You confessed one day to have been a snake and deceiver
But when your moment came, to shed that skin
You just slithered away
You just slithered away

Crystal clear to us all, when you say “We all want the same thing”
That you don’t, you want the bigger piece and the praise
There are those who have seen, and those soon to beware
What your smoke is concealing
Just a trail of bones, atop a lemming’s hill
All fallen prey
All fallen prey
All fallen prey

To the liar, not a saint, not a martyr
Just a snake, and a liar

We used to believe, when you'd say “Were all in this together”
Mo more, we all see
Now the mirror is broken, we all know what your spell was concealing
Just hollow eyes, a stolen crown but
Not a king
No, not a king
No, not a king

Just the liar, not a saint, not a martyr
Just a snake, and a liar


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    General CommentPretty sure this one is for Adam Jones.
    Reptile_brainon March 06, 2016   Link
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    General CommentKinda sounds like it's about Eric Glomski.. his old wine mentor/ business partner
    player1916on February 12, 2017   Link
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    My Interpretation(After only two listens) I say; 'Smoke and Mirrors' for Hillary, like 'The Arsonist' was to/about Trump and 'The Remedy' was to/about Trump and his supporters (or maybe even online zealot, troll, jagoffs in general, "left" and "right"). That's how read into it anyway on first impression.
    trevor1519on March 31, 2017   Link
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    Song MeaningPuscifer song "Smoke and Mirros" is most likely about Cam De Leon. The "friend" that sued Tool over the artwork and one of the main reasons there hasn't been another Tool album in a decade.
    TheCrawfordon April 17, 2017   Link

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