opening night player
myrtle gordon #1
she avoids her mirror
to be young again


very actor cycle
very not so clean
myrtle wears her broken mirror
on her aging sleeve


can not
stop now
harmony
whispers
in sleep
all the way


myrtle’s in the back room wondering why
it’s hard to believe she can never set her free screaming why


Lyrics submitted by walkingonawire

Opening Night song meanings
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    General Commentgreat song. one of my favorites by this band. i think the lyrics are just telling a story. maybe about a person who's at the top but still hasn't found happiness.
    akira_256on October 05, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthere is a john cassavetes movie called opening night starring gena rowlands as one myrtle gordon.
    dancemotherfuckeron July 19, 2005   Link

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