The Seventh Seal is the first track from Scott Walker's fifth studio album Scott 4. The song marries Ennio Morricone-influenced orchestral textures to a narrative based on the film of the same name by Ingmar Bergman, Walker the Europhile's favorite director.
Anybody seen a knight pass this way
I saw him playing chess with Death yesterday
His crusade was a search for God and they say
It's been a along way to carry on