give me the cost of the albatross
and wear it 'round your neck for size
don't let it get you down
i'm looking inside your house
and oh and it smells so nice
your house always looks so nice

maybe they're twice as high laughing
maybe the time is right you know
promise me not to leave
i'm looking inside your brain
and christ, it's a cluttered mess
i love you, i must confess

la la la la la...


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    General CommentThe word albatross is sometimes used to mean an encumbrance, or a wearisome burden. A poem talks about a shipmate on a boat shooting an albatross that was following a ship. For his punishment his crew mates made him wear it around his neck.

    I think it's just about being in love with a girl.

    I think its one of my favorite GBV songs.
    andrewisokon October 13, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti love this, i must confess
    imissiancurtison July 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThe whole album is magnificent.
    ZEROpumpkinson August 02, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthe poem is Rime of the Ancient Mariner
    jtn191on January 28, 2008   Link
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    General Commentby samuel taylor coleridge first published in a compilation with wordsworth
    scarybearson July 23, 2008   Link

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