"Eye of the Beholder" is the third track from Metallica's 1988 album …And Justice for All.
Lyrically, the song is about the lack of freedom of speech. "Eye of the Beholder" is notable for its chorus section containing 12/8 time played, not as an ordinary compound quadruple time, but as a syncopated rhythm. The rest of the song is a more conventional 4/4 rhythm at a slower tempo than seen on Metallica's previous three albums.
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