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Shnoorum
08-26-2013, 08:06 PM
I've decided I'm gonna try and transcribe afew of the songs for Hesitation Marks. I made a new thread, you know, due to spoilers and such. Feel free to join me here as I'm bound to get alot wrong. I don't make any threads so admins if I'm crossing some line here go ahead and delete the thread. At any rate I'll start with my 2 favourites and leave the rest for just now. Here goes.

Okay here goes

While I'm still here (With help from Microwave Jellyfish, OSLIN, and ataxia)

Only thing I've ever done
(Ticking time Is Running Out)
Closest I have ever come
(Ticking time Is Running Out)
Oh so tired on my own
(Ticking time Is Running Out)
Best Days I have ever known
(Ticking time Is Running Out)

Yesterday I found out the world was ending
Yesterday I found out the world was ending

A little more
Everyday
Falls apart and
Slips away
I don't mind
I'm okay
Wish it didn't
Have to end this way

These 4 walls are closing in
(Ticking time Is Running Out)
Oh all the things that might have been
(Ticking time Is Running Out)
Watch young lovers walking by
(Ticking time Is Running Out)
God forgive me if I cry
(Ticking time Is Running Out)

A little more
Every day
Falls apart and
Slips away
I don't mind
I'm okay
Nothing ever
Stays the same
While we can
Remember when
Always were you know
Even then
Stay with me
Hold me near
While I'm still here

Various Methods of Escape (Help from Bachy, Tyson, joplinpicasso, and ataxia)

Hallucinate in high fidelity
The peices of a plan
Construction of the highest quality
The blood from my own hand
A line of lyric looping in my head
Nobody listening
It doesn't really matter anymore
Yes it doesn't mean a thing

I've gotta let go
I've gotta get straight
Why'd you have to leave me so high?
Let me get away

An effigy so wonderous to behold
A statement so profound
A place to bury everything I did
And burn it to the ground
The fire illuminates the final scene
The past repeats itself
I cannot tell the difference anymore
I cannot trust myself

I've gotta let go
I've gotta get straight
Why'd you have to leave me so high?
Let me get away
I've gotta let go
I've gotta get straight
Why'd you have to leave me so high?
Let me get away

I think I could lose myself in here
I think I could lose myself in here
I think I could lose myself in here
I think I could lose myself in here

I've gotta let go
I've gotta get straight
Why'd you have to leave me so high?
Let me get away
Don't let it go(?)
Find another way
Why'd you have to leave me so high?
Let me get away

Shnoorum
08-26-2013, 08:09 PM
Wow, Various Methods went as bad as I expected. So much so that I'm unsure why I bothered posting it. I'm fairly certain atleast 50% of it is wrong

Shnoorum
08-26-2013, 08:34 PM
Satellite

They leave a trail
Like fingernails
That scratch across the sky
Hard to know
Figure out
Tell the truth
From lies
Everywhere
Listening
Every word
You say
Think I found a way around
Think I found
A way

Come on
Come on
Come on
Come on

Satellite
I'm watching you
I'm one step ahead
I'm part of you
I'm inside
Your head

Yes we can
Yes we did
Eliminate
The spread
Better watch
What you take
What was that?
You said?
Everywhere
And everything
And every word
You say
I think I found
A way around
Think I found
A way

Satellite
I'm watching you
I'm one step ahead
Satellite
I'm part of you
I'm inside
Your head
Satellite
I'm watching you
I'm one step
Ahead
Satellite
I'm part of you
I'm inside
Your head

Satellite
Satellite
I know you're up there somewhere
Satellite
I know you're up there somewhere
Satellite
(so very high)
I know you're up there somewhere
Satellite
(so very high)
I know you're up there somewhere
Satellite
(so very high)
I know you're up there somewhere
Satellite
(so very high)
I know you're up there somewhere
Satellite
(so very high)
I know you're up there somewhere
Satellite
(so very high)
I know you're up there somewhere
(so very high)
(so very high)

Running

I followed you again this morning
Just close enough to feel you near
Pretending everyone could see me
Just slip away and disappear

.... Fuck this

Ponderance
08-26-2013, 08:43 PM
isn't there a lyric book in this one?

Bachy
08-26-2013, 08:44 PM
I've gotta let go
I've gotta get straight
Why'd you have to make it so hard?
(?)



I believe the last part is "Let me get away."

