Die With Your Boots On

Album: Piece of Mind (1983)
  • Another prophet of disaster
    Who says the ship is lost
    Another prophet of disaster
    Leaving you to count the cost
    Taunting us with visions
    Afflicting us with fear
    Predicting war for millions
    In the hope that one appears

    No point asking when it is
    No point asking who's to go
    No point asking what's the game
    No point asking who's to blame
    'Cause if you're gonna die, if you're gonna die
    if you're gonna die, if you're gonna die
    if you're gonna die, if you're gonna die,
    if you're gonna die

    If you're gonna die, die with your boots on
    If you're gonna try, well stick around
    Gonna cry, just move along
    If you're gonna die, you're gonna die

    In thirteen the beast is rising
    The Frenchman did surmise
    Through earthquakes and starvation
    The warlord will arise
    Terror, death, destruction
    Pour from the eastern sands
    But the truth of all predictions
    Is always in your hands

    No point asking when it is
    No point asking who's to go
    No point asking what's the game
    No point asking who's to blame
    'Cause if you're gonna die, if you're gonna die
    if you're gonna die, if you're gonna die
    if you're gonna die, if you're gonna die,
    if you're gonna die

    If you're gonna die, die with your boots on
    If you're gonna try, just stick around
    Gonna cry, just move along
    If you're gonna die, you're gonna die Writer/s: Adrian Frederick Smith, Bruce Dickinson, Stephen Percy Harris
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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