At The Gates Lyrics Revealed (Statistics)

At The Gates Lyrics Revealed (Statistics)

This is an analysis of song lyrics from the At The Gates band. I used lyrics from the darklyrics.com. I included all their songs (41 song) except “Bister Verklighet”, since it’s not in English. I used voyeurtools.org for text analysis.

In 41 song there was a total of 5 611 words, and 1 293 unique words.
Two longest songs (by words) are:

  • All Life Ends (350 words)
  • City Of Screaming Statues (268)
Three shortest songs (by words) are:
  • The Flames Of The End (24)
  • The Burning Darkness (36)
Two highest vocabulary density* songs are:
  • The Burning Darkness (888.9)
  • The Flames Of The End (833.3)
Two lowest vocabulary density* songs are:
  • City Of Screaming Statues (350.7)
  • Blinded By Fear (384.0)
Most frequent words in all songs:
  • soul (36)
  • life (35)
  • forever (26)
  • end (25)
  • pain (24)
Most frequent words in all songs
Distinctive words in songs (compared to all songs):
  • All Life Ends: life (8), ends (5), time (4), bones (3), caught (2). 
  • At The Gates: sleep (5), crave (4), gates (4), lord (3), chaos (3).
  • Beyond Good And Evil: beyond (3), dies (2), stars (2), evil (2), ’cause (1). 
  • Blinded By Fear: face (8), unleashed (5), fears (5), purgatory (4), earth (4). 
  • Blood Of The Sunsets: sun (4), blood (3), freedom (2), golden (2), sunsets (2).
*Vocabulary density is a measurement of vocabulary usage in comparison to the length of the text.

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