Masquerade

Album: Pleasure Victim (1982)
Charted: 82

Songfacts®:

  • This song is about older actors and musicians who never made it in the entertainment industry, which is "the masquerade." The lyrics, "[they] knock on doors and empty halls" is a reference to the auditioning process.
  • The line, "Past eight by tens in shattered frames" references essential "headshot" photographs actors/actresses and some musicians need in the industry. The "shattered frames" symbolize shattered dreams. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Frank - Los Angeles, CA, for above 2

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