A Bower Scene Lyrics

The Decemberists


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Colin Meloy
album: Track 3 in album The Hazards of Love
release date: 2009-3-16
popularity : 7 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Acoustic/Prog Rock
length: 2:09
composer: Colin Meloy
lyricist: Colin Meloy

Cover Art

The Decemberists The Hazards of Love cover art
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Thou inconsolable daughter
Said the sister
When wilt thou trouble the water
In the cistern

And what irascible black Bart
Is the father

And when young Margarete's waistline
Grew wider
The fruit of her amorous centaur
Inside her

And so our heroine withdraws
To the Taiga


Track Listing


Digital Media 1
  • 1 Prelude
  • 2 The Hazards of Love 1 (The Prettiest Whistles Won’t Wrestle the Thistles Undone)
  • 3 A Bower Scene
  • 4 Won’t Want for Love (Margaret in the Taiga)
  • 5 The Hazards of Love 2 (Wager All)
  • 6 The Queen’s Approach
  • 7 Isn’t It a Lovely Night?
  • 8 The Wanting Comes in Waves / Repaid
  • 9 An Interlude
  • 10 The Rake’s Song
  • 11 The Abduction of Margaret
  • 12 The Queen’s Rebuke / The Crossing
  • 13 Annan Water
  • 14 Margaret in Captivity
  • 15 The Hazards of Love 3 (Revenge!)
  • 16 The Wanting Comes in Waves (reprise)
  • 17 The Hazards of Love 4 (The Drowned)