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The Wizard
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While Uriah Heep is primarily known for the song "Easy Livin'" from their landmark album "Demons and Wizards", its opening track "The Wizard" has always been my all-time favorite by the band.
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Rock - Cover Songs
Charts #167 today (peak #48)
Charts #16 in subgenre today (peak #6)
Mark Clarke/Ken Hensley
Cygnus Studios 2020
September 25, 2020
MP3 8.2 MB
320 kbps bitrate
WAV 59.7 MB
3:36 minutes
Story behind the song
For the complete skinny behind this song, please visit my studio blog: https://cygnusstudios.blog/2020/09/25/new-cover-uriah-heep-the-wizard/ Arrangements, all instruments and vocals by Craig Guerrieri. Recorded, mixed and mastered by Craig Guerrieri at Cygnus Studios, Florida, USA. 2020.
Lyrics
He was the Wizard of a thousand kings And I chanced to meet him one night wandering He told me tales and he drank my wine Me and my magic man, kinda feeling fine He had a cloak of gold and eyes of fire And as he spoke, I felt a deep desire To free the world of its fear and pain And help the people to feel free again Why don't we listen to the Voices in our hearts? 'Cause then I know we'd find We're not so far apart Everybody's got to be happy Everyone should sing For we know the joy of life Peace and love can bring So spoke the Wizard In his mountain home The vision of his wisdom Means we'll never be alone And I will dream of my magic night And the million silver stars That guide me with their light
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