Riff: Black Sabbath – “Damaged Soul”

Jun 12, 2013

Dying is easy it’s living that’s hard/I’m losing the battle between Satan and God

from Damaged Soul lyrics by Black Sabbath

Eased in with a Floydian psych-talk fade, all this talk of God and rational thought goes the way of prime dark lord Sabbath yore, the prog blues crude-thick, Wilk finally emoting on the drums again and demonic Ozzie giving in to the dark side like he does best when he stops thinking about Sharon.

Riff by Gavin Paul

Gavin Paul is SONGLYRICS' Editor-in-Chief. Chicago-bred, New York-sculpted, his words and ideas have appeared in publications ranging from Spin and Rolling Stone to The Chicago Sun-Times and Arborist News.

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