Outside the Gate Song Lyrics

Killing Joke


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Jeremy Coleman, Kevin Walker
album: Track 8 in album Outside the Gate
release date: 1988-6-27
popularity : 60 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Rock
styles: New Wave/Synth-pop
length: 8:48
writer: Jaz Coleman, Geordie Walker

Album Information

label: E’G Records
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 5012985307321
script: Latin

Cover Art

Killing Joke Outside the Gate cover art


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In the morning as I come around, rub my eyes and look outside
Watching, absorbing the underworld - reflections of a monstrous soul within
Power stations and power games - this sickness called society
I have identified the forces behind these changes that I see

I put on my mask
I walk down the path
I go through the arch
Outside the gate

I have walked blkac lava fields of the northern hemisphere
I have travelled the Andes range, across Pacific isles
There is no escape in the waking world from that which is approaching us fast
Salvation is drawn from our childhoos dreams
In lands of beauty untainted by cynicism


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 America
  • 2 My Love of This Land
  • 3 Stay One Jump Ahead
  • 4 Unto the Ends of the Earth
  • 5 The Calling
  • 6 Obsession
  • 7 Tiahuanaco
  • 8 Outside the Gate
  • 9 America (extended mix)
  • 10 Stay One Jump Ahead (extended mix)