Dyers Eve

Album: …And Justice for All (1988)
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  • Dear mother dear father
    What is this hell you have put me through
    Believer, deceiver
    Day in day out live my life through you
    Pushed onto me what's wrong or right
    Hidden from this thing that they call life

    Dear mother dear father
    Every thought I'd think you'd disapprove
    Curator, dictator
    Always censoring my every move
    Children are seen but are not heard
    Tear out everything inspired

    Innocence torn from me without your shelter
    Barred reality
    I'm living blindly

    Dear mother dear father
    Time has frozen still what's left to be hear nothing say nothing
    Cannot face the fact I think for me
    No guarantee, it's life as is
    But damn you for not giving me my chance

    Dear mother dear father
    You've clipped my wings before I learned to fly unspoiled unspoken
    I've outgrown that fucking lullaby
    Same thing I've always heard from you
    Do as I say not as I do

    Innocence torn from me without your shelter
    Barred reality
    I'm living blindly

    I'm in hell without you
    Cannot cope without you two
    Shocked at the world that I see
    Innocent victim please rescue me

    Dear mother dear father
    Hidden in your world you've made for me
    I'm seething I'm bleeding
    Ripping wounds in me that never heal
    Undying spite I feel for you
    Living out this hell you always knew Writer/s: JAMES ALAN HETFIELD, KIRK L. HAMMETT, LARS ULRICH
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Comments: 8

  • Alienspecies from Montreal, CanadaJames Hetfield is a master at song writing. I hear some of his lyrics have been used in poetry class at the university of California.
    If you like his lyrics you might also like Till Lindemann's for Rammstein.
  • Stephen from Connecticut Some real stuff right thurr
  • Paulo Pereira from Yonkers, NyDoes anyone know what the title refers to?
  • Zander from Los AngelesRaw Thrash.
  • Ian from Ragama, Sri Lanka (ceylon)Well I' lucky I don't have parents like that. I too feel deeply sorry for the things James lost. But in a twisted way I feel happy for those losses. The reason I'm saying this is that if he didn't suffer like that in his childhood we will not have a artist like James or as a matter of fact a lot of the artists who struggled in their lives.
  • Rickey from Lansing, Mii realy connect to this song, its a great song
  • Ronnie from Herning, --You really feel the anger and Jaymz' disappointment in this song. The riff is aggresive, the solo is wild and untamed and also aggresive, his singin' is great!!

    The lyrics speaks for them selves - not much to analyse...

    5/5 - Dyers Eve is great!!
  • Adam from Yarmouth, MeThis song is very good and I am sorry for James loses.
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