I've been looking so long for you
Now you won't get away from my grasp.
You've been living so long in hiding
In hiding behind that false mask.
And you know and I know that
You ain't got long now to last.
Your looks and your feelings
Are just the remains of your past.
You're standing in the wings,
There you wait for the curtain to fall.
Knowing the terror and holding
You have on us all.
Yeah, I know that you're gonna
Scratch me, maim me and maul.
You know I'm helpless from
Your mesmerising cat call.
Keep your distance, walk away,
Don't take his bait.
Don't you stray, don't fade away.
Watch your step, he's out to get you,
Come what may.
Don't you stray, from the narrow way.
I'm running and hiding in my
Dreams you're always there.
You're the phantom of the opera,
You're the devil, you're just out to scare.
You damaged my mind
And my soul it just floats through the air.
Haunt me, you taunt me,
You torture me back at your lair.
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