Aces High

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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 »

There goes the siren that warns of the air raid
Then comes the sound of the guns sending flak
Out for the scramble we've got to get airborne Got to get up for the coming attack.

Jump in the cockpit and start up the engines Remove all the wheelblocks there's no time to waste Gathering speed as we head down the runway Gotta get airborne before it's too late.

Running, scrambling, flying Rolling, turning, diving, going in again Run, live to fly, fly to live, do or die
Run, live to fly, fly to live. Aces high.

Move in to fire at the mainstream of bombers Let off a sharp burst and then turn away
Roll over, spin round and come in behind them
Move to their blindsides and firing again.
 Bandits at 8 O'clock move in behind us
Ten ME-109's out of the sun Ascending and turning our spitfires to face them Heading straight for them I press down my guns

Rolling, turning, diving Rolling, turning, diving, going in again Run, live to fly, fly to live, do or die
Run, live to fly, fly to live,
Aces high.

Written by: STEPHEN PERCY HARRIS

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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