Sanctuary

Album: Iron Maiden (1980)
Charted: 29
  • Out of winter came a warhorse of steel
    I've never killed a woman before
    I know how it feels
    I know you'd have gone insane
    If you saw what I saw
    But now I've got to look for
    Sanctuary from the law

    I met up with a stranger last night
    To keep me alive
    He spends all his money on gambling
    And guns to survive
    I know you'd have gone insane
    If you saw what I saw
    But now I've got to look for
    Sanctuary from the law, oh

    So give me sanctuary from the law
    And I'll be alright
    Just give me sanctuary from the law
    And love me tonight, tonight

    I know you'd have gone insane
    If you saw what I saw
    But now I've got to look for
    Sanctuary from the law

    Well I can laugh at the wind (ha ha ha)
    I can howl in the rain (ow)
    Down in the canyon
    Or out on the plains

    I know you'd have gone insane
    If you saw what I saw
    But now I've got to look for
    Sanctuary from the law

    So give me sanctuary from the law
    And I'll be alright
    So give me sanctuary from the law
    And love me tonight, tonight

    Love me tonight Writer/s: Steve Harris, Paul Di'Anno, Dave Murray
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management, Songtrust Ave
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Matthew from Rugby, United Kingdom'"Sanctuary" is also the name of a Madonna song. The band hates Madonna.'

    Haha, respect Maiden even more than I did before - hilarious.
    Yep, very good song indeed.
  • Jimi from London, United KingdomThis song was written by steve harris and was used for Sanctuary records back in its day to promote.


    J
  • Brett from Northglenn, CoThe "girl" on the Twilight Zone single cover is none other than the beloved Charlotte. Check out the framed picture on her vanity. It reads: To Charlotte. Love, Eddie.
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