The Nomad

Album: Brave New World (2000)
  • Like a mirage riding on the desert sand
    Like a vision floating with the desert winds
    Know the secret of the ancient desert lands
    You are the keeper of the mystery in your hands

    Nomad, rider of the ancient east
    Nomad, rider that men know the least
    Nomad, where you come from no one knows
    Nomad, where you go to no one tells

    Undercover of the veil of your disguise
    The men that fear you are the ones that you despise
    No one's certain what your future will behold
    You're a legend, your own story will be told

    Nomad, rider of the ancient east
    Nomad, rider that men know the least
    Nomad, where you come from no one knows
    Nomad, where you go to no one tells

    No one dares to even look or glance your way
    Your reputation goes before you they all say
    Like a spirit that can disappear at will
    Many claim of things but no one's seen you kill

    Nomad, you're the rider so mysterious
    Nomad, you're the spirit that men fear in us
    Nomad, you're the rider of the desert sands
    No man's ever understood your genius

    Those who see you in horizon desert sun
    Those who fear your reputation hide or run
    You send before you were a mystique that's on your own
    Your silhouette is like a statue carved in stone

    Nomad, you're the rider so mysterious
    Nomad, you're the spirit that men fear in us
    Nomad, you're the rider of the desert sands
    No man ever understood your genius

    Legend has it that you speak an ancient tongue
    But no one's spoke to you and lived to tell the tale
    Some may say that you have killed a hundred men
    Others say that you have died and live again

    Nomad, you're the rider so mysterious
    Nomad, you're the spirit that men fear in us
    Nomad, you're the rider of the desert sands
    No man's ever understood your genius Writer/s: David Michael Murray, Stephen Percy Harris
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • John from Vincennes, InThis is one of my favorite Maiden songs. It would be awesome to hear it live. I have scoured the internet tirelessly for a live version, but nothing. Is it safe to assume they have never performed this song live?
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