when we climbed to the peak we planted a flag
but the moment we had, i felt bad
and then night came, so we got into our sleeping bags
and then someone told a story about something dead and gory

there was heat
from the fire
but i still froze when i saw the ghost

i told the gang we weren't welcome
the ghost made that clear
so we stepped back, but it was drawing near
and it lunged for our throats
so we packed our things, made tracks,
undid our footprints, even furled our flag, and..

we were gone! but what was on the top of the mountain,
the mountain top?

sweet nothing! I made it up
so we would make it down with no claim on Ghost Mountain

Lyrics submitted by jsparisinflames

Ghost Mountain song meanings
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    General Commenti think a lot of unicorn songs are stories. they sort of are what they are. its hard to really disect them. this is about ghost mountain
    gregisgregon October 12, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentUh huh.
    a town like parison November 22, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentle phantome.
    vulvaloveon July 21, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song. Its so whimsical sounding
    whiskeyclonehotelon August 22, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFavorite.
    elephant_seventhon July 07, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think it's a story they randomly came up with, but it's still pretty cool.

    or maybe it's about bullshitting someone just so that they can like you or be your friend.
    jellypopon December 06, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentif youve read lord of the flies you can see some of the same themes in a couple unicorns songs like this one.
    alisonnyon February 15, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOMFG. Yes. Lord of the Flies. I can't believe I didn't see that before.
    ima_introverton March 13, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwow, this is Lord of the Flies-esque. i can't believe i didn't see it either.
    ullberryon May 29, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthe meaning to this song is bery simple and anyone can relate to it; when you're young, you make up fake stories to tell others to impress them, this song is easy to understand yet so brilliant
    2quik2silveron July 17, 2007   Link

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