The Fall of Man (Feat Dan McCafferty)

by Stevie Agnew and Hurricane Road

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Dan McCafferty and Pete Agnew from Nazareth, collaborate with Stevie Agnew and Hurricane Road in this powerful song about war.


A pallid son cast shadows down the east side of the block
I drifted on a sanguine sea by the ticking of the clock
It was on the eighth of August by the boulevard I strolled
Oppression wrapped itself in flags on a grey uncertain road

The night fell black with diamonds the streets bare and austere
A man lay cold as wreckage he stirred as I grew near
His gaze was black and empty no petition or decree
And the wolves and legislators all saw that it was me

Fascists spanned the road ahead carrying a cross
Heavenly choirs sang a hymn a song of Divine love
Statesmen lay there dreaming big pockets full of brass
Politicians circled on the right and ate the working class

The night grew cold and heavy the air was sharp with fear
War moved throughout the shadows the pledged hour was near
Diplomacy failed soundly strategic as it was
Condemning the misguided to a bloody cause

Above a silent underworld a marching mass began
Their heavy feet resounded and proclaimed the fall of man


released July 23, 2015
The Fall of Man written by Chris Smith and Stevie Agnew

Dan McCafferty Lead Vocal
Stevie Agnew Lead Vocal Acoustic \ acoustic slide
Pete Agnew Bass
Chris Smith Drums \ Percussion \ Lyrics
Mad Dave Watt Banjo
Lesley Thompson Fiddle



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Stevie Agnew and Hurricane Road UK

Stevie Agnew is a Scottish Singer Songwriter. After years of relentless gigging Stevie has amassed a large following and performed alongside many artists including, The Stereophonics, Status Quo and Nazareth. His debut album, "Wreckin' Yard" features 12 Americana \ Country songs in the storytelling tradition. Tales of Love, Loss, Murder, Betrayal, Bare Knuckle Boxing and even a Fishing Tale.... ... more

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