The sun is sleeping quietly
Once upon a century
Wistful oceans calm and red
Ardent caresses laid to rest

For my dreams I hold my life
For wishes I behold my nights
A truth at the end of time
Losing faith makes a crime

I wish for this night-time to last for a life-time
The darkness around me - Shores of a solar sea
Oh how I wish to go down with the sun
Sleeping
Weeping
With you

Sorrow has a human heart
From my God it will depart
I'd sail before a thousand moons
Never finding where to go

Two hundred twenty-two days of light
Will be desired by a night
A moment for the poet's play
Until there's nothing left to say

[repeat chorus x2]
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Sleeping Sun (2005 Version) Lyrics

Nightwish – Sleeping Sun (2005 Version) Lyrics

Songwriters: HOLOPAINEN, TUOMAS LAURI JOHANNES
Sleeping Sun (2005 Version) lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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