Master Of Puppets

Track Listing:
  1. Battery
  2. Master Of Puppets
  3. The Thing That Should Not Be
  4. Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
  5. Disposable Heroes
  6. Leper Messiah
  7. Orion (Instrumental)
  8. Damage Inc

Battery

(Hetfield, Ulrich)

 Lashing out the action, returning the reaction
 Weak are ripped and torn away
 Hypnotizing power, crushing all that cower
 Battery is here to stay

   Smashing through the boundaries
   Lunacy has found me
   Cannot stop the Battery
   Pounding out aggression
   Turns into obsession
   Cannot kill the Battery

   Cannot kill the family
   Battery is found in me

   Battery

 Crushing all deceivers, mashing non-believers
 Never ending potency
 Hungry violence seeker, feeding off the weaker
 Breeding on insanity

   Smashing through the boundaries
   Lunacy has found me
   Cannot stop the Battery
   Pounding out aggression
   Turns into obsession
   Cannot kill the Battery

   Cannot kill the family
   Battery is found in me

   Battery

 Circle of destruction, hammer comes crushing
 Powerhouse of energy
 Whipping up a fury, dominating flurry
 We create the Battery

   Smashing through the boundaries
   Lunacy has found me
   Cannot stop the Battery
   Pounding out aggression
   Turns into obsession
   Cannot kill the Battery

   Cannot kill the family
   Battery is found in me

   Battery

Master Of Puppets

(Hetfield, Ulrich, Burton, Hammett)

 End of passion play, crumbling away
 I'm your source of self-destruction
 Veins that pump with fear, sucking darkest clear
 Leading on your death's construction
 Taste me you will see
 More is all you need
 You're dedicated to
 How I'm killing you

   Come crawling faster
   Obey your Master
   Your life burns faster
   Obey your Master
             Master

   Master of Puppets I'm pulling your strings
   Twisting your mind and smashing your dreams
   Blinded by me, you can't see a thing
   Just call my name, 'cause I'll hear you scream
   Master
   Master
   Just call my name, 'cause I'll hear you scream
   Master
   Master

 Needlework the way, never you betray
 Life of death becoming clearer
 Pain monopoly, ritual misery
 Chop your breakfast on a mirror
 Taste me you will see
 More is all you need
 You're dedicated to
 How I'm killing you

   Come crawling faster
   Obey your Master
   Your life burns faster
   Obey your Master
             Master

   Master of Puppets I'm pulling your strings
   Twisting your mind and smashing your dreams
   Blinded by me, you can't see a thing
   Just call my name, 'cause I'll hear you scream
   Master
   Master
   Just call my name, 'cause I'll hear you scream
   Master
   Master

 Master, Master, Where's the dreams that I've been 
   After?
 Master, Master, You promised only lies
 Laughter, Laughter, All I hear and see is laughter
 Laughter, Laughter, laughing at my cries

 Hell is worth all that, natural habitat
 Just a rhyme without a reason
 Neverending maze, drift on numbered days
 Now your life is out of season
 I will occupy
 I will help you die
 I will run through you
 Now I rule you too  

   Come crawling faster
   Obey your Master
   Your life burns faster
   Obey your Master
             Master

   Master of Puppets I'm pulling your strings
   Twisting your mind and smashing your dreams
   Blinded by me, you can't see a thing
   Just call my name, 'cause I'll hear you scream
   Master
   Master
   Just call my name, 'cause I'll hear you scream
   Master
   Master

 [Fade out with evil laughter]

The Thing That Should Not Be

(Hetfield, Ulrich, Hammett)

 Messenger of fear in sight
 Dark deception kills the light

 Hybrid children watch the sea
 Pray for Father, roaming free

   Fearless wretch
   Insanity
   He watches
   Lurking beneath the sea
   Great Old One
   Forbidden site
   He searches
   Hunter of the Shadows is rising
                            Immortal
                            In madness you dwell

 Crawling Chaos, underground
 Cult has summoned, twisted sound

 Out from ruins once possessed
 Fallen city, living death

   Fearless wretch
   Insanity
   He watches
   Lurking beneath the sea
   Great Old One
   Forbidden site
   He searches
   Hunter of the Shadows is rising
                            Immortal
                            In madness you dwell

 Not dead which eternal lie
 Stranger eons Death may die

 Drain you of your sanity
 Face The Thing That Should Not Be

   Fearless wretch
   Insanity
   He watches
   Lurking beneath the sea
   Great Old One
   Forbidden site
   He searches
   Hunter of the Shadows is rising
                            Immortal
                            In madness you dwell

Welcome Home (Sanitarium)

(Hetfield, Ulrich, Hammett)

 Welcome to where time stands still
 No one leaves and no one will
 Moon is full, never seems to change
 Just labeled mentally deranged
 Dream the same thing every night
 I see our freedom in my sight
 No locked doors, no windows barred
 No things to make my brain seem scarred

 Sleep my friend and you will see
 That dream is my reality
 They keep me locked up in this cage
 Can't they see it's why my brain says rage

    Sanitarium, leave me be
    Sanitarium, just leave me alone

 Build my fear of what's out there
 And cannot breathe the open air
 Whisper things into my brain
 Assuring me that I'm insane
 They think our heads are in their hands
 But violent use brings violent plans
 Keep him tied, it makes him well
 He's getting better, can't you tell?

