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United Abominations

(2007)
TypeStudio Full-length
GenresHeavy Metal, Thrash Metal
LabelsRoadrunner Records
Album rating :  77.4 / 100
Votes :  46
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United Abominations Lyrics

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Submitted by level Mefisto       Last modified by level Mefisto
1. Sleepwalker (5:53)
I should be calling collect from jail
For the things I commit each night in my head
Like last night in my sleep I got to snuff you
But then I woke up again, safe in my little bed

No one is safe when I close my eyes; I come to take your life

I get to force your untimely disappearance
Each night in my dreams, when I'm fast asleep
I close my eyes and you just vanish soon as I
Lay down my head when I'm dead to the whole wide world

No one is safe when I close my eyes; I come to take your life
And then I wake up and it was all just a dream
And everything is the same

Sleepwalker...Did I give you concrete shoes?
And throw you off of a bridge
Sleepwalker...When I lay down to sleep
Pray your soul's mine to keep, I feel you near me
Go to sleep, Sleepwalker

Just taking a stroll; don't go to sleep! Here's some toothpicks for your eyes!

You always make an excellent cadaver
I roll your body up in a carpet to make music in the
Trunk of my limousine, wrapped up in a rug
A fitting end, is that I send you up the river like a punk

No one is safe when I close my eyes; I come to take your life

The angel of death is pissed off at me again
Just because I got to put you out of my misery
It doesn't matter, I am without fear
Now you're dead, I won't shed another bloody tear for you

No one is safe when I close my eyes; I come to take your life
I'm calling down the thunder, then you'll sleep with the fishes
The answer to all of my wishes

Sleepwalker...Did I tell you I was in movies?
Then dump you garroted, lying naked in a ditch
Sleepwalker...Everyday, another way, I know you can hear me

I think you'd look nice in a Colombian necktie
Should stop your tongue from wagging the dog
No more stupidity from you, as I pull your tongue through
For a smile from ear to ear, now there's nothing to hear

No one is safe when I close my eyes; I come to take your life
And then I wake up and it was all just a dream
And everything is still the same

Sleepwalker...Did I give you concrete shoes?
And throw your body off of a bridge
Sleepwalker...When I lay down to sleep
Pray your soul is mine to keep, I feel you near me

Sleepwalker...Or did I tell you I was in movies?
Then dump you garroted, lying naked in a ditch
Sleepwalker...Everyday, another way, I know you can hear me

Sleepwalker...Did I buy you the farm?
Put a horse head in your bed
Sleepwalker...When I lay down to sleep
Pray your soul is mine to keep, I feel you near me

Sleepwalker...Everyday
Everyday another way
Sleepwalker...When I lay down to sleep
Pray your soul is mine to keep, I know you can hear me
2. Washington Is Next! (5:19)
The quiet war has begun with silent weapons
And the new slavery is to keep the people
Poor and stupid, Novus Ordo Seclorus

How can there be any logic in biological war?
We all know this is wrong, but the New World Orders
Beating down the door, oh something needs to be done

There was a King who had a dream with no idea
What it could mean and nobody could interpret
Of seven empires falling, the wolf is at the door
As predicted years ago, that that was, that is, that is no more

The word predicts the future and tells the truth about the past
Of how the world leaders are waiting to usher in the
Eighth False King to the throne, Washington is Next!

Disengage their minds, sabotage their health
Promote sex, and war, and violence in the kindergartens
Blame the parents and teachers; its their fault, Annuit Coeptis
Attack the church dynamic, attack the family
Keep the public undisciplined till nothing left is sacred and
The have-nots get hooked and have to go to the haves just to cop a fix

I am a King who had a dream with no idea
What it could mean and nobody could interpret
Of seven empires falling, the wolf is at my door
As predicted years ago, that that was, that is, that is no more

The word predicts the future and tells the truth about the past
Of how the world leaders are waiting to see me
Im the Eighth False King to the throne, Washington is Next!

There was a King who had a dream with no idea
What it could mean and nobody could interpret
Of seven empires fallen, the wolf is at the door
As predicted years ago, that that was, that is, that is no more

I am a King and I had dream, and nobody could interpret
Seven empires fallen, the wolf is at my door
Oh, that that was, that is, that is no more
The wolf is at my door

The future tells the truth about the past
Im the Eighth False King to the throne, the temple of Zeus
I\'ve got you in my crosshairs, now, ain\'t that a bitch?
Washington, you're Next!
3. Never Walk Alone... A Call To Arms (3:54)
Hiding in any doorway, in any shadow
Any place where danger waits to kill my time
There is one who lies in wait, seal your fate
As sure as you live and die

Chorus
When you feel that something\'s wrong
I'll shelter you and keep you warm
I'll never let you walk alone
I loved you and you still hated me
I'm coming and it won't be long
Time to reap what I have sown
Never, ever let you walk alone
I know your enemy, it once was me

Let me wrap my arms all around you
Suffer the trespasses that you've made
I will take your pain away, forever and a day
If you'd just call out my name - even whisper it

Repeat Chorus
4. United Abominations (5:35)
Within striking distance from Ground Zero sits a smoldering
International cauldron, the \"United Abominations\" as it were
Born to prevent wars, it froze in the face of disaster and
Stood silent while terrorization took hostage the world
In a mire of hypocrisy, the UN ignores sex crimes by its
\"blue-helmets\", and enables terrorism; so that in the end it\'s failed
And the UN is where our so-called \"friends\" get to stab us
In the back, and we pay 22% of their tab to host our enemies
Here at home. Ambassadors from countries, otherwise known
As a catastrophe, enjoy diplomatic immunity living in
Manhattan, while their children are turned into prostitutes
It\'s a complete and utter disgrace, a blot on the face of
Humanity, and they get away with it.

