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The bird song

from FAWM 2021 by The Fishermen & the Priestess

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Everything in this song is true. Except the little helmets, unfortunately. Also, I would never do that to any animal, because I am vegan.

Composed and played on the ukulele, since today is "World Play Your Ukulele Day".


There was a deer frolicking around
In my backyard today
It died a mysterious death
It was a virus — that’s what they say

I don’t know
I don’t know
I don’t know
It could’ve been me!

There was a group of birds eating
The seeds of my peafowl
They wore little helmets and marched like they’re soldiers
With their leader doing a growl

I don’t know what they say to each other
I know that they make a lot of noise
They frolic and brawl and they clap and they swirl
Inside the bowl with such a poise

There was a goose honking this morning
Just outside by the pool
He said: Honk! Honk! Honk! Honk! Honk!
Honk! Honk! Honk! Honk! Honk!
And I said: shut up you fool!

This is no place for honking at 7am
That’s what I know!
If you honk just one more time
I’ll put you inside my pillow!

I’ll take all your feathers
I’ll pluck them one by one that's what I’ll do
I’ll put you in the oven 430
I’ll cook you and then I’ll eat you

Cause this a song of a guy who’s a vegan
But his patience has a limit too

I don’t know
I don’t know what to do
With the birds that…
Frolic and call in they bark and they sing and they poop and they honk and they put on they eat all the seeds
In my house


from FAWM 2021, track released February 2, 2021
Photo by Jan Meeus on Unsplash




The Fishermen & the Priestess Bodega Bay, California

The fishermen and the priestess is the solo project of Beto Dealmeida, a musician interested in nature, vintage sounds and electronics.

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