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Satellite 15
The final frontier
El dorado
2 minutes to midnight
The talisman
Coming home
Dance of death
The trooper
The wicker man
Blood brothers
When the wild wind blows
The evil that men do
Fear of the dark
Iron maiden
The number of the beast
Hallowed be thy name
Running free
Satellite 15
[Intrumental]
				
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The final frontier
I'm stranded in space, I'm lost without trace
I haven't this chance of getting away
Too close to the sun and surely will burn
Like Icarus before me or so legend goes
I'm taking my life, reliving the past
There's nothing but wait til' my time comes
I've had a good life, I'd do it again
Maybe I'll come back some time, my friends

For I have lived my life to the full
I have no regrets anekatips
But I wish I could talk to my family to tell them
One last goodbye

The final frontier
The final frontier
The final frontier
The final frontier

If I could survive to live one more time
I wouldn't be changing a thing at all
Do more in my life than some do in ten
I'd go back and do it all over again

For I have lived my life to the full
I have no regrets
But I wish I could talk to my family and tell them
that one last goodbye

The final frontier [x4]

[Guitar solo]

There isn't much time, must say my last rites
Nobody is here to read them to me
Must say my goodbyes, if only a line
A message to tell them in case they might find

But I have filled my life to the full
I have no regrets
But I wish I could talk to my family to tell them
That one last goodbye

The final frontier, the final frontier [repeat]
				
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El dorado
Gotta tell you a story on a cold winters night
You'll be sailin' for glory before you know what
is right
So come over here now, I got a vision for you
It's my personal snake oil, it's just something I
do

I'm the jester with no tears and I'm playing on
your fears
I'm a trickster smiling underneath this mask of
love and death
The eternal lie I've told about the pyramids of
gold
I've got you hooked at every turn your money's
left to burn

You'll be wanting a contract, you'll be waiting a
while
I'd like to give you my contact but that isn't my
style
Well you only get one chance and it's too good to
miss
If I gave a lot to ya then I wouldn't exist

Greed, lust and angry pride it's the same old,
same old ride
The smoke and mirrors visions that you see are
just like me
I'm a banker's face with just a letter out of
place
I know someone just like you knows someone just
like me

El Dorado come and play, El Dorado step this way
Take a ticket for the ride, El Dorado streets of
gold
See those over sold, you've got one last chance
to try

So gone is the glory and gone is the gold
Well if you need a story I've come it has to be
told
Well you can say I'm a devil and I wouldn't say,
no
But out here on the dark side, hey, on with the
show

So is told, big and bad and twice as bold
This ship of fools is sinking as the cracks begin
to grow
There is no easy way for an honest man today
Which is something you should think of as my life
boat sails away

El Dorado come and play, El Dorado step this way
Take a ticket for the ride, El Dorado streets of
gold
See those over sold, you've got one last chance
to try
				
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2 minutes to midnight
Kill for gain or shoot to maim
But we don't need a reason
The Golden Goose is on the loose
And never out of season
Some blackened pride still burns inside
This shell of bloody treason
Here's my gun for a barrel of fun
For the love of living death.

CHORUS
The killer's breed or the demon's seed,
The glamour, the fortune, the pain,
Go to war again, blood is freedom's stain,
But don't you pray for my soul anymore.
2 minutes to midnight
The hands that threaten doom.
2 minutes to midnight
To kill the unborn in the womb.

The blind men shout let the creatures out
We'll show the unbelievers
The napalm screams of human flames
Of a prime time Belsen feast...YEAH!
As the reasons for the carnage cut their meat and lick the gravy,
We oil the jaws of the war machine and feed it with our babies.

CHORUS

The body bags and little rags of children torn in two
And the jellied brains of those who remain to put the finger right on you.
As the madmen play on words and make us all dance to their song,
To the tune of starving millions to make a better kind of gun.

CHORUS

Midnight...all night...
				
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The talisman
When I stand and look
About the port
And contemplate my life, will I
Ever see my countrymen again?
As the captain calls us on the deck
I take my things and walk
To the harbourside, I glance back
One last time.

Fleeing our nation, our problems
We leave behind.
Ships by the tenfold sail
Out on the tide.
We are pleased to be out and
Embracing the open sea.
Free from our troubles
And more free from thee.

Inheritors unfulfilled reason
Behind us.
We flee from what is not what
Is will be.
We flee the earth and face our
Harsh reality.
Will death be low mist that
Hangs on the sea?

We run from the evil tongues, rash
Judgements, selfish men.
Never to be seen on these
Shores again.

As we sail into oceansize
And lose sight of land
A face of contentment
Around in the air.
We're off now to
Seek all our fortunes.
To the land of our dreams.

Riding the waves and the storm
Is upon us.
The winds lash the sails but
The ropes keep them tight.
Off in the distance a dark cloud
Approaching.
None could imagine what there
Was to come.
No, there's no one going back.
No, there's not a second chance.
As we strap onto the side
We pray to God that we don't die.

As we ride the rough seas,
As we soak from the ocean waves,
I just hope for all our lives
And pray that I survive.

Four ships are lost in the
Stormy conditions.

The spirits of the sunken crews,
Their phantoms follow us.

Spirits, sails, they drive us on
Through the all consuming waves.
Cold mortality, no weapon
Against these ever raging seas.

Four leagues and ten and we
Hit storms again.
We just can't get away from
The eye of the storm.

The birds outsoar the raging storm
But we cannot escape it.
Abandoned earth that we
Now crave
Is many leagues from safe.

Holding on for our dear lives
And we're praying once again.
Rotten luck or just jonahed?
The talisman is in my hand.

Limbs fatigued, trembling with cold.
Blinded from the sea spray salt.
Clasping anything we can hold.
Heaven's rain upon us falls.

Twenty days without a meal
And ten without fresh water still.
Those that didn't die in storms
The scurvy rest did slaughter.

Westward the tide.
Westward we sail on.
Westward the tide.
Sail by the talisman.

We approach the other side
Of the ocean with the tide
In our favour just for once.
Welcome greeting, our new land.
The elation in our hearts,
The excitement in our veins
As we sail towards the coastline
Of our golden promised land.

Weary limbs fatigued away.
I have no life left in me.
No more strength and nothing
Left to give.
Must find the will to live.

Never thought that we could
Make it.
Truly sight of shores divine.
The sickness I am dying from.
Never wanted it to end this way.

Westward the tide.
Westward we sail on.
Westward the tide.
Sail by the talisman.

Westward the tide.
Westward we sail on.
Westward the tide.
Sail by the talisman.
				
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Coming home
When I stand before you shining in the early
morning sun
When I feel the engines roar and I think of what
we've done
Oh, the bittersweet reflection as we kiss the
earth goodbye
As the waves and echoes of the towns become the
ghosts of time

Over borders that divide the earthbound tribes
No creed and no religion, just a hundred winged
souls
We will ride this thunder bird, silver shadows on
the earth
A thousand leagues away, our land of birth

To Albion's land, coming home when I see the
runway lights
In the misty dawn the night is fading fast
Coming home, far away as their vapor trails align
Where I've been tonight, you know I will not stay

Curving on the edge of daylight 'til it slips
into the void
Waited in the long night, dreaming 'til the sun
is born again
Stretched the fingers of my hand, covered
countries with my span
Just a lonely satellite, speck of dust and cosmic
sand

Over borders that divide the earthbound tribes
Through the dark Atlantic, over mounting stormy
crates
We will ride this thunder bird, silver shadows on
the earth
A thousand leagues away, our land of birth

To Albion's land, coming home when I see the
runway lights
In the misty dawn the night is fading fast
Coming home, far away as their vapor trails align
Where I've been tonight, you know I will not stay

To Albion's land, coming home when I see the
runway lights
In the misty dawn the night is fading fast
Coming home, far away as their vapor trails align
Where I've been tonight, you know I will not stay

Coming home, far away when I see the runway
lights
In the misty dawn the night is fading fast
Coming home, far away as their vapor trails align
Where I've been tonight, you know I will not stay
				
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Dance of death
let me tell you a story to chill the bones
about a things that i saw
one night wandering in the everglades
i'd one drink but no more

i was rambling, enjoying the bright moonlight
gazing up at the stars
not aware of a presence so near to me
watching my every move

feeling scared and i fell to my knees
as something rushed me from the trees
took me to an unholy place
and that is where i fell from grace

then they summoned me over to join in with them
to the dance of the dead
in to the circle of fire i followed them
in to the middle i was led

as if time had stopped still i was numb with fear
but still i wanted to go
and the blaze of the fire did no hurt upon me
as i walked onto the coals

and i felt i was in a trance
and my spirit was lifted from me
and if only someone had the chance
to witness what happened to me

and i danced and i pranced and i sang with them
all had death in their eyes
lifeless figures they were undead all of them
they had ascended from hell

as i danced with the dead
my free spirit was laughing and howling down at me
below my undead body just danced the circle of dead

until the time came to reunite us both
my spirit came back down to me
i didn't know if i was alive or dead
as the others all joined in with me

by luck then a skirmish started
and took the attention away from me
when they took their gaze from me
was the moment that i fled

i ran like hell faster than the wind
but behind i did not glance
one thing that i did not dare
was to look just straight ahead

when you know that your time has come around
you know you'll be prepared for it
say your last goodbyes to everyone
drink and say a prayer for it

when you're lying in your sleep, when you're lying in your bed
and you wake from your dreams to go dancing with the dead
when you're lying in your sleep, when you're lying in your bed
and you wake from your dreams to go dancing with the dead

to this day i guess i'll never know
just why they let me go
but i'll never go dancing no more
'til i dance with the dead
				
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The trooper
You'll take my life but I'll take yours too
You'll fire your musket but I'll run you through
So when you're waiting for the next attack
You'd better stand there's no turning back.

The bugle sounds and the charge begins
But on this battlefield no one wins
The smell of acrid smoke and horses breath
As I plunge on into certain death.

The horse he sweats with fear we break to run
The mighty roar of the Russian guns
And as we race towards the human wall
The screams of pain as my comrades fall

We hurdle bodies that lay on the ground
And the Russians fire another round
We get so near yet so far away
We won't live to fight another day.

We get so close near enough to fight
When a Russian gets me in his sights
He pulls the trigger and I feel the blow
A burst of rounds take my horse below.

And as I lay there gazing at the sky
My body's numb and my throat is dry
And as I lay forgotten and alone
Without a tear I draw my parting groan
				
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The wicker man
hand of fate is moving and thefinger points to you
he knocks you to your feet and so what are you gonna do
your tongue has frozen now you've got something to say
the piper at the gates of down is calling you his way

you watch the world exploding every single night
dancing in the night a new born in the light
say goodbye to gravity and say goodbye to death
hello to eternity and live for every breath

your time will come
your time will come

the ferry man wants his money you ain't going to give it back
he can push his own boat as you set up of the track
nothing you can contemplate will ever be the same
every second is a new spark, sets the universe aflame

you watch the world exploding every night
dancing in the night a new born in the light
brothers and their fathers joining hands and make a chain
the shadow of the wicker man is rising up again

your time will come
your time will come
				
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Blood brothers
and if you're taking a walk through the garden of life
what do you think you'd expect you would see ?
just like a mirror reflecting the moves of your life
and in the rivers reflections of me

just for a second a glimpse of my father i see
and in a movement he beckons to me
and in the moment the memories are all that remain
and all thewounds are reopening again

we're blood brothers, we're blood brothers
we're blood brothers, we're blood brothers

and as you look all around at the world in dismay
what do you see, do you think we have learned
not if you're taking a look at the war torn affray
out in the streets where the babies are burned


we're blood brothers, we're blood brothers
we're blood brothers, we're blood brothers

there are times when i feel i'm afraid for the world
there are times i'm ashamed of us all
when you're floating on all the emotion you feel
and reflecting the good and the bad

will weever know what the answer to life really is ?
can you really tell me what life is ?
maybe all the things that you know that are precious to you
can be swept away by fate's own hand


we're blood brothers, we're blood brothers
we're blood brothers, we're blood brothers

when you think that we've used all our chances
and the chance to make everything right,
keep on making the same old mistakes
makes untipping the balance so easy
when we're living our lives on  the edge
say a prayer  on the book of the dead


we're blood brothers, we're blood brothers
we're blood brothers, we're blood brothers

and if you're taking a walk on the garden of life
				
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When the wild wind blows
Have you heard what they said on the news
today?
Have you heard what is coming to us all?
That the world as we know, it will be coming to
an end
Have you heard, have you heard?

He sees them in the distance when the darkened
clouds roll
He could feel tension in the atmosphere
He would look in the mirror, see an old man now
Does it matter they survive somehow?

They said there's nothing can be done about the
situation
They said there's nothing you can do at all
To sit and wait around for something to occur
Did you know, did you know?

As he stares across the garden looking at the
meadows
Wonders if they'll ever grow again
The desperation of the situation getting graver
Getting ready when the wild wind blows

Have you seen what they said on the news today?
Have you heard what they said about us all?
Do you know what is happening to just every one
of us
Have you heard, have you heard?

There will be a catastrophe, the like we've
never seen
There will be something that will light the sky
That the world as we know it, it will never be
the same
Did you know, did you know?

He carries everything into the shelter, not a
fuss
Getting ready when the moment comes
He has enough supplies to last them for a year
or two
Good to have because you never know

They tell us nothing that we don't already know
about
They tell us nothing that is real at all
They only fill us with the stuff that they want
Did you know, did you know?

He's nearly finished with the preparations for
the day
He's getting tired, that'll do for now
They are preparing for the very worst to come
to them
Getting ready when the wild wind blows

He sees the picture on the wall
It's falling down, upside down
He sees a teardrop from his wife
Roll down her face, saying grace

Remember times they had
They flash right through his mind, left behind
Of a lifetime spent together
Long ago will be gone

They've been preparing for some weeks now
For when the crucial moment comes
To take their refuge in the shelter
Let them prepare for what will come

They make a tea and sit there waiting
They're in the shelter feeling snug
Not long to wait for absolution
Don't make a fuss, just sit and wait

Can't believe all the lying
All the screams are denying
That the moments of truth
Have begun

Can't you see it on the TV?
Don't believe them in the least bit
Now the days of our ending
Have begun

Say a prayer when it's all over
Survivors unite, all as one
Got to try and help each other
Got the will to overcome

I can't believe all the lying
All the screens are denying
That the moments of truth
Have begun

Can't you see it on the TV?
Don't believe them in the least bit
Now the days of our ending
Have begun

When they found them
Had their arms wrapped around each other
Their tins of poison laying
Nearby their clothes

The day they both mistook an earthquake
For the fallout
Just another
When the wild wind blows
				
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The evil that men do
Love is a razor and I walked the line on that silver blade
Slept in the dust with his daughter, her eyes red with
The slaughter of innocence
But I will pray for her
I will call her name out loud
I would bleed for her
If only I could see her now

Living on a razors edge
Balancing on a ledge
Living on a razors edge

The evil that men do lives on and on.....
The evil that men do lives on and on.....
The evil that men do lives on and on.....
The evil that men do lives on and on.....

Circle of fire my baptism of joy at an end it seems
The seventh lamb slain, the book of life opens before me
But I will pray for you
And some day I may return
Don't you cry for me
Beyond is where I learn
				
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Fear of the dark
i am a man who walks alone
and when i'm walking a dark road
at night or strolling through the park

when the light begins to change
i sometimes feel a little strange
a little anxious when it's dark

fear of the dark, fear of the dark
i have constant fear that something's always near
fear of the dark, fear of the dark
i have a phobia that someone's always there

have you run your fingers down the wall
and have you felt your neck skin crawl
when you're searching for the light?
sometimes when you're scared to take a look
at the corner of the room
you've sensed that something's watching you

have you ever been alone at night
thought you heard footsteps behind
and turned around and no one's there?
and as you quicken up your pace
you find it hard to look again
because you're sure there's someone there

watching horror films the night before
debating witches and folklores
the unknown troubles on your mind
maybe your mind is playing tricks
you sense, and suddenly eyes fix
on dancing shadows from behind

fear of the dark, fear of the dark
i have constant fear that something's always near
fear of the dark, fear of the dark
i have a phobia that someone's always there

when i'm walking a dark road
i am a man who walks alone
				
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Iron maiden
Won't you come into my room, I wanna show you all my wares.
I just want to see your blood, I just want to stand and stare.
See the blood begin to flow as it falls upon the floor.
Iron Maiden can't be faught, Iron Maiden can't be sought.

