Smoke and Mirrors

Story Behind The Song

A song about the soul destroying aspects of being an original house band at a club where people would rather be listening to the same old crap.

Song Length 2:29 Genre Rock - Ska
Tempo Medium Fast (131 - 150) Lead Vocal Male Vocal
Mood Uptight Subject Musician
Similar Artists Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Green Day Language English
Era 2000 and later


I should have written you this song a long time ago
Puttin? it off to be in another show
Telling you the things I know that you wanna hear
But hey lets forget it, I want it all that clear

Selling the goods to show the family
Bridging the gap of good to insanity
I tell you one thing right now
I don?t understand it when they ask us to take a bow

But It?s alright
Next weekend another Friday Night
And I hope this time it won?t be the one that bites
Walk away from
The smoke and mirrors
Things just don?t get clearer to me I
hope you see exactly what I see

Maybe they will, maybe they won't
Understand that for all these nights I choke again, get broke again
I bet they don?t even know we?re there, who really said they?d care
Hit ?em right between the eyes
Maybe they?d realize
What I got right in back of me
Say what you will about the scene
They?d rather watch the TV screen


Lyrics Jon-Michael Farley Music Jon-Michael Farley and Ted Teske
Producer Isaiah Vering and 10 Minutes Down Publisher none
Performance 10 Minutes Down Label none
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