Living After Midnight

Album: British Steel (1980)
Charted: 12
  • Living after midnight, rockin' to the dawn
    Lovin' 'til the morning, then I'm gone, I'm gone
    I took the city 'bout one A.M,
    Loaded, loaded
    I'm all geared up to score again,
    Loaded, loaded

    I come alive in the neon light
    That's when I make my moves right

    Living after midnight, rockin' to the dawn
    Lovin' 'til the morning, then I'm gone, I'm gone
    Got gleaming chrome, reflecting steel,
    Loaded, loaded
    Ready to take on every deal,
    Loaded, loaded

    My pulse is racing, I'm hot to take
    This motor's revved up, fit to break

    Living after midnight, rockin' to the dawn
    Lovin' 'til the morning, then I'm gone, I'm gone

    I'm aiming for ya,
    I'm gonna floor ya
    My body's coming
    All night long

    The air's electric, sparkin' power,
    loaded, loaded
    I'm getting hotter by the hour,
    loaded, loaded

    I set my sights and then home in
    The joint starts flying when I begin
    Living after midnight, rockin' to the dawn
    Lovin' 'til the morning, then I'm gone, I'm gone

    Living after midnight, rockin' to the dawn
    Lovin' 'til the morning, then I'm gone, I'm gone

    Living after midnight, rockin' to the dawn
    Lovin' 'til the morning, then I'm gone, I'm gone

Comments: 8

  • Doug from Buffalo, NyMrsteel you silly homophobe manchild! He never sang anything of the sort. Though there are some that say live he may have sang "I'm gonna blow ya'" instead of "I'm gonna floor ya'". In any case, the song is a standard hard rock party anthem that originated as a boring got woken up story. And the Live Aid version is great, other than the feedback!
  • Mrsteel from United StatesAfter Halford came out of the closet as being gay it made the lyrics a little more interesting "living after midnight, taking a bone in the rear, then I'm gone, I'm gone..."
  • Zero from Nowhere, NjWell, that's not a very interesting story how they came up with the song. Great song though!
  • Cyberpope from Richmond, CanadaJP was THE group to smoke weed to in the 80s!

    Buddy of mine got a good deal on a 8-speaker concert amp!

    Put that sucker out the 2nd floor window & cranked it -- we could hear JP playing a mile away! *LOL* (yeah, kind of outside the city!)
  • Marissa from Akron, OhJudas Priest
    :D :D :D
    they rule
  • Esteban from Iquique, ChileThis song it's perfomed in live aid
  • Jon from --------, SwedenIt's also been covered by Iron Savior.
  • Niklas Mørup from CopenhagenThis song has been covered by Toronto Hardcore band Microedge; as well as by The Donnas on their album The Donnas Turn 21.
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