"Room Full Of Mirrors" as written by and Jimi Hendrix....
I used to live in a room full of mirrors
All I could see was me
Then I take my spirit and I smash my mirrors
And now the whole world is here for me to see
Now I’m searching for my love to be

A broken glass was solvin’ my brain
Cut and screamin’ crowdin’ in my head
A broken glass was loud in my brain
It used to fall on my dreams and cut me in my bed
It used to fall on my dreams and cut me in my bed
I say making love was strange in my bed

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    General CommentThis is one of my favorite hendrix songs. I love the way it metaphorically describes how self-centered we are, and that when we can stop being so self-centered, we gain the ability to percieve the beauty of everything around us.
    coolspifon December 17, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThere is a spoken version of this song on one of my many bootleg Hendrix tapes. The spoken version sounds very strange. He sounds like he is on acid or some other hallucinogenic drug. He says things like "somebody help me, somebody please help me" and "tell this idiot to get the hell out of me and get me the hell out of this god damned mirror room". This tape is very emotional and it seems like Hendrix is crying out for someone to help him. At one point he says "I turn to the world but what do they have to offer me but pats on the back". I recommend you get this tape and listen to it because it is very interesting.
    andiburnson January 29, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti heard that this song was about the first time hendrix did acid
    metalhead_101on March 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song set it off son,let me tell you.
    It's about Hendrix feeling trapped in his god-like status,and that he can't escape himself,or his mobster of a manager.
    fxcking_turtleon August 03, 2007   Link
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    General Commentamazing track, so trippy, love it, wonderful stuff. as for the lyrics, fxcking turtle got it down perfectly.
    S3B8Eon January 16, 2008   Link
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    General Commentandiburns, its called Eyes of Imagination that one your talkin about it good:)
    this song is not about his Acid trips, its about what coolspif said, this is my Fav Jimi song, the movement of it is like Funk and Disco, the Structer is Blues, the sound is Psychadelic , and the playing is Quasi Classical, what more could you ask for :) :)
    ApolloTeon April 15, 2008   Link
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    General CommentNah, it's not about how self-centered we are. It's about ego death. It's about letting go of our mind projecting ourself out onto the world around us. If you are too wrapped up in your own sense of self, all you do is see your own ideas about things in the world around you; just like in Taoism, you see the manifestations instead of the mystery itself. Using LSD, it is much easier to let go of your own sense of self and realize that the idea of an individual "I" is just something made up by your own ego, that all of your emotions come from the same place (see bold as love). Once you let go of that, smashing the mirrors, you can really see the world for all that it truly is, without projecting yourself onto it. Just fully experiencing and sensing it finally, living in the moment at all times.
    atlbravosfanon April 27, 2008   Link

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