Song Lyric Sunday. 14/06/19.

Jim Adams said : This the theme for Song Lyric Sunday this week is Haunted/Magic/Mystery/Supernatural/Trick .

I have chosen In The Shadows by Rasmus.

The Rasmus is a Finnish rock band that formed in 1994 in Helsinki while the band members were in upper comprehensive school. The original band members were Lauri Ylönen (lead singer/songwriter), Eero Heinonen (bass), Pauli Rantasalmi (guitar) and Jarno Lahti (drums). Jarno Lahti left the year after and was replaced by Janne Heiskanen in 1995. Heiskanen quit the band in 1998 and was soon replaced by Aki Hakala. The Rasmus has sold 5 million albums worldwide, 310,000 copies in their native Finland alone. They have won numerous awards, both domestic and international. More information here

The song In The Shadows is very spooky as were both of the videos the made for the song. Which is why I have enclosed both videos.

It is on the group’s fifth studio album Dead Letters. The single achieved considerable chart success throughout Europe and worldwide, including the United Kingdom, where it reached No. 3, and New Zealand, where it topped the chart.

Here is the version for the American market.

And below is the official video for Scandinavia, UK and the rest of the rest of the world both were available and popular.

I always thought Rasmus a great group. Here are the lyrics. Happy Sunday everyone.

In The Shadows”

No sleep
No sleep until I am done with finding the answer
Won’t stop
Won’t stop before I find a cure for this cancer
Sometimes
I feel like going down and so disconnected
Somehow
I know that I am haunted to be wanted

I’ve been watching
I’ve been waiting
In the shadows for my time
I’ve been searching
I’ve been living
For tomorrows all my life

In the shadows

In the shadows

They say
That I must learn to kill before I can feel safe
But I
I’d rather kill myself than turn into their slave
Sometimes
I feel that I should go and play with the thunder
Somehow
I just don’t wanna stay and wait for a wonder

I’ve been watching
I’ve been waiting
In the shadows for my time
I’ve been searching
I’ve been living
For tomorrows all my life

Lately I been walking walking in circles, watching waiting for something
Feel me touch me heal me, come take me higher

I’ve been watching
I’ve been waiting
In the shadows all my time
I’ve been searching
I’ve been living
For tomorrows all my life
I’ve been watching
I’ve been waiting
I’ve been searching
I’ve been living for tomorrows

In the shadows

In the shadows
I’ve been waiting

Lyrics from A to Z Lyrics

16 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. newepicauthor
    Jul 14, 2019 @ 13:51:58

    I never heard of The Rasmus but they really seem like a fun party band. This is a wonderful song, I really liked it. Happy Sunday Willow.

    Reply

    • willowdot21
      Jul 14, 2019 @ 15:10:39

      They were one of the better Scandinavian Rock bands .. different genre to ABBA .. Scandinavian Rock is very weird. But I always had a soft spot for these guys 💜

      Reply

  2. Ritu
    Jul 14, 2019 @ 14:22:21

    Ooh! Yup… Creepy!

    Reply

  3. robertawrites235681907
    Jul 14, 2019 @ 14:47:09

    Thanks for the introduction to this song and band, Willow. I didn’t know it.

    Reply

  4. John Holton
    Jul 14, 2019 @ 15:06:50

    Never heard of this band, but they did all right. Good choice.

    Reply

  5. pensitivity101
    Jul 14, 2019 @ 16:00:55

    Good choice Willow.

    Reply

  6. J-Dub
    Jul 14, 2019 @ 16:52:03

    New to me and I like it. Great pick very fitting of the theme.

    Reply

  7. ghostmmnc
    Jul 15, 2019 @ 19:51:42

    oooh I like this! New to me, and love the videos. I think I like the 2nd one best though, because of all those birds flying around. Cool choice! 🙂

    Reply

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