How Lester Lost His Wife

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Of Montreal

Of Montreal (stylized as of Montreal) is an American rock band from Athens, Georgia. It was founded by frontman Kevin Barnes in 1996, named after a failed romance with a woman "of Montreal." The band is one of the bands of the Elephant 6 collective. Throughout its existence, of Montreal's musical s… more »

First there was the fable of the bull
Told by the picador 
Then an Orwellian raping of a virgin apple core
An apple core, an apple core, an apple 
Core, an apple core, an apple 

Next our minds were supping up the horrors 
That our vicious master's whip
Was serving us in rituals nefariously hip
 Wickedly hip, wickedly hip, wickedly 
Hip, wickedly hip, wickedly 

I had to don a disguise to see her slinking down
The snaking hallways to her chamber 
But I wasn't prepared to encounter the vision 
Of she and it engaged in defiling of the sacred 
In an instant her face became so plaintive 
And I watched as she transformed 
Into the Black Amaranth 

The next morning I espied 
In a window framed in brass 
The story of her condemnation  Portrayed in the stained glass
In the stained glass
In the stained glass, in the stained 
Glass, in the stained glass, in the stained 

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