for the holidays. it's a joke. fuck colin meloy, fuck whatever the hell "thistle down" is, why would you want to lay upon THAT part of the dewy ground? wouldn't you want to find a clearing instead of lying down in the fucking thistles? The Prettiest Whistles Won't Wrestle The Thistles Undone. what does that even mean? fuck the entire album. fuck you colin meloy. fuck you.