Vidalia
Andrew Bird Lyrics


There was a time when I enjoyed Vidalia
There was no other fruit I dared my lips to touch
But my granddad he prescribed me Vidalia
For whatever ails you, heart disease, the grippe and such

But to yourself this medicine you'll properly expose
The benefits of health, wealth and respect
Oh, eat it like an apple of a deep colored rose
Sweet victory will be yours to dialect
But how my palate grew tired
So sweet, so sweet, so sweet
No thanks, I?ll take defeat

I remember a dark and smoky den
Cheeks of roast beef, bloody and rare
Whiskey etched faces of barrel chested men
And I'm feeling small, weak and scared

I remember that nook, the way I shook
Pain hurts, innocence be damned
Oh, red with shame and red with pain
We all sit down to eat our leg of lamb
Our leg of lamb
We all sit down to eat our leg of lamb

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Comments from YouTube:

Mohammed Ibraheem Youssef

Where is the guy that posts the lyrics noooooo

ohmy meta

I lock my door when i listen to this song

Jacob-Sophia

Why is this song about onions? Is there an official explanation of the lyrics?

Tui McIntire

mmmmm, roast beef bloody raw!!! {chef n all}

Smol Fluff

Amazing

KristophShmit

All Hail the Onion of Onions!

Dean Bagdasarian

First time I heard Andrew Bird i thought he sounded like the guy who played violin on the Squirrel Nut Zippers Cds.

Elmer McCormick

He actually waded for some time

Julia Readmond

A song about eating onions raw...?

Yes Im Freaky

Can anyone recommend more artists/songs like this?

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