"Nickee Coco and the Invisible Tree" as written by and Kevin Barnes....
Nickee Coco woke up early one Tuesday morning
And decided to go for a walk in the tomato field behind her house.
As she was walking along she saw a magnificently tall invisible tree
And decided to climb up on it.
She found the foliage covered branches
So comfortable that she fell fast asleep.
She was still asleep when nightfall came
And her mother became frantic with worry.
She ran from house to house asking everyone she saw
If they had seen Nickee or knew where she was.
Soon the whole town was aware of Nickee's disappearance
And they immediately started the search.

And so the search began
Everybody was looking for Nickee Coco
They looked on rooftops and in trees in the park
Mr. Temboley even shouted down the well
"Nickee Coco if you are down there give a yell"
But he didn't hear a yell
And so the search went on

Everybody was still looking for Nickee Coco
They asked the stuttering organ grinder in the square
Who said "No no no no
I hav-hav-haven't heard a thi-thing
But the second that I-I-I d-d-do I'll gi-gi-give a ring
Oh-oh-oh the poor poor poor little thing"

All the while Nickee was curled up fast asleep
Very peaceful in her invisible tree
Eating mangos in a dream
And so the search went on

All the while Nickee was curled up fast asleep
No longer peaceful in her invisible tree
Being chased by antelopes in a dream
And so the search went on

They're wondering if they'll ever find Nickee Coco
Nickee's mother asked Miss Colvendom in tears
"Margaret tell me what on earth I've done
To deserve losing my sweet beloved one?
What could I have possibly done?"

Many weeks passed
And though some people were beginning to lose hope
They all kept searching and never did Nickee leave their thoughts.
One day an owl happened to fly past Nickee
Still sleeping soundly up in the invisible tree
And rushed back to tell the townspeople.
After an owl translator was called in
And the owl's wonderful message was understood
The whole town joyously followed the owl back to the invisible tree
Where little Nickee was still fast asleep.
They all cheered when they saw her
And Nickee finally awoke as they lifted her above their heads
And marched victoriously back into town where they had a huge party
In honor of her return and sang this song

Nickee Coco and the Invisible Tree we love you Nickee Coco
We were so sad when we thought we had lost you
Nickee Coco now we're so happy
Because at last
We found you
We found you
We love you


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  • +2
    General Commentthe stuttering organ grinder is my favorite part...i can just imagine it...is there a music video? because it should definitely be a happy cartoon or a stop motion thing



    an owl translator


    who's ever heard of one of those?
    because i think i need one
    theblanknoteon December 22, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHow on earth was she able to sleep for so many weeks?
    pumkinhedon March 21, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentNevermind that. How was she able to see an invisible tree?
    almightyjimbobon April 09, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song makes me so happy because I am glad for Nickee every time she is found. I like to think that, if I was lost in an invisible tree, the entire city would stop what they were doing to search for me and then hold a giant parade when I was found.
    imaginaryordinaryon April 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI don’t know whether to feel bad for poor Nickee for being torn from her lovely tree or happy that she was found.

    I wish they had given Nickee's perspective on being found.

    This song puts a smile on my face.
    cara_donnaon January 09, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI don’t know whether to feel bad for poor Nickee for being torn from her lovely tree or happy that she was found.

    I wish they had given Nickee's perspective on being found.

    This song puts a smile on my face.
    cara_donnaon January 09, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWho's voice is that who tells the story at the beginning? It can't be Kevin's.
    PhantomsRevengeon January 06, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSuch a funny song...early of montreal was so different than they are now...just as good, though. In a different way
    milk_and_honeyon February 23, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentKevin Barnes is the one narrating.
    Clap Your Handson March 15, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt doesn't sound like Kevin at all, It's Andrew from Elf Power.
    LeSerpentMascaraon March 23, 2007   Link

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