Hit and Mist

by Jamie Wakefield

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This album is a collection of songs inspired by spending time in an imaginary world. And, it is an album inspired by some of the best people that the real world has to offer. For over twelve years, I have travelled all across Britain to live role-play in the magical lands of Mauritanja. In that time, I have seen great tales and legends play out before my eyes. I have fought in last stands. I have mourned the loss of comrades and I have sung songs to remember heroes and friends.

This is their music. This is the music of everyone who has shared my dreams. This is the music of a people who took the Unicorn as their standard and fought to be free...

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released January 4, 2014

All Songs written by Jamie Wakefield
Recorded, Engineered, Mastered and Produced by Phil Callan
Recorded mostly in Gloucester and in Burton on Trent, Cheltenham and Old Leake.
Design and art by Katie-Helen Roberts

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Track Name: The Horse on the Storm
Deep,
In the depths of the earth.
Sleep,
As the waves crash above.
In a moment of calm,
In a moment of warm.

Breathe,
And in the moment there's a melody,
and a rhythm so near,
In the words of the Wyrds.

And their prayer compels,
To be a land to seek for sanctuary,
And when all hope is gone,
Be the horse on the storm.

Unicorn,
Unicorn,
Won't you carry me,
Over the rivers and to the wide'ning sea,
Where my love will be,
To our destiny.

Please, give me moments like these,
But the moment has passed,
As the land feels the breeze.

In the mists she awaits
and though the distant bow breaks,
There's no reason to mourn,
When the horse on the storm...
The horse on the storm..
Is the first Unicorn.
Track Name: On the Wall
My dreams. Awake. A call
A cry brakes over the wall
On the west wall
We’ll be free
On the west wall
You and me.

And lo, their Taint hath come
Our hearts won’t be undone
On the west wall
We’re fighting free
On the west wall
Heroes we.

One beat
One heart
One time
One call
(repeat)

With your sword
In your hand
You’ll rise
or you’ll fall

One beat
One heart
One time
One Call

And though, our foe draws near
We’ll show these beasts no fear
On the west wall
We’re fighting free
On the west wall
Heroes we.

One beat
One heart
One time
One call
(repeat)

With your sword
In your hand
You’ll rise
or you’ll fall

One beat
One heart
One time
One Call

And if my sword should fall
Then who’ll be next on the wall.
'Cause on the west wall
We are free
On the west wall
You and me.
Track Name: Marianna
Bring Fire!
Bring coal into the forge.
Blow hard and fan the flame.
We're going to make a blade,
the finest of the age.
The furnace must be made!
The fire must be praised!

Bring Ores!
Bring iron cast & wrought,
The best we have in stock,
And throw them to the flames
And call on Wayland's name
The fire must be praised!
The furnace must be tamed!

Fire Blaze…
In Wayland's name!
(repeat)

Strike Hard!
The first blow makes the blade,
That makes the master's name,
That makes a thousand graves,
That makes the soldier safe.
They cannot be afraid,
When carrying your blade!

Strike True!
And raise the hammer high!
The sparks must always fly.
Each one a holy pray'r,
A ward against despair.
Now take the glowing blade,
Return it to the flame.

Fire Blaze… (Fire Blaze... x5)
In Wayland's name!
(repeat)

Bring ice!
Fresh from the mountain top,
And fill the sacred trough,
And plunge the virgin sword,
To rectify each flaw.
The metal must be cured!
The metal must be pure!

Bring rock!
Bring granite, cord and cloth!
Bring gem & gold that’s soft!
To glorify the sword!
To glorify our lord!
Now give the sword its name,
The bond of earth and flame!

Fire Blaze… (Fire Blaze... x5)
In Wayland's name!
(repeat)

In Wayland’s name, I name this blade…
In Wayland’s name, I name this blade…
Marianna… Marianna… Marianna…
Marianna… Marianna… Marianna…
Raise the blade… Say the name…
Raise the blade… Say the name…
Track Name: Sweet Adelena
The scent of the sea air,
is filled with a whisper.
It's the sighing of Sweet Adelen.

That welcomes you sailors,
to cast your eyes westward,
to the isle of Sweet Adelen.

O, calm was the night,
that stirring the mem'ry,
led you dear seafolk away.

But she'll lead us homeward,
to her Mauritanja.
O, guide us our sweet Adelen.


Though the mist fills the sea air,
there lit in the distance,
are fires for sweet Adelen.

Our queen of the traders,
has shown us her favour,
and lightens our port and our bow

The scent of the sea air,
is filled with a whisper.
It's the sighing of sweet Adelen.

So pull your ropes sharply,
for Queen Adelena,
sets you dear seafolk to sail.
Track Name: Capital City
Capital capital. Cap at Capital City (x4)

Come away now. (x2)
Come away now to the city.
(Repeat)

Can you feel it? It's the call of the city.
The bustling thrum that sends your soul a-singing.
Down at the docks they are working on the jetty,
and their hammering hammering is the pulse of the city.

Out in the square, there are people everywhere,
The trav'lers and traders are looking to make a deal,
In the morning, there'll be stock to take,
From the mooring, to the marketplace.

