The Devil's Footprint

Album: Battering Ram (2015)
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  • Twas in the year of our Lord 1855
    The snow lay thick far and wide
    Over rooftops through the fields
    Did Satan leave his mark?
    Something evil passed thy way
    Twas a creature of the dark
    Send him back from whence he came
    There rose up the hew and cry
    Protect thy self from fear and pain
    The Devils footprint comes again

    All was still no sound was heard
    The snow was crisp and white
    Something walked across the land
    Until the morning light
    Over rooftops through the fields
    What made this cloven path
    No one knew what beast it was
    That left this ghostly track

    Lock your doors and shutters tight
    There's demons riding out tonight
    Sent from hell to test your faith
    Pray to God to keep you safe
    From the Devils footprints
    From the Devils footprints

    In the morn' the hoof prints clear
    Over valley town and weir
    Twas no human made this mark
    Something evil in the dark
    Gather sword and shot they cry
    Kill the beast and send it nigh
    Back to hell from whence it came
    Never tread this path again

    Lock your doors and shutters tight
    There's demons riding out tonight
    Sent from hell to test your faith
    Pray to God to keep you safe
    From the Devils footprints
    From the Devils footprints

    See the Devil riding out tonight
    Over rooftops till the morning light
    Bring your sword and send him back to hell
    Cast him forth to where the demons dwell

    They searched till dusk found not a thing
    No one knows what night will bring
    Could it be the hounds from hell
    Satan's work? No one can tell
    Listen careful in the night
    Keep the children out of sight
    Save their souls repent thy sin
    The beast will come when night begins

    Lock your doors and shutters tight
    Demons riding out tonight
    Sent from hell to test your faith
    Pray to God to keep you safe
    Lock your doors and shutters tight
    Demons riding out tonight
    Sent from hell to test your faith
    Pray to God to keep you safe
    From the Devils footprints
    From the Devils footprints Writer/s: DOUGLAS SCARRATT, NIGEL IAN GLOCKLER, PAUL QUINN, PETERY ROONEY BYFORD, TIMOTHY CARTER
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