Black Shuck

Album: Permission to Land (2003)
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  • In a town in the east
    The parishioners were visited upon
    By a curious beast
    And his eyes numbered but one and shone like the sun
    And a glance beckoned the immediate loss
    Of a cherished one
    It was the coming of the

    (Black Shuck) Black Shuck
    (Black Shuck) Black Shuck
    (Black Shuck) That dog don't give a fuck
    Black Shuck
    (Black Shuck) Black Shuck
    (Black Shuck) Black Shuck
    (Black Shuck) That dog don't give a fuck

    Flames licked round the sacred spire
    And the congregation's last line of defence
    Was engulfed in fire
    As the flaming priest stepped into the firing line
    On the business end of despair
    God, he took his own life
    During the coming of the

    (Black Shuck) Black Shuck
    (Black Shuck) Black Shuck
    (Black Shuck) That dog don't give a fuck
    Black Shuck
    (Black Shuck) Black Shuck
    (Black Shuck) Black Shuck
    (Black Shuck) That dog don't give a fuck

    A nimbus of blue light surrounds a crimson paw
    As he takes another fatal swipe
    At the Blytheburgh Church Door

    (Black Shuck) Black Shuck
    (Black Shuck) Black Shuck
    (Black Shuck) That dog don't give a fuck
    Black Shuck

    (Black Shuck) Black Shuck
    (Black Shuck) Black Shuck
    (Black Shuck) That dog don't give a fuck
    (Black Shuck) Black Shuck
    (Black Shuck) Black Shuck
    (Black Shuck) That dog don't give a fuck

    Black Shuck
    (Black Shuck) Black Shuck
    (Black Shuck) Black Shuck
    (Black Shuck) That dog don't give a fuck

    Woof! Writer/s: DANIEL FRANCIS HAWKINS, EDWIN JAMES GRAHAM, FRANCIS GILLES POULLAIN-PATTERSON, JUSTIN DAVID HAWKINS
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Jeff from Austin, TxThis song remains one of my all time favorites. I'll never forget the first time I heard it. I bought "Permission to Land" after reading an article about the Darkness. I had never heard any of their stuff, but I liked what I had read.
    I put the CD in and...WOW!!! Within 1 minute I was hooked. A wicked AC/DC-like riff with Freddy Mercury's voice singing Spinal Tap lyrics. The most refreshing thing I had heard in years. I still get that same feeling every time I hear the song 10 years later.
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