Fast as a Shark

Album: Restless and Wild (1982)
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  • Fog in the streets
    A church clock beats
    Midnight, darkness all around

    You better beware
    You better take care
    Be prepared for the shock

    The time has come
    And he's the one
    Who's breathing down your neck

    Coming from behind
    Now it's your time
    A loser will die

    Fast as a shark he'll cut out of the dark
    He's a killer, he'll rip out your heart
    On a one way track and you're not coming back
    Cause the killer's on the attack

    Surprise attack
    Coming from the back
    An expert of the deadly knack

    Just take care
    Just beware
    Be prepared for the fight

    Fast as a shark he'll cut out of the dark
    He's a killer, he'll rip out your heart
    On a one way track and you're not coming back
    Cause the killer's on the attack

    Watch out, watch out

    Fast as a shark he'll cut out of the dark
    He's a killer, he'll rip out your heart
    On a one way track and you're not coming back
    Cause the killer's on the attack

    Fast as a shark he'll cut out of the dark
    He's a killer, he'll rip out your heart
    On a one way track and you're not coming back
    Cause the killer's
    Cause the killer's
    Cause the killer's on the attack Writer/s: Peter Baltes, Stefan Kaufmann, Udo Dirkschneider, Wolf Hoffman
    Publisher: Royalty Network, THE ROYALTY NETWORK INC.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Dan Gillespy from Courtenay Bcthis song helped inspire the thrash metal scene.
  • Lionel Ulloa from Panama, Panama"Fire Down Under" is the third album by New York City (later relocated in Texas) heavy metal band Riot, released in 1981, the title track was written somewhere touring Japan or Middlewest US Continent during 1979 and 1980. So the seminal sound "speed metal" was defined earlier than Accept when they release the Restless & Wild album in 1982. So, easily the term in its formative years can be credited to this outstanding American metal band and sometimes underrated at the same time.
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