Come away now. (x2)
Come away now to the city.
(Repeat)

Down the street, the soldiers march to the beat,
Of the rat-a-tat-tat, of the army's pipe and drum,
New enlist-ers and their battle-scarred sisters,
Give their lives to the dream, that there's a better world to come.

A young woman stares, as she's selling her wares.
She's got a rumbling belly, while their fighting to keep her free.
She let's out a cry, as the gents pass her by,
In their search for glory, they don't hear her desp'rate plea...

Pray my lord,
Please stay my lord.
I got goods to sell.
I want more to life than this.

Give me hope.
Give me all the strength I need.
I may be broke,
But I'm going to make it in.

Capital capital. Cap at Capital City (x4)

Up on the hill, the congregation have gathered
They've got hardships enough, but none of that matters
In the moment that they share in dawns light,
It's a blessing that they are together in this short life...

Come away now. (x2)
Come away now to the city.
(Repeat)
Track Name: Akasha
In the memory of rock,
There's a secret of a time.
When the Empress was struck,
And the curse became the crime.

With the destiny of all,
But no temperance of grace,
She grabs all that was foretold,
To become the greatest race...

She needs more power
to become...

Though the peasant's throne she took,
Was the birthright not enough.
When her teaching was forsook,
And the ritual always sought.

From the dreaming of The Sun,
To the child of The Moon.
Does she reach into the nest,
To sup of the serpents food...

She needs more power
To become...

Righteous and bravery,
As bright as their livery,
But lost in her legacy,
The tribe of the rainbow bo

Take a moment from the signs.
Take a moment from the herd.
There's so little to be won,
When the cost is all you were.

When the sacrifice's forgot,
And the payment is denied,
She steps to the circle's heart,
And the warding's start to rise...

She needs more power
To become...

She becomes
More than herself.

Righteous and bravery,
As bright as their livery,
But lost in her legacy,
The tribe of the rainbow bo
Track Name: Skia Draco
In our darkest hour,
When the spiders came,
And our family was slain,
One man still remained.

He was never acclaimed,
For all the victories he gained,
But in defeat took the blame,
But that was Vadek Kain.

And it seems ill deserved,
That the betrayed should be cursed,
When he fought and he served,
For our Freedom.

But his men can recall,
How like the warriors of old,
We rose to the call,
Of Skia Draco

Unicorns... Unicorns...

Unicorns,
Lift your eyes from the ground.
Hold them level with mine,
For Skia Draco.

Brothers in arms,
Let no hint of despair,
Hold a place in your hearts,
For Skia Draco.

For every hero that does fall,
Shall rest in the Ancestral Halls,
And never let it e’er be said,
That they are dead!
They are not dead!

Unicorns,
He is with you now,
He is here in this place,
He’s Skia Draco.

Brothers in arms,
Shout your name to the foe,
Let them know who you are,
For Skia Draco

For know that ours is freedoms cause,
The right to life and the rule of law,
And in our deaths will we be free!
No Tyranny!
No Slavery! For...

Unicorns,
He is with you now,
He is here in this place,
He’s Skia Draco!

Brothers in arms,
Take the enemy down!
Make your fore-fathers proud!
For Skia Draco!

For never will you stand so tall,
As when you rise to meet the call,
For with our charge, let it be seen,
You’re Bravery,
Will keep you free!

Unicorns,
He is with you now,
He is here in this place,
He’s Skia Draco!

Brothers in arms,
You need never know fear.
He will always be near.
He’s Skia Draco!

He’s Skia Draco!
He’s Skia Draco!
Track Name: Voice of Antarios
All those near, hear my tale,
About a hero,
about a friend,
Who gave his life, to set us free
A man of sadness,
And bravery

One dark day, I set out,
My family butchered,
to seek revenge.
Twenty-three lay dead by 'fast
With fire in me,
They weren't the last.

And if you fall, far from this ground,
I will find you.
I'll hunt you down.

And if you have a shred of doubt,
I will lift you.
Your Royal Scout.

Yes, the Royal Scouts, that was our name.
We found, We hunted,
We fought, We saved
And with our friends, we belonged.
Became Ghostwalkers,
Became as one.

And if you fall, far from this ground,
I will find you.
I'll hunt you down.

And if you have a shred of doubt,
I will lift you.
Your Royal Scout.

And still I grieved, but I found my heart
A girl called Jacqueline,
Whom I loved.
And when she died on far reached shores,
I fought through hundreds,
To bring her home.

And if you fall, far from this ground,
I will find you.
I'll hunt you down.

And if you have a shred of doubt,
I will lift you.
Your Royal Scout.

One dark day, I set out,
to Son Lista,
I'd promised help.
And here I fell, but I'm not sad,
For I'll see all of you,
In honour and love.

And if you fall, far from this ground,
I will find you.
I'll hunt you down.

And if you have a shred of doubt,
I will lift you.
Your Royal Scout.
Track Name: Sweet Mary Lou
Sweet Mary Lou!
Dance with me tonight!
Sweet is the tune!
And stars fill the night!

Here in the main square with hundreds of people
Sweet Mary Lou is a-dancing around
Fire lights the dancers and warm wine is flowin'
Mary, your hand I'll be asking for now!

