God Is Dead?

  • Lost in the darkness
    I fade from the light
    Faith of my father, my brother, my Maker and Savior
    Help me make it through the night
    Blood on my conscious
    And murder in mind
    Out of the gloom I rise up from my tomb into impending doom
    Now my body is my shrine

    The blood runs free
    The rain turns red
    Give me the wine
    You keep the bread

    The voices echo in my head
    Is God alive or is God dead?
    Is God dead?

    Rivers of evil
    Run through dying land
    Swimming in sorrow, they kill, steal, and borrow, there is no tomorrow
    For the sinners will be damned
    Ashes to ashes
    You cannot exhume a soul
    Who do you trust when corruption and lust, creed of all the unjust,
    Leaves you empty and unwhole?
    When will this nightmare be over? Tell me!
    When can I empty my head?
    Will someone tell me the answer?
    Is God really dead?
    Is God really dead?

    To safeguard my philosophy
    Until my dying breath
    I transfer from reality
    Into a mental death
    I empathize with enemes
    Until the timing's right
    With God and Satan at my side
    From darkness will come light

    I watch the rain
    As it turns red
    Give me more wine
    I don't need bread

    These riddles that live in my head
    I don't believe that God is dead
    God is dead

    Nowhere to run
    Nowhere to hide
    Wondering if we will meet again
    On the other side
    Do you believe a word
    What the good book said?
    Or is it just a holy fairytale
    And God is dead?
    God is dead, God is dead
    God is dead, God is dead

    Right!

    But still the voices in my head
    Are telling me that God is dead
    The blood pours down
    The rain turns red
    I don't believe that God is dead
    God is dead, God is dead
    God is dead Writer/s: Terence Butler, Tony Iommi, John Osbourne
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • George from Vancouver, CanadaI expected more/better for the 50th anniversary of Black Sabbath's beginning (in 1967); by repeating "God is dead." (with no questioning ascension of tone) makes the song very ambiguous. . .
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