Lose control
You find yourself pulling our eyes from the room
Attention, your addiction
It's destroying everything, this steadfast fixation
Still my satisfaction is found in your submissive hands

Beautiful, the life you drove through me
Through this wall of glass
Piercing rays fueled the radiance in your eyes
Pulling me closer, defying all reason
Until a night so disconnecting stole it away
And now these screams do nothing but fasten you to this prison I designed
Lose control, find yourself, lose control
To be destroyed is a choice you'll have to make

Violent, the life you drove through me
Through this wall of glass
Piercing rays fueled the radiance in your eyes
Pulling me closer, defying all reason

Let it out, shed this skin, break away
Denial is catching up, illusion is caving in
Exactly what did you expect?
The harm is in hiding
Knowing only your simplicity, knowing nothing
Upon the great divide
You see it your own way
No wisdom across the shallow glass
A captive god
You look over a deadened face
Features sink like a skulle
So familiar yet so far away

I see now
I see now there is a choice to make
We could be anyone, I see now
We turn over, we redefine this reflection
This is a need that we learn like a new limb
There is a choice to make
We will lie in our graves

A hall of mirrors opens up into a room full of me
I could be anyone, we could be anyone
There is a choice to make, I see now
We turn over, we redefine this reflection
There is a choice to make
We will lie in our graves


Lyrics submitted by Brant

Mirrors song meanings
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  • +1
    General CommentI think it's about being unique, and standing out. It's about someone learning to be themselves instead of the mold society puts on them.

    It's about self discovery kinda.
    thecrimeoflovingyouon August 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think it's about looking at yourself and who you are and making the sacrifices and commitments to become who you want to be.
    amazing song.
    thejackofspadeson May 03, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI believe you both are certainly on the right track. The beginning seems to be about some sort of muse, inspiration to write it. Perhaps through ups and downs, he found strength without her. Now he's offering that they change together, if she so chooses to make that choice with him. He is no longer the underdog, he is going to make the choices, and the changes, and it is up to her to accompany him or not. - This is just my interpretation!
    xBizouncexon March 01, 2008   Link
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    Song MeaningThis song is obviously about a person who changed him, who reached out to him, who let him see he can make the choices he wants for his life.
    This paragraphe explains it all:
    "Violent, the life you drove through me
    Through this wall of glass
    Piercing rays fueled the radiance in your eyes
    Pulling me closer, defying all reason"

    MEANING: She forced him into his life,(because he doesn't let people into it that easy)
    through his protection shield to hide his insecurity (but it didn't need much to be broken)
    When she saw his inner self it made she love him
    The love she felt for him made him love her as well and now he thought impulsive to reach out to her, without the considered steps he previously took in his life (defying all reason)
    bakkermaarten007on March 29, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI've always found that the song is about the speaker being mesmerized with someone, who then took advantage of the power they had over him, turning him into someone that they like, rather than who he is
    "Beautiful, this life you drove through me"
    He later realizes that the person who is changing him is just like him, "...Through this wall of glass" ( a mirror). He begins to hate the person that he's become, "violent, the life you drove through me," and he sees that he can be anyone he wants to, in the last stanza.

    At least, that's what I've always taken from the song.
    Chromason November 08, 2011   Link

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