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Jethro Tull

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publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Ian Anderson
album: Track 1 in album The Broadsword and the Beast
release date: 1982-4-10
popularity : 23 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Rock
styles: Hard Rock/Prog Rock/Classic Rock
length: 3:59
composer: Ian Anderson
lyricist: Ian Anderson

Album Information

label: Chrysalis
country(area): United Kingdom
format: Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Jethro Tull The Broadsword and the Beast cover art

Lyrics

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From early days of infancy, through trembling years of youth,
Long murky middle-age and final hours long in the tooth,
He is the hundred names of terror, creature you love the least.
Picture his name before you and exorcise the beast.

He roved up and down through history spectre with tales to tell.
In the darkness when the campfire's dead to each his private hell.
If you look behind your shoulder as you feel his eyes to feast,
You can witness now the everchanging nature of the beast.

Beastie

If you wear a warmer sporran, you can keep the foe at bay.
You can pop those pills and visit some psychiatrist who'll say
There's nothing I can do for you, everywhere's a danger zone.

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Track Listing


Vinyl 1
  • 1 Beastie
  • 2 Clasp
  • 3 Fallen on Hard Times
  • 4 Flying Colours
  • 5 Slow Marching Band
  • 6 Broadsword
  • 7 Pussy Willow
  • 8 Watching Me Watching You
  • 9 Seal Driver
  • 10 Cheerio