"Behind The Mask" as written by and John Feldmann....
*song opens with a soundbyte*

Some pro animal liberation British woman talking about how slaughterhouses smell like "hot death" and how the animals look so terrified as they die and all the nitty gritty fun stuff

*John sings*

Its funny to think I trusted you
Its funny to think that
I have spent my whole damn life supporting you
Its funny that I believed in you
It's funny I thought
That you'd be there if I should ever call on you

So now I'm jaded
Friends turn to enemies

*soundbyte kicks in again*

The same woman from the first clip is talking about how its alright to be radical when you stand for a cause, etc.

*John sings*

Now that I know that you work for them
Now that I know your life
Is based around such lies and corperate greed
You only believe what you are told
You only defend laws that are old
Because it's law don't make it right

So now I'm jaded
Friends turn to enemies

All my life
I've done what I've been asked
So who is right?
The one behind the mask

*soundbyte kicks in once again*

Its our activist British woman friend again, and this time she's talking about how we have the freedom of speech and we cannot be put to death for having thoughts. She then goes on to say that if we speak our minds we can fight the cruelty towards animals, we can save them because they can't stand up for themselvs, etc. and so on

*John sings*

So now I'm jaded
Friends turn to enemies

Its funny to think I trusted you
Its funny to think that
I have spent my whole damn life supporting you
Its funny that I believed in you
Its funny I thought
That you'd be there if I should ever call on you

All my life
I've done what I've been asked
So who is right?
The one behind the mask

All my life
I've done what I've been asked
So who is right?
The one behind the mask

*guess what kids, another soundbyte!*

once again our British woman activist takes the floor, and she says that her goal is total liberation for animals. Basically, don't eat them, wear them, put them in zoos, stare at them, touch them, just don't do anything to the animals that you don't want done to yourself and you can make her and every animal supporter happy.


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  • +1
    General CommentIts saying the Goverment is our "friend" but only when we follow what it wants. The goverment is against Animal rights, and thus "friends turn to enemies"
    ShortStorieson May 16, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentBehind the mask is a reference to ALF (Animal Liberiation Front).
    Javelon July 17, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis songs amazing, the entire new cd is amazing (though it's one of my least favorite goldfigner cds, still amazing though)

    obviouslly about animal rights since goldfingers and huge for animal rights which i think is pretty cool
    not sure about the exact meaning, besides being for animal rights.
    destination unknownon February 14, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAbout how animals are killed when there is a lot more for them to live for, and they are killed in a very harmful way where the feel more pain than they would have to otherwise. I think animals should only get killed when they are old and would die on their own if left anyway.
    Matthew15on August 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThe "activist British women" that he is sarcastic about it Ingrid Newkirk, who runs PETA. John Feldman is vegan and it's about how he used to eat meat and sorta trusted the meat industry as just a source of food. But is now seeing from the point of view that he can see the transparency of what's 'behind the mask' as in the meat industry.
    stayfluffyon January 02, 2011   Link
  • -1
    General CommentInterestingly, the ALF is a terrorist organization...
    cesutherlandon December 05, 2005   Link

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