D-Der konig der Dunkelheit SONG REVIEW !!!!!!! <3

YES ! im so happy to be doing a review on this AMAZING song! I love everything about this video ,except that it wasn’t longer. I actually found the band D on accident when i searched up the letter d instead of the band die/may . I did not expect to find such a great band ,and i instantly fell in love with Asagi’s voice. Its operatic and harsh he has an amazing vocal range.

Der konig der dunkelheit is a song  by the band D first released in 2011 it is sung in German and in Japanese and has a very  hardcore and medieval sort of sound . The video is like a story. Der konig der dunkelheit roughly translates to the king of darkness, However some of the German in the song is a little wrong. The song n both its original Japanese/German and translated to English has a poetic feel.

Watch the amazing video:

 

Im sorry guys this is going to be a long review this song and video is just too good to keep it short.Bear with me ill try to make this enjoyable

My synopsis of the lyrics: i feel like the reason the lyrics were sung in both japaese and german was to make it more mysterious and to reach different audience .I feel  like the lyrics are also a story .

I will leave my throne behind to go and fight
As a sign of love for my people, I will not retreat
The emperor of darkness, my own body will be my shield

Ist denn die Sonne nicht ubrig? (because the sun no longer remains?)
In exchange for a distant death
Die Mond und der Sternhimmel  (under the moon and the starry sky)
I shine out
Da sagt der Konig Ich brauche euch (the king says i need you)
Take my blood and live
Und kusse die Rose (and kiss the rose)
This is the beginning of the night of awakening

The potion of eternal life burns my throat like sand
Setting the black beasts upon me

With my kingdom crumbling before my eyes
There is just one thing I must do now
So the royal bloodline does not die out

Warnen  (warning)
No one can harm me
zielen  (aim)
There is no hesitation in my attack
Schneid (cut)
Let the blood that flows to my heart
Be a crimson rose that never loses its pride

This cooling power overwhelms me
Like a horse with wings on its back

Those who block our way
Cry out to their own shadows that they are no longer the enemy
Facing the point of my sword, they pledge

I will leave my throne behind to go and fight
As a sign of love for my people, I will not retreat
The emperor of darkness, my own body will be my shield

Der Konig der Dunkelheit  (the king  of the darkness)
That name will shake the world to its foundations
In the blink of an eye

This is the best translation i have found so  far its very poetic.

I feel like this song is the story of  a man seeking power to protect those he loves and a king who lends his power by giving away his sacred blood  therefore letting his precious bloodline live on . what better than power. The video offers something completely different.

My synopsis of the video: after watching  this video a few more times i realize its actually not so different from the story of the lyrics at all. In the beginning asagi stand up from his throne in anger tosses his cape around everything is bright there is light shining on the globe ( i see this as his world) He proceeds to stare into a Gothic vial of blood  mixes it into some foreign liquid and drinks it.its seem as though the other member of the band which i see as the people of his palace  are frozen in a state on fear they hold roses in there hands and stare off into the distance seemingly waiting for their king to save them.After Asagi (the king) drinks the blood,he begins to transform. His eyes flash red his pupil shrink. He seems to regret for a few seconds drinking the blood he throws as he throw his hands out in agony.

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(sorry that the gif is so long i got caught u in the beauty while i made it)

he tears the curtain from his room letting the moonlight spill in showing that he is indeed the king of darkness.He falls to the ground the venom pulsating through his veins. he gets up  cuts his arm and it heals instantly. He goes back and sits on his throne again. Darkness begins to spread on the globe ( once again what i take to be his world) . For the rest of the video everything remain dark, yet not gloomy. I feel power in the darkness and in the kings eyes.

i really love the effects used in this video the way the show Asagi’s veins pulsating in his neck and the way the moon seems to shine way more brightly than it should have.

The costumes that the members wear are so intricate.  I dont think we could expect any less  from D .The scenery looks so natural i almost want to take a trip and find this castle and live there ❤ ❤

sorry that this one is so long.I had to go into detail.  Had to do a synopsis and everything. I really love this video and this song .Im so glad i happened across it o accident. It is beautiful. It is powerful. It is everything i love in a song .

