Song Lyric Sunday: pretending.

This week HelenVahdati in partnership with the Simply Marquessa, has given us the theme of pretending.

So I thought about this and Queen, in particular Freddie Mercury but the whole group too were expert at pretending all was fine. Freddie, one of the most talented and glorous showman hide his aids with a huge show of talent. 

The song I have chosen is very apt for my life right now. The show must go on. 

A to Z Lyrics.

The Show Must Go On”


Empty spaces.
What are we living for?
Abandoned places.
I guess we know the score.

On and on.
Does anybody know what we are looking for?

Another hero,
Another mindless crime
Behind the curtain
In the pantomime.

Hold the line.
Does anybody want to take it anymore?

Show must go on.
Show must go on.
Inside my heart is breaking.
My make-up may be flaking.
But my smile still stays on.

Whatever happens,
I’ll leave it all to chance.
Another heartache,
Another failed romance.

On and on.
Does anybody know what we are living for?

I guess I’m learning.
I must be warmer now.
I’ll soon be turning
‘Round the corner now.

Outside the dawn is breaking,
But inside in the dark I’m aching to be free.

Show must go on.
Show must go on.
Inside my heart is breaking.
My make-up may be flaking,
But my smile still stays on.

My soul is painted like the wings of butterflies.
Fairytales of yesterday will grow but never die.
I can fly, my friends.

Show must go on.
Show must go on.
I’ll face it with a grin.
I’m never giving inโ€”
Ohโ€”with the show.

I’ll top the bill,
I’ll overkill.
I have to find the will to carry on with the show.
On with the show.

Show must go on.

11 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ritu
    Dec 17, 2017 @ 20:19:32

    Perfect choice sis x

    Reply

  2. pensitivity101
    Dec 17, 2017 @ 20:39:43

    A classic. Freddie was a genius, a master, and there will never be another like him in my lifetime.

    Reply

  3. BeckiesMentalMess.wordpress.com
    Dec 18, 2017 @ 01:11:35

    Wow! I forgot all about this song, and boy oh, boy- this was an amazing choice to reflect on how you are feeling. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Reply

  4. willowdot21
    Dec 18, 2017 @ 14:43:07

    I mean I wish I had written that song ๐Ÿ˜

    Reply

  5. Marquessa
    Dec 19, 2017 @ 00:08:25

    Great great choice!๐Ÿ’œ

    Reply

  6. Helen Vahdati
    Dec 24, 2017 @ 18:58:54

    What an epic, amazing song! I love this choice!

    Reply

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