We're living in a different reality
We're toeing the same line
We give in we call it neutrality,
A joke with no punchline
The silver plated hero
Meets the golden hearted whore
The odds'll give you zero
She'll be leaving in a few days more
Movin' on forever, maybe she don't care
Holding on together, maybe it just ain't there

You're dancing on a high wire
You need to be so sure
There used to be a lifeline
There isn't anymore

We are the same with no similarity,
We talk at the same time
We believe in freedom and charity
As long as I get mine
The ivory madonna is walking
Through the door
You watch her from a window,
It doesn't matter anymore
Moving on forever, maybe she don't care
Holding on together, maybe it just ain't there

You're dancing on a high wire
You need to be so sure
There used to be a life-line
There isn't anymore


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    My OpinionMuch of the album is for me deeply about spiritualistic ideas of the ego vs the higher self, creation and the Creator and mans conflict with these - how we have drifted away from them/reject them/dismiss them - and that of mans dream-like scientific materialistic reality he more and more believes is the only reality, the one he lives and creates on Earth (illustrated by the chemical works here) - "The silver plated hero"
    This track, in this theme of "the life we live", has the message of how the masses now tow this line of living life without any spiritual connection (believe in freedom and charity as long as I get mine), denied it, rejecting religion/spiritualistic way of life or the "golden hearted whore" ...(the Madonna doesn't matter any more...Maybe she don't care)..and how we now need hard scientific evidence to believe (The odds'll give you zero...You need to be so sure..Maybe it just ain't there) how empty it is to be like this (a joke with no punchline... etc). "We are the same, with no similarity" - we are all connected to everything and everyone - a spiritual message that is being forgotten. We are "dancing on the high wire" for our spiritual selves accepting all this (We give in we call it neutrality), letting the ego dominate, heading for disaster. And we are becoming more and more like this "There used to be a lifeline There isn't anymore"
    ISeeon March 19, 2013   Link

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