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Don Quixote wrote at 2006-09-27 20:27:24
["They pay homage to a king

Whose dreams are buried

In their minds

His tears are frozen stiff

Icicles drip from his eyes"

The king is Mickey Mouse in this. Mickey's "life" including his dreams like in Fantasia are buried in our minds because most people have saw these movies. Mickey is referred to be cold hearted as well.


I think this part is talking about Walt Disney himself who was believed to have been frozen after death

["We've heard all their stories

One too many times"

poeple in the local area of Disneyland have all heard the horror stories of Disneyland


maybe this part refers to the unoriginality of Disney's stories which are all rip offs of classic fairytales

["Hypnotized by fireflies

that glow in the dark"

this is refering to the sparkling lights all around


I think this may be refering to Tinkerbell or some kind of magically fairy in Disneys stories

Kallie wrote at 2007-03-25 23:14:29
I believe the "king" they are referring to is Walt Disney, the frozen part is referring to the fact that he was frozen after he died.

Disneywar wrote at 2008-08-02 06:26:11
ok while most of the above is somewhat acurate their are a few mistakes. I worked for Disneyland so I know more references.. First off the fireflys reference is to the ones the facinate people on pirates of the carib ride, the reference to paying homage to a king is Walt Disney not Mickey Mouse because everyone knows the urban legend that he was cryogenicly frozen his eyes frozen stiff. The reference to losing their heads is because we cast members love to say guests always lose their heads here and wander aimlessly around in blind amazement at the park and usually hurt themselves. Hope this helps you out

Phil wrote at 2009-10-07 05:37:54
The 'King' they are refering to is Walt Disney, not Mickey.

Walt Disney dreams and imagination created Disney, the characters are now 'Buried' in millions of peoples minds.

'Tears frozen stiff...' refer to the fact that after death Walk Disney was frozen, and if he could see what has happened he would most certainly be crying.

Mollow wrote at 2012-10-27 16:49:54
The beginning where the voice says "remain seated please..." Is the record lung they use for the Matterhorn ride...all makes sense.

Mollow wrote at 2012-10-27 16:54:08
The opening voice over that says "remain seated please" is the recording they use on the Matterhorn all makes sense.

The line that refers to losing their heads may also refer to "stories" about a person (actually verified sadly) who stood up on the Matterhorn and, well, you can figure it out.  

Hugo Sanchez wrote at 2012-12-30 06:03:49
"They pay homage to a king

Whose dreams are buried

In their minds

His tears are frozen stiff

Icicles drip from his eyes"

The king could quite likely be Walt Disney, not Mickey Mouse. A popular urban legend maintains that Disney was cryonically frozen after death.  The song, in general, seems to pine for a better yester-year of DisneyLand (take the opening line for example), and this verse seems to further support that feeling and appears to imply that Walt Disney himself would be displeased, suggesting that he would shed tears (again: presumably over the the current state of his creations) which would be frozen stiff due to his presumed state of cryo preservation.

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