Shnoorum
08-26-2013, 08:46 PM
I Would For You

What a pathetic string of words
Just leave them lying on the floor
The one I posted on the door (?)
Not older here not anymore (?)
There was a place that could have been
Step over all it used to be
Since you have let yourself come in
Somethings I'd rather you not see

See I keep lying to myself
Don't know what else there is to do
If I could be somebody else
Well I think I would for you

(?) It seemed like something more
So long I can't remember when
All this has happened all before
And this will happen all again
And I only have myself to blame
And I only have myself to blame

See I keep lying to myself
Don't know what else there is to do
If I could be somebody else
Well I think I would for you
See I keep lying to myself
Don't know what else there is to do
If I could be somebody else
Well I think I would for you

Shnoorum
08-26-2013, 08:49 PM
isn't there a lyric book in this one?

SHOO! AWAY WITH YOU!

Seriously though I think there will be. I'm just doing this because I find it somewhat fun. As sad as that is


I believe the last part is "Let me get away."

I think you may be right.

Ponderance
08-26-2013, 08:50 PM
You're fine Shnoorum! Continue! I was just curious as I hadn't heard anything definitive one way or the other. I assumed it's link to TDS would extend to lyric booklets... ;)

Microwave Jellyfish
08-26-2013, 08:50 PM
Why's you're dead end (?)
Have to end this way


I think it's

"Wish it didn't
Have to end this way"

or maybe "Wish I didn't"



While we can
Remember when
Always were you know
Even then
Stay with me
Hold me near
While I'm still here


This part... OK, here's the situation: I live and work abroad. These are the last few days of my holiday that I'm spending at home. Going to miss this place like hell, especially because I kinda/not-really/but-almost got back together with an ex of mine who lives here. We like each other, a lot, but we don't really see this working as a long-distance relationship. So last weekend we decided to have some time together while we can.

A day later While I'm Still Here hits my ears and describes perfectly what I was thinking. No, I don't want to shout out the "this song is about me" clichť, and I realize the lyrics are most likely about death, but guys, believe me when I say I can relate to this one. So glad I got to hear the album while I'm sti... eh, I mean before I had to go away again.

Sorry for not just transcribing, but discussing the lyrics - only posted this here because of the spoilers.

Shnoorum
08-26-2013, 09:00 PM
I think it's

"Wish it didn't
Have to end this way"

or maybe "Wish I didn't"



This part... OK, here's the situation: I live and work abroad. These are the last few days of my holiday that I'm spending at home. Going to miss this place like hell, especially because I kinda/not-really/but-almost got back together with an ex of mine who lives here. We like each other, a lot, but we don't really see this working as a long-distance relationship. So last weekend we decided to have some time together while we can.

A day later While I'm Still Here hits my ears and describes perfectly what I was thinking. No, I don't want to shout out the "this song is about me" clichť, and I realize the lyrics are most likely about death, but guys, believe me when I say I can relate to this one. So glad I got to hear the album while I'm sti... eh, I mean before I had to go away again.

Sorry for not just transcribing, but discussing the lyrics - only posted this here because of the spoilers.

You are absolutely right. No idea why my brain couldn't wrap my head around that one.

Post away. I'm quite happy to discuss the lyrics. I know what you mean though. It's not like you're saying the song is about you but sometimes you just relate to lyrics. Those lines in particular are some of the most beautiful lyrics he's ever written in my eyes. They're short, simple and yet incredibly poignant. Seriously, them feels hit hard

tw3rbz
08-26-2013, 09:04 PM
isn't there a lyric book in this one?
The packaging trailer uploaded on nin.com this morning implies there is a lyrics book

Mr.Metheus
08-26-2013, 09:06 PM
Here's what I've got for Satellite.

Data trails like fingernails
Scratch across the sky
Hard to know, figure out
Tell the truth from lies

Everywhere, listening
Every word you say
Think I found a way around
Yeah I think I found a way

Come on

Satellite, Iím watching you
Iím one step ahead
Satellite, Iím part of you
Iím inside your head

Yes we can, yes we did
Eliminate the spread
Better watch what you take
What was that you said?

Everywhere, and everything
And every word you say
Think I found a way around
I think I found a way

Come on

Satellite, Iím watching you
Iím one step ahead
Satellite, Iím part of you
Iím inside your head

Satellite, Iím watching you
Iím one step ahead
Satellite, Iím part of you
Iím inside your head

Satellite
Satellite
I know youíre up there somewhere
Satellite
I know youíre up there somewhere
Satellite
(so very high)

Mr.Metheus
08-26-2013, 09:09 PM
All Time Low

Go
Iíve heard all I need to know
Your voice in fucking echo stereo
Now this particular scenario
Looks like another all time low
Why did you go and let them in
See this is where the fun begins
You barely even pierced the skin
Just wait till you see what is cominí

Get (???) off the floor
Shut the Goddamn door
Youíve done this all before
Youíre cominí back for more

