Lady Macbeth

Album: Welcome to the Show (1990)
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  • Like a jester dressed
    In a silly gown
    Something evil came to town
    At the darkest hour
    In the dead of night
    All who'd listen gathered round
    From the uninspired
    From the tortured sounds
    No one noticed what she'd done
    By the pricking of my thumbs
    Something wicked this way comes
    Like a fool possessed
    Evil grabbed the blade
    Dripping blood upon the keys
    With her cheap disguise
    No-one realized
    How this jester could deceive
    From the uninspired
    From the tortured sounds
    No one noticed what she'd done
    By the pricking of my thumbs
    Something wicked this way comes

    From the uninspired
    From the tortured sounds
    No one noticed what she'd done
    Time knows the truth
    And her lies linger on
    By the pricking of my thumbs
    Something wicked this way comes
    By the pricking of my thumbs
    Something wicked this way comes
    This way comes
    This way comes

    Hush now children
    Don't you worry
    Lots of young ones
    Singing Mahler
    Lies so deadly
    Wrapped in sugar candy Writer/s: JOHN LEES
    Publisher: Kassner Associated Publishers Ltd
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • John Mc from Liverpool, UkKnowing the man in question and something of the acrimony, and court case, between him and Lees, Lady Mcbeth is almost certainly about someone who was a musical director for BJH and is now head guy in a certain prog-rock band that has more than a shade of Mahler and Wagner about its compositions.
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