The Decemberists - Margaret in Captivity Lyrics

The Decemberists The Hazards of Love cover art
Credits
publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Colin Meloy
release date: 2009-3-17
popularity : 36 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Acoustic/Prog Rock
length: 3:08
additional guest background vocals: Jim James
additional guest: Becky Stark
lyricist: Colin Meloy
composer: Colin Meloy
Lyrics
I have snipped your wingspan,
My precious captive swan.
Here, all clipped of kickstand
Your spirit won't last long.

Don't you lift a finger.
Don't you snap and jaw.
Limber limbs akimbo,
Restful rubbing raw

Oh my own true love!
Oh my own true love!
Can you hear me love?
Can you hear me love?

Don't hold out for rescue.
None can hear your call,
Till I have wrest and wrecked you
Behind these fortress walls.

Oh my own true love!
Oh my own true love!
Can you hear me love?
Can you hear me love?



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)

  • Album Information
    label: Rough Trade
    country(area): United States
    format: Digital Media
    script: Latin