The Stage

Album: The Stage (2016)
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  • So I arrived, naked and cold
    A welcomed change from the abeyance of a ghost town catacomb
    No need for counsel I appreciate the time I'm not alone
    (Why don't you get my lawyer on the phone)

    There were days these child eyes
    Would overlook the ugliness and fantasize
    I found my heart for the first time and I awakened in me
    I left myself to navigate, and oh I felt control
    (It seems these sheep have quite an appetite)

    Who is the crowd that peers through the cage,
    As we perform here upon the stage?

    As the boy became a man
    In came a calm sophistication I can hardly understand
    So lost in ego, didn't notice when the time had slipped away
    (Yeah, everybody's got a sob story)

    Jesus Christ, was born to die
    Leave it to man to levitate his own to idolize
    We're simply sociopaths with no communication baby
    I see your angle but we differ from our points of view
    (So tell me, what's your cross to bear?)

    Who is the crowd that peers through the cage,
    As we perform here upon the stage?
    Tell me a lie in a beautiful way
    I believe in answers just not today

    Hope my wheels don't abandon me now,
    Seeing that I'm out here alone
    I'm running out of fight
    And the wind speaks a comforting voice,
    Guiding me to her arms
    Mother, I'm alright

    It took the birth of sin to snake-rattle the mind
    Before a blow to the head by the gavel of time
    To wake up
    Won't you wake up?
    When did the walking apes decide that nuclear war
    Was now the only solution for them keeping the score?
    Just wake up
    Can't you wake up?

    (You do know this is just a simulation, don't you?)

    Who is the crowd that peers through the cage,
    As we perform here upon the stage?
    Tell me a lie in a beautiful way
    I believe in answers just not today Writer/s: BRIAN HANER, BROOKS WACKERMAN, JONATHAN SEWARD, MATTHEW SANDERS, ZACHARY BAKER
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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