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The Hand That Rocks the Cradle Lyrics

Black Sabbath - Cross Purposes
Band
Album

Cross Purposes

(1994)
TypeAlbum (Studio full-length)
GenresHeavy Metal, Hard Rock
LabelsI.R.S. Records
Album rating :  83 / 100
Votes :  9
8. The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (4:30)
Track rating :  95 / 100       Votes :  1       [ ]
Young life, too young, who's eyes are choking,
Can't rest, can't sleep, for dreams that set you
Falling.
Don't feel the hunger, can't drink no holy water,
No light in these eyes, no place for dreams at all
Tonight.

When the hand that rocks the cradle, is the hand
That holds the knife,
And the knife that cuts the cable, kills the spark that
Feeds the life.

[CHORUS:]
No grave could be deep enough, down to hell if we
Were able,
The veil of life was pushed aside, by the hand that
Rocks the cradle.

The oath you take is sacred, to save not steel a life,
Like the passing of the sweetest soul, that looked
Through human eyes.

[CHORUS:]
No grave could be deep enough, down to hell if we
Were able,
The veil of life was pushed aside, by the hand that
Rocks the cradle.

Young life, too young, who's eyes are choking,
Can't rest, can't sleep, for dreams that set you
Falling.
Don't feel the hunger, can't drink no holy water,
No light in these eyes, no place for dreams at all
Tonight.

[CHORUS:]
No grave could be deep enough, down to hell if we
Were able,
The veil of life was pushed aside, by the hand that
Rocks the cradle.

It's the hand that rocks the cradle, is the hand that
Steels the life.
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Black Sabbath - Cross Purposes
Cross Purposes - Lyrics
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Black Sabbath - Cross Purposes
Cross Purposes - Album Credits
Members
Additional musicians
  • Eddie Van Halen : Guitar
Other staff
  • Black Sabbath : Producer
  • Leif Mases : Producer, Engineer
  • Tony Cousins : Mastering Engineer
  • Darren Galer : Assistant Engineer
  • Dave Somers : Assistant Engineer
  • Matt Curtis : Design
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