Sabaton - The Art of War Lyrics

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I stand alone
And gaze upon the battlefield
Wasteland
Is all that's left after the fight
And I'm searching a new way to defeat my enemy
Bloodshed
I've seen enough of death and pain

I will run - they will hunt me in vain
I will hide - they'll be searching
I'll regroup - feign retreat they'll pursue
Coup de grâce I will win but never fight [mercy killing]
That's the Art of War!

Breaking the will to fight among the enemy
Force them to hunt me
They will play my game
And play by my rules
I will be close but still untouchable
No more will I see suffering and pain
They will find me no more
I'll be gone

I will have them surrounded
They will yield without fight overrun

Overrun
Coup de grâce

I will win but never fight
That's the Art of War

Broken and lost
Tired of war
They'll surrender to me
Caught in my trap
There's no way out
Fail never again

I will run - they will hunt me in vain
I will hide - they'll be searching
I'll regroup - feign retreat they'll pursue
Coup de grâce I will win but never fight [mercy killing]
That's the Art of War!
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Sun Tzu Says
  • 2 Ghost Division
  • 3 The Art of War
  • 4 40:1
  • 5 Unbreakable
  • 6 The Nature of Warfare
  • 7 Cliffs of Gallipoli
  • 8 Talvisota
  • 9 Panzerkampf
  • 10 Union (Slopes of St. Benedict)
  • 11 The Price of a Mile
  • 12 Firestorm
  • 13 A Secret


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Joakim Broden
    album: Track 3 in album The Art of War
    release date: 2008-5-30
    popularity : 68 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Heavy Metal/Power Metal
    length: 5:09
    composer: Joakim Brodén
    lyricist: Joakim Brodén
    Album Information
    label: Black Lodge
    country(area): Europe
    format: CD
    barcode: 6663666000551
    script: Latin