FANDOM


Faithless Bacchant Song
TD1Wr

Album

Those Pre-Phylloxera Years

Released

1994

Artist

the Mountain Goats

Length

1:59

Previous Track

"Rubby Bulbs" (Neutral Milk Hotel)

Next Track

"Laugh at Me (Live in Holland 10/92)" (Duh)

Faithless Bacchant Song is the second song on the compilation Those Pre-Phylloxera Years. It was re-released on the compilation Bitter Melon Farm.

LyricsEdit

Somewhere in the damn forest
Where the fat vines look like my brother's arms
Thick and ripe
I'm trying to get out for days and these green vines
Keep getting in my way
I came up to a clearing
Where the crosscurrents cooled my face
I would've sat down there in the middle
I would've rested just a little
But for the fire-bellied toads
See the ground was wet and they were everywhere
Fire-bellied toad number five
From what may or may not have been a limited series
Opened up his little mouth
As though to speak
And then he spoke
And then he spoke to me, and he said
You can't holler down our rain barrel
You can't climb our apple tree
I don't want to play in your yard
If you won't be good to me
Honey it was downright creepy

Comments by John Darnielle About this SongEdit

Things Referenced in this SongEdit

Live Shows this Song Was Played atEdit


Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.