The Mariner's Revenge Song Song Lyrics

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We are two mariners
Our ship's sole survivors
In this belly of a whale
It's ribs are ceiling beams
It's guts are carpeting
I guess we have some time to kill

You may not remember me
I was a child of three
And you, a lad of eighteen
But, I remember you
And I will relate to you
How our histories interweave
At the time you were
A rake and a roustabout

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 The Infanta
  • 2 We Both Go Down Together
  • 3 Eli, the Barrow Boy
  • 4 The Sporting Life
  • 5 The Bagman's Gambit
  • 6 From My Own True Love (Lost at Sea)
  • 7 16 Military Wives
  • 8 The Engine Driver
  • 9 On the Bus Mall
  • 10 The Mariner's Revenge Song
  • 11 Of Angels and Angles


  • credits


    publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
    writers: Colin Meloy
    album: Track 10 in album Picaresque
    release date: 2005-3-21
    popularity : 83 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop
    styles: Folk Rock/Indie Rock
    length: 8:46
    mixer: Troy Tietjen
    composer: Colin Meloy
    lyricist: Colin Meloy

    Album Information

    label: Trifekta Records
    country(area): Australia
    format: CD
    script: Latin