I came across a smoking field, pulsating afterglow
I saw a seering flash of light erupt and skyward go
I staggered back in dazed surprise
What was it I had seen?
And as I stood there mesmerized I heard my spirit scream

Invader, invader nearby
Invader, invader is nigh

This is the first of more to come in carefully planned attacks
If it is so we must prepare defenses to fight back
The call is out throughout the world
United we must stand
To build a line, strategic force, they will not take a man

Invader invader nearby
Invader, invader is nigh

When they come to take control every man must play his role
They won't take our world away when the children we leave
Will have to believe in today

We warn you now you things out there
Whatever you may send
We won't give in without a fight, a fight until the end
With vigilance by day and night our scanners trace the sky
A shield is sealed upon this earth, a shield you won't get by

Invader invader nearby
Invader, invader is nigh

Invader invader nearby
Invader, invader is nigh

Invader invader nearby
Invader, invader is nigh

Invader invader nearby
Invader, invader is nigh

Invader invader nearby
Invader, invader is nigh


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Invader Lyrics as written by Ian Hill Robert Halford

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    Sounds like a song about alien invasion. On a side note, there's a strong similarity to how Rob sings the word 'Invader' to how Bruce Dickinson sings the same word to Iron Maiden's "Invaders".

    samwaltonon March 08, 2007   Link
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    General Comment

    samwalton, I thought the same thing when I first heard it.

    The Red Pyramidon May 31, 2009   Link
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    General Comment

    Inspired by black-white TV series ot the same title

    OstryHMPon September 05, 2009   Link
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    General Comment

    This is about Space Invaders, which was released by Taito the same year.

    DanVitaleRockson June 19, 2023   Link

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