"Fishies" as written by and Henry James Angus Felix Riebl....
I left the house left the room with the foxy on my back
And my supplies in a magic pack
And I followed the sound of music
Not up a hill ... but down to an old wharf shack

Inside I heard the trumpet call
I salute to the champions on the wall
And in the Jazz of squalls and impassioned brawls she danced

And the night she looked so fine to me
Oh I am a man on an Odyssey
And so tie me to the mast I must believe!

Wow didi didi I just had to look
I said wow didi didi how those hips they shook
Eye patch tongue ring little black hook
Welcome fishies to my hook

And the tiny chefs they waved their giant knives
And the dark goumas they flicked dynamite
Still I kept the sight of my desire

And this one thing's sure I made no apologies
Lights dimmed but she shone my mythology
And I must admit she felt so alive

Wow didi didi I just had to look
I said wow didi didi how those hips they shook
Eye patch tongue ring little black hook
Welcome fishies to my hook

She waves for everybody down on the floor
As if to pray to the gods of the festival
And there we were in the depths of the wild below

Her face so close I could taste the distant shores
She whispered 'wait for the trumpets call'
It's not exactly love it's to adore

Wow didi didi I just had to look
I said wow didi didi how those hips they shook
Eye patch tongue ring little black hook
Welcome fishies to my hook



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    General CommentI guess this song is about a crazy night on tour somewhere, and Felix spying a bella dancing, and he gets caught on her hook.

    But I think it's also great in terms of that could be what Felix is saying to people listening to the music, as just after that line, the 'hook' of the song (the trumpet line) jumps up and grans you by the balls.
    FishesWillLaughon February 05, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis is a great song! my favourite from So Many Nights
    cookiejaron March 13, 2008   Link
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    General Commentloving the cat empire :]
    two of the guys went to my school :D
    I'm guessing this song is about a LOT of fun and also about someone checking out this gorgeous girl dancing.... :]
    stepheeexon February 04, 2010   Link
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    General CommentPer Felix Reibl, the singer:
    "Foxy on my back is a skateboard I once had with a real fox pelt I shot, skinned, and nailed to my deck (weird I know). Magic pack was a back pack I had including a fish anchor with rope attached I used to escape from the second story of a house late at night when my family was sleeping when I was a teenager. Goumas is a term I came across from watching the sopranos ... It's the women the mafioso's are having affairs with."
    Shamusslotnikon December 06, 2014   Link

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