Sympathy for the devil lyrics        Sympathy for the devil lyrics


Guns N' Roses Simpathy for the devil lyrics
(released December 13th 1994)


     Please allow me to introduce myself
     I'm a man of wealth and taste
     I've been around for a long, long year
     Stole many a man's soul and faith

     And I was 'round when Jesus Christ
     Had his moment of doubt and pain
     Made damn sure that Pilate
     Washed his hands and sealed his fate

     Pleased to meet you
     Hope you guess my name
     But what's puzzling you
     Is the nature of my game

     I stuck around St. Petersberg
     When I saw it was a time for a change
     Killed the Czar and his ministers
     Anastasia screamed in vain

     I rode a tank 
     Held a general's rank
     When the Blitzkrieg raged
     And the bodies stank

     Pleased to meet you
     Hope you guess my name, oh yeah
     What's puzzling you
     Is the nature of my game, oh yeah

     I watched with glee
     While your kings and queens
     Fought for ten decades
     For the Gods they made

     I shouted out
     "Who killed the Kennedys?"
     When after all
     It was you and me

     Let me please introduce myself
     I'm a man of wealth and taste
     And I laid traps for troubadors
     Who get killed before they reached Bombay

     Pleased to meet you 
     Hope you guessed my name, oh yeah
     But what's puzzling you
     Is the nature of my game, oh yeah, get down, baby

     Pleased to meet you
     Hope you guessed my name, oh yeah
     But what's confusing you
     Is just the nature of my game

     Just as every cop is a criminal
     And all the sinners saints
     As heads is tails
     Just call me Lucifer
     'Cause I'm in need of some restraint

     So if you meet me
     Have some courtesy
     Have some sympathy, and some taste
     Use all your well-learned politesse
     Or I'll lay your soul to waste, um yeah

     Pleased to meet you
     Hope you guessed my name, um yeah
     But what's puzzling you
     Is the nature of my game, um baby, get down

     Woo, who
     Oh yeah, get on down
     Oh yeah
     Oh yeah!

     Tell me baby, what's my name
     Tell me honey, baby guess my name
     Tell me baby, what's my name
     I tell you one time, you're to blame

     Ooo, who
     Ooo, who
     Ooo, who
     Ooo, who, who
     Ooo, who, who
     Ooo, who, who
     Ooo, who, who
     Oh, yeah

     What's my name
     Tell me, baby, what's my name
     Tell me, sweetie, what's my name

     Ooo, who, who
     Ooo, who, who
     Ooo, who, who
     Ooo, who, who
     Ooo, who, who
     Ooo, who, who
     Ooo, who, who
     Oh, yeah

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Copyright Guns N' Roses 1994



Originally Recorded by The Rolling Stones - 1968
Copyright (Jagger/Richards) 1968
From the album "Beggars Banquet"



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