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Ayreon – The Mirror Maze lyrics

It is time to reflect upon your "ego-self". Nowhere to hide when the walls echo the you that we
All see. Ah, the smiles dissolve! The pulse begins to race; the face a flush of fear so plainly
Painted. The Mirror World - the Mirror Maze: Confrontation...

[A. Inside the mirror maze]

[hippie]
Mirror mirror I can see a lonely child, he kinda looks like me
Staring out into infinity
His father lies, his mother cries, his spirit flies up in the skies
Wandering off to another galaxy

[futureman]
Secret fears we all try to hide
Lie dormant deep inside us
Defy the ghosts of long forgotten days
Here inside the mirror maze

[hippie]
Mirror mirror I can see an angry boy, oh well I guess he's me
Rising up to the society
He's aware that no one cares and life's unfair so he growa his hair
And takes a trip into eternity

[futureman]
Secret fears we all try to hide
Lie dormant deep inside us
Defy the ghosts of long forgotten days
Here inside the mirror maze

[B. Through the mirror]

[roman] I see a man, who's unable to withstand his fears inside
[knight] inside we're all but frightened men
But we have to fight until the end is here
[roman] hear what I say: I am doomed,
I have to pay, I can't go on
[knight] go on and persevere
For we have to make it out of here alive
[roman] a life is but a dream,
For in the mirror I have seen what lies within
[knight] within this armour cold and bright
Lies a noble heart with the will to fight the pain
[roman] the pain cannot be healed,
I'm surrounded by this shield I cannot break
[knight] break through the mirror now
Follow me, I will show you how

[roman] we've reached the other side,
I have overcome my pride and made it through
[knight] we threw aside our darkest fears
And stepped across these new frontiers of time
[roman] time can only tell what awaits us in this hell full of deceit
[knight] deceit, guile and treachery
Will they ever set us free again?

[roman] riding on the wings of time



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/a/ayreon/the_mirror_maze.html

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