Hallowed Be Thy Name

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Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band from Leyton in east London that was formed in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter, Steve Harris. Since their inception, the band's discography has grown to include a total of thirty-six albums: fifteen studio albums; ten live albums; four EPs; and seve… more »

I'm waiting in my cold cell when the bell begins to chime Reflecting on my past life and it doesn't have much time Cause at 5 o'clock, they take me to the Gallows Pole
The sands of time for me are running low, yeah!

When the priest comes to read me the last rites I take a look through the bars at the last sights Of a world that has gone very wrong for me

Can it be that there's some sort of error Hard to stop the surmounting terror
Is it really the end, not some crazy dream?
 Somebody please tell me that I'm dreaming It's not easy to stop from screaming The words escape me when I try to speak Tears flow, but why am I crying After all I'm not afraid of dying Don't I believe that there never is an end

As the guards march me out to the courtyard Somebody cries from a cell "God be with you"
If there's a God then why has he let me go?

As I walk all my life drifts before me
And though the end is near I'm not sorry Catch my soul, it's willing to fly away

Mark my words, believe my soul lives on
Don't worry now that I have gone
I've gone beyond to seek the truth 
When you know that your time is close at hand Maybe then you'll begin to understand Life down here is just a strange illusion.
Yeah hallowed be thy name
Yeah hallowed by thy name
Yeah

Written by: STEPHEN PERCY HARRIS

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