If Eternity Should Fail

Album: The Book of Souls (2015)
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  • Here is the soul of a man
    Here in this place for the taking
    Clothed in white, stand in the light
    Here is the soul of a man

    Time to speak with the shaman again
    Conjure the jester again
    Black dog in the ruins is howling my name
    So here is the soul of a man

    When the world was virgin
    Before the coming of men
    Just a solar witness
    The beginning of the end
    From a world of magma
    To a cold rock face
    The ascent of madness
    And a human race

    We are strange believers all of us
    There are stranger truths immortal lust
    We rise from slumber he calls our name
    Recalls our number abide with pain

    Reef in a sail at the edge of the world
    If eternity should fail
    Waiting in line for the ending of time
    If eternity should fail
    Reef in a sail at the edge of the world
    If eternity should fail
    Waiting in line for the ending of time
    If eternity should fail

    To god's illusion which I recall
    Was our delusion
    Before the fall
    The angels come and the angels go
    But the lord of light shining below

    Eternal blackness beyond the stars
    We think our wisdom will get that far
    At the master's table the table's bare
    No land of plenty, devastation, despair

    Reef in a sail at the edge of the world
    If eternity should fail
    Waiting in line for the ending of your time
    If eternity should fail
    Reef in a sail at the edge of the world
    If eternity should fail
    Waiting in line at the ending of your time
    If eternity should fail

    Reef in a sail at the edge of the world
    If eternity should fail
    Waiting in line for the ending of your time
    If eternity should fail
    Reef in a sail at the edge of the world
    If eternity should fail
    Waiting in line at the ending of your time
    If eternity should fail
    Reef in a sail at the edge of the world
    If eternity should fail
    Waiting in line at the ending of your time
    If eternity should fail
    Reef in a sail at the edge of the world
    If eternity should fail
    Waiting in line at the ending of your time
    If eternity should fail

    Good day my name is Necropolis
    I am formed of the dead
    I am the harvester of the soul meat
    And I suck the lives from around my bed
    My own two sons I gave them breath
    And I filled their living corpses with my bile
    What humanity I knew I have long forgotten
    For me eternity is nothing
    But a short while Writer/s: Bruce Dickinson
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group
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