• Artist: Ashton Nyte
  • Title: Martyr
  • Genre: Gothic
  • Mood: Down/Dark/Melancholic, Aggressive/Edgy, Dramatic
  • Speed: Very Fast (160 +)
  • Instruments: Electronic Sounds/Noises, Distorted Guitar (Heavy, Aggressive), Acoustic Piano, Textures/pads, Real Drums/Drum Kit, Strings, Loops/Samples
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/18/2011
  • Lyric themes: Biblical Reference, Redemption, Faith, Courage, Transcendence
  • Lyric hook: And the blood will make angels of us all
  • Lyrics: Where martyrs stand the idols fall but in my solitude I surrender where Judas smiles the curtain is torn I am the weaker here, the pretender And the Blood will make angels of us all Oh beyond comprehension That He would chose one who seldom takes the call Straight to heart, defy convention And our heroes are tangible and able to keep our focus from The One who bled and died in a halo of pain, labelled a fake, a heretic, while He is the true son And the Blood will make angels of us all Oh beyond comprehension That He would chose one who seldom hears the call Take straight to heart defy convention Perfect Martyr for me Perfect Martyr for you
  • Keywords: aggressive, Guitar

About Ashton Nyte

Now based in the USA, Ashton Nyte is a prolific South African singer/songwriter, producer and stage performer.  The artist has released five solo albums as Ashton Nyte in addition to nine albums fronting one of South Africa's most prominent alternative rock bands, though his solo style is decidedly acoustic-focused.  He has been described in major press as "Johannesburg's Bowie" and "musical genius" for his typical method of composing, playing and recording each instrument himself on ...

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