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Godspeed on the Devil's Thunder

TypeStudio Full-length
GenresExtreme Gothic Metal
LabelsRoadrunner Records
Album rating :  77.7 / 100
Votes :  25
Lyrics > C > Cradle of Filth Lyrics (178) > Godspeed on the Devil's Thunder Lyrics (13) >

Shat Out of Hell Lyrics

2. Shat Out of Hell (5:03)
Track rating :  85 / 100      Votes :  1     
Eclipsing violent centuries
Like a dark scar over France
Enter the nascent Gilles de Rais
A warrior and a scholar
He fought for Joan Of Arc
Before she met with martyrdom in flames

Far from faerytale
A deathshead on his sail
A light that would not fail
Beneath her spell
But the crucifix was veiled
When his decadence prevailed
In a drench of red regaled
He was shat out of Hell

Shat out of Hell

Frozen in iniquity
A passion for awe in an age of grief
His wealth and power let him on
To the tainted gates of Babylon

Born beneath the howling stars
In a shower of golden Lys
A wolf-cub with the world between his sabre teeth
Torn between extremes of faith
He fed the Devil children like the threw his mastiffs meat

Far from faerytale
The coffin and the nail
Descending to the pale
Under the spell
Of alchemists who failed
To clench the menstrual grail
In a drench of red regaled
He was shat out of Hell
Shat out of Hell

Grown so morbid without war
The wine corrupted, nightmares spored
His Lord's betrayal, played no more
He beat upon the Devil's door

Demanding pleasures to replace
Joan Of Arc, her epix grace
Had set aflame his wolfheart with her truth
And when she died, his life of pride
Was lost to God and in his crimes
He turned to raising Satan with the proof

Soon nightly, unsightly
Offerings wrre made on a vulgar altar
And slowly, but surely
The darkness answered like a falling star

Far from faerytale
Insanity exhaled
A full-blown winter gale
Under it's spell
Innocents assailed
Were entered and impaled
In a drench of red regaled
He was shat out of Hell

Shat out of Hell
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