A Fortune In Lies

Album: Images and Words (1992)
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  • I can remember when,
    In the unity of our five-day sessions
    Not even once did we hear the siren song
    What kind of imagination
    Asleep in some lyrical coma
    Who's vain futile memory
    Could have been so wrong?

    You can make a fortune in lies
    You can keep a giant alive
    You can ride the red
    Until everybody smiles

    A trifling euphoria
    Was such an untimely religion
    Maybe your life can explain
    The reason for my indecision
    Here is a poor man
    The heart of this monster creation
    He said we both will be heroes
    And I was led into temptation

    You can make a fortune in lies
    You can keep a giant alive
    You can ride the red
    Until everybody smiles

    Can you show me your gold and your silver?
    A hero in frozen water

    "For the first time in a long time
    Everything was right in my world
    And then I woke up"

    Now you've made a fortune in lies
    And you kept a giant alive
    You rode the red
    You rode the red Writer/s: CHARLIE DOMINICI, JOHN MYUNG, JOHN P. PETRUCCI, KEVIN F. MOORE, MICHAEL S. PORTNOY
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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