I gathered my thoughts and sat out on a trail
into the woods, wearing sword and chainmail
I started to whistle and walk to the beat
that my heart played constantly on repeat

The nightfall was chilly, I slumbered right where I fell
dreaming up adventures cause' I had none to tell
Upon the morning, I woke with a start
for the beasts had blackened the horizon

They all surrounded me, they all surrounded me,
that's when the giant dragon jumped over the hill
and he said
He said, "no, no, no, no, no, no way sir,
no, no, no, no, no, not today sir,
you won't surround me, you can't surround us."

Oh.....

They all surrounded me...
They all surrounded me...
They all surrounded me...
They all surrounded us...
That's when the giant dragon jumped over the hill
and he said
He said, "no, no, no, no, no, no way sir,
no, no, no, no, no, not today sir,
you won't surround me, you can't surround us."



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    General CommentEisley is definitely my favorite band EVER. Amazing song. But I think it's about more than just a knight and dragon... if this makes sense, I've always thought it was about finding your inner courage. The knight obviously doesn't have much experience (dreaming of adventure though I had none to tell), but when put in a difficult situation (they all surrounded me) he discovers something inside himself that he didn't know he had (the dragon) and defends himself. I don't know if this is correct, but that's what I love about Eisley songs- there are so many interpretations, and it can mean whatever you can relate to most. :)
    SuperCocoaon December 05, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentom my goodness...no comments?!

    This has/is/and will always be my favorite eisley son(but im guessing it will unfirtunately sink itno nonexistence =( )

    i love the line,"Dreaming up adventures, cuz i had none to tell..."

    SNAPS, thats awesome!

    anyways...

    GODBLESS

    -niQ
    NiQon April 13, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI agree with everything above.
    It makes me smile.
    Iloveitiloveit.
    ourpalaceofsnowon October 29, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentomg this song is soooooooo cute!
    gloc9_on December 10, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is funny
    writesamillionon February 23, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is just like medieval dream vision poetry. The knight falls asleep, dreaming of the imaginary adventure he'll have. Alas, we don't know what happens when the knight truly wakes up...

    It also reminded me of the Jabberwocky from Lewis Carroll, though there is no slaying of any beasts. ;)
    Carielon March 06, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI really really like this song. I think the girls have done a great job.
    "They all surrounded me, they all surrounded me,
    that's when the giant dragon jumped over the hill " really medieval.
    rockchicka213on June 07, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think this songs about this knight who is traveling in the forest but hasent really been on any big adventures or anything and after he woke up... "for the beasts had blackened the horizen" I always thought of this part as a bunch of evil shadow creatures surrounding him and right before they attack the big white dragon comes to the rescue and saves the knight. Splendid. Simply splendid. :)
    Quitesnoozeon April 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this songg and yeah my favorite is also
    "The nightfall was chilly, I slumbed right where I fell...dreaming up adventures cause I had none to tell"
    so cute and beautiful.
    Gotta love Eisley. They are like royalty
    pottergirlon August 21, 2007   Link
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    General Commentslumbered*!
    pottergirlon August 21, 2007   Link

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