Another day, just like any other
Out of the blue, it turned to horror
How could they?
Why would they?
The innocents suffered hell's inferno
An senseless act that goes unforgotten
How could they?
They will pay.

When the Eagle Cries
Blood will flow
When the Eagle Cries
For freedom's fight
When the Eagle Cries
We love her so
When the Eagle Cries
We will sacrifice

Out of the ashes came a tempted vengeance
But we are focused, we seek redemption
We are free
We'll stay free
All they've done is make us stronger
The sleeping giant is asleep no longer
If need be
We'll die free

When the Eagle Cries
Blood will flow
When the Eagle Cries
For freedom's fight
When the Eagle Cries
We love her so
When the Eagle Cries
We will sacrifice


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"When the Eagle Cries" as written by Jon Schaffer

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General CommentYeah I agree with you about the meaning there Arm, it is a bit "America is such a righteous country, how could someone evilly kill our civilians?". Casually forgetting that only 60 years ago America completely totalled two Japanese cities, killing over 200,000 innocent civilians. Apart from the meaning, it's a great song though.
    dogboggleron April 26, 2005   Link

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