The Charge Lyrics

New Model Army

credits


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Justin Edward Sullivan, Robert Charles Heaton
album: Track 12 in album Thunder and Consolation
release date: 1989-2
popularity : 19 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Folk Rock/New Wave/Alternative Rock/Post-Punk
length: 3:25
producer: New Model Army
mixer: Nick Davies
composer: Justin Sullivan, Robert Heaton

Album Information

label: EMI
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 077779131723
script: Latin

Cover Art

New Model Army Thunder and Consolation cover art

Lyrics

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Our history speaks in thunder from a thousand village halls
In blood and sweat and sacrifice, in honoring every call
So the forces gathered against the thorn a-piercing in their side
A brave new world is beckoning so the olden world must die.
In the offices of the city, at all the tables of oak and power
The snares are laid and baited for the approaching of the hour
A hundred justifications and the presses are ready to roll
The gateways to the nation they are firmly under control

On, on, on, cried the leaders at the back
We went galloping down the blackened hills
And into the gaping trap
The bridges are burnt behind us and there's waiting guns ahead
Into the valley of death rode the brave hundreds

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 I Love the World
  • 2 Stupid Questions
  • 3 225
  • 4 Inheritance
  • 5 Green and Grey
  • 6 Ballad of Bodmin Pill
  • 7 Family
  • 8 Family Life
  • 9 Vagabonds
  • 10 125 mph
  • 11 Archway Towers
  • 12 The Charge
  • 13 Chinese Whispers
  • 14 Nothing Touches
  • 15 White Coats