New Rising Star Lyrics

Wishbone Ash


publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Cootie Williams, Bernard D. Hanighen, Theolonious S. Monk
album: Track 6 in album Just Testing
release date: 1980
popularity : 3 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Blues Rock/Hard Rock/Classic Rock
length: 3:54

Cover Art

Wishbone Ash Just Testing cover art
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The ugly mess you thought you were is fading fast
Now something’s spoken through it’s virtues
The night of black is rolling back at long last
The wheel of fate turns to your fortune

New rising star, sinister symphony
New rising sun shines on in sympathy

Skin deep-so cheap, this thing called beauty
Beholder, railroader, cold shoulder
Identity is more than you find in the mirror
I watched you grow your own in the dust of the bones
From your older days

New rising star, sinister symphony
New rising sun shines on in sympathy

You were a stranger in your homeland
Reborn on a spage-age street, transformation complete
The fags and bitches, rags and riches,
Leave them to the rest
Your soul has found it’s pride inside it’s own breast

New rising star, sinister symphony
New rising sun shines on in sympathy


Track Listing


Vinyl 1
  • 1 Living Proof
  • 2 Haunting Me
  • 3 Insomnia
  • 4 Helpless
  • 5 Pay the Price
  • 6 New Rising Star
  • 7 Master of Disguise
  • 8 Lifeline