"Davy the Fat Boy"
It's sung by a con man who is telling these parents that he is going to
take care of their son, who is a freak – in the carnival sense of the
word. There might be something to do with my own self worth, but I didn't think
there was when I wrote it. The narrator – it's hard to have any sympathy for
him. Most of my narrators have more to like about 'em. But not this one – he is
not a good guy. I made mistakes with the orchestra, arranging it too slow. Then
I had to record the vocals, and it was like building a mountain you can't
climb. It was brutal.