We are The Gothic Archies: death, tentacles and pip
Be sure to buy a record and don't forget to tip

The Gothic Archies are we, with whom you should not mess:
The Apogee and Zenith of gothicarchieness

We are The Gothic Archies: death, tentacles and pip
Be sure to buy a T-shirt, and then you will be hip

Are The Gothic Archies we? Oh, are we ever they!
In fact, it is a myst'ry how anyone could say

We're not The Gothic Archies (pip, tentacles, and death)
We love to kill such people by squeezing out their breath

Are we The Gothic Archies? Be careful what you say
(You are The Gothic Archies, ta-ra-raboom-de-ray)

Oh, the archiesAy othicGay heTay, areAy eWay)
Illiantbray yricistlay an'tcay ouyay eesay?

Tho gothic we are archie, tho archie we are goth
No satan-worshippers we, we worship Yog-Sothoth!


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    General CommentTo me, this song means that Stephin Merritt is an illiantbray yricistlay.
    SpaceOddity2k6on January 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAzureth: its not a secret language, its pig latin.

    Did anyone play the verse at the end backwards?
    aropeofsandon May 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI found this on good ol' Wikipedia:

    At the end of the final track ("We Are the Gothic Archies") is a section of reversed speech. Playing the song backwards reveals that this section is simply the last verse of the song with its lines in reverse order.
    radiofuckon July 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI found this on good ol' Wikipedia:

    At the end of the final track ("We Are the Gothic Archies") is a section of reversed speech. Playing the song backwards reveals that this section is simply the last verse of the song with its lines in reverse order.
    radiofuckon July 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAha, I was incorrect. Thank you for correcting me !
    Azurethon August 30, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song is so weird and amazing. I love it.
    sethbrownon October 27, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti have never laughed and cried so much in my life. brilliant.
    hdfallson August 05, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThe Weird sentences at the end are secret language. By Changing some letter's places you can solve it.. i have solved this much :
    We are The Gothic Archies: death, tentacles and pip
    Be sure to buy a record and don't forget to tip

    The Gothic Archies are we, with whom you should not mess:
    The Apogee and Zenith of gothicarchieness

    We are The Gothic Archies: death, tentacles and pip
    Be sure to buy a T-shirt, and then you will be hip

    Are The Gothic Archies we? Oh, are we ever they!
    In fact, it is a myst'ry how anyone could say

    We're not The Gothic Archies (pip, tentacles, and death)
    We love to kill such people by squeezing out their breath

    Are we The Gothic Archies? Be careful what you say
    (You are The Gothic Archies, ta-ra-raboom-de-ray)

    Oh,We are The Gothic Archies The Arcy Goay ay, ay ay)
    Illiantbaoy yriistlayayay can't you say?

    The gothic we are archie, the archie we are goth
    No satan-worshippers we, we worship Yog-Sothoth!
    Azurethon March 25, 2007   Link

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