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Night Crawler Lyrics

Judas Priest - Painkiller
Band
Album

Painkiller

(1990)
TypeAlbum (Studio full-length)
GenresHeavy Metal
LabelsColumbia Records, Sony Music
Album rating :  97 / 100
Votes :  234
6. Night Crawler (5:45)
Track rating :  96 / 100       Votes :  50       [ ]
[Glenn Tipton, Rob Halford & K.K. Downing]

Howling winds keep screaming round
And the rain comes pouring down
Doors are locked and bolted now
As the thing crawls into town

Straight out of hell
One of a kind
Stalking his victim
Don't look behind you

Nightcrawler
Beware the beast in black
Nightcrawler
You know he's coming back
Night Crawler

Sanctuary is being sought
Whispered prayers a last resort
Homing in its' cry distorts
Terror struck they know they're caught

Straight out of hell
One of a kind
Stalking his victim
Don't look behind you

Nightcrawler
Beware the beast in black
Nightcrawler
You know he's coming back
Night Crawler

As night is falling
The end is drawing near
They'll hear
Their last rites echo on the wind

Huddled in the cellar
Fear caught in their eyes
Daring not to move or breathe
As the creature cries
Fingernails start scratching
On the outside wall
Clawing at the windows
"Come to me" it calls
Atmosphere's electric
As it now descends the stairs
Hiding in the darkness
Is so futile from its glare
Death comes in an instant
As they hoped it would
Souls ascend to heaven
While it feasts on flesh and blood
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Judas Priest - Painkiller
Painkiller - Album Credits
Members
Additional musicians
  • Chris Tsangarides : Songwriting (track 8)
  • Don Airey : Keyboards (track 8)
Other staff
  • Chris Tsangarides : Producer, Recording, Mixing Engineer
  • Rob Halford : Producer, Recording, Mixing, Cover Concept
  • Glenn Tipton : Producer, Recording, Mixing, Cover Concept
  • K. K. Downing : Producer, Recording, Mixing, Cover Concept
  • Ian Hill : Producer, Cover Concept
  • Scott Travis : Producer, Cover Concept
  • Attie Bauw : Engineer
  • Patrice Rouillon : Engineer
  • Tom Calcaterra : Equipment Manager
  • Jon Astley : Remastering (2001 reissue)
  • Mark Wilkinson : Cover Art, Illustration
  • Pencock Marketing & Design : Graphic Design
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