Killers Lyrics

Iron Maiden


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Paul Andrews, Stephen Percy Harris
album: Track 7 in album Killers
release date: 1981-2-2
popularity : 46 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Hard Rock/Heavy Metal
length: 4:58
composer: Steve Harris
lyricist: Paul Diā€™Anno

Album Information

label: EMI
country(area): United Kingdom
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Iron Maiden Killers cover art


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You walk through the subway, his eyes burn a hole in your back
A footstep behind you, he lunges prepared for attack
Scream for mercy, he laughs as he's watching you bleed
Killer behind you, his blood lust defies all his needs

My innocent victims are slaughtered with wrath and despise
The mocking religion of hatred that burns in the night
I have no one, I'm bound to destroy all this greed
A voice inside me compelling to satisfy me

I can see what a knife's meant to be
And you'll never know how I came to foresee, see, see

My faith in believing is stronger than lifelines and ties
With the glimmer of metal my moment is ready to strike


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 The Ides of March
  • 2 Wrathchild
  • 3 Murders in the Rue Morgue
  • 4 Another Life
  • 5 Genghis Khan
  • 6 Innocent Exile
  • 7 Killers
  • 8 Prodigal Son
  • 9 Purgatory
  • 10 Drifter