View Full Version : Mechwarfare National anthem

02-24-2009, 11:00 PM
We should play this after its all over, for all our fallen comrades lost on the battlefield.
YouTube - Fare Thee Well MechWarrior

Fare Thee Well MechWarrior


Cling thee not to this world

As it holds for you no more

But listen...

Listen for the song from afar

And heed the lilting call of the lands that awaits...

Let the final breath slip from your pierced chest

And your broken hands fall from the stick

Bend your bloody brow to this life, and let tumble the shattered helm that once cradled your head

Leave behind these acrid smokes of the fields

These swirling battlegrounds of charred metal, bone, and flesh

Depart from the flashing fires that filled your eyes with destruction

And abandon the burning hulk of steel and crimson that was your mount

Hold not to this realm, but hasten

Hasten down the twisting path to the mountains

To the dark mountains and beyond

And across the shimmering sea

Voyage then, voyage thee well Mechwarrior

Voyage thee well and long

Cross the great divide, and find the land that beckons with its sirens song

Where swords and strife can not follow

Nor can cruel laser and cold gauss reach

Where rolling hills of soft sun, and velvet grasses embrace

And quiet waters sooth your beleaguered soul

Then, lay thee down Mechwarrior, lay thee down and sleep

Dream the dreams of victors

Loose the silver cord

And find your peace complete

Fare thee well Mechwarrior

Fare thee well...

Read by George Ledoux (Thanks George).
Written and produced by Glenn "nano" Byrum.

02-25-2009, 11:26 AM
Now that is just plain GOOD..!!


Grand Robot Master
04-16-2009, 11:27 AM
so you're really gonnna do this?

04-17-2009, 02:04 AM
No, 'cause Tybs probably wouldn't care for the DMCA mess that followed.

04-18-2009, 09:06 PM
DMCA mess?

04-18-2009, 10:01 PM
I just finished composing a really opressive sounding sort of crappy 90s synth orchestry anthem...I'll try to post it in the next few...


04-18-2009, 10:16 PM
DMCA mess?

Digital Millenium Copyright Act -- that thing that makes it illegal to copy copyrighted electronic media.. I'm guessing Jodie assumed that song might be from the game? It appears to have been created by a private person...

However, there is no copyright information listed. Best rule of thumb, is that unless specifically covered under a Creative Commons or similar license, you best get written permission to use it.... Lawyers and litigation is a real pain...


04-18-2009, 11:28 PM
All original works are Copyrighted by default in the US and other subscribing countries.

To put it more simply: You can't just run around stealing stuff that doesn't belong to you with impunity.

04-21-2009, 06:29 AM
Hi guys.

Yeah, I used the music without permission, but the words are mine. The images are from the MekTek gallery and I assume are available for fair use. I could do a remix without the music. I would also want to ask George Ledoux for his permission to use his work (the reading) outside of Youtube.

BTW, that's "..beleaguered soul", not "believed soul". :wink: