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Iron maiden

Man on the edge
Man on the edge (CD 1)
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Man on the edge (CD 1)
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Man on the edge
The edge of darkness
Judgement day
Blaze Bayley interview part I
Man on the edge
the freeway is jammed
and it's backed up for miles
the car is an oven and baking is wild
nothing is ever the way it should be
what we deserve we just don't get you see

a briefcase, a lunch and a man on the edge
each step gets closer to losing his head
is someone in heaven are they looking down
'cause nothing is fair just you look around

falling down
falling down
falling down

he's sick of waiting of lying like this
there's a hole in the sky for the angels to kiss
branded a leper because you don't fit
in the land of the free
you can live by your wits

once he built missiles a nation's defense
now he can't even give birthday presents
across the city he leaves in his wake
a glimpse of the future a canibal state

falling down
falling down
falling down
				
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The edge of darkness
i've looked into the heart of darkness
where the blood-red journey ends
when you've faced the heart of darkness
even your soul begins to bend

for a week i have been wating
still i am only in saigon
the walls move in a little closer
i feel the jungle call me on

every minute i get weaker
while in the jungle they grow strong
what i wanted was a mission
and for my sins they gave me one

they brought it up just like room service
'cause everyone gets what they want
and when that mission was all over
i'd never want another one

i know, captain,
that you've done this work before
we've got a problem
you can help us all i'm sure
the colonel's gone rogue
and his methods are unsound
you'll take a pbr up river track him down

there's a conflict in every human heart
and the temptation is to take it all to far
in this war things get so confused
but there are some things      
which cannot be excused

he's acting like a god - an insane lunatic
your mission - exterminate
with extreme prejudice
the route is dangerous
and your progress may be slow
here is the file and it's all you need to know

here i am the knife in my hand
and now i understand why the genius must die

now i stand alone in the darkness
with his blood upon my hands
where sat the warrior the poet
now lie the fragments of a man

i've looked into the heart of darkness
where the blood-red journey ends
when you've faced the heart of darkness
even your soul begins to bend
				
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Judgement day
there are no marks upon a man
that can say he's good or bad
no label and no tell tale sign
that can show he's full of lies

by your deeds you will be known
time will tell truth will show
as we exhale every breath
we all got closer to our death

what will you say
what will you say
on judgement day
on judgement day

when you look into their eyes
you don't know what they hide
no label and no tell tale sign
that can show he's full of lies

by your deeds you will be known
time will tell truth will show
as we exhale every breath
we all got closer to our death

what will you say
what will you say
on judgement day
on judgement day

ignorance is bliss is that the reason
we can not read another's mind
if we knew what thoughts were dancing
through each others heads
would we all be driven mad
would we all be dead

by your deeds you will be known
time will tell truth will show
as we exhale every breath
we all got closer to our death

what will you say
what will you say
on judgement day
on judgement day
				
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Blaze Bayley interview part I
				
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