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DEMONS AND WIZARDS

Demons And Wizards Bronze ILPS 9193 Released in May 1972 Side A 1. THE WIZARD (Hensley/Clarke) 2.59 2. TRAVELLER IN TIME (Byron/Box/Kerslake) 3.26 3. EASY LIVINí (Hensley) 2.36 4. POETíS JUSTICE (Box/Kerslake/Hensley) 4.14 5. CIRCLE OF HANDS (Hensley) 6.34 Side B 1. RAINBOW DEMON (Hensley) 4.30 2. ALL MY LIFE (Box/Byron/Kerslake) 2.46 3. PARADISE (Hensley) 5.15 4. THE SPELL (Hensley) 7.26 GARY THAIN - Bass guitar (except A1 & remastered version bonus track 'Why' MARK CLARKE - Bass guitar) LEE KERSLAKE - Drums and Percussion MICK BOX - Guitars KEN HENSLEY - Keyboards, Guitars, Percussion DAVID BYRON - Vocals (except A1 DAVID BYRON & MARK CLARKE - Vocals, B3 & B4 DAVID BYRON & KEN HENSLEY - Vocals) (NOTE: Mark Clarke played bass guitar and also shared lead vocals with David Byron on 'The Wizard' that was recorded before the album sessions and released as a single along with the b-side "Why" (added as a bonus track on remastered cd) All other voices by URIAH HEEP Produced by GERRY BRON Engineer PETER GALLEN Assistant engineer ASHLEY HOWE Recorded at Lansdowne Studios, London, March/April 1972 Designed and drawn by ROGER DEAN Photography by DOMMY HAMILTON/ROGER DEAN Singles Releases BONUS TRACKS ON 1996 REMASTERED CD: 1. WHY (Box/Byron/Newton/Hensley) 4.53 Originally b-side of ĎThe Wizardí single in Germany & US and ĎEasy Liviní single in UK. 2. WHY [extended version] (Box/Byron/Newton/Hensley) 7.39 Out-take, previously unreleased. 3. HOME AGAIN TO YOU (Hensley) 5.28 Out-take, previously unreleased. 1997 REMASTERED 25TH ANNIVERSARY VINYL: More info at this page BONUS TRACKS ON 2003 EXPANDED DE-LUXE EDITION CD: (Released in 2010 as double vinyl) 1. WHY [extended mix] (Box/Byron/Newton/Hensley) 10.34 Remixed from the extended version released on 1996 remastered cd. 2. RAINBOW DEMON [edit] (Hensley) 3.36 Edited from album version. 3. PROUD WORDS (Hensley) 2.51 Out-take, this song appeared for the first time on ĎA Time Of Revelationí (1996). 4. HOME AGAIN TO YOU [alternate version] (Hensley) 5.36 Out-take. 5. GREEN EYE (Hensley) 3.46 Out-take, previously unreleased. Expanded De-luxe Edition cover: Demons And Wizards Deluxe 2010 REMASTERED DOUBLE VINYL: More info at this page
THE WIZARD He was the wizard Of a thousand kings And I chanced to meet him One night wandering He told me tales And he drank my wine Me and my magic man Kinda feeling fine He had a cloak of gold And eyes of fire And as he spoke I felt a deep desire To free the world Of its fear and pain And help the people To feel free again Why don't we listen to The voices in our hearts ĎCause then I know we'd find We're not so far apart Everybody's got to be happy Everyone should sing For we know the joy of life The peace that love can bring So spoke the wizard In his mountain home The vision of his wisdom Means we'll never be alone And I will dream of my magic night And a million silver stars That guide me with their light TRAVELLER IN TIME Every day I have to look to the sun To see where it was that I have come from I have a feeling that There must be a time When I'll get a chance to go home 'Cause I'm so tired Of being here alone But Iím just a traveller in time Trying so hard to pay for my crime If I could go back The same way I got here And see the people that I once held so near I'd do my best to Find an answer for you But first I must wait till I'm set free And I don't know How long that's gonna be 'Cause I'm a man with A whole lot on his mind Just out there somewhere Travelling in time Travelling in time I've tried for so long to find Some way of helping mankind EASY LIVINí This is a thing I have Never known before It's called easy livin' This is a place I've Never seen before And I've been forgiven Easy liviní and I've been forgiven Since you've taken Your place in my heart Somewhere along the lonely road I had tried to find you Day after day on that windy road I had walked behind you Easy liviní and I've been forgiven Since you've taken Your place in my heart Waiting, watching Wishing my whole life away Dreaming, thinking Ready for my happy day And some easy livin' POETíS JUSTICE Cold winds and cloudy skies Turned to sweetness in her eyes Fantasies I realised Came to life to my surprise Rain came and took her away Just when I thought She was here to stay Sun gone I was left high and dry Love came by and touched me And kissed me so long Shine hard October moon Eagle take me to her soon Run swiftly silver stream Find my love or let me dream Half of me is all of her Iíd be much happier if I were whole All my words and wisdom fall The poet's justice Leads me to my goal Leads me to my goal CIRCLE OF HANDS Circle of hands Cold spirits plan Searching my land For an enemy Came across Love's sweet cost And in the face of beauty Evil was lost Sky full of eyes Minds full of lies Black from their cold hearts Down to their graves Murdered the dawn Spreading their scorn Cursing the sun Of which love was born We must keep them away Or pretty soon we'll pay And count the cost in sorrow Sacrifice - the future has it's price And today is only Yesterday's tomorrow Tomorrow ...
