"Through the Looking Glass" as written by Thomas Miller and Michael Romeo....
[Part I:]
Look to the other side, reach the undefined
Curious to what she doesn't know
Step through the empty air, reveal what wasn't there
A fantasy-her looking glass world

Is it as it seems? Or just a dream within a dream
(dream within, dream within a dream)

Like she's been here before, locked behind the door
Held within the grasp of mystic hands
Everything's so strange, the same but rearranged
Through a bird's eye view-Can it all be true?

The final answer she seeks, with the three to be crowned Queen
Essence of rule divides the land-YEAH!

Dark shape, above in the sky, captures her prismatic eye
Again she walks in wonder, With no, with no tearful good-byes

[Part II:]
Alice...Alice...Run Alice...Run

And there she stood, in misery
Searching for the final ring within
A dream, (dream within a dream)

Dream within a dream

"I'm not afraid..."

[Part III:]
Scepter in hand-all the numbers so deceiving
The small dreaming child who wears the crown
Watches the pieces falling down

Like knights in the game-her next move is so unsure
'Waken the Queen of Nevermore
Hidden behind the royal doors

White on her right, Red on her left
Talking in riddles, on ears fallen deaf

"Stop with all the lies", all the questions so confusing
Answer the riddles they deny, losing hope, the child cries

Dream on...
Do you believe...all the things that you're seeing are true?
The start's where the end's leading you
Do you believe...all's as twisted as one would perceive?
Seek the answers...and soon you'll believe

The royal child, in a rage of desperate fury
Shattering all that lies before, screaming dolls fall to the floor
Now remove the masque, that's obscuring this dimension
Illusions so clear to me now, her invention is unwound

Escape the dream- like an unwritten book
There at my feet-lies the knight, the queen and the rook

Dream on...
Do you believe...all the things that you're seeing are true?
The start's where the end's leading you
Do you believe...all's as twisted as one would perceive?
Seek the answers...and soon you'll believe

Dream on...
Do you believe...all the things that you're seeing are true?
The start's where the end's leading you
Do you believe...all's as twisted as one would perceive?
Seek the answers...and soon you'll believe


Lyrics submitted by Idan, edited by JucaOPastor

"Through the Looking Glass" as written by Tommy Boyce Red Baldwin

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Through the Looking Glass (Part I, II, III) song meanings
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  • +1
    General CommentDamn, this song owns
    NickBush24on June 28, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentA truly, truly amazing song.

    I think my personal view of the song is that the story "Through The Looking Glass" is only an example used to express ideals. The ability to find not only the strength you need to find in yourself, but to overcome many imposed illusions one might encounter in life. To find the truth for yourself, not matter how "twisted" things may be around you.

    By far, one of the most intrepid songs I've ever had the pleasure of listening to.
    slashcardon February 02, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is about the book, Through the Looking Glass, the original 'Alice in Wonderland,' before it was all Disney'd up.
    Kaizeon February 16, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI agree with Kaize.
    Man, this song is amazing.
    Eliminationon March 08, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAck. I'd better clarify. the Disney version combined the elements of Louis Carroll's two books about the Alice; Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and the sequel Through the Looking glass.
    Kaizeon April 06, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentA completely amazing song- just like all their other works, but slightly moreso than others.
    The lyrics are just great- the music, spectacular.

    "Now remove the masque"
    -->"remove" is sung at an E5. In fucking head voice!
    It is godly.
    Maddolison April 18, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAmazing song from an amazing band.. But i think in the part: "And there she stood, in misery", i think it is "mistery" instead of "misery"..well, i'm not sure, but it can be
    JucaOPastoron January 02, 2009   Link
  • 0
    Question"Through the Looking Glass" as written by Tommy Boyce Red Baldwin"

    There must be a mistake in here, for sure.
    JucaOPastoron January 13, 2016   Link

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