Walking in the subway
Alone late at night
New York City gangs
Everywhere in sight

You feel their anger upon you
You feel their hateful eyes
Walk a little faster now
You're fighting for your life

As they walk on closer
Their eyes burn down your back
You feel a thousand cries
Not prepared for their attack

A mission bell sent sign
A sign that boards soon
You've come this far, no turning back
We hope you make it too

Don't expect, sympathy
We don't know, the word
You've walked my turf, insanity
But in this place you die

Your life is wasted
Your blood is tasted
As it drips down the blade
You didn't make it

You couldn't take it
You walked the subway you paid
Your money's gone
Your clothes they're torn

You're lying in a pool of blood
You know you're leaving
We watch you grieving
But in this place you die

Don't expect sympathy
We don't know the word
You walked my turf, insanity
But in this place you die


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Colors Lyrics as written by Randall Shawver Jon Schaffer

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    pretty self explanitory song, about a person in NY who takes the subway and gets jumped by a gang who does'nt give a damn about him/her, whoever he/she is...by the way, where is 1776, i know its an instrumental (a mighty cool one with the flute and all) but other instrumentals appear everywhere on this site...

    rickenbacker83on April 09, 2003   Link
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    This really bears resemblance to Iron Maiden's "Killers". Except this song is in the third person while that one is in the first.

    ZBriskon December 15, 2006   Link
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    The title refers to gang colors I guess?

    Chard121on September 16, 2009   Link
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    I think i read a pice on wikipedia while looking up this song that there was a show in the 70's about gangsters

    WickermanTheThirdon October 15, 2009   Link
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    Matt Barlow said the song was about the 1979 film The Warriors

    Package22on March 05, 2011   Link

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