"Smile For The Camera" as written by Ben Jorgensen, Peter James Decicco, Anthony Diionno and Nash Breen....
What if you find out
Everyone that's in your life
Is only being paid off
By a T.V. studio
And every conversation
Everyone's had with you
Was scripted by the writers
Living in Los Angeles

Smile for the camera

Put on a show for the viewers back home
Hide the truth so they'll never know
You hate what you got
Can't you love what you got?
So smile for the cameras that keep rolling

What if you find out
Everything that's in your life
Was only put in front of you
By people waiting for you to fall
And every time you trip up
It's all just a game
Nothing's really mattered
Nothing was as bad as you thought it was

Smile for the camera

Put on a show for the viewers back home
Hide the truth so they'll never know
You hate what you got
Can't you love what you got?
So smile for the cameras that keep rolling

The banquet the reception, it was all for you
Affectionate obsession from the masses grew
But little do they all know
You're just scared
You're just scared of when they'll write you off your own show

Put on a show for the viewers back home
Hide the truth so they'll never know
You hate what you got
Can't you love what you got?
So smile for the cameras that keep rolling

Love what you got, can't you love what you got?


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"Smile for the Camera" as written by Ben Jorgensen Anthony Diionno

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    General Commentgood song, lyrics are abit meh. can't wait for the new album!
    cammon August 15, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti kno this isn't the meaning of the song, but this reminds me of the movie "The Truman Show" which is about a guy who was born and adopted by a company and his whole life is a TV show, but he doesnt kno it.
    BlackX4Lifeon September 13, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyep it reminded me of that
    i looked for a music vid on youtube and couldn't find one
    i came here and found this..
    blondesdothisbetteron October 29, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThe new AFS is disappointing, especially this song they named the album after.
    terra88on November 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentTrumanshow !! ahha yeah, thats what i thought,
    but i think its just about Hollywood in general.
    How people will be friends to leech of eachothers fame, and how their publistist tell themwhat to say, in a way.
    "And every conversation
    Everyone's had with you
    Was scripted by the writers"
    urecutewhenuscreamon November 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI don't think this song has a real thing to say. It's more like it's telling a story. :)
    Falsificaon November 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this sing.
    Pretty easy understanding.
    I've had this song on repeat for Hours.
    I like the sound of it.
    It also makes me think more about thing.
    (:
    drowning in autumnon November 18, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think there doing another story with this cd remember on there old one it was about him dying, well i think this one is based on different Hollywood senerio's, and this is just the opening act to the story. the prologue.
    loyaltylighton November 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentTotally Truman Show.
    musicsaveson December 17, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is great and as soon as i heard it, it hit me with a powerful blow. It's bsically saying what if everything in your life was fake. What if everyone around you was being paid off to do what they do.

    it just makes you think
    ivoisawesomeon December 31, 2007   Link

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