"Nonpareil of Favor" as written by and Kevin L. Barnes....
My lover, I've been donating time to review
All the misinterpretations that define me and you

I'm thinking about you
In my secret language
Cause I know you're the only one
Who can help me take it easy
Now I'm happy in the head
Knowing there's no sucker in the world
Who's a threat to us
You become material
It's like hey you were always there
Just on the tip of my tongue
And I needed you to happen, yeah
And now that you happened
And it really really really came true
I feel like I ought to thank somebody
So I'm gonna thank you
Thank you, thank you, thank you
Thank you, thank you

So I'm calling your ass up at like
Three in the morning saying
"Wake up the dragon, let's go get compromised"
You'll be my little ally,
You can have it which way you choose

Now I'm so flung out by your paradigm kisses
How I've acted eleven hemispherical gods now
Cracking my sweet love
I'm cracking my sweet love [Repeat: x3]

Lyrics submitted by jacobbo, edited by Mellow_Harsher

"Nonpareil of Favor" as written by Kevin L. Barnes

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  • +1
    General CommentVery camp, but genius nonetheless
    shrodeson August 24, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentBest part is the ''I'm cracking my sweet love'' with the drum crashes.

    The_Variableon September 17, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis is a great opening song and completely sets the stage for the rest of the album using Kevin Barnes' wonderful theatrical sense.

    in the beginning of the song, Barnes is expressing his love to his new alter ego, Georgie Fruit. He begins devoting more of his time to this persona, becoming "happy in the head", but noticing that Georgie may be occupying more than his head with "but we've become material". Once the song structure shifts, the speaker changes to Georgie Fruit, who wants to go out and do things the old Kevin would not do. the line "i'm cracking my sweet love" seems like it means Georgie is ready to take over. The ensuing bombast of white noise is the assault on Barnes' personality, which Georgie is completely taking over. By the next song, Barnes is no more and Georgie is the central figure of the album.
    bahhrito6on September 18, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThank you, Mr. Kevin Barnes! :-)
    IndieKid1977on August 25, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think this song is my favorite on skeletal lamping :D
    Jenardoon August 26, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI really like the instrumental part, and the whole song is so cool :D
    wobo woboon September 06, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love the beginning of this song. it sounds like so sweet. the kind of thing someone in love would hear in their head when they saw their significant other.
    wee-weeon September 16, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe instrumental part sorta reminds me of Sufjan Steven's Enjoy Your Rabbit. I absolutley LOVE this song!!
    tuxedoballeron September 22, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentA great opening song, I wish it would kept on the same track as the songs beginning, because it's one of the best you might call..."mini song sections" that make up this entire album. I just think it's meant to set the stage for the relationship themes for the rest of the album with a sort of description of one of his own relationships. No super hidden meanings as far as I'm aware.
    Ratethon October 08, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentjacobbo, I officially joined this site just to tell you to shutup. Creative interpretations like the one bahhrito gave are extremely valuable, and given what I know of the background of the band and Kevin Barnes, it is entirely plausible that bahhrito interpreted it correctly.

    bahhrito... very nice interpretation. After reading over the lyrics, I think you are probably right.
    chipjeton October 14, 2008   Link

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