To Take the Black Lyrics

The Sword

writers: John D Cronise
album: Track 6 in album Gods of the Earth
release date: 2008-4-1
popularity : 7 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Stoner Rock/Doom Metal/Heavy Metal
length: 4:40

Cover Art

The Sword Gods of the Earth cover art
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Cast out from the lands of their births
Banished from hearth and home
All brothers must swear the oath
Forsaking all they've ever known

Those who choose to take the black
Bid farewell to comforts great and small
Those who do, don't come back
Prepare yourself for life on the wall

Night gathers and the watch begins
The wind carries an unnatural chill
There are things beyond the northern borders
Mere steel can't kill

Men who choose to take the black
Rogues and rangers, one and all
Those who do, won't come back
Prepare yourself for life on the wall

Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 The Sundering
  • 2 The Frost-Giant's Daughter
  • 3 How Heavy This Axe
  • 4 Lords
  • 5 Fire Lances of the Ancient Hyperzephyrians
  • 6 To Take the Black
  • 7 Maiden, Mother & Crone
  • 8 Under the Boughs
  • 9 The Black River
  • 10 The White Sea
  • 11 [untitled]