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The Approach
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Written by: Greg Graffin
Released in: 2019
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An apocryphal popular mythology or a civilization in wane
Whatever your assessment is, a paradox remains
There's a moral and intellectual vacuum
And you're right to be looking askance
Philosophically moribund, revolution hasn't a chance

As the light fades, the shadows dance in silhouette to stars
Despite all illusion, we approach the darkest hour

Is the enemy hiding in your conscience
Or can forgiveness pave the way?
There's got to be a place for them if tomorrow's a better day
With the high-priest banging on the war drum,
You cannot make out what he's saying
With all the litter on the battlefield, no higher ground remains

As the light fades, the shadows dance in silhouette to stars
Despite all illusion, we approach the darkest hour
Watch-o!

Welcome to the show
History took a toll
Discontent was sown, but now the child is grown,
And come into his own, a superstar
Yet despite all illusion, we approach the darkest hour

Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
2:25 Age of Unreason 87636-1 United States 12" 2019
2:25 Age of Unreason 87636-1 United States 12" 2019
2:26 Age of Unreason WPCR 18204 Japan CD 2019
2:25 Age of Unreason 7636-1 Europe 12" 2019
2:25 Age of Unreason 7636-1 Europe 12" 2019
2:25 Age of Unreason 7636-1 Europe 12" 2019
2:25 Age of Unreason 7636-1 Europe 12" 2019
2:25 Age of Unreason 87636-1 United States 12" 2019
2:25 Age of Unreason 87636-1 United States 12" 2019
2:25 Age of Unreason 87636-1 United States 12" 2019
2:25 Age of Unreason 87636-2 United States CD 2019
2:25 Age of Unreason 7636-2 Europe CD 2019
2:25 Age of Unreason Epitaph Promo 31 Europe CD 2019
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