Never Forget

Album: Redeemer of Souls (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • Judas Priest vocalist Rob Halford told Classic Rock Revisited the story of this song, which appears on the deluxe version bonus disc of Redeemer of Souls. "While we were writing we had a day where we were being a bit retrospective and nostalgic, and Glenn (Tipton, guitar) had this nice little acoustic thing going which made me think of our fans and everyone who has supported us," he explained. "We wrote that song. It is really for fans of Metal, but it is for all elements of life."

    "As I was writing that particular lyric, I was thinking of Priest fans and also of all of the wonderful people in our military families and all of the amazing things they do for us," Halford continued. "If you take Priest out of the equation and think about those words, and how they can touch you, it is quite diverse, really. Part of it is in general terms and part of it is us saying to the Priest fans, 'Thank you, thank you, thank you.'"

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