Sweet Mary Lou!
Dance with me tonight!
Sweet is the tune!
And stars fill the night!

The bright constellations are constantly shining,
But the fire lights your eyes as we all spin around.
Caught in the twirl of your light dress I'm singing,
“Mary, your hand I'll be asking for now!”

Sweet Mary Lou!
Dance with me tonight!
Sweet is the tune!
And stars fill the night!

When the music is over and the dancing is ended,
I'll whisper to you with the gentlest of sounds,
“I'm lost in your eyes. Yes, you've caught me completely.
Mary, your hand I'll be asking for now!”

Sweet Mary Lou!
Dance with me tonight!
Sweet is the tune!
And stars fill the night!
Track Name: Fields of Talcontar
The night draws in, my lord.
We’ve fought and bled, my lord .
And though the battle’s won,
And we can carry on,
Inside we’re lost, my lord.

So I’m begging you,
Take me home again.
My lord, I’m begging you,
Take me to my land.
Make me whole again.

In Talcontar,
There’s a thousand golden meadows.
In Talcontar,
The flowers are in bloom.
In Talcontar,
My fam'ly waits and calls me home,
From these fields of bloody war,
To the fields of Talcontar.

My Prince, I’d follow you,
across this war-torn land.
My lord, I’d fight for you.
I’ll fight in any war.
I fight at your command.

But now I’m begging you,
Take me home again.
My lord, I’m begging you,
Take me to my land.my
Make us whole again.

In Talcontar,
There’s a thousand golden meadows.
In Talcontar,
The flowers are in bloom.
In Talcontar,
My family waits and calls me home
From these fields of bloody war
To the fields of Talcontar.

My brother lies on the ground.
His body is broken now.
My sister lies on the ground.
The crows are flying down,
to feast on all around.

And so I’m begging you,
Take us home again.
My lord I’m begging you,
Take me to my land.
Make us whole again.

In Talcontar,
There’s a thousand golden meadows
In Talcontar,
The flowers are in bloom
In Talcontar,
My family waits and calls me home
From these fields of bloody war…

To Talcontar,
There’s horses in the paddocks
To Talcontar,
The fields of golden corn
To Talcontar,
My family waits and calls me home,
From these fields of bloody war,
To the fields of Talcontar.
Track Name: The Assassin's Blade
And the blade struck true,
And the wielder did run,
His mission accomplished,
The enemy stung.

The victim looked at his seeping wound,
Was barely a scratch but at once he knew.

And his men turned as they heard the cry,
Their general attacked behind battle lines.

And witnessed what could never be,
A hero, a legend, brought to his knees...

...Colours...
...Sixteen colours...
...And the sun feels so much colder...
...with the truth...

...the veins are filled with fire...
...as the blood runs through the water...
...and then you...

..snap to,
and he hit the ground,
The faithful gathered all around.

They raised their prayers up to decry,
And disbelieved that he could die.

Then their lord stood with a defiant roar,
But lacking a cure, he fell to the floor,

So the magi called on mystic aid,
One chance to break the assassin's blade.

...running...
...always running...
...As the land touches the skyline …
...now diffuse...

...the order..
...and disorder...
(One People one nation)
...and the sacrifice and slander...
(I will be your man of thunder)
...still undo...

...The patterns...
(On the west wall, we are free)
..spin with answers...
(On the west wall, Colognoste)
...The clocks are ticking backwards...
...and then you and true and rue and rune and ruin and rare and air and there...
(I told you before and I mean it!)

(...The planning...)
The sentence of an early grave.
(..And missed chances...)
The toll of the assassin's blade.
(...and the dreaming is awakening...)
...and no use...

...Colours...
...Sixteen colours...
(I will not die of this)
...And the sun feels so much colder...
(I will not die of poison)
...with the truth...
(I love you)
Track Name: Among the Rushes
From others worlds, from other ways,
Two lovers find themselves again.
Two years before,
He left for war,
And he changed.

So she began, said through her tears,
“You’re not the boy of yesteryear,
Your battle scars,
Your looks, so hard,
Are full of fear.

“But my love, I still remember,
When upon the village fête,
You did take me from the dancing
To a gleaming mountain lake.

“And we laid among the rushes.
There you gave your love to me,
By the lake that’s near the river,
Where the gentle salmon leap.”

And he replied, “Don’t speak of loss,
Of sacrifice, of innocence.
That happy boy,
Is long destroyed,
As he was.

“Hear me now, I speak of violence,
Of a world of misery,
Where a friend is soon a funeral,
The unknown an enemy,

“When all words are killing orders,
And all tears are cried in pain,
There the memory of a lover,
Is the only thing that’s sane.

“Yes my love, I still remember,
O’ that blessed village fête,
As I slept there in the trenches,
It was you that kept me safe.

“When we laid among the rushes.
There you gave your love to me,
By the lake that’s near the river,
Where the gentle salmon leap.”

So they ventured to the mountains,
Left that boy and girl behind.
As a man and as a woman,
They found joy a second time.

When they laid among the rushes,
There they found their love complete,
By the lake that’s near the river,
Where the gentle salmon leap.