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Scott Walker

The Seventh Seal (4:55)

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.

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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

Scott Walker - The Seventh Seal Lyrics


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  • through this song i constantly associating him with Bergman or Dreyer's films, anytime i hear his old stuff
  • it's all about the arrangements, holy shit.
  • Great film! [2]
  • Seventh sun
  • holy WOW
  • love it!
  • its a shame the rest of the album doesnt hold up to this epic. [2]
  • the morricone-ish choir, the imaginative lyrics and his unique voice - best song ever!
  • Can't. Stop. Listening!! <3333
  • @squiggins - What's not to get? Fantastic song! Fantastic voice! Fantastic instrumentation! Fantastic film!

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