‘COME SI DEVE VIVERE SE NON SI VUOL MORIRE’ lyrics translation by Delfo (a.k.a. ‘GianBasso’ or ‘Soviet’)

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The title of this shocking punk release could be translated as: how you must live if you don’t want to die” (or less formally: “how you gotta live if you don’t wanna die”). It’s a sort of research on the way one is supposed to live to keep oneself alive. It mainly focuses on topics such as: existential thinking, almost philosophical stuff like life/death/meaning of choices/soul/attitude/submission/helplessness and so on.

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BREATH (respiro)
Listen to your breath
(ignore the heartbeat)
and the silence that guides you
into the depths
feel your fingers warming up
your hands becoming heavier
up to the arms
the shoulders
the neck
the feet
the legs
Let
your entire body sink
with every breath you take…
with every breath I take
…breath…
It’s not a dream you are floating in
a neat cut on the perpetual veil
a blow of entropy and holocaust
on your miserable seventh heaven
no more gestures
no more thoughts
into the absolute void
into extreme wholeness
into the impossibility
of expressing
the inexpressible
waiting for everything to sink
in just one breath
waiting for everything to sink
in just one breath…
…breath
BLINDFOLDED (a mosca cieca)
In the theatre of silence
that you cannot break
there are no words left
or gestures to communicate
you can still crawl and console
your dog’s heart
before mesmerizing eyes
to the rhythm of your failure
I set the rules of the game
all the energy for a new
blindfolded jump into the dark
often avoided
but you know it is inevitable
a fate you cannot escape
I set the rules of the game
and I crawl towards a new
failure!
In your petty shelter where
you face yourself
you can play crucifixion on you
or recklessly defy your own fate
and your heart wants to explode
before everything comes to an end
not to turn it into another
meagre consolation
I set the rules of the game
and I crawl towards a new
failure!
often avoided
but you know it is inevitable
a fate you cannot escape
all the energy for a new
blindfolded jump into the dark
NOWHERE(in nessun luogo)
How can you leave your real nightmare
where sleep does not want to end
support of your being
frozen in every shape
in the unsustainable certainty
that in the end it is all you have got
all it is left
there is no shelter anywhere else
not even a point in the immense
void
you can only sink deeper
to the lost thought
nowhere
nowhere
nowhere
How can you set the last moment on fire
the only one left
uselessly chased
in the darkness of the mind
when an unconscious thirst of hope
is awakened
and grows in the place it cannot reach
in the unreachable place
there is no shelter anywhere else
not even a point in the immense
void
you can only sink deeper
to the lost thought
nowhere
nowhere
nowhere
IN THE CIRCLE (nel cerchio)
Everything revolves around you
here in the great merry-go-round
you should annihilate all your thoughts
to make your wish come true
and value your wisdom
beyond bitter certainty
You will hate who you were
in the shoes of whom you have always scorned
deep inside you are still what you were
you will notice
it is a rotting emotion
inside
then it grows back
a turn around a circle
narrowing day by day
a life crumbling
against a fate already written
a soul imprisoned in time
and now lying underground
you have chosen to stay
here in your damned Circle
You will hate who you were
in the shoes of whom you have always scorned
deep inside you are still what you were
you will notice
it is a rotting emotion
inside
then it grows back
a turn around a circle
narrowing day by day
in the circle
LOOKING FOR THE ABSURD (cercando l’assurdo)
How will you dismiss
this nearly perfect alibi
to reach your apex
deep down
through burning horizons
wrapped in a clad
now, where is the border
you cannot cross?
looking for absurdity
looking for absurdity
what will you ever find?
you may find the courage
only to see yourself humiliated
what will you ever see
into the burning box
where the fire that burns from the inside
is the sole inspiration?
naked into the burning fire
discover your inclination
looking for the absurd
looking for the absurd
what will you ever find?
maybe the last spark
of an instinct that cannot die
looking for the absurd
what will you ever find?
you may find the courage
only to see yourself humiliated
ON A THREAD (sul filo)
Eyes floating over nothingness
following the hypnotic trails
of an orchestrated logic
stumbling on a thin thread,
the virulent and contagious breath
of a human fellow.
and the body shakes
