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Behind Blue Eyes
The Who Behind Blue Eyes

"Behind Blue Eyes'" cover art

Album: Who's Next
Released: 1971
By: The Who
Featured: The Lifehouse Chronicles

Behind Blue Eyes is a song by The Who. It has been covered numerous times by numerous artists and is one of The Who's most notable songs. Pete Townshend created two solo versions of the song and the song was featured in The Lifehouse Chronicles and is included on the album Who's Next.

LyricsEdit

No one knows what it's like
To be the bad man
To be the sad man
Behind blue eyes

No one knows what it's like
To be hated
To be fated
To telling only lies

But my dreams
They aren't as empty
As my conscience seems to be

I have hours, only lonely
My love is vengeance
That's never free

No one knows what it's like
To feel these feelings
Like I do
And I blame you

No one bites back as hard
On their anger
None of my pain and woe
Can show through

But my dreams
They aren't as empty
As my conscience seems to be

I have hours, only lonely
My love is vengeance
That's never free

When my fist clenches, crack it open
Before I use it and lose my cool
When I smile, tell me some bad news
Before I laugh and act like a fool

If I swallow anything evil
Put your finger down my throat
If I shiver, please give me a blanket
Keep me warm, let me wear your coat

No one knows what it's like
To be the bad man
To be the sad man
Behind blue eyes

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