METALLICA : EYE OF THE BEHOLDER [1988]

Ένα από τα αγαπημένα μου τραγούδια των Metallica είναι το [ακατανόητα υποτιμημένο] “Eye Of The Beholder”, από το άλμπουμ τους …And Justice For All.
One of my favorite Metallica songs is the [incomprehensibly underrated] “Eye of the Beholder” from their album
…And Justice For All.

Do you see what I see?
Truth is an offense
You silence for your confidence
Do you hear what I hear?
Doors are slamming shut
Limit your imagination
Keep you where they must
Do you feel what I feel?
Bittering distress
Who decides what you express?
Do you take what I take?
Endurance is the word
Moving back instead of forward
Seems to me absurd
Doesn’t matter what you see
Or into it what you read
You can do it your own way
If it’s done just how I say
Independence limited
Freedom of choice is made for you, my friend
Freedom of speech is words that they will bend
Freedom with their exception
Do you fear what I fear?
Living properly
Truths to you are lies to me
Do you choose what I choose?
More alternatives
Energy derives from both the plus and negative
Do you need what I need?
Boundaries overthrown
Look inside to each his own
Do you trust what I trust?
Me, myself and I
Penetrate the smoke screen
I see through the selfish lie
Doesn’t matter what you see
Or into it what you read
You can do it your own way
If it’s done just how I say
Independence limited
Freedom of choice is made for you, my friend
Freedom of speech is words that they will bend
Freedom with their exception
Do you know what I know?
Your money and your wealth
You silence just to hear yourself
Do you want what I want?
Desire not a thing
I hunger after independence
Lengthen freedom’s ring
Doesn’t matter what you see
Or into it what you read
You can do it your own way
If it’s done just how I say
Independence limited
Freedom of choice is made for you, my friend
Freedom of speech is words that they will bend
Freedom no longer frees you
Doesn’t matter what you see
Or into it what you read
You can do it your own way
If it’s done just how I say


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7 Comments

  1. mic December 4, 2021 at 9:35 am

    👌👌👌🎶🎵🎶🤘🤘🤘🤘🍺🍻 more beer forever

    Reply
  2. Timothy Price December 4, 2021 at 3:58 pm

    Great song.

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    1. Oannes December 4, 2021 at 5:07 pm

      Perfect! what a groove, and what an intro. Very serious lyrics also.

      Reply
  3. Resa December 4, 2021 at 9:41 pm

    Ahh, that rubbed me the right way! Thank you!

    Reply
    1. Oannes December 4, 2021 at 9:56 pm

      I was sure you ‘d like this. Powerful and groovy!

      Reply
      1. Resa December 4, 2021 at 10:18 pm

        Yeah!

        Reply
  4. Tèo December 23, 2021 at 8:25 pm

    ΓΑΜΑΕΙ

    Reply

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