Faceless
by Red

Album: Until We Have Faces (2010)

Songfacts®:

  • This is the title track from Until We Have Faces, the third album by Christian rock band Red. The song was released to radio on December 31, 2010 as the first single from the album.
  • Guitarist Anthony Armstrong explained the song's meaning to AntiMusic: "When we finally realize we have let the world define us, we know that we are hollow. We only substantiate our very own apathy when we continue to not do anything about it. This song leaves us with an internal challenge. We discover that we are faceless, and it may be time for an alteration."
  • Armstrong expanded on the song to New Release Tuesday: "It's basically the keystone of the whole record, the embodiment of what the whole record will be about finding identity. I think that this song is more about realization; you wake up one day and you find yourself be something that you never wanted to be. You find that the world has kind of gotten itself in your head and turned you into something that you were never really meant to be. This song is kind of about a person screaming out with that realization, I'm hollow and faceless. I need to do something about this."

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