"The Greatest Performance of My Life" as written by Roberto Sanchez, Petri Oscar Anderle and Robert Allen....
Tonight I gave the greatest performance of my life
I never lost control, I played the part so well
That not a single soul could tell that I was lying
And so though it was hard to face our friends I gave a party
I know I meant to show them all I've gotten over you
And though I saw the unbelieving looks on all their faces
I had to try to make them think that it was true
So I who had me dance, dance through the night, just like a gypsy
And I who seldom drink, drank like a fish till I was high
And I who hadn't laughed since God knows when, outlaughed Pagliacci
Till they believed it more than even I
Tonight I gave the greatest performance of my life
I never lost control, I played the part so well
That not a single soul could tell that I was lying
But love if you had been behind the curtain when it fell
When all the lights were out and I was all alone
You would have seen this actress crying
Yes, tonight I gave the greatest performance of my life
I never lost control, I played the part so well
That not a single soul could tell that I was lying
But love if you had been behind the curtain when it fell
When all the lights were out and I was all alone
You would have seen this actress crying


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    Song MeaningThis song is one of the absolute all time greats, performed by a very classy lady who lives each word of the song as she sings.

    Rejected by the man she truly loves, she holds her pain inside whilst trying to convince those around her that she's over him. She soon realises that it isn't enough to just socialise again and she parties to the extreme so that everyone believes she's having the greatest moments of her life. However, her laughs are as false as the painted face of a clown and her pain and love for the man too great.
    divesteron May 09, 2013   Link

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