RAINBOW DEMON There rides the rainbow demon On his horse of crimson fire Black shadows are following closely On the heels of his desire Ridin' on in the mist of morning No one dared to stand in his way Possessed by some distant calling Riding on through night and day Rainbow demon Pick up your heart and run Rainbow demon Lives for his sword and his gun ALL MY LIFE I had a little look For a minute today And I told there was something That I wanted to say Just sitting there glowing With her red light on So I've gotta make fast And it shouldn't take long Maybe she will Maybe she won't We can get it so together If she doesn't say don't I've never ever thought I was looking for a wife But I think I could love her For the rest of my life I only took one Ďcause I couldn't take two I wanna make love And it's gotta be you Every little thing that I ever tried to say Is coming out right In my own kinda way Take it, make it It really feels fine She must be Lady Luck If she's gonna be mine I will love you all my life PARADISE I feel you trying Though in my heart I know you're lying And though your love For me is dying I see you crying It's the pain of your secret heart Bringing you to tears Filling you with fears For your mind and for your soul I touch you softly now Borne on by hope Until the end somehow I am a man and I must keep my vow I must go on But the wall of your secret heart Keeps my distance clear Helps my footsteps fall Back in line inside my mind What's the use you turned me loose And left me here to cry Where's the love we talked about Where's my sunny sky Secret hearts and sorry tales Will never help love grow Spread your wings my daunted soul The time has come to go I will not be hurried down Or blackened by your lies I must go and find my dream And live in paradise THE SPELL What do you think I am Do you think I'm dreaming Don't you know I know What it is you're scheming Who díyou think gave you the right Hidden by the dead of night To take the world and Turn it upside down When it should be round Seems I made it just in time To use my reason and my rhyme To save us from The evils of your mind I will cast the spell Be sure I'll cast it well I will light a fire Kindled with desire I'll fill you with fear So you know I'm here And I won't be treated like a fool Itís no good you pretending There'll be no happy ending I'm alive and darkness is my tool But when the night is over And daytime steals your cover The goodness of the morning sun Will warm away What you have done And leave you cold I have no need for moonlight You're wrong to trust in sunlight For I exist not just in storms But in life itself in so many forms To leave you cold I will leave you now But you won't defeat me You had best beware When you come to meet me Love and truth will follow me An army of reality Brought from every corner Of the world You will never break the spell I'll summon all the fires of hell And this is my advice For what it's worth Let us not begin This fight we cannot win Be sure you're watching me ĎCause all through your life Everyday and everynight You should know that I'll be watching you
WHY (single b-side version) Thought of no tomorrow The pain, tears and sorrow And you never told me why The way you cheated And mistreated I could never ask you why Well, Iím gonna find out Iím gonna find out Whatís been messing up your mind Messing up your mind Well, Iíve been through Some changes Now Iím leaving While me mind rearranges Why Iím grieving I donít mean that you hurt me Or deceived me For I know that youíre there And you need me You sure do But I hope you canít see how it is I canít stay any longer Iíve got to go Is there any true reason Or anything I can explain Canít we talk about it baby And get together again You see I have the feeling That this isnít the end And I feel knowing On you I depend I depend on you Iím gonna find out, yes I am Iím gonna find out What it is thatís been Messing up your mind Well, I said that I love you And I need you Then it means I am yours Yes, I belong to you But I just canít be certain That you love me too Well, Iíve got to know If I can believe in you Please believe my heart is yours I canít stay any longer Iíve got to go Perhaps itís best for us To stay together And try to live our lives as one And maybe we will find Weíre still together To watch the setting of the sun PROUD WORDS Stand up and fight Or you'll lose your right Do you wanna stand in a line Fightin' hard to hold on to your mind Seek and you'll find Proud words on a dusty shelf Find and you'll seek Just keep on helpiní yourself When the wind of trouble comes Put away your battledrums And stand up and fight Stand up and fight, don't stand in a line Hold on to your mind Seek and you'll find Proud words on a dusty shelf Find and you'll seek Keep on keepiní on helpiní yourself Stand up and fight ...
HOME AGAIN TO YOU Donít throw it all away Hear what Iíve gotta say Because youíre always on my mind Iíve got an eye on you And only you will do And I donít wanna waste my time So wonít you hear my out Because itís all about when I come home again to you Youíre such a little child Youíre gonna drive me wild As I just donít know what to say I got an eye on you And only you will do And I donít wanna get in your play Hesitate, because I cannot wait Till I come home again to you You make me feel so old Just like I have been told Because itís always up to you Oh baby, hear me out Iíve done all my time And I donít wanna be misused So please donít hesitate Because I cannot wait Till I come home again to you Canít waste all my time Give me all today Well itís on my mind You canít own me When all I wanna be But I donít wanna waste all my time Hear me out Because Iíll scream and out When I come home again to you Home to you GREEN EYE Will you stay out late tonight? Try to hope Will you try to dominate? Will you do that more to hate? Will you give me all your love And never deserve it? Giving me all of that green eye Never let me out of your sight Cause Iíll give you more than you plan Then you'll understand that Iím all right... Iím all right Do you think youíve really Found the only way? When youíre wrong Youíll have to do without What can you say? Think you dare to manipulate? Then you just run away Accept it now, just stay away Giving me all of that green eye Never let me out of your sight Cause Iíll give you more Than you're planning íTil you're understand that Iím all right... Iím all right Do you think youíve really Found the only way? In your own defense What have you got to say? Think you can manipulate? Saying youíll just tolerate In your own defense What have you got to say? Giving me all of that green eye Never let me out of your sight Cause Iíll give you more Than youíre planning When youíre underground And I'm all right... Green eye ....
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