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1916 by Motorhëad.

16 years old when I went the war,
To fight for a land fit for heroes,
God on my side, and a gun in my hand,
Chasing my days down to zero,
And I marched and I fought and I bled and I died,
And I never did get any older,
But I knew at the time that a year in the line,
Is a long enough life for a soldier,
We all volunteered, and we wrote down our names,
And we added two years to our ages,
Eager for life and ahead of the game,
Ready for history's pages,
And we brawled and we fought and we whored 'til we stood,
Ten thousand shoulder to shoulder,
A thirst for the Hun, we were food for the gun,
And that's what you are when you're soldiers,

I heard my friend cry, and he sank to his knees,
Coughing blood as he screamed for his mother,
And I fell by his side, and that's how we died,
Clinging like kids to each other,
And I lay in the mud and the guts and the blood,
And I wept as his body grew colder,
And I called for my mother and she never came,
Though it wasn't my fault and I wasn't to blame,
The day not half over and ten thousand slain,
And now there's nobody remembers our names,
And that's how it is for a soldier.

17 commentaires

LEMMY dans un tout autre registre!!
Par didier LABORDE il y a 6 ans
tro belle cette chanson. viva motorhead
Par revan44550 il y a 6 ans
motorhead avec une musique triste Oo ca change ! je vais pleuré
Par cochou875 il y a 6 ans
je vais les voirs au vielles charrues , sa va pogoté dur ( si il joue pas celle la ) .
Par lets_be_rock il y a 6 ans
Très belle chanson de Motorhead, cependant les images ne montrent en rien l'enfer de Verdun (1916) mais sont des images de 39-45.
Sur la carte en intro, on observe le drapeau canadien des troupes ayant débarquées en Normandie sur le secteur Juno beach. La feuille d'érable sur le drapeau n'existait pas en 1916.
Par gillesservat il y a 6 ans
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