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Iron Maiden - Powerslave cover art


TypeStudio Full-length
GenresHeavy Metal
LabelsEMI Records
Album rating :  94.4 / 100
Votes :  86
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Flash of the Blade Lyrics

4. Flash of the Blade (4:05)
Track rating :  90 / 100       Votes :  9       [ ]
As a young boy chasing Dragons
with your wooden sword so mighty,
You're St. George or you're David and you always
killed the beast
Times change very quickly
And you had to grow up early
A house in smoking ruins and the bodies at your feet

You'll die as you lived
In a flash of the blade
In a corner forgotten by no-one
You lived for the touch
For the feel of the steel
One man, and his Honour.

The smell of resined leather
The steely iron mask
As you cut and thrust and parried at the
fencing master's call
He taught you all he ever knew
To fear no mortal man
And now you'll wreak your vengeance in the
Screams of evil man.

[Repeat chorus]
Submitted by level Up The Irons (2011-02-13)       Last modified by level Eagles (2016-01-21)
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