The Invisible Man

Album: The Miracle (1989)
Charted: 12
  • I'm the invisible man
    I'm the invisible man
    Incredible how you can
    See right through me

    (Freddie Mercury)
    When you hear a sound
    That you just can't place
    Feel somethin' move
    That you just can't trace
    When something sits
    On the end of your bed
    Don't turn around
    When you hear me tread

    I'm the invisible man
    I'm the invisible man
    Incredible how you can
    See right through me
    I'm the invisible man
    I'm the invisible man
    It's criminal how I can
    See right through you

    I'm in your room
    And I'm in your bed
    And I'm in your life
    And I'm in your head
    Like the CIA
    Or the FBI
    You'll never get close
    Never take me alive

    I'm the invisible man
    I'm the invisible man
    Incredible how you can
    See right through me
    I'm the invisible man
    I'm the invisible man
    It's criminal how I can
    See right through you

    Hah, hah, hah, hello
    Hah, hah, hah, okay
    Hah, hah, hah, hello hello hello hello
    Never had a real good friend, not a boy or a girl
    No one knows what I've been through, let my flag unfurl
    So make my mark from the edge of the world
    From the edge of the world
    From the edge of the world

    Now I'm on your track
    And I'm in your mind
    And I'm on your back
    But don't look behind
    I'm your meanest thought
    I'm your darkest fear
    Put I'll never get caught
    You can't shake me, shake me dear

    I'm the invisible man
    I'm the invisible man
    Incredible how you can
    See right through me (watch me)
    I'm the invisible man
    I'm the invisible man
    It's criminal how I can
    See right through you
    Look at me, look at me

    Shake me, shake me, shake me dear Writer/s: BRIAN MAY, FREDDIE MERCURY, JOHN DEACON, ROGER TAYLOR
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Bridget from CoStrange video, great song.
  • Michael from Santa Cruz, CaGreat song!!.The very air abounds with an army of Brian Mays's!!
  • Alexandra from Zagreb, CroatiaI actually thought it talks about homosexuality. I mean, they are invisible to the society, and it's just the general feel I got from this song. However, I've known for a few years now that Mercury did not write this song, making it my theory a bit less plausible. It's an excellent song either way, and the beat is absolutely perfect.
  • Heather from Perry, GaThis song was the inspiration for the theme song of the Nickelodeon cartoon "Danny Phantom". Show creator Butch Hartman is a huge Queen fan, and happened to come across this track on an imported "greatest hits" CD while on a business trip in South Korea. He fell in love with the bass line, and decided that if he ever got the chance to create a new cartoon (after "The Fairly Odd Parents") he would use that bass line in its theme song. After he got the go-ahead from Nickelodeon to create "Danny Phantom" and needed to write a theme song for it, he went to his composer, Guy Moon, played the "Invisible Man" bass line, and told him, "I don't care what music you use, just give me a bass line like this."
  • Songtest2 from Gilbert, AzThis song has tremendous production value, but unfortunately it's tremendous '80s production and sounds a little dated. Still, demonstrates Queen's incredible musical talents.
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