So give me just a little, baby
Just something to get by
Itís gonna last forever, baby
Now get the other side
And we will live forever baby
And stretch across the sky
I follow right behind you, baby
Weíre never gonna die

Hey
Everything is not okay
We lost too much along the way
The passengers arrive today
It looks as though theyíre here to stay
This paranoia turns to fear
Just who is whispering in your ear
Keep pretending but I know you hear
Just howíd we fucking end up here

So give me just a little, baby
Just something to get by
Itís gonna last forever, baby
Now get the other side
And we will live forever baby
And stretch across the sky
I follow right behind you, baby
Weíre never gonna die

Weíre never gonna die
How did we get so high

Stretch across the sky

Shnoorum
08-26-2013, 09:13 PM
All Time Low

Go
I've heard all I need to know
Your voice it fucking echoes stereo
Well this particular scenario
Looks like another all time low
Why did you go and let them in?
See this is where the fun begins
You barely even pierced the skin
Just wait till you see what is coming

Get down on the floor
Shut the goddamn door
You've done this all before
You're coming back for more

So give me just a little baby
Just something to get by
It's gonna last forever baby
Hit the other side
And we will live forever baby
And stretch across the sky
I'll follow right behind you baby
We're never gonna die

Hey
Everything is not okay
We lost too much along the way
The pasengers arrived today
It looks like they are here to stay
This paranoia turns to fear
Theres too much whispering in your ear
Pretending that I know you're here
How'd I fucking end up here?

So give me just a little baby
Just something to get by
It's gonna last forever baby
Hit the other side
And we will live forever baby
And stretch across the sky
I'll follow right behind you baby
We're never gonna die

We're never gonna die
How did we get so high?

Stretch across the sky
Stretch across the sky
Stretch across the sky
Stretch across the sky
Stretch across the sky
Stretch across the sky
Stretch across the sky

Shnoorum
08-26-2013, 09:14 PM
All Time Low lyrics

Ah you got here before me. A lot neater aswell. Well done

sheepdean
08-26-2013, 09:37 PM
I love doing this but I'm not listening to the album yet - so if anyone feels like putting them on ninwiki (with a "may not be correct" tag) that'd be neat

Tyson
08-26-2013, 09:56 PM
The first line of Various Methods is "Hallucinate in high fidelity" I'm pretty sure.

joplinpicasso
08-26-2013, 10:02 PM
The first line of Various Methods is "Hallucinate in high fidelity" I'm pretty sure.
Came in here to say exactly that. Great efforts above. There are a -lot- of menacingly whispered parts on the album that are admittedly a bit hard to make out on first listen, though they sound great.

OSLIN
08-26-2013, 10:23 PM
@Shnoorum (http://www.echoingthesound.org/community/member.php?u=935)
In While I'm Still Here, I think it maybe,"ticking time is running out."
That's what it sounds like to me at least. A Warning call back, perhaps.

ataxia
08-26-2013, 10:32 PM
While I'm Still Here is definitely "Ticking Time Is Running Out."

I'm also fairly certain, that in Escape, the lyric is "why'd you have to leave me so high?" instead of "Why'd you have to make it so hard?"

Shnoorum
08-26-2013, 11:24 PM
Thanks everyone for the corrections. Trying to give credit where credit is due. If I miss a name I apologise. Give me a smack and I'll sort that out

Papagolash
08-26-2013, 11:25 PM
You guys probably have already, but did you grab the lyrics from that teaser vid Rob posted for the album?

blackwash
08-27-2013, 01:50 AM
My takes:

Running

i followed you again this morning
just close enough to feel you near
pretending everyone could see me
slip away and disappear

they're right behind us
so am i
they're all a lie
they're all a lie
as good as mine
i'm out of time
so hard to find
so well defined
they're all a lie
they're intertwined
they're hard to find
and so am i
they're right behind
so hard to find
as good as mine
i'm out of time

i'm running out of places i can hide from this
i'm running out of places i can hide from this
i'm running out of places i can hide from this
i'm running out of places i can hide from this

i had a friend, i think you knew me
i couldn't seem to make him stay
i know they're watching, waiting for me
i know i'll never get away

i'm running out of places i can hide from this
i'm running out of places i can hide from this
i'm running out of places i can hide from this
i'm running out of places i can hide from this
i'm running out of places i can hide from this
i'm running out of places i can hide from this
i'm running out of places i can hide from this
i'm running out of places i can hide from this

i'm running out

In Two

split
split in two
somethin' else

shed
precious skin
save yourself

bleed
afterbirth
what you're worth

yes
yes, of course
it's gonna hurt

nature is violent
the nature of the beast is violent
you know that
and someone else
another one that wasn't me, no