Oh Well, wherever, wherever you are,
Iron Maiden's gonna get you, no matter how far.
See the blood flow watching it shed up above my head.
Iron Maiden wants you for dead.

Won't you come into my room, I wanna show you all my wares.
I just want to see your blood, I just want to stand and stare.
See the blood begin to flow as it falls upon the floor.
Iron Maiden can't be faught, Iron Maiden can't be sought.

Oh well, wherever, wherever you are
Iron Maiden's gonna get you, no matter how far
See the blood flow, watching it shed, up above my head
Iron Maiden wants you for dead...
				
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The number of the beast
"Woe to you, Oh Earth and Sea, for the Devil sends the beast
with wrath, because he knows the time is short...
Let him who hath understanding reckon the number of the beast
for it is a human number, its number is Six hundred and sixty
six."
Revelations ch. xiii v. 18

I left alone my mind was blank
I needed time to get the memories from my mind

What did I see can I believe that what I saw
that night was real and not just fantasy

Just what I saw in my old dreams were they
reflections of my warped mind staring back at me

Cos in my dreams it's always there the evil face that twists my mind
and brings me to despair

The night was black was no use holding back
Cos I just had to see was someone watching me
In the mist dark figures move and twist
was all this for real or some kind of hell
666 the Number of the Beast
Hell and fire was spawned to be released

Torches blazed and sacred chants were praised
as they start to cry hands held to the sky
In the night the fires burning bright
the ritual has begun Satan's work is done
666 the Number of the Beast
Sacrifice is going on tonight

This can't go on I must inform the law
Can this still be real or some crazy dream
but I feel drawn towards the evil chanting hordes
they seem to mesmerise me...can't avoid their eyes
666 the Number of the Beast
666 the one for you and me

I'm coming back I will return
And I'll possess your body and I'll make you burn
I have the fire I have the force
I have the power to make my evil take its course
				
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Hallowed be thy name
I'm waiting in my cold cell when the bell begins to chime
Reflecting on my past life and it doesn't have much time
Cos at 5 o'clock they take me to the Gallows Pole
The sands of time for me are running low

When the priest comes to read me the last rites
I take a look through the bars at the last sights
Of a world that has gone very wrong for me

Can it be there's some sort of error
Hard to stop the surmounting terror
Is it really the end not some crazy dream

Somebody please tell me that I'm dreaming
It's not so easy to stop from screaming
But words escape me when I try to speak
Tears they flow but why am I crying
After all I am not afraid of dying
Don't believe that there is never an end

As the guards march me out to the courtyard
Someone calls from a cell "God be with you"
If there's a God then why has he let me die?

As I walk all my life drifts before me
And though the end is near I'm not sorry
Catch my soul cos it's willing to fly away

Mark my words please believe my soul lives on
Please don't worry now that I have gone
I've gone beyond to see the truth

When you know that your time is close at hand
maybe then you'll begin to understand
Life down there is just a strange illusion.
				
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Running free
Just sixteen, a pickup truck, out of money, out of luck.
I've got nowhere to call my own, hit the gas, and here I go.

I'm running free yeah, I'm running free.
I'm running free yeah, Oh I'm running free.

Spent the night in an L. A. jail, and listened to the sirens wail.
They ain't got a thing on me, I'm running wild, I'm running free.

I'm running free yeah, I'm running free.
I'm running free yeah, Oh I'm running free.

Puller here at the Bottle Top, whiskey, dancing, disco hop.
Now all the boys are after me, and that's the way it's gonna be.

I'm running free yeah, I'm running free.
I'm running free yeah, Oh I'm running free.
				
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