Virus (Iron Maiden)

There's an evil virus that's threatening mankind Not state of the art, a serious state of the mind The muggers, the backstabbers, the two faced elite A menace to society, a social disease Rape of the mind is a social disorder The cynics, the apathy oneupmanship order Watching beginnings of social decay Gloating or sneering at life's disarrey Eating away at your own self esteem Pouncing on every word that you might be saying Rape of the mind is a social disorder The cynics, the apathy oneupmanship order Superficially smiling a shake of the hand As soon as the back is turned treachery is planned Rape of the mind is a social disorder The cynics, the apathy oneupmanship order Watching beginnings of social decay Gloating or sneering...at life's disarrey When every good thing's laid to waste By all the jealuosy and hate By all the acid wit and rapier lies And every time you think you're safe And when you go to turn away You know they're sharpening all their paper knives All in your mind All in your head Try to relate it All in your mind All in your head Try to escape it Without a conscience they destroy And that's thing that they enjoy They're a sickness that's in all our minds They want to sink the ship and leave The way they laugh at you and me You know it happens all the time All in your mind All in your head Try to relate it All in your mind All in your head Try to escape it The rats in the cellar you know who you are... Or do you? Watching beginnings of social decay........