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Metallica – Enter Sandman lyrics

[Verse 1]
Say your prayers little one
Don't forget, my son
To include everyone

I tuck you in
Warm within
Keep you free from sin
Until the Sandman he comes !!!

[Pre-Chorus]
Sleep with one eye open,
Gripping your pillow tight !!!

[Chorus]
Exit Light
Enter Night
Take my hand
We're off to Never Never-land !!!

[Verse 2]
Something's wrong, shut the light
Heavy thoughts tonight
And they aren't of Snow White
Dreams of war
Dreams of liars
Dreams of Dragons Fire
And of things that will bite, yeah !!!

[Pre-Chorus]
Sleep with one eye open,
Gripping your pillow tight !!!

[Chorus]
Exit Light
Enter Night
Take my hand,
We're off to Never Never-land !!!

[Solo]

My friends, put you hands like this man !!!

[Spoken Interlude: James Hetfield & Bob Rock's Son]
Now I lay me down to sleep
Now I lay me down to sleep
Pray the Lord my soul to keep
Pray the Lord my soul to keep
And
If I die before I wake
If I die before I wake
'If I die before I wake'
I pray the lord my soul to take
'I pray the lord my soul to take'

[Bridge]
Hush little baby, don't
say a word
And never mind that noise you heard,
It's just the Beast under your bed
In your closet, in your Head !!!

[Chorus]
Exit, light
Enter Night
Grain of sand
Exit Light
Enter Night
Take my hand,
We're off to Never Never-land !!!

Come on people !!!
Hey, yeah !!!
Oh, oh, yeah !!!

[Outro]
We're off to never never-land ...

Take my hand !!!
We're off to never never-land ...
Take my hand !!!
We're off to never never-land ...



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  • MikssConan
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    MikssConan
    The eponymous fifth album from thrash metal icons Metallica (also known as “The Black Album” for its dark cover) marked a huge shift in sound for the band, one which would catapult them into being the biggest band in the world, while arguably diluting the elements that had once made them so vital and influential.
    The album debuted at number one on 10 album charts (including 4 weeks at #1 on the Billboard), is certified 16x platinum in America and is the 24th best-selling album of all time (selling more copies than Bad, Nevermind and even Backstreet’s Back or …Baby One More Time). That actually makes it the highest selling album of the last 25 years.
    Oh, and it won them their third Grammy in a row.
    Produced by Bob Rock, the whole songwriting process and focus of the album changed from previous records. Lyrics were more introspective, songs were shorter, and Lars' drumming was simpler:
    When we started using Bob, it was because Bob made all the best rock records that were going on at that time. Everything that was going on in the late eighties was all about Bob Rock.
    - Lars “I killed Napster” Ulrich
    The album produced 5 singles:
    1) “Enter Sandman”
    2) “The Unforgiven”
    3) “Nothing Else Matters”
    4)“Wherever I May Roam”
    5) “Sad but True”
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    MARKKU
    To me it means when people exit the light is that when we turn A way from that simple rule of treating others as we want to be treated and start to use other people to our selfish gain. Then we enter in the night where we make enemies where ever we go and then life becomes very difficult and fear starts to rule our lifes instead of having bit of fun with our friends and people we come in contact in daily bases. Have nice day markku!
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