Lines I can't understand, help transcribing

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Hello, my native language is spanish, but I can understand english to basic level.
So. I'm transcribing one of my favorite songs, but I don't understand some words, please, help me.

-Old spark (?)
https://youtu.be/HRxoTcsHWXc?t=17s

-"An eternal life" or "I'm eternal life" or both?
https://youtu.be/HRxoTcsHWXc?t=48s

-Unburrowed Is my hallow (?) if it is correct, what that mean?
Nowhere to be found (?)
https://youtu.be/HRxoTcsHWXc?t=1m35s

-Held me hell (?)
https://youtu.be/HRxoTcsHWXc?t=2m17s

-lonely you
https://youtu.be/HRxoTcsHWXc?t=3m20s

Thanks for your help

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Joined: 01.08.2014

Hello there. I found some lyrics on the internet machine for your project and they seem to be more or less correct. The answers to your questions are:

- Old spark
- Of eternal life (first verse), I'm eternal life (second verse), My eternal life (third and fourth verse)
- Unburrowed is my Narlow (No idea what it means)
Nowhere to be found
- Held me hell
- I won't leave hell (I think)

http://www.songlyrics.com/the-death-of-gagarin/compact-porn-lyrics/

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Joined: 05.10.2017

Thanks a lot, I had already seen the lyric in "songlyrics" but I wanted to check those lines. because I always listen  "An eternal life"  and "an eternal lie". 
As for Narlow, if it does not exist then it must be another word. The phrase that I write was given by a friend who lives in the USA, but I still have this doubt. However, if you confirm that he really say that, then I have no further questions.  Regular smile

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Joined: 27.11.2017

I'm a native English speaker, USA. If you send me a private message when you are done transcribing, I will happily spend a good chunk of time seeing whether I agree with every line. Message me the link to the transcription.

I agree with Maxi on all but one line.

At 1:35, the line that might be "Unburrowed is my Narlow" or similar, here are my opinions:

I definitely do not hear the word "narlow", and also "narlow" isn't a word.

That line will be very hard to understand. If you can find a live performance by the band, that will help. Or any second version.

I could believe the line is "I'm bare, wasted, and hollow". I could also believe the line is about 20 other combinations of words. Maybe something like "Embarrassed and hollow", but that fits less well, it needs about one more syllable.

It is definitely not:
- Anything with "narlow", unless that is actually a word I don't know.
- "Unburrowed is my hollow" or "hallow".

Burrowing a hollow actually kind of makes sense, but he simply is not saying that.

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Joined: 18.10.2015

What I hear is
I'm barrel wisdom, now low
Nowhere to be found"

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Joined: 27.11.2017

Actually, upon reading that suggestion, I now think it could be:

"I'm barrel wisdom, hollow"
"Nowhere to be found"

A hollow barrel is a thing. Also, "wisdom" sounds correct.

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Joined: 05.10.2017

thanks for your help,
unfortunately, there is no other version.

"I'm bare, wasted (waste?), And hollow" makes more sense according to the context of the lyric, but "I'm barrel wisdom, hollow" is very similar to what the singer says. However, I don't find the meaning of this sentence, so I like the first option but I think the second could be the correct because of the pronunciation

1- Rave me
Erase my soul
Constrain me
"I'm bare, waste and hollow
"Nowhere to be found"

2- Rave me
Erase my soul
Constrain me
"I'm barrel wisdom, hollow"
"Nowhere to be found"

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Joined: 18.10.2015

I'm sorry. It can't be "hollow" anyway because the last syllable is stressed in the song. I'm barrel wisdom means he's addicted to wine. It's a set expression. He means such people are now rare to find. He refers to Christianity which drives out hedonism.

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Joined: 05.10.2017

and what mean "now low"? in spanish I think is like "reducido",
sorry, some phrases I translate literally and I can't understand the meaning like "I'm barrel wisdom" (I would never have understood without your explanation, I find it very interesting, thank you).
another word could be "hallow"?

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Joined: 18.10.2015

  "Soy un hedonista, abatido ahora Nadie me puede encontrar" Barrel wisdom refers to people who appreciate good food and drink and consequently otros placeres carnales Wink smile https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hedonismo The singer emphasises that strict religious norms are extempting hedonistas from society. The message of the song is (to my best guess) :  Yes, I like wine, and food and other little joys of life, people like me have nearly died out; so come on, crusify me if you want to. 

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Joined: 05.10.2017

after long time, now I can say the lyric is complete  Cry smile , I love it.

then, would be like this (¿?):

Old spark
It was Christ that say that you and I
Contradiction where darkest rise
Spirit impure
I was empty
I was lonely
I was eerie
Easy target I was hungry
Beyond belief
Of eternal life
Of eternal life
Of eternal life
Of eternal life
He cursed me
Forevermore tormentor
My only lord, my sorrow
Immortal tragedy
Rave me
Erase my soul
Constrain me
I'm barrel wisdom now low
Nowhere to be found
I'm eternal life
I'm eternal life
I'm eternal life
I'm eternal life
Held me hell
You walk away
Leave me here
Just leave me down
With only my,
My eternal life
My eternal life
My eternal life
My eternal life
(ooohh ooohh ooohh...)
Lonely you
You walk away
Leave me here
Leave me down
With only my,
My eternal life
My eternal life
My eternal life
My eternal life
I will never run
I'll only do you well
I won't leave hell
Walk away
Leave me here
Leave me down
Now leave me down
In my eternal life.

 

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