Remember guys, fight for your throne ,protect your people, let your power be your shield!!! ❤

Stay kei

Wolf

ps: see what i did there

pps: この うた わ すごい です ね

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Disreign Within The Void!!!

Hello again dear readers,Its been quite a while since I’ve posted anything .I haven’t felt very “inspired” over the last few months. That has changed thanks to me discovering more beautiful music and more beautiful artists. One of those being Disreign’s newest Song and music video Within the void.

As you should know I’ve been a fan of Yohio ( the singer in this group) since i first saw him in Seremedy ( If you don’t know this band look up No escape). When Yohio was in seremedy he was the guitarist and did back-up vocals i always heard his voice shining there.

Since those years ago Yohio’s voice has matured drastically  both in his clean and harsh vocals

 

So now on to Disreign-Within the void

This video was released  a week ago on the 29th of November.I didn’t get the chance to watch it until four days ago. Than i watched it like eight times in a row .I couldn’t help it everything about this video and song is so perfect.

I’ve  followed Disreign since they formed in 2015, and so far this is the most amazing song they composed. I am very excited to see what they’ll do next.

So things i love about this song:

The intro: The intro is very soft its starts off with Yohio singing but its slightly muffled than it clears up and you hear him and the music clearly. I love the woman standing around in the blank space.

The clothes: I love the shiny leather look in a visual kei video,and Yohios gloves just pop. I also admire that there were two different styles .Yohio in his white clothes for instance. I really love the red feathers in Yohios hair and his red and black lashes.  I always love the way Valentin looks as well him and his fancy mustache . Jenziih Kills it in this video as well he just look SO good i  love the black hair on him and he has horns . HORNS!!!!!! So cool. Lastly but most certainly not least Tias. His light blue hair  is so cool i love their look SO much in this video.

The scenery:The plain white background contrasts with the dark Gothic clothes and gives off an intense vibe.It draws your eyes to the main focus .The flickering orange  flames from the candles. Even the smoke Valentin breathes in.Now when Yohio is standing among the girls in the white he blends in. Its very visually gratifying

The feel of the song: I dont know what it was but when i first listened to this song  and watched this video i got so emotional . I couldn’t help it i just felt the music so much. I felt like it was part of me. Not to mention the beautiful video.The words which i only understand slightly are intense. i feel like this longing feeling when i listen to this song and Yohios acting is very good he really pulls off the sadness well.The part when he closes his eyes crushed me the first time i watched it ( more like every time). The song is just very emotional.

So that was my review on this song and video .I must say Disreign has outdone themselves. Im so happy to watch their video and support them . I thank them for their amazing music and videos. I cant wait to see more from them.Its not everyday i cry while watching a music video i love this song that much.

Tell me what you think of this song and video

 Lyrics:

Mayonaka ni kono koe o koroshite

Hitorikiri de shizuka ni inotteru

Imi o motome tsudzukete mo

Nanimo dekizu ni boku wa oboreru yo

Kodoku daite wake mo naku naite mo

Yoru o koete hoshizora miageteru

Mabushi sugiru kono ame ga kokoro nuresasete

Boku ni sotto tsubuyaita

Yume no naka de hibiita yasurakana koe wa

Tada hitotsu dake no kotoba de boku o okisaseta

Ah…

 

Honokana kage to yami o dakishimeta

Within the void I found inside of me

the pattern forms out of shapeless guilt

Amai anata no kuchibiru

Ah…

Imawashii boku no uso

 

Kegareta ame ni sakebi koe wa kikoenai

Watashi wa jibun wo ushinai kakeru kara

 

Forever alone

 

Sono me ni utsuru sugata ga mitomerarenai

I’ts been so long since I felt anything

My demons whisper into my veins

Masshirona karada ni sotto furete

Ah…

Mune no naka de sakenderu

 

Kegareta ame ni tsutsumareta ano sugata o

Kono te de dakishimete

Jibun o kowashitai

 

Take me away

 

Wasuretai

Ano koro no kotoba o

Kodoku o daite ima wa

Me o tojita mama de

Lyric source:

http://lyricstranslate.com/en/within-void-within-void.html