Man of a Thousand Faces

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Marillion are a British rock band, formed in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England, in 1979. Their recorded studio output since 1982 is composed of seventeen albums generally regarded in two distinct eras, delineated by the departure of original frontman Fish in late 1988, and the subsequent arrival … more »

I'm the man of a thousand faces
A little piece of me in every part I take
I hold the tape for a thousand races
A different point of view in every speech I make
Cut me a piece of my divided soul
Cry me a river, call it rock and roll
Give me an attitude and watch me make it lie
Pass me a microphone 
I need to testify 

Well I speak to machines with the voice of humanity  Speak to the wise with the voice of insanity  Speak to the present in the past and future tense
 Speak to a slave with the voice of obedience 

I'm the man of a thousand ages
You see my face in the stones of the Parthenon 
You hear my song in the babble of Babylon 
I'm the man of a thousand riches
Be my guest at the feast of Satyricon 
You spend the money that my logo's printed on

Well I'll speak to machines with the voice of humanity  Speak to the wise with the voice of insanity  Speak to the present in the past and future tense
 Speak to a slave with the voice of obedience 

I stole a fire but it burned up much too soon
I took a leap and I landed on the moon
Look at my life and it looks like CNN 
You see something once
You know it's gonna come around again

Well I'll speak to machines with the voice of humanity  Speak to the wise with the voice of insanity  Speak to a woman with the fatal charm of a snake  Forgive like a giver and account for all I take
Yes, I speak to machines with the voice of humanity  Speak to the wise with the voice of insanity  Speak like a leader with the voice of power and command 
And when I talk to God I know he'll understand 

 Cause I'm the man of a thousand faces
Yes I'm the man of a thousand faces

I stole a fire but it burned up too much too soon
I took a leap and I landed on the moon

 Voice of command  Voice of a snake  Voice of humanity  Voice of insanity  Voice of obedience  Thousand faces
 Thousand races
Cry me a river  Steal a fire
Face in the stars  Stones in the Parthenon  Babble of Babylon  Landed on the moon

Written by: IAN MOSLEY, JOHN HELMER, MARK KELLY, PETE TREWAVAS, STEVE HOGARTH, STEVE ROTHERY

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