Deep Purple - Under the Gun Lyrics

Deep Purple Perfect Strangers cover art
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Infidel can you hear
Would-be strange delight
I need you to give your sympathy tonight
When you hear what I say
Deeds I've done
Realize I've never lost and never won

I've got a feeling that it's never right
There was a reason but it's out of sight
It's going down somewhere tonight
Under the gun

Put death in my hand
Learn to fight
Who could care if it's wrong or if it's right
We got no choice
Under command
We're ordered to die or take this land

Stupid bastards and religious freaks
So safe in their castle keeps
They turn away as a mother weeps
Under the gun

When brave men fall
Under crimson skies
There's a sadness reflected in a soldier's eyes
Tears will dry
For those I kill
Remember no more their names but someone will

The only way to be victorious
Screw the fools who think it's glorious
Who gives a toss about the likes of us?
Under the gun
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Knocking at Your Back Door
  • 2 Under the Gun
  • 3 Nobody's Home
  • 4 Mean Streak
  • 5 Perfect Strangers
  • 6 A Gypsy's Kiss
  • 7 Wasted Sunsets
  • 8 Hungry Daze
  • 9 Not Responsible


  • Credits
    publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger David Glover
    album: Track 2 in album Perfect Strangers
    release date: 1984
    popularity : 85 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Hard Rock/Classic Rock
    length: 4:35
    composer: Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover
    Album Information
    label: Polydor
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 042282377722
    script: Latin