it's most hideous form

Catch me as I fall
Say you're here and it's all over now
Speaking to the atmosphere
No one's here and I fall into myself
This truth drive me into madness
I know I can stop the pain
If I will it all away

Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain]
Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name]
Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them]
Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]

I'm frightened by what I see
But somehow I know
That there's much more to come
Immobilized by my fear
And soon to be
Blinded by tears
I can stop the pain
If I will it all away

Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain]
Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name]
Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them]
Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]

Fallen angels at my feet
Whispered voices at my ear
Death before my eyes [death before my eyes]
Lying next to me, I fear

She beckons me shall I give in
Upon my end shall I begin
Forsaking all I've fallen for
I rise to meet my end [I rise to meet my end]
[I rise to meet my end]
Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain]
Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name]
Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them]
Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]

Origin Version

Catch me as I fall
Say you're here and it's all over now [it's all over now] Speaking to the atmosphere
No one's here and I fall into myself
This truth drive me into madness
I know I can stop the pain
If I will it all away

Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain]
Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name]
Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them]
Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]

I'm frightened by what I see
But somehow I know
That there's much more to come
Immobilized by my fear
And soon to be
Blinded by tears
I can stop the pain
If I will it all away

Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain]
Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name]
Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them]
Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]

Fallen angels at my feet
Whispered voices at my ear
Death before my eyes
Lying next to me, I fear

She beckons me shall I give in
Upon my end shall I begin
Forsaking all I've fallen for
I rise to meet the end
Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain]
Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name]
Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them]
Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]

Demo Version #1 // We The Living Vol. 3

Catch me as I fall
Say you're here and it's all over now
Speaking to the atmosphere
No one's here and I fall into myself
This truth drive me into madness
I know I can stop the pain
If I will it all away

Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain]
Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name]
Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them]
Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]

I'm frightened by what I see
But somehow I know
That there's much more to come
Immobilized by my fear
And soon to be
Blinded by tears
I can stop the pain
If I will it all away

Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain]
Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name]
Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them]
Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]

Fallen angels at my feet
Whispered voices at my ear
Death before my eyes [death before my eyes]
Lying next to me, I fear

She beckons me shall I give in
Upon my end shall I begin
Forsaking all I've fallen for
I rise to meet my end [I rise to meet my end]
[I rise to meet my end]
Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain]
Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name]
Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them]
Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]

Demo Version #2

I'm sure it's getting darker

Don't close your eyes

Don't make a sound

Don't make a sound

You hold the answer deep within your own mind

Death in it's most hideous form

Catch me as I fall
Say you're here and it's all over now [it's all over now] Speaking to the atmosphere
No one's here and I fall into myself
This truth drive me into madness
I know I can stop the pain
If I will it all away

Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain]
Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name]
Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them]
Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]

I'm frightened by what I see
But somehow I know
That there's much more to come
Immobilized by my fear
And soon to be
Blinded by tears
I can stop the pain
If I will it all away

Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain]
Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name]
Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them]
Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]

Fallen angels at my feet
Whispered voices at my ear
Death before my eyes
Lying next to me, I fear

She beckons me shall I give in
Upon my end shall I begin
Forsaking all I've fallen for
I rise to meet the end
Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain]
Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name]
Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them]
Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]

Demo Version #3

Catch me as I fall
Say you're here and it's all over now
Speaking to the atmosphere
No one's here and I fall into myself
This truth [this truth] drives me into [into] madness [madness] I know I can stop the pain
If I will it all away [will it all away]

Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain]
Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name]
Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them]
Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]

I'm frightened by what I see
But somehow I know
That there's much more to come
Immobilized by my fear
And soon to be blinded by tears
I can stop the pain
If I will it all away [will it all away]

Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain]
Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name]
Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them]
Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]

Fallen angels at my feet
Whispered voices at my ear
Death before my eyes
Lying next to me I fear

She beckons me shall I give in
Upon my end shall I begin
Forsaking all I've fallen for
I rise to meet the end

Don't turn away [Don't give in to the pain]
Don't try to hide [Though they're screaming your name]
Don't close your eyes [God knows what lies behind them]
Don't turn out the light [Never sleep, never die]


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