Behind the Curtain

by Stratospheerius



Electric violin-fueled progressive hard rock! A song that talks about the masks we all wear in public, and how a public figure can be torn down, vilified, and ousted in a modern social media world full of hypocrisy.


Running on inertia
Propped up fake euphoria
Paper thin disguises
Human skin behind them
We suppress the demons
Feel the hunger grumbling
Show your poker face and dodge the lightning
Nothing is certain
Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain

Wear the mask so righteous
Quick to judge the careless
Those who free the monster
Living in glass houses
Stare at our reflection
Cracking through the mirror
Feel them breathing down your neck they’re coming nearer
Dig the dirt in
Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain

Click your heels three times and wish for the courage
Tofight tornadoes that smash you to pieces
Free yourself up and they’ll chain you forever

Welcome to the circus
It’s your biggest nightmare
Wear the scarlet letter
Scrutinized forever
All the doors are bolted
You can’t find your way home
Everybody knows your name
You feel so alone

Put your mask on
And tuck your shirt in
Pay no attention to the
Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain


released November 1, 2014
Joe Deninzon-lead vocals/electric violin
Aurelien Budynek-guitars
Jamie Bishop-bass
Lucianna Padmore-drums
Benny Koonyevsky-percussion

©2015 by Joe Deninzon/Fiddlefunk Music
Written by Joe Deninzon
Engineered by Rave Tesar
Mixed by Alex Salzman
Mastered by Rave Tesar



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