I can't belive this now
This isn't what I planned
I lived and died and now
I just can't understand
With all the love I feel
I could never leave her
No matter what the cost
My soulds the price to see her

Oh how I love you
The pain won't go away
Oh when I need you
You're always so far away
I cry for you
Leaving myself to blame
I died for you
I gave up everything

The pain was just to much
When I finally saw her
She's happy and in love
In love with my best friend
What makes it hurt so bad
Is that I love them both
And they will never know
For love I sold my soul

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  • +2
    General CommentThis is about Al Simmons, a comic-book character Todd McFarlane created, otherwise known as Spawn. Spawn is killed by his own employer, and makes a deal with the devil (Malbolgia) to serve as the general of his armies if he is able to go back to his wife. "For love i sold my soul", "My souls the price to see her."

    He looses his memory, but knows what he's there to do. He wants to see his wife, Wanda. He does find her, but finds out that she's in love, and has a child, with his former best friend, Terry. "She's happy and in love, in love with my best friend."

    This song is from the album called "Dark Saga", check it out at icedearth.com It has lyrics there also, as well as information on the album, which is made about Spawn.

    Hope that helped.
    Vindicatoron August 26, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThat is exactly right. I love this song and i just got done listening to it. It always makes me cry.
    PlasticVictimon August 24, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is one of the best songs iced earth made.. and, it's really a good one.. it's about how the girl he loves soo bad is in love with his best friend.. and he can't do anything coz he loves them both.. and, well, it's an obvious song, but a beautiful one...
    Serdar_The_Greaton August 16, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentVindicator, though I believe your Spawn connection, I think the song can be taken literally about life and love. It's just an awesome song either way you look at it.
    Omega6_Viruson March 05, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentok im going to clear this up for all of you...ANYTHING OF THE FUCKING DARK SAGA ALBUM IS ABOUT SPAWN!..stop trying to dig and give it different meanings...its about spawn PERIOD!! christ just watch the movie and half of it will click..DARK SAGA=SPAWN
    I_LIKE_BEANSon March 31, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTheres a picture of spawn on the cover what more do you need?
    iknowmorethenyouon April 16, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTheres a picture of spawn on the cover
    iknowmorethenyouon April 16, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is about spawn. the entire Dark Saga CD was dedicated to Spawn. But though everyone takes songs in their own way.. just because a song was intended to mean something else, doesn't mean it wasnt made to not relate to anyone else out there.
    schaffersmygodon May 07, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmay i just add, dont follow I_LIKE_BEANS advise, if you dont want spawn and such ruined then dont watch the film, it's the embodiment of shit, simple enough but important, watch the animated series or get the comics, both are fantastic
    arsejesuson February 08, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt dosn't matter what the song/album is about.
    It matters what you think about it.
    UnNaturalSuicideon January 04, 2006   Link

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