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My mother was a witch, she was burned alive.
Thankless little bitch, for the tears I cried.
Take her down now, don't want to see her face
Blistered and burnt, can't hide my disgrace.

Twenty-seven, everyone was nice.
Gotta see 'em pay the price.
See their bodies out on the ice.
Take my time.

Am I evil? Yes I am. (what is it man?)
(Am I evil? yes I am.)

As I watched my mother die, I lost my head.
Revenge now I sought, to break with my bread.
Taking no chances, you come with me.
I'll split you to the bone, (yeah yeah) help set you free.

Twenty-seven, everyone was nice.
Gotta see 'em pay the price.
See their bodies out on the ice.
Take my time.

Am I evil? yes I am. (come on)
(Am I evil? yes I am.)
ohh yea betcha man



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"Am I Evil?" as written by Sean Lyndon Harris, Brian Andrew Tatler

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    General Comment:Anyone who likes the cover should check out Diamond Head. They were one of the Metallica's biggest influences in their earlier days. I got a most of the better songs on KaZaA and a very fast connection.
    soothsayeron August 30, 2002   Link
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    General Comment:some ppl *cough*ks7702*cough* annoy me...
    angelwithoutwingson June 11, 2003   Link
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    General Comment:the lyrics are rather pointless satanic fluff but that riff is amazing! kudos to metallica to enhancing to an already great song!
    aphex_Twin2002on April 10, 2004   Link
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    General Comment:the D.H version was better.
    Ben2k9on September 25, 2004   Link
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    General Comment:a lot of peopl elike this song but i dont see what so great about it compared to the other songs on the garage days revisited 2nd disc.
    the King of shiton February 12, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:I don't like this version; original Diamond Head version was better.
    Vannarothon February 12, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:Revenge...
    ClaytonOTon March 10, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:i like this song its my fav one out of all metallica.I im only 12 so this may not be the beat song there is out of all of them.But I like and theres nothing to say more than that.
    katwiskerson March 15, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:Diamond Head version owns this to the ground
    Expon May 15, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:I haven't heard the Diamond Head version, but this one's pretty good! I love that short solo at 1:20 of the song. One of my favorite songs in this album.
    Shadowbitchon May 28, 2005   Link

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