Shadow on the Wall

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"Shadow on the Wall" is a single by musician Mike Oldfield, released in 1983 by Virgin Records. English rock singer Roger Chapman performs vocals on the song and it is taken from Oldfield's Crises album. The song was a hit single especially in Germanic countries. The music video for "Shadow on the Wall" depicts an interrogation scene and was directed by Keith McMillan. The song also features on Roger Chapman's compilation albums, such as 1994's King of the Shouters where the song has been 'remastered'. An "acoustic" mix and a 5.1 surround sound mix were released on the 2013 reissue of Crises. The song has been covered by a number of artists including Swedish metal band Arch Enemy. 


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2002
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Shadow on the wall!
Shadow on the wall!
Shadow on the wall!
Shadow on the wall!
Like a shadow on the wall!
Treat me like a prisoner,
Treat me like a fool.
Treat me like a loser,
Use me as a tool.
Face me 'til I'm hungry,
Push me in the cold.
Treat me like a criminal,
Just a shadow on the wall!
Shadow on the wall!
Shadow on the wall!
Shadow on the wall!
Shadow on the wall!
Like a shadow on the wall!
Treat me like I'm evil,
Freeze me 'til I'm cold.
Beat me 'til I'm feeble,
Grab me 'til I'm old.
Fry me 'til I'm tired,
Push me 'til I fall.
Treat me like a criminal,
Just a shadow on the wall!
Shadow on the wall!
Shadow on the wall!
Shadow on the wall!
Shadow on the wall!
Like a shadow on the wall!
Shadow on the wall!
Shadow on the wall!
Like a shadow on the wall!
Shadow on the wall!
Shadow on the wall!
Like a shadow on the wall!
Shadow on the wall!
Shadow on the wall!
Like a shadow on the wall!
Shadow on the wall!
Shadow on the wall!

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Mike Oldfield

Michael Gordon Oldfield (born 15 May 1953) is an English multi-instrumentalist musician and composer, working a style that blends progressive rock, folk, ethnic or world music, classical music, electronic music, New Age, and more recently, dance. His music is often elaborate and complex in nature. He is best known for his 1973 hit album Tubular Bells, which launched Virgin Records, and for his 1983 hit single "Moonlight Shadow". He is also well known for his hit rendition of the Christmas piece "In Dulci Jubilo". more »

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