Symphony X - Masquerade Lyrics


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Shackled in darkness - the forbidden portrait confined to
it's frame
Unbroken silence - a total misfortune and shame

Ragin obsession - this mask of oppression, it hides your
aggression from view
This tearing suture renounces the love he once knew

Your sacrifice this paradise of innocence
Trust the lie - you falsify the line of truth
You disguise your insolence
Don't deny insanity - mediocrity

Save us from this masquerade of lies
Kings and fools die in ridicule (save us)
Save us from this masquerade of lies

A fallen fortress sees him beneath starless skies
Subsiding deeper - the final farewell in his eyes

Unspoken hero - distrusted and thrusted within surmise
Seizing intrusion to unveil his clever disguise

Your sacrifice this paradise of innocence
Trust the lie - you falsify the line of truth

Save us from this masquerade of lies
Kings and fools die in ridicule (save us)
Save us from this masquerade of lies

[Solo]

Save us from this masquerade of lies
Kings and fools die in ridicule (save us)
Save us from this masquerade of lies



Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Into the Dementia
  • 2 The Raging Season
  • 3 Premonition
  • 4 Masquerade
  • 5 Absinthe and Rue
  • 6 Shades of Grey
  • 7 Taunting the Notorious
  • 8 Rapture or Pain
  • 9 Thorns of Sorrow
  • 10 A Lesson Before Dying