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Curse of religion.
Barter of lives.
Damnation of mankind.

Tragedy of Titans.
Horror of Hells.
Curse of heavens.

--!--TRAILBOUND --!-- KARTOUM --!--


The bat that had been hanging
Asleep inside the dark
Fell on Earth tonight

Observed, deserved, delivered
Watching from the sky
Smell woke up the deed

A shadow in the water
A trace a path a trail
Smell woke up the deed

Descendant of the river
Rearranged the round
Weight down, left, right, red

Came to late
The broken shade,
The ship has made
The ocean slave

Dying crabs in waters
Sharks and Kraken starve
The crew's untouched
As it kills again

Conscience blank
Beasts of land
Drown their wrath
In decadence

Thousand arms, yet one mind
Serving life they are
Falling slaves
To these dog men

Maze amaze
Risen graves
Red round

Work for me
Lost the bet
To my baits

Forced to stay
And stayed to wait
The ship has made
Death a maid

Starving men in fires
Captain's roll, but higher
Lives get maimed as they
Fade away

Cleansed the land
For lives lost sand
Their Heritage
Lost Species

Blood lust grown
Caged in no release
The Winds blow and turn
The priest to stone

Finish this
Trail bound

Bloods bow
Shattered night
Source god
Fly high

Moonlight night
Shrine of fire
Flight of life

Shrine of fire
Moonlight night
Shrine of fire
Flight of life

Dead amazed
Snails in haze
At higher haste
In dread rounds

Shrine of fire
Moonlight night
Shrine of fire
Flight of life

In the heat of schemers
Struggling with the mess
The curse of dark and excess

Silent waiting for the whisper
Of your guide
To take you down in sunshine

Get lost
From these sticky lands of mires
You'll get lost
As your beacon lost it's fire

Deadly livings in delusions
Drown and boil
In Anger and it's delight


from MAELSTROM, released April 20, 2021
Music by Fran "Vepar" Šikić (Guitars, Vocals) and Marko "Kukac" Karetić,
Lyrics by Fran and by Milad "Miloš" Huelshorst-Kamali (Drums, Vocals),
Perfected with the Bass of Doom by Lukas Meyer (Boon Goon, Bass),
And the voice of the Witches: Jonas Barancyk (Fjordheksa, Vocals, Bong).
Together, we are KARTOUM!!!

Performed live by Kartoum (Aachen, Germany) in August 2020.
Recorded and mixed by Lukas Meyer at HeadHole-Productions,
As a part of the upcoming album MAELSTROM (04/20/21).

Cover art by Miloš Kamali.


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