"Crimson King" as written by Jon Schaffer and Hans Juergen Kuersch....
Show me your banner
Come show me your sign
The Crimson King's eye
Is the mark to reveal you are mine
I am your master
I will make your dreams come true
I'm your messiah
A twisted one as you may know

My right hands, my servants
My soldiers, my tools
Spread out the good news
Find my children and gather them all
We'll take all low men
All the hatred, evil souls
We share one desire
A wicked one as you may know

Touched by the Crimson King
Touched By the Saviour
The tower falls on Judgement Day
Touched By the Crimson King
Touched By the Saviour
Like it's been written many years ago

I am the angel I am madness
I am the word I am the law
I am holding truth release your sadness
I am the key I am the door
Release!
Oh there is
War and evil
Whores and sinners
Take my hand and I show you
Where to go
Call me Flagg
I'm the Good Man
I'm the Dark Man
Take my hand and
I show you where to go
Release!
Come take my hand
To the promised land

Redeemer
Deceiver
The demon
The man in black

The universe is void
Just you and I
Let there be light
The stars will rise
Then fall again
Climbing to the top
An empty room
Is all there is
Oh I fear it is
Prophecies were made of you and I
The vision's strong
But meanwhile keep on falling
Oh what a miracle is life
An even bigger one is size
It's just the way it is
I fear it is
It's just the way it is

Life's a wheel nothing more
It goes round and around and a…
I am the ageless
I am “Legion”
I'm your lord
I will bring terror
I'm a demon in disguise
The thrill of a thousand
Worlds dying at once
But my ultimate goal
Lies beyond the downfall

Touched by the Crimson King
Touched By the Saviour
The tower falls on Judgement Day
Touched By the Crimson King
Touched By the Saviour
Like it's been written many years ago


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"Crimson King" as written by Jon Schaffer Hans Juergen Kuersch

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    General Commentexcellent song. it's about stephen king's "dark tower" series. this seems to center on walter 'o dim, who is the man in black, known also as randall flagg, marten broadcloak, and a shitload of other names.
    raistlinmajereon July 30, 2005   Link
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    General CommentSomehow it's strange that a song which is so oviously written about Randall Flagg is called "Crimson King". I mean, of course he is one of CC's minions, but still it is confusing.
    Flaggon January 14, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti agree as you see flagg is not the crimson king but he is his main advisor. However *SPOILER ALERT* he is killed in the last book by mordred
    alex rayon March 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song is awesome. I was blown away the very first time I listened to it. 'twas my theme song for a bit too.
    Ninji-Xon May 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWaitaminnit... I was in Barnes & Noble the other day. I looked at a Stephen King's Dark tower analysis. It said that Flagg was killed by Roland of Gilead. I accepted this, being frankly unable to remember how Flagg died. But you, Alex Ray, are absolutely correct, Mordred did it. Someone should tell the author of whatever book I was looking at.
    locriaon November 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWaitaminnit... I was in Barnes & Noble the other day. I looked at a Stephen King's Dark tower analysis. It said that Flagg was killed by Roland of Gilead. I accepted this, being frankly unable to remember how Flagg died. But you, Alex Ray, are absolutely correct, Mordred did it. Someone should tell the author of whatever book I was looking at.
    locriaon November 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentDman the masses for not liking this song! IMO there is simply no better song that has ever existed! For a start, if a song can get me to read a series of books then its doing something right! I love this song and everyong I've played it to does as well! This really should be loved by many more people!
    edencycloneon May 13, 2008   Link
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    General Commentedencyclone, if you like the dark tower, have a try of the Otherland series by Tad williams, and I agree, this song is amazing
    but in the end doesn't the CK die? but yes, an amazing song
    learningtolistenon June 19, 2009   Link
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    General CommentFUCK OFF! THIS GODDAMNED BAND HAS SPOILED THE BOOKS!
    Well, not much. Okay, I can still give it a read.
    Luckily, I didn't read the comments here.
    Edboyon March 20, 2011   Link

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