“The news slows
People forget
Their shares crash, hopes are dashed
People forget
Forget they’re hiding
Behind an eminence front
An eminence front – it’s a put on”

— Pete Townshend, English, musician, singer, songwriter, song quotes, song lyrics, lyrics from The Who’s “Eminence Front”


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The Who: Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, Keith Moon, John Entwistle
The Who: Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, Keith Moon, John Entwistle

Eminence Front is a song by the rock group The Who about the facade one erects, or the pose one assumes, whether from pride, arrogance, insecurity or some other motive, in order to conceal his or her identity or essential self. The song lists various happenings, the pursuit or occurrence of which causes us to forget that we conceal ourselves as such.  Source: The Urban Dictionary

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