Masquerade Lyrics

Caedmon’s Call


album: Track 6 in album Long Line of Leavers
release date: 2000-10-10
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length: 4:53
guest instrument: David Davidson, Conni Ellisor, Byron House, Ed Cash, John Catchings, Anthony Lamarchina, Kristin Wilkinson, Mary Kathryn Vanosdale, Carl Gorodetzky, Pam Sixfin
strings: Conni Ellisor, David Davidson, John Catchings, Anthony Lamarchina, Kristin Wilkinson, Mary Kathryn Vanosdale, Carl Gorodetzky, Pam Sixfin
double bass: Byron House
acoustic guitar: Ed Cash
strings arranger: Kristin Wilkinson
producer: Ed Cash, Caedmon’s Call
composer: Ed Cash
lyricist: Ed Cash

Cover Art


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On an open stretch of freeway
Underneath the canvas clouds
The blackness after evening
Swallowed everything around
But just up head on the open horizon
We caught the faintest glow
And as we drew near
it seemed so clear that the dark would have to go

In the center of the city
Comes the illusion of the day
When everything looks pretty
It's easy to think you've found the way
But it's all just a big masquerade

It was thirty-six months earlier
On that same old lonesome road
And that same old darkness lingered
Just before the lightning show
And the thunder cracked down
And His lightning conquered everything around
That dark had to flee
Now the light of the little town
Was as dark as the night compared tothe light

Track Listing

  • 1 The Only One
  • 2 Love Is Different
  • 3 Prepare Ye the Way
  • 4 Prove Me Wrong
  • 5 Mistake of My Life
  • 6 Masquerade
  • 7 What You Want
  • 8 Valleys Fill First
  • 9 Can't Lose You
  • 10 Love Alone
  • 11 Dance
  • 12 Piece of Glass
  • 13 Ballad of San Francisco