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Ayreon - "Forever" of the Stars (Into The Electric Castle) Lyric Video

Ayreon - "Forever" of the Stars (Into The Electric Castle) Lyric Video

"Forever" of the Stars is the ninth song on the second CD of Into the Electric Castle, and the sixteenth song of the entire album. Its length is 2:02. It is preceded by The Two Gates, and followed by Another Time, Another Space.


The Voice finally explains his origins as a member of Forever. References are made to several Forever aspects, such as Liquid Eternity, the comet that caused The Fifth Extinction, and the intention of the Electric Castle to be an experiment into human emotions.   



I am of the stars. I am called "forever".
Eternity courses through my veins. It is cold
beyond your sun where we come from. We seed
the universe with the milk of a million
moons. You are that seed. Your earth is
our experiment. We vanquished the dinosaurs
with the careless trajectory
of a child's lost meteorite. We
peopled your planet to experience
your emotions - such feelings lost
to us aeons ago. How we envied
you your loves and passions,
your dangerous desires.

The fires of your emotions
gleamed like lost beacons in the
darkened depths of the fathomless
universe. And eight of you,
plucked from Time. Not randomly,
you understand. Representatives of
your world's turbulent history. We
have observed your tribulations from
nameless nebulae.

The experiment is over. I am weary now. So
tired. I too am far from home. Open the gate -
complete the circle. You won't remember - you won't
recall - for I am only the air that you breathe,
after all...

"The Two Gates"
Into the Electric Castle Next:
"Another Time, Another Space"