Life on Film (Burn, Witch, Burn​!​)

from by Mark Lenover

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We'll pin you up gently and tear you down quick
We're incidentally making you sick
If you've got what matters, then you'll do the trick
We'll carry you a little while

Perched on a pedestal, acting your age
You'll sing like a bird till you outgrow your cage
You can't hide your weakness, your whole world's a stage
You slip into and out of style

Worshiped once and you're hooked
(You're a star if ever I saw one)
One false move and you're cooked
(You're a star if every I saw one)
We'll catch you in the act on film

We're going to set you on fire
We'll do what we do

Howling obscenities, strip till you're bare
What fresh indignity waits for you there?
It's alright to peak, but it's wicked to stare
You look just like a friend of mine

Worshiped once and you're hooked
(You're a bore if ever I saw one)
One false move and you're cooked
(a worthless whore, if ever I saw one)
One false note and we'll pounce
(You're a punk if ever I saw one)
Grab your coat and get the hell out
(a mindless drunk, if ever I saw one)
We'll catch you in the act on film

We're going to set you on fire
You'll do what we do

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from Wandering Stars, released April 5, 2016

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Mark Lenover Hamilton, Ontario

Through a distinctive fusion of folk, rock, theatre and electronica, Mark Lenover critically examines pop culture’s ubiquitous influence, its moral philosophy and the potentially devastating effects of drug abuse and mental illness. His recent work frequently challenges an increasingly pervasive culture of celebrity, self-indulgence, distraction and desire.
Mark currently lives in Chatham, ON.
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