Can you recognize the lines below?

Do you utter the moniker of your emancipator during your time of requirement?
And experience the guilt if the character should bring back memories to you of avarice.
Of indication, incrimination and animosity, till you cannot rest motionless,
In the whole of this upheaval, prior to blood-coloured cloak and thin metal converge for an execution.

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    $\begingroup$ @Bob: I would argue this isn't a trivia question, since all you have to do is find synonyms (some of which are obvious) and use Google. I'd never heard of that song, but got the answer just by Googling "in your hour of need till you cannot stay still". $\endgroup$ Jun 26, 2015 at 10:13
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    $\begingroup$ I see your point but surely you could argue that about many trivia questions. Could this be solved without the magical power of the internet? (or knowledge of the song in this case) $\endgroup$
    – Bob
    Jun 26, 2015 at 10:25
  • $\begingroup$ @Bob I see your point as well, which is why I haven't rolled back your edit! :-) $\endgroup$ Jun 26, 2015 at 10:58
  • $\begingroup$ @randal'thor Maybe we need a new tag search-engine-puzzle - like computer-puzzle but less technical knowledge required. $\endgroup$
    – Bob
    Jun 26, 2015 at 11:02
  • $\begingroup$ In either case, +1 for introducing me to something I had no awareness of. $\endgroup$ Jun 26, 2015 at 11:03

1 Answer 1


Replace all the words in code formatting (if that's what it is) by

synonyms of themselves,

thus turning the given lines into

Do you breathe the name of your saviour in your hour of need,
And taste the blame if the flavour should remind you of greed?
Of implication, insinuation and ill will, till you cannot lie still,
In all this turmoil, before red cape and foil come closing in for a kill.

... which is the song

'Carnival of Rust' by the Finnish rock band Poets of the Fall.

  • $\begingroup$ You've got it. It's a song though, not a poem. $\endgroup$
    – CodeNewbie
    Jun 26, 2015 at 10:55

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