"The Mask" as written by and Robert Conrad Flynn Philip John Demmel....
Sounds in the attic
See inside the show
Watch as you go
Watch as you go

Trapped in some place
The entity fades

Watch them crawl on me
Claiming redemption
They're coming to your town

There's nothing inside
There's nowhere to hide

When the Mask came off

Lurking in the doorway
I saw him hang by the power
Covered in scabs
Covered in scabs
Covered in faceless Masks of men

When the Mask came off

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    General CommentI think eric had some issues with drug use in the past (ahem, before he was saved) so you could draw some conclusions based on that. I think alot of this song revolves around the lines "watch them crawl on me- claiming redemption- they're coming to your town." So in a more general sense, he's talking about the empty attempts of man to find salvation in anything but Christ- be it drugs, sex, knowledge, religious chores, good deeds, etc- and then watching that attempt fail "when the mask came off"

    Of course, after all is said and done, Eric is really the only one who really knows what he was trying to say.
    estocopathon September 07, 2002   Link

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