it's getting harder to tell the two of you apart
it's getting harder to tell the two of you apart
i can't believe i could never remember which one you are
it's getting harder to tell the two of you apart

thrive
just become
your disease

leave
them behind
you are free

hey
what you want
you deserve

yes
yes, of course
this is gonna hurt

it's getting harder to tell the two of you apart
it's getting harder to tell the two of you apart
i can't believe i could never remember which one you are
it's getting harder to tell the two of you apart

i just don't know anymore
i just don't know anymore
i just don't know anymore
i just don't know anymore
i just don't know anymore
i just don't know anymore
i just don't know anymore
i just don't know anymore
i just don't know anymore
i just don't know anymore
i just don't know anymore

Khrz
08-27-2013, 02:00 AM
shit
across your skin
save yourself

Probably "Shed precious skin" though. I know NIN lyrics can be awful, but the shit yourself line are long gone ;)

anguilla
08-27-2013, 09:44 AM
Probably "Shed precious skin" though. I know NIN lyrics can be awful, but the shit yourself line are long gone ;)

and that is all for worse.

nobies
08-27-2013, 09:54 AM
Some of these lyrics are pretty awful when written out. On the same token I could say this about 70% of the band's catalog.

Lew
08-27-2013, 01:32 PM
Probably "Shed precious skin" though. I know NIN lyrics can be awful, but the shit yourself line are long gone ;)
or "split" ?

Mr.Metheus
08-27-2013, 01:36 PM
I also thought it was "shit" at first but now I definitely hear "shed precious skin"

pigpen
08-27-2013, 07:10 PM
in "All Time Low" I think it's

Pretending but I know you hear.
not
Pretending that I know you're here.

chroipahtz
08-27-2013, 08:21 PM
Just a correction in In Two:

hey
what you want
you deserve

(not "to")

testbug00
08-27-2013, 09:15 PM
"I would for you"
what a pathetic stream of words
just leave them lying on a floor
The one in-posted on the door
not over here, not anymore

There was a Place you could have been
Step over all it used to be
Since you have let yourself come in
Some things I'd rather you not see

See I keep lying to myself
Don't what else there is to do
If I could be somebody else
Well I think I would for you

Didn't it seem like something more
So long I can't remember when
All this is happened all before
And this will happen all again
And I only have myself to blame
And I only have myself to blame

See I keep lying to myself
Don't what else there is to do
If I could be somebody else
Well I think I would for you.

See I keep lying to myself
Don't what else there is to do
If I could be somebody else
Well I think I would for you

testbug00
08-27-2013, 09:42 PM
Also, here is a useful fairly accurate (not 100% accurate I think) "guide" to the iTunes sound-stream-thingy:

1."The Eater of Dreams" 0:00-0:52
2."Copy of A" 0:52-6:25
3."Came Back Haunted" 6:25-11:32
4."Find My Way" 11:32-16:48
5."All Time Low" 16:48-23:06
6."Disappointed" 23:06-28:50
7."Everything" 28:50-32:10
8."Satellite" 32:10-37:13
9."Various Methods of Escape"37:13-42:14
10."Running" 42:14-46:22
11."I Would for You" 46:22-50:55
12."In Two" 50:55-56:27
13."While I'm Still Here" 56:27-60:30
14."Black Noise" 60:30-61:59

Dissarak
08-28-2013, 04:51 AM
Various Methods of Escape: (Transcribed using Central Channel Extraction)

Verse:
Hallucinate in hi-fidelity, the pieces of the plan.
Extraction of the highest quality, the blood from my own hand.
A Line of Lyric looping in my head, Nobody Listening.
So doesn’t really matter anymore, Yes it doesn’t mean a thing.

Chorus:
I’ve gotta let go, I’ve gotta get straight.
Why’d You Have to make it so hard? Let me get away.

Verse:
An Effigy so wondrous to behold, a Statement so Profound.
A place to bury everything I did, And Burn it to the ground.
The Fire illuminates the final scene, The Past Repeats itself.
I cannot tell the difference any more, I cannot trust myself.

Chorus:
I’ve gotta let go, I’ve gotta get straight.
Why’d You Have to make it so hard? Let me get away.
I’ve gotta let go, I’ve gotta get straight.
Why’d You Have to make it so hard? Let me get away.

Interlude:
I Think I could lose myself in here.
I Think I could lose myself in here.
I Think I could lose myself in here.
I Think I could lose myself in here.

Final Chorus/Outro:
I’ve gotta let go, I’ve gotta get straight.
Why’d You Have to make it so hard? Let me get away.
Got to let it go, Find another way, why’d you have to make it so hard, let me get away.