 No more can they keep us in
 Listen, damn it, we will win
 They see it right, they see it well
 But they think this saves us from our hell

    Sanitarium, leave me be
    Sanitarium, just leave me alone
    Sanitarium, just leave me alone

 Fear of living on
 Natives getting restless now
 Mutiny in the air
 Got some death to do
 Mirror stares back hard
 Kill, it's such a friendly word
 Seems the only way
 For reaching out again

Disposable Heroes

(Hetfield, Ulrich, Hammett)

 Bodies fill the fields I see, hungry heroes end
 No one to play soldier now, no one to pretend
 Running blind through killing fields, bred to kill 
    Them all
 Victim of what said should be
 A servant `til I fall

    Soldier boy, made of clay
    Now an empty shell
    Twenty one, only son
    But he served us well
    Bred to kill, not to care
    Just do as we say
    Finished here, Greetings Death
    He's yours to take away

    Back to the front
    You will do what I say, when I say
    Back to the front
    You will die when I say, you must die
    Back to the front
    You coward
    You servant
    You blindman

 Barking of machinegun fire, does nothing to me now
 Sounding of the clock that ticks, get used to it 
    Somehow
 More a man, more stripes you bare, glory seeker 
    Trends
 Bodies fill the fields I see
 The slaughter never ends

    Soldier boy, made of clay
    Now an empty shell
    Twenty one, only son
    But he served us well
    Bred to kill, not to care
    Just do as we say
    Finished here, Greetings Death
    He's yours to take away

    Back to the front
    You will do what I say, when I say
    Back to the front
    You will die when I say, you must die
    Back to the front
    You coward
    You servant
    You blindman

 Why, am I dying?
 Kill, have no fear
 Lie, live off lying
 Hell, Hell is here

 I was born for dying
 Life planned out before my birth, nothing could I say
 Had no chance to see myself, moulded day by day
 Looking back I realize, nothing have I done
 Left to die with only friend
 Alone I clench my gun

    Soldier boy, made of clay
    Now an empty shell
    Twenty one, only son
    But he served us well
    Bred to kill, not to care
    Just do as we say
    Finished here, Greetings Death
    He's yours to take away

    Back to the front
    You will do what I say, when I say
    Back to the front
    You will die when I say, you must die
    Back to the front
    You coward
    You servant
    You blindman

 Back to the front

Leper Messiah

(Hetfield, Ulrich)

 Spineless from the start, sucked into the part
 Circus comes to town, you play the lead clown
 Please, please
 Spreading his disease, living by his story
 Knees, knees
 Falling to your knees, suffer for his glory
 You will

    Time for lust, time for lie
    Time to kiss your life goodbye
    Send me money, send me green
    Heaven you will meet
    Make a contribution
    And you'll get a better seat
    Bow to Leper Messiah

 Marvel at his tricks, need your Sunday fix
 Blind devotion came, rotting your brain
 Chain, chain
 Join the endless chain
 Fame, Fame
 Infection is the game, stinking drunk with power
 We see

    Time for lust, time for lie
    Time to kiss your life goodbye
    Send me money, send me green
    Heaven you will meet
    Make a contribution
    And you'll get a better seat
    Bow to Leper Messiah

 Witchery, weakening
 Sees the sheep are gathering
 Set the trap, hypnotize
 Now you follow

    Time for lust, time for lie
    Time to kiss your life goodbye
    Send me money, send me green
    Heaven you will meet
    Make a contribution
    And you'll get a better seat

    Lie

Orion (Instrumental)

(Hetfield, Ulrich, Burton)

Damage, Inc.

(Hetfield, Ulrich, Burton, Hammett)
 
 Dealing out the agony within
 Charging hard and no one's gonna give in
 Living on your knees, conformity
 Or dying on your feet for honesty
 Inbred, our bodies work as one
 Bloody, but never cry submission
 Following our instinct not a trend
 Go against the grain until the end

    Blood will follow blood
    Dying time is here
    Damage Incorporated

 Slamming through, don't fuck with razorback
 Stepping out?  You'll feel our hell on your back
 Blood follows blood and we make sure
 Life ain't for you and we're the cure
 Honesty is my only excuse
 Try to rob us of it, but it's no use
 Steamroller action crushing all
 Victim is your name and you shall fall

    Blood will follow blood
    Dying time is here
    Damage Incorporated

 We chew and spit you out
 We laugh, you scream and shout
 All flee, with fear you run
 You'll know just where we come from

    Damage Incorporated

 Damage jackals ripping right through you
 Sight and smell of this, it gets me goin'
 Know just how to get just what we want
 Tear it from your soul in nightly hunt
 Fuck it all and fucking no regrets
 Never happy ending on these dark sets
 All's fair for Damage Inc. you see
 Step a little closer if you please

    Blood will follow blood
    Dying time is here
    Damage Incorporated
All Songs Copyright © 1986 Creeping Death Music, ASCAP

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