Black Curtains

Album: Youthanasia (1994)
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  • Hey... look around you
    Everything's helter-skelter
    Listen up... I warn you
    Run for cover, run
    Bang... it happened
    Time's up, Armageddon
    Fire... meltdown
    The sky is crumbling in
    Black curtains... never ending
    Escape... you're joking
    Can't find no place to run
    Hair... is burning
    My flesh is bubbling up
    Blood... is boiling
    Taste copper on my tongue
    Fate... is coming
    Welcome it with a smile
    Black curtains... never ending, fall
    Something's under my skin
    Something's very strange
    Playing with my mind
    Tempting me to do you in
    Am I dreaming? My heart pounds my chest
    Held for ransom in a spider's web
    Suffocating, no one hears my calls
    Never ending, till the black curtain falls
    Snakes... surround me
    Offering their death kiss to me
    Down... I'm drowning
    How long, I hold my breath
    Dogs... are chasing
    My legs are paralyzed
    Pray... don't find me
    My life is fading fast Writer/s: DAVE ELLEFSON, DAVE MUSTAINE, DAVID ELLEFSON, MARTIN FRIEDMAN, MARTY FRIEDMAN, NICK MENZA
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Cody from Kansas City, MoThe song is about destruction and the pain of nuclear warfare. Like when Dave talks about boiling skin or whatever.
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