"Temptation" as written by Nacio Brown and Arthur / Freed....
Have you ever felt the need
To see more than you can see
Look into uncertainty
Reflections of treachery
Would you leave the world behind
Endless life is here to find
Can I interest you in lies
Sell your soul for all it buys


Play with your insanity
Shatter your reality
Pulsing in your blood

I can satisfy your greed
For now all your debts are free
I have all eternity
To quench all the death I breed
Recreate the rules of play
From now things are done my way
None have ever won my game
Crucified them all in flames

Have you ever danced with the devil
His temptation ever summoned you
Ever penned your name in blood
Let possession slowly swallow you
When you stand under full moonlight
The attraction mesmerizes you
Have you ever wondered why
It seems that evil you're attracted to

Reach out to my hand
Step back in time's sand
Genetic wasteland
Far beyond death

Lyrics submitted by jt

"Temptation" as written by Kerry King

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentI think its about selling your soul to the devil lol yeah......

    SLAYER!!!!!!!!!!!!! \m/
    the_clairvoyanton April 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyeah... easily the weakest track of Seasons in the Abyss...
    Dressed2Depresson April 09, 2007   Link
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    General CommentNegative - weakest my arse, that chugging riffage near the end of the track is the PROest riff on the album

    Charlehon July 10, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwhat is said towards the end of the song over the word "death" in the verse "far beyond death"?
    metalstormon October 12, 2007   Link
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    General Commentdevil tempting you to sell your soul.........\m/
    dhramchargeron April 20, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI guess its something about drugs/selling,or consuming it..or its about a pimp, giving it to a girl, to make her addicted, so that shes depended on him, and then he sent the girl to the sreets for "hooking -up"
    PsychopathyRedon February 08, 2010   Link

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