First Kill

Album: Jomsviking (2016)
  • The first man I killed was the earl's right-hand man
    When he came to take her away
    I ran his own sword straight through his throat
    And then I stood there, watching him fall

    The first blood I spilled was the blood of a bard
    I had to wipe the smile away
    I was not yet a man, nor was I a boy
    But still, I made that bastard pay

    So I left him there, on the stone floor
    Bathing in a pool of his own blood
    My one and only choice was to flee this land
    To leave this wretched place for good

    I am an outcast
    All alone
    I'm a nomad without home

    I am an outlaw
    I'm disowned
    And I am no man's son

    Through the cold midwinter nights on a southbound winding path
    The stars and moon my only light and the earl's men closing fast
    I swore that I'd return that I would see him burn
    I will live it in my dreams the smell, the blood, his dying screams

    To my father I was dead, he took his hand from me
    He drove me away, I was shunned
    My one and only choice was to leave this land
    To become the pagan they would hunt

    I am an outcast
    All alone
    I'm a nomad without home

    I am an outlaw
    I'm disowned
    And I am no man's son

    I am an outcast
    All alone
    I'm a nomad without home

    I am an outlaw
    I'm disowned
    And I am no man's son Writer/s: TED OSCAR LUNDSTROEM, OLAVI MIKKONEN, JOHAN SOEDERBERG, JOHAN HEGG
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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