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Inspired by Mary Shelly's classic novel "Frankenstein."


Inspired by Mary Shelly's classic novel "Frankenstein."

Reanimate me, I just need a spark.
Give me words for this silence,
Give me light for this dark.
From bits and from pieces.
From boneyards and death
You brought me to being.
You filled me with breath.

Strange in the darkness,
Strange in the sea,
Strange in the spark that electrified me.
Stranger in a stranger place.
Stranger in a stranger place.

I've tried to do good things.
I've learned right from wrong.
But I live in the shadows,
And hide in the dark.
All men hate the wretched; they all turn away
No one can lock eyes on a face that's so strange.

Strange in the darkness...

Theres Elizabeth for you, but there's no one for me.
I asked you to create a companion you ignored my plea.
So I leave you for now, but hear what I say:
I swear I'll return on your wedding day.

Stange in the darkness....


from Strange Tales, released January 1, 2020
Written by John Baker.
All instruments and vocals by John Baker


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