The closest to what is heard.

Anxdiety
08-28-2013, 08:29 AM
Everything

I survived
everything
I have tried
everything
Everything, everything, and anything
All the walls begin to dissolve away
Do your hands begin to shake shake shake shake
And just do what you say what you used to be
Up against the bend, the break the break the break the break
Wave goodbye
wish me well
I've become something else
Something else, something else, just as well
But this thing, that lives inside of me
Well show them the rock, wait wait, awake awake
And it feeds and breaks right through to me
And it comes to grab and take and take and take and take

I am whole
I believe
I am whole
I am free
I am whole
I can see
Always here
Finally
I am whole
I believe
I am whole
I am free

fabripav
08-28-2013, 08:48 AM
Am I the only one hearing "Let go of me", heavily processed, in the second half of The Eater of Dreams?

jessamineny
08-28-2013, 08:53 AM
Cool! You may be right. :) This (http://www.echoingthesound.org/community/threads/2168-Hesitation-Marks-ETS-Reviews?p=123637#post123637)is what I heard.

broevol
08-28-2013, 09:01 AM
I Would For You

What a pathetic string of words
Just leave them lying on the floor
The WARNING posted on the door
Not OVER here not anymore
There was a place that could have been
Step over all it used to be
Since you have let yourself come in
Somethings I'd rather you not see

See I keep lying to myself
Don't know what else there is to do
If I could be somebody else
Well I think I would for you

DIDN'T seemed like something more
So long I can't remember when
All this has happened all before
And this will happen all again
And I only have myself to blame
And I only have myself to blame

See I keep lying to myself
Don't know what else there is to do
If I could be somebody else
Well I think I would for you
See I keep lying to myself
Don't know what else there is to do
If I could be somebody else
Well I think I would for you

BRoswell
08-28-2013, 06:45 PM
Am I the only one hearing "Let go of me", heavily processed, in the second half of The Eater of Dreams?

I'm hearing "return to life", but that's just me.

Amaro
08-29-2013, 07:42 AM
Various Methods of Escape...

I hear in the last section of lyrics "Why'd you have to make it so hard." Not "high".

Then again, I tend to mishear lots upon lots of NIN lyrics. For example, in I Would For You, instead of "See, I keep lying to myself", I was hearing "See, I can die into myself"...which I really liked. lols

This album is really getting me into lyrics for kinda the first time, believe it or not, actually caring about them. For some reason.

eayost
08-29-2013, 07:47 AM
I hear "I'm going back...", as in revisiting "that guy he used to be and still knows" or however he's put it in interviews.

Maybe I'm just hearing what I want though

Paul
08-29-2013, 11:35 AM
I'm also fairly certain, that in Escape, the lyric is "why'd you have to leave me so high?" instead of "Why'd you have to make it so hard?"

I'm still in the "make it so hard / make this so hard" camp. Especially the slower, clearer one at 4:45.

broevol
08-29-2013, 11:39 AM
I'm still in the "make it so hard / make this so hard" camp. Especially the slower, clearer one at 4:45.

Plus if someone is "leaving" them then they can get away, but if they're making it hard to get away that makes more sense, to me at least.


Well Im gonna go with " Why'd you have to leave me so hard."
or
"Why'd you have to make me so hard."
or
"What do your nipples look like?"

Paul
08-29-2013, 11:54 AM
Well Im gonna go with " Why'd you have to leave me so hard."
or
"Why'd you have to make me so hard."
or
"What do your nipples look like?"

As I always say, "when in doubt, go with nipples"

Amaro
08-30-2013, 10:45 AM
Obliterate:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/100279452/hesitation marks pics.zip

With_Ultimate_Spoilers (Deluxe Edition) ^

Thanks to @mr9inchnail (http://www.echoingthesound.org/community/member.php?u=2770) in the HM thread.

mr9inchnail
08-30-2013, 10:47 AM
Obliterate:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/100279452/hesitation marks pics.zip

Thanks to @mr9inchnail (http://www.echoingthesound.org/community/member.php?u=2770) in the HM thread.

Forgot about this thread!

Amaro
08-30-2013, 02:26 PM
Various Methods of Escape is sort of to Ruiner?

Paul
08-31-2013, 12:26 AM
I'm still in the "make it so hard / make this so hard" camp. Especially the slower, clearer one at 4:45.

Nailed it! Official lyrics: "Why'd you have to make it so hard"

Shadaloo
09-01-2013, 12:23 AM
But what the heck are the last words in Running? They're not printed. ''And I will clear the way'' ?

''And I will pave the way'' ?



...''And I'll be gay for pay''?

:eek: