Evening Star

Album: Hell Bent For Leather (1978)
Charted: 53
  • I traveled to a distant shore
    I felt I had to go
    An inner voice had called me there
    But why I did not know
    I saw the evening star rise up
    Shining out to sea
    And now I understand at last what it means
    What it all means

    Evening star I can see the light
    Evening star guiding me so bright

    I used to tempt fate
    I couldn't see straight
    I faltered through my younger days
    Never knowing where I was going
    Then something helped me penetrate the haze

    Evening star I can see the light
    Evening star guiding me so bright

    Now I am stronger
    The haze no longer
    Ruins my future destiny
    Such inspirations and new sensations
    Pull up these string ties chasing me

    Evening star I can see the light
    Evening star guiding me so bright

    I'm home once more, much better for
    The things that I have found
    Much wiser now, so simple how
    Each time I turn around
    I see the evening star rise up
    Shining out on me
    And now I understand at last what it means
    What it all means

    Evening star I can see the light
    Evening star guiding me so brightWriter/s: GLENN RAYMOND TIPTON, ROB HALFORD
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 5

  • Kieran from Brisbane, AustraliaThe intro sounds like Boston's More than a feeling. Priest were always good at mirroring what was round them at the time.
  • Luke from Manchester, EnglandHa haha sorry "the British pop music showcase program" ..... I apologise bt I've never geard it called that before... So concise and "proper"
  • Steve from Perth, AustraliaI always thought it had satanic overtones. 'Evening Star' being a reference to Lucifer.
  • Lee from Ottawa, CanadaEvening star is almost a pop song.In fact Priest permormed it on the British pop music showcase program called Top of the Pops,a very popular television program in England.The Hell Bent for leather album stood out from all their others,I think,because it had several different types of songs and overall just had a different feel than the rest.But I still enjoy this one.
  • Jeff from Haltom City, TxIf one plays this song backward one can clearly hear singer Rob Halford saying, "Blorg straftus panno guganic retsinlous." Just thought you should know.
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