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George Benson: This Masquerade Meaning


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Song Released: 1976

This Masquerade Lyrics

Are we really happy here with this lonely game we play, Looking for words to say, Searching but not finding understanding anywhere, We're lost in a masquerade. Both afraid to say we're just to far away from bring close together from the start. We...

  1. anonymous
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    Mar 5th report

    The song explains the classic dynamics of an identity crisis: my own indeed. Role playing to try to figure out who I am: ex: change of hair color, wearing clothes far above my my career status. Ex:not allowing others to connect too closely for fear of abandonment, or abandoning them first.(I was abandoned by mother as infant and later in life.) Afraid to confront relationship problems in a constructive manner. Over reacting to thingy but ashamed of feelings later. Grad from college with no purpose or plan.

  2. anonymous
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    Aug 8th 2020 report

    The marriage is over but we don’t have the courage to leave our comfortable life style
    We gave different friends different interest. We both fight endlessly the words are meaningless and we are tired to try and fix the marriage so we go on and on and smile for the cameras it an illusion Fie the cameras and we turn away as soon as the cameras off. We go to bed -separate beds and cry each each night.

  3. anonymous
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    Sep 5th 2019 report

    The girl is so afraid to tell her feeling because she does not want to be hurt or being played
    While perhaps the boy is so confusing with the situation
    Both are just so confused each other that they just wanna dissapear when their crush appears in front of them...coz they don't know what to say and so scared to reduce the emotion by saying wrong words

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