Burn

Album: Burn (1974)
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  • The sky is red, I don't understand
    Past midnight I still see the land
    People are sayin' the woman is damned
    She makes you burn with a wave of her hand
    The city's a blaze, the town's on fire
    The woman's flames are reaching higher
    We were fools, we called her liar
    All I hear is "Burn!"

    I didn't believe she was devil's sperm
    She said, "Curse you all, you'll never learn!
    When I leave there's no return "
    The people laughed till she said, "Burn!"
    Warning came, no one cared
    Earth was shakin', we stood and stared
    When it came no one was spared
    Still I hear "Burn!"

    You know we had no time
    We could not even try
    You know we had no time

    You know we had no time
    We could not even try
    You know we had no time

    The sky is red, I don't understand
    Past midnight I still see the land
    People are sayin' the woman is damned
    She makes you burn with a wave of her hand
    Warning came, no one cared
    Earth was shakin, we stood and stared
    When it came no one was spared
    Still I hear "Burn!" Writer/s: David Coverdale, Glenn William Hughes, Ian Anderson Paice, Jon Lord, Ritchie Blackmore
    Publisher: Peermusic Publishing, Songtrust Ave, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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Comments: 7

  • Mark from Long Beach, MsThere is a current remake of this song. It was finished January 2013 ! It can be found here.. http://youtu.be/9kJdFRuxtU8 This version Performed By:
    Mark Allen Lanoue ( Chasing Karma, BILOXI, Message, Persian Risk (USA)) - Vocals and Lead Guitar on end, Andy Lee (Iris, ex-Circle II Circle) - middle lead guitar solo, Jk Northrup - Lead Guitar on end, David "Brillo" Morris - Bass , Frank Bridges - Drums, Clyde Holly ( RIP) (BILOXI) - guitar and ad lib back vocal on chorus, Stephen Prescott (ex-Isis, BILOXI) - Keys
  • Laurent from Manama, BahrainCoverdale said in an interview that he wrote 7 sets of lyrics. My favourtite DP album by far and one of the greatest hard rock albums ever.
  • Jason from Denver, CoThe guitar riff for this song inspired the riff for I stole your love according to Paul Stanley.
  • Michael J from Needles, CaOne Of the best songs ever!!! Hard driving,wailing,balls to the wall raunchy hard rock n roll. One of Blackmores' tastiest fastest solos put on vinyl.Stellar vocals by Coverdale and Hughes.Thumping Drums by Paice. Timeless Keyboards by Lord.
  • Mark from Londonderry, NhThis is one of my favorite Deep Purple songs.
  • Chris from West Hartford, CtI had this album as a teenager and loved the cheesy melting candles molded to look like the bandmembers. Only problem was they all looked the same. Now that I am 43 year old "athlete" I have rediscovered this song as a kickass track for spinning/cycling. The tempo is through the room. 2nd best would be Highway Star buth is one's got more punch.
  • Scott from London, OnCoverdale originally wrote several sets of lyrics to this song, and the band, most probably Blackmore, chose the ones that are featured in the song.
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