Following our articles on MTV VMA nominated composer Tom Salta score for Halo: The Fall of Reach and his creation of Halo’s first ever pop song Take This Life you can find the lyrics to the moving song below:

[columns] [column size=”1/2″] Take this life,
And hold it, tender in your hand.
Take this life,
And mold it according to the plan.

They’ll move on –
A memory, leaving us behind.

You never asked me who I was,

But saw me for what I had to be.
You never wasted time on love
When knowing no truth could set us free.

You’ll move on –
A memory, leaving us behind.
We’re your legacy,
Abandoned, the remnants of a time.

I’ll never know a mother’s love again,
I’ll never be beside her in the end.

The world just goes around, but every day I’m falling,
And I reach out, but no one hears me calling.
So I know now: I’ll never live at all again.
Will you?

You never asked me who I am,
So tell me, did you ever give a damn?
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Lyrics: Frank O’Connor, Jillian Aversa and Tom Salta
Composition, Arrangement & Production: Tom Salta
Vocals: Jillian Aversa[/column] [/columns]

You can send Tom Salta fan videos for Take This Life via Facebook and Twitter as well as you find his contacts on his website. You can purchase ‘Halo: The Fall of Reach’ together with Halo 5: Guardians Limited Edition as well as it is available on the Halo Waypoint Channel and on Blu-ray. The Soundtrack is available on iTunes and Spotify.

Read also:  Composer Bart Delissen on the creation of the music for 'Verdun'

Posted by Peter F. Ebbinghaus

Based in Berlin, Germany. Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief. Music Producer at Eon Sounds Productions. Founder of Composers for Relief. Keeps Moving.

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