Keep Your Powder Dry

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Motörhead ( /ˈmoʊtərhɛd/) are an English heavy metal band formed in 1975 by bassist, singer and songwriter Ian Fraser Kilmister, professionally known by his stage name Lemmy, who has remained the sole constant member. The band are often considered a precursor to or one of the earliest members of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, which re-energised heavy metal in the late 1970s and early 1980s. To date, Motörhead have released twenty studio albums, seven live recordings, five compilation albums and five EPs. Usually a power trio, they had particular success in the early 1980s with several successful singles in the UK Top 40 chart. The albums Overkill, Bomber, Ace of Spades, and particularly No Sleep 'til Hammersmith, cemented Motörhead's reputation as one o… more »


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You must do what you desire
You must save your soul entire
You must figure out what works
And don't you be a liar
Can't be a liar

Do what your soul demands
Your future in your hands
Don't forget the left behind
The faces of the damned
The faces of the damned

Don't wait keep right on
But be aware
Don't take too long
Does time just seems to fly
Just keep your powder dry
Keep your powder dry
Keep your powder dry

You must be brave and bold
You must be hard and cold
You must forget your rules
Before you're bought and sold
Before you're bought and sold

Do what you know is right?
No need to start a fight
No need to raise the ghosts
In the haunted night
In the haunted night

Don't move, hold your tongue
Don't take too long, don't get it wrong
Time has other fish to fry
Just keep your powder dry
Keep your powder dry
Keep your powder dry

Right there

You know what's right and wrong
You should know what's going on
Just hold the line my friend
Keep holding on
Keep holding on

You really have no choice
You have to make a noise
Silence ain't an option now
We have to hear your voice
We got to hear your voice

Don't move brace yourself
There's no one else
There's no one else

No need to be so shy
Just keep your powder dry
Keep your powder dry
Keep your powder dry
Keep your powder dry

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Written by: Ian Fraser Kilmister, Micael Kiriakos Delaoglou, Philip Anthony Campbell

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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