Childhood's End Lyrics

Iron Maiden


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Stephen Percy Harris
album: No. 5 track in album Fear of the Dark
release date: 1992-5-11
popularity : 1 users have visited this page.
length: 4:41

Cover Art


sponsored links
I'd sail across the ocean
I'd walk a hundred miles
If I could make it to the end
Oh just to see a smile

You see it in their faces
The sadness in their tears
The desperation and the anger
Madness and the fear

No hope, no life, just pain and fear
No food, no love, just greed is here

Starvation and the hunger
The suffering and the pain
The agonies of all-out war
When will it come again?

The struggle for the power
A tyrant tries again
Just what the hell is going on?
When will it ever end?

No hope, no life, just pain and fear
No food, no love, just greed is here

You see the full moon float
You watch the red sun rise
We take these things for granted
But somewhere someone's dying

Contaminated waters
Pollution and decay
Just waiting for disease to strike
Oh will we learn someday?

No hope, no life, just pain and fear
No food, no love, no seed
Childhood's end

Track Listing

  • 1 Be Quick or Be Dead
  • 2 From Here to Eternity
  • 3 Afraid to Shoot Strangers
  • 4 Fear Is the Key
  • 5 Childhood's End
  • 6 Wasting Love
  • 7 The Fugitive
  • 8 Chains of Misery
  • 9 The Apparition
  • 10 Judas Be My Guide
  • 11 Weekend Warrior
  • 12 Fear of the Dark