2 Minutes to Midnight Lyrics

Iron Maiden

credits


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Adrian Frederick Smith, Bruce Dickinson
album: Track 2 in album Powerslave
release date: 1984-9-3
popularity : 46 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Hard Rock/Heavy Metal
length: 6:02
producer: Martin Birch
writer: Adrian Smith, Bruce Dickinson

Album Information

label: EMI
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 077774604529
script: Latin

Cover Art

Iron Maiden Powerslave cover art

Lyrics

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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.

The killer's breed or the demon's seed,
The glamor, the fortune, the pain,
Go to war again, blood is freedom's stain,
But don't you pray for my soul anymore.
Two minutes to midnight
The hands that threaten doom.

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Aces High
  • 2 2 Minutes to Midnight
  • 3 Losfer Words (Big 'Orra)
  • 4 Flash of the Blade
  • 5 The Duellists
  • 6 Back in the Village
  • 7 Powerslave
  • 8 Rime of the Ancient Mariner