Song's chords F, Dm, Am, C, A, Em, G, A♯
Album Ghost Reveries
Info about song
Mikael Åkerfeldt commented: "I had intended to do a occult concept piece lyrically and got off to a great start with some downright evil lyrics like "The Baying of the Hounds" and "Ghost of Perdition", then I did "Isolation Years" which had nothing to do with the intended concept but I liked it so much I decided to ease up on the concept idea in favour of this one lyric." Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.