Poverty in their kitchens, held hostage by oil-for-food
Yet their own plates are full off the fat of their lands
There\'s no blood on their hands, right Kojo?
They promised to tell the truth, without leaving a fingerprint
They will lose the UN one way or another
The victim, I fear will be us, sisters and brothers

The UN is right; you can\'t be any more \"un\"
Than you are right now, the UN is undone
Another mushroom cloud, another smoking gun
The threat is real, the Locust King has come
Don\'t tell me the truth; I don\'t like what they\'ve done
Its payback time at the United Abominations

A grave and gathering danger, the decision to attack
Based on secret intelligence it\'ll take years
I fear to undo the failings in Iraq, Iran, and Korea
You may bury the bodies, but you can\'t bury the crimes
Only fools stand up and really lay down their arms
No, not me, not when death lasts forever

Solo - Drover

Man: The UN writes resolution upon resolution.
We really need a new world order.
Woman: There is no order order. I don\'t believe it
I don\'t even listen to the talk of this new world order.
Man: They\'ll never do anything.

Solo - Mustaine
Solo - Drover

NATO invaded Yugoslavia to end ethnic cleansing
There was no UN
The U.S. invaded Afghanistan after 9/11
There was no UN
Saddam Hussein violated 17 UN resolutions
The U.N. was
Asked to join the war in Iraq: The US invaded
There was no U.N.
Libya bombed a discotheque in Berlin killing Americans
There was no U.N.
And Iran funds Hamas and attacked the US in the seventies
There was no UN
Facing War without end, looking into the future
There was no more UN
5. Gears of War (4:25)
(Gears of war...gears of war...gears of war...gears of war...gears of war...gears of war...gears of war...gears of war)

Ethnic cleansing with no defending
These acts of genocide
A fatal ending with no surrendering
To cover up the crimes and lie

Smart bombs, precision guided armament
A more sophisticated way to end up dead
Still we search and invent such intelligent weapons
That kill each other like the Gears of War
Hoo-rah!!!

If you ride with thieves, then you die with thieves
Cross my heart and hope that you die, that you die!
When the smoke has cleared, the devil\'s in the mirror
And you see his warheads paint the sky, now you die!

Smart bombs, precision guided armament
A more sophisticated way to end up dead
Still we search and invent such intelligent weapons
That kill each other like the Gears of War
Hoo-rah!!!
6. Blessed Are the Dead (4:02)
A great sign appeared
Under the stars and the moon
Sounds of galloping horses
On clouds of lightning and thunder
A dark and gathering storm
To scorch the earth for many generations
A nuclear winter
Worse than any cold or holy war

Chorus 1:
A white horse on the clouds of death
A red warhorse to end all wars
A pale horse and pestilence led
By a black horse with famine and scales

The doctrine of hatred, nation will rise against nation
Wash me in blood and let me be the first born of the dead

Chorus 2:
A crowned rider with arrows and bow
A red rider with a great fiery sword
Plagues from the one colored death
Horror and apocalypse follows

Ride, won\'t you four horsemen ride again
Before this kingdom\'s blown to kingdom come
Ride, I hold fast to what I believe till I see my name in stone
Blessed are the dead, that they may rest

Chorus 1

The doctrine of hatred, nation will rise against nation
Wash me in blood and let me be the first born of the dead

Chorus 2

Ride won\'t you four horsemen ride again
Before this kingdom\'s blown to kingdom come
Ride, I hold fast to what I believe till I see my name in stone
Blessing the dead

Solo - Drover
Solo - Mustaine
Solo - Drover
7. Pray for Blood (3:49)
Solo - Mustaine

Anybody searching for action
Anything to fill the emptiness inside
Any place that the streets are empty
Any takers wanna pour out their lives
With fire and lightning shooting from my hand
And desolation written across my eyes
My itchy finger on a hairpin trigger
My tempers hot and my patience\'s taken flight

Solo - Drover
Solo - Mustaine

Inside the abattoir
The cover charge is somebody\'s gotta die
Now, I hear you screaming out for mercy
Last man that\'s standing wins the fight
Too late, I see your end zero in on you
Even mortal enemies, they can\'t deny
Let me help you up again
The wings of God surround me
I live to play because I know I\'ll never die

Solo - Drover
Solo - Mustaine
Solo - Drover
Solo - Mustaine

If I win again, I\'m still the champion
And if you win, Ha!, that\'s just impossible!
I don\'t play for keeps; I don\'t play for your soul
I don\'t play to win; I don\'t play for it all
I play for blood