from its unstable balance
…what matters in the end
is to believe to be
and the body will fall
down in the depths, lifeless
…by now, let us be content with
holding on to the thread
on a thread
it is just a sadistic game
either you play
or you jump into the void
Eyes floating over nothingness
the balance is unstable
in the orchestrated tragedy
stumbling on a thin thread,
overwhelmed by voices
that call you down
and the body shakes
from its unstable balance
but what matters in the end
is to believe to be
and the body will fall
down in the depths, lifeless
… by now, let us be content with
holding on to the thread
DYING (morire)
Is it possible not to fall defencelessly?
waiting to obtain
the illusion of rebirth
at least for a moment
what is the price to pay
not to feel the pain anymore?
and deny what is left
still, inside you
constrained inside you
How can you live
holding tightly whatever looks like
the only thing
you cannot do without?
how can you be enclosed into fear
in a much safer reality
…that is already buried?
how can you live
so that nothing ever ends?
how must you live
if you do not want to die?
Ignoring every call
not to disappoint your imagination
that factory of truth
established in the brain
desperate for the thought
of all you have already wasted
you can immediately free yourself
of your humiliated soul
as in a cruel fairy tale
that teaches you how to bear….
how to live without feeling the pain
try to learn how to die
die
(YOUR) MESSIAH (messia)
I am your guide
your master at failing
I will suggest you the gestures
you will have to undergo yourself
I will whisper the words
you will have to say
be a master or a slave,
I will be your messiah
messiah
your messiah
You will try to mirror yourself in me
just to find a light in your eyes
you will try to follow my footmarks
to fill the huge emptiness
as an umbilical cord
made of fear and lies
and it will be sublime, for me
to watch this havoc
your messiah
It won’t be enough to lock yourself
from the sewers you will hear me
you cannot hide under the blankets
cursing your own personal Jesus
I am part of you
I am your burning will
be a martyr or the hangman
I am your only messiah
messiah
SPIRIT (spirito)
a hammer-stroke on your head may hurt your soul
A journey inside the tunnel
of your own tiny universe
where everything is still
but now you feel a little upside-down
and you do not know what is holding you
trapped from the inside
and you don’t know what to do
what is your part in the play
Your spirit twists
in the emptiness that shatters you
try and ask yourself: who am I?
lost in deep oblivion
your spirit twists
in the emptiness that shatters you
in search for something more
beyond darkness beyond the end
Spirit
Spirit
Now time has nearly come to a stop
while the last glimmer
fades
of a now fatal light
but it won’t be the last illusion
and in the walls too
cracks of madness
and new spotless trails
to show you the path
The spirit twists
in the emptiness that shatters you
try and ask yourself: who am I?
lost in deep oblivion
your spirit twists
in the emptiness that shatters you
in search for something more
beyond darkness beyond the end
Spirit
Spirit
A CAGE OF BONES (gabbiadossa)
I am not here to wait
for a revelation
while, in the time that is left,
I am trying to engrave signs of life
on the inner walls
pressing me as in a clamp
I will try to find a reason
trapped in this cage of bones
You walk alone and fearless
on burnt ground
after an exploding urge
among the many and the few
looking for an end
it does not matter what
on the arid pattern
where the soul shrinks
looking for an end
it does not matter what
looking for an end
it does not matter what
I am not here to wait for
a revolution
while, in the time that is left,
I am trying to engrave signs of life
on the inner walls
pressing me as in a clamp
I will try to find a reason
trapped in this cage of bones
EPILOGUE (epilogo)
Now take my hand
Show me your weaknesses
I’ll give you certainties
With a mild stroke
The other hand sharpens the blade
Now it cuts easily
Feel a thrill down your back
And soon your pain will end
It’s so easy to forget
Here in the forgotten’s pit
Maybe you were born under
A wrong sign
You are only a sacrificial lamb
Watch everything while it slips away,
All you wanted to believe in,
On the embers of a life
This wound will not heal
It’s so easy to forget
Here in the forgotten’s pit
Maybe you are born under
A wrong sign
You are only a sacrificial lamb
You’ve got no time to lose
You stood aside for too long
You’ve got nothing to lose
You know what your only art is…
..it’s your epilogue

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