Persecution

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Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band formed in Birmingham, England in 1969. Known for twin lead guitars, a wide operatic vocal style, and for introducing the S&M leather-and-studs look into heavy metal, they have sold over 50 million albums worldwide. more »

We're watching you
Nowhere to hide
Obey the holy law
Repent for your sins
There is but one God

Against their holy laws
I'll do whatever it takes
I've met their kind before
We're martyrs burned at their stake

They try to dominate
I'll be the thorn in their side
They underestimate
The willpower feeding my pride

[Chorus]
Under the hand of persecution
Defy the institution

Their words just crucify
Condemning truth that I seek
They cannot justify
The pain, the havoc they wreak

I never will conform
My faith is deep to the core
I stand against reform
I'll never kneel down before

[Chorus]

With raised fists of fire
As they conspire
I'll be defiant
Against the alliance

They will not eradicate me
Break my will or suffocate me
I will subjugate the hate
That they breed

As the church interrogates
I cannot see they supplicate me
Execute and ridicule
We're all freed

I never will conform
My faith is deep to the core
I stand against reform
I'll never kneel down before

[Chorus: x2]

Persecute
You defy

Execute crucify
Crucify

Persecute
You defy

Execute crucify
Crucify

Persecute
You defy

Execute crucify
Crucify

Persecute
You defy

Crucify
You survive

Written by: GLENN TIPTON, GLENN RAYMOND TIPTON, K.K. DOWNING, KENNETH DOWNING, ROBERT HALFORD

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