Blessed in Contempt Song Lyrics



publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Alexander Nathan Skolnick, Charles Billy, Eric Stanley Peterson, Greg Christian, Luciano Angelo Clemente
album: Track 5 in album Practice What You Preach
release date: 1989-8-4
popularity : 56 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Thrash/Speed Metal
length: 4:15
composer: Testament
lyricist: Chuck Billy, Alex Skolnick, Eric Peterson

Album Information

label: Atlantic
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 075678200922
script: Latin

Cover Art

Testament Practice What You Preach cover art


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All that can escape me, all I realize
That it will come back to me the day my father dies
His burning eyes would stare at you
I was born a masochise
I cried out in pain, as he clenches up his fist

Slowly as the years go by, the darkness builds inside
Trying to find a passage out, before I lose my mind
Ingestuous temptation but what is wrong or right
Why must I fall victim of hereditary spite

Soon! we will arise, forming despise
Conceptual intent
Blessed in contempt!


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Practice What You Preach
  • 2 Perilous Nation
  • 3 Envy Life
  • 4 Time Is Coming
  • 5 Blessed in Contempt
  • 6 Greenhouse Effect
  • 7 Sins of Omission
  • 8 The Ballad
  • 9 Nightmare (Coming Back to You)
  • 10 Confusion Fusion