The Mountain Goats

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When you punish a person for dreaming his dream,
Don't expect him to thank or forgive you.

The Mountain Goats are an American indie folk rock band formed in the 1990s by singer/songwriter John Darnielle.

Song lyrics[edit]

All songs written by John Darnielle, unless noted

Tallahassee (2002)[edit]

  • Guy in a skeleton costume
    Comes up to the guy in the Superman suit,
    Runs through him with a broadsword.
    • Oceanographer's Choice
  • People say friends don't destroy one another.
    What do they know about friends.
    • Game Shows Touch Our Lives

All Hail West Texas (2002)[edit]

  • When you punish a person for dreaming his dream,
    Don't expect him to thank or forgive you.
    • The Best Ever Death Metal Band in Denton
  • Fall out of the car
    like a hostage from a plane
    • "Source Decay"

Tallahassee (2002)[edit]

  • I am drowning
    There is no sign of land
    You are coming down with me
    Hand in unlovable hand
    • "No Children"
  • I hope you die
    I hope we both die
    • "No Children"

The Sunset Tree (2005)[edit]

  • I am gonna make it through this year if it kills me.
    • "This Year"

Get Lonely (2006)[edit]

  • Ghosts and clouds
    and nameless things...
    Squint your eyes and hope real hard,
    maybe sprout wings.
    • "Maybe Sprout Wings"

Heretic Pride (2008)[edit]

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