For Those Who Died Lyrics

Sabbat


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Andy Sneap, Martin Walkyier
album: Track 7 in album History of a Time to Come
release date: 1988-1-15
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genres: Rock
styles: Thrash
length: 6:23
producer: Roy Rowland
drums: Simon Negus
vocal: Martin Walkyier
engineer: Roy Rowland
guitars: Andy Sneap
bass guitar: Fraser Craske
composer: Martin Walkyier, Andy Sneap
lyricist: Martin Walkyier

Cover Art

Sabbat History of a Time to Come cover art
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Our tounges they could not silence,
With their malicious lies,
Their unforgotten violence,
Remember those who died.

And as my flesh is put to fire,
I hear their voices still,
Their unjust accusations,
Demanding I am killed.

'We shall show no mercy to heathen
Such as thee,
Who stand accused and have refused
The Church's clemency,
Your wicked acts are endless,
Though the crimes they cannot name,
Innocent or guilty proved,
We'll burn you just the same.'

Burning, into the fire.
Burning, a funeral pyre.
Burning, into the fire.
Burning, a funeral pyre.

This self-righteous inquisition,
Is a plague upon our land,
As false as the confessions they force
From shattered hands.

Abused my broken body is cleansed
By righteous flame,
Their God a 'God of Mercy'
Yet in whose name I'm slain.

My innocence the victim of their
Superstitious fears,
Religious persecution for the past
Three hundred years,
Preaching peace and mercy 'neath the
Shadow of the knife,
A papal reign of terror
Slaughter in the name of Christ.


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Intro
  • 2 A Cautionary Tale
  • 3 Hosanna in Excelsis
  • 4 Behind the Crooked Cross
  • 5 Horned Is the Hunter
  • 6 I for an Eye
  • 7 For Those Who Died
  • 8 A Dead Man's Robe
  • 9 The Church Bizarre