Solo - Mustaine
Solo - Drover

I don\'t play for keeps, I play for blood

Solo - Mustaine

I don\'t play for your soul, I play for blood

Solo - Drover

I don\'t play to win, I play for blood

Solo - Mustaine

I don\'t play for it all, I play for blood

Solo - Drover

Play for blood.
8. A Tout le Monde (Set Me Free) (4:11)
Don\'t remember where I was
I realized life was a game
The more seriously I took things
The harder the rules became
I had no idea what it\'d cost
My life passed before my eyes
I found out how little I accomplished
All my plans denied

So as you read this know my friends
I\'d love to stay with you all
Please smile when you think of me
My body\'s gone that\'s all

A tout le monde
A tout mes amis
Je vous aime
Je dois partir
These are the last words
I\'ll ever speak
And they\'ll set me free

If my heart was still alive
I know it would surely break
And my memories left with you
There\'s nothing more to say
Moving on is a simple thing
What it leaves behind is hard
You know the sleeping feel no more pain
And the living all are scarred

A tout le monde
A tout mes amis
Je vous aime
Je dois partir
These are the last words
I\'ll ever speak
And they\'ll set me free

So as you read, know my friends
I\'d love to stay with you all
Please smile, smile when you think about me
My body\'s gone that\'s all

A tout le monde
A tout mes amis
Je vous aime
Je dois partir
These are the last words
I\'ll ever speak
And they\'ll set me free

These are the last words
I\'ll ever speak
And they\'ll set me free
9. Amerikhastan (3:43)
Recruiting the ill-fated for \"The War\"
A legion of uneducated, bankrupt souls
With a lust for revenge, answering the call
From New Yorqatar to Califarabia

Desperation provides fertile ground for religious extremism
This glorious brainwashing where prejudice lies
Like a crouching tiger
Tormenting peasants till they erect an army
Under everyone\'s nose
In the end propaganda destroys their DNA, God help them

Solo- Mustaine
All that they envisioned of what things would come to be
Turned into a pink mist when they blew to smithereens
We are just a war army for Amerikhastan
When God versus god; the undoing of man

Solo-Drover

No rules of engagement, this enemy hides
Amongst women and children
And to beat violence, you must ignore the focus groups
You must send in the Mossad, turn off the BBC, CCN
And don\'t look back
Rest assured there\'ll be no more Middle Eastern crisis,hell!
There\'ll be no more Middle East!

These are your people Lady LIberty
Pull up your dress today
And tattooed is \"property of The USA
A subsidiary of Halliburton\"
Suprise!?
But a roaring lion is about to be unleashed on earth
Hey, Jihad Joe? Guess what? We\'re coming to get you!

SOlo-Drover
Solo-Mustaine

All that you envision of what thigns will come to be
Turns into a death knell when you look behind the scenes
We are just a war away from Amerikhastan
When God versus god; the undoing of man

Solo-Drover
Solo-Mustaine
Solo-Drover
Solo-Mustaine
10. You're Dead (3:18)
When someone becomes nothing to anyone
All feelings have died, anyone would know it
They say those sticks and stones
They say they rush my bones
I say I don\'t get mad; I get even, before they do

Spoils go to the victor and dead on time
Your time is going to come

One day I\'ll dance on your grave
Even if you\'re buried at sea
Till then, till when I exact my revenge
I\'ll tell them, \"You\'re dead to me\"

Solo-Drover

We\'re all just trying to hold on to innocence
You thik they\'d notice what we\'re trying to do
These wounds are invisible
Underneath the dirt I still see the scars
Back then when things got bad
And we spread our wings and fly away

You\'ll take all your riches in the back of a hearse
Your time is going to come

One day I\'ll dance on your grave
Even if you\'re buried at sea
Till then, till when I exact my revenge
I\'ll tell them \"You\'re dead to me\"

Solo-Drover
Solo-Mustaine

One day I\'ll dance on your grave
Even if you\'re buried at sea
Till then, till when I exact my revenge

One day I\'ll dance on your grave
Even if you\'re buried at sea
Till then, till when I exact my revenge
I\'ll tell them \"You\'re dead to me\"

Solo-Drover
11. Burnt Ice (3:47)
Solo - Mustaine

He said he\'d try just a little bit

Solo - Mustaine

He didn\'t want to end up like them

Solo - Drover

And now he blames the voices of a toothless wonder

Solo - Mustaine

Pounding on the door to make the next score

Solo - Drover

Anything for a hit, any sin to pay for it
For that next bowl, he\'d sell his soul

Spiral to destruction, it\'s too late to break the spell
He wants the ride to stop on the freight train straight to hell
Without the truth he\'ll never find in a dungeon of his lies
His cause of death...high speed on burnt ice

Solo - Mustaine

Always looking at the ground, a broken, beaten man
Memories of his family are calling after him
He can hardly think, hardly walk
Phone keeps ringing, he can\'t talk
With just one hit the pain would go away
But he\'s dead if he does

Solo - Drover
Solo - Mustaine
Solo - Drover

Shadow people follow him everywhere he goes
Looking over his shoulder, the paranoia grows

Solo - Mustaine
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