It only tickles now,
I used to kick and shout
Now I just think of the climb.
Footprints gone,
you never love someone-
Only what they leave behind

And I won't forget you,
And I won't forget you,
And I won't forget you,
And I won't---

when I'm in Hell!,

when I'm in Hell!

when I'm in: Hell!!, Hell!!

I'm taking all those things,
The things that no one brings;
The packing of those memories
And when I come up the Mountain of Needles
And I swim in a Lake of Blood!!
NO! NO, NO!!!
And I won't forget you ,And I won't forget you, And I won't forget you!!

I won't forget you

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    General Commentsomeones please comment on one of the best fnm songs.....
    necrophageon August 05, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis is one of my favourites.
    i love the lyrics
    Skeezaon December 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe Mountain of Needles and the Lake of Blood are from a japanese story The Spider's Thread by Akutagawa Ryūnosuke. About a thief that's been drowning in the lake of blood at the bottom of hell which is only lit by the mountain of needles for so long that he "could only twitch like a dying frog." He is remembered (I won't forget you) by Lord Shakyamuni who attempts to save him from hell but fails.

    ofcourse, it could also be about absolutely nothing.
    LoQ138on January 14, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI beleive the words are, "I used to kick and shout,
    Now I just think of the climb"

    I would put my money on The spiders thread.
    Skeezaon February 17, 2007   Link
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    General CommentClassic hidden FNM gem. Great to hear them going all metal like that. I can see why it didn't make any albums though.
    djs_23on June 21, 2007   Link
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    General CommentHippy Jam Song, The World is Yours and I Won't Forget You are all Jim Martin era. Hippie Jam Song is 1991, and the other two are during Angel Dust recording.

    As for reading into anything that Patton ever has said in an interview, don't he just fucks people around with his meanings. The video clips are used to tell another story from the lyrics too. So once again you get mixed messages.
    Donners66on June 08, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthanks for the info donners. btw how u know all that... i was pretty sure hippy jam was angel dust era cuz it sounds similar musically to be agressive, but i thought this one kinda sounded something off kinf for a day,.. similar to gentle keys
    necrophageon June 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis is from the KFAD recordings because that isn't Jim Martin on guitars. It's Trey Spruance. Jim Martin's style is completely different. This definitely wasn't from the Angel Dust recordings because all of that was done with a Mesa Mark III amp and this song sounds nothing like that.
    dale661on October 18, 2008   Link
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    General Commenttrue, i still think its from the sessions of KFAD
    necrophageon October 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentYes im pretty sure this is trey spruence era, not sure about hippy jam, im leaning towards jim martin
    necrophageon November 27, 2008   Link

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