Deep Purple - Soldier of Fortune Lyrics

Deep Purple Stormbringer cover art
Credits
publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale
release date: 1974-10
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genres: Rock
styles: Hard Rock/Classic Rock
length: 3:14
vocal: David Coverdale
composer: Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale
lyricist: David Coverdale
Lyrics
I have often told you stories
About the way
I lived the life of a drifter
Waiting for the day
When I'd take your hand and sing you songs
Then maybe you would say
Come lay with me and love me
And I would surely stay

But I feel I'm growing older
And the songs that I have sung
Echo in the distance
Like the sound
Of a windmill going round
Guess I'll always be
A soldier of fortune.

Many times I've been a traveler
I looked for something new
In days of old when nights were cold
I wandered without you
But those days I thought my eyes
Had seen you standing near
Though blindness is confusing
It shows that you're not here.

Now I feel I'm going older
And the songs that I have sung
Echo in the distance
Like the sound
Of a windmill going round
Guess I'll always be
A soldier of fortune

Yes, I can hear the sound
Of a windmill going round
I guess I'll always be
A soldier of fortune.

I guess I'll always be
A soldier of fortune.



Track Listing
  • 1 Stormbringer
  • 2 Love Don't Mean a Thing
  • 3 Holy Man
  • 4 Hold On
  • 5 Lady Double Dealer
  • 6 You Can't Do It Right (With the One You Love)
  • 7 High Ball Shooter
  • 8 The Gypsy
  • 9 Soldier of Fortune

  • Album Information
    country(area): France
    script: Latin