Faith No More - A Small Victory Lyrics




A hierarchy
Spread out on the nightstand
The spirit of team
Salvation is another chance
A sore loser
Yelling with my mouth shut
A cracking portrait
The fondling of trophies
The null of losing
Can you afford that luxury?
A sore winner
But I'll just keep my mouth shut

It shouldn't bother me, no
It shouldn't, no, no
It shouldn't bother me, no
It shouldn't
But it does!

The small victories
The cankers and medallions
The little nothings
That keep me thinking that someday
I might beat you
But I'll just keep my mouth shut

It shouldn't bother me, no
It shouldn't, no, no
It shouldn't bother me, no
It shouldn't
But it, but it does!

It. Shouldn't. Bother me!
It. Shouldn't. Bother me!

It. Shouldn't. Bother me!
(It shouldn't bother me, no
It shouldn't, no, no)
It. Shouldn't. Bother me!
(It shouldn't bother me, no
It shouldn't)

If I speak at one constant volume at one constant pitch
At one constant rhythm right into your ear, you still won't hear
You still won't hear
You still won't hear
You still won't hear
You still won't hear
You still won't hear
You still won't hear





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Faith No More A Small Victory Comments
  1. Frantzen79

    Mike Patton was unique.

  2. Lawton

    One if my biggest inspirations since I was 13. Mike your vocals are just outstanding. Massive influence to me and my own style of singing.. original. The entire group are just amazing with their own roles. The arrangement and production is spot on. Even to thus day it hasn't dated. True musicians 🤟
    I was lucky enough to finally see you in 2009 at Download. One of the best nights I've ever had. I still couldn't believe it when you was all there a few feet away. Wow you blew my f*ckin mind! Awesome 👍

  3. Andrew Eu Eugene

    Is this some simple Melody YOU would Like in A Movie? . ?
    Thx.
    A. E2. Keep mouth and pie Alabama music group.

  4. Andrew Eu Eugene

    this chorus in A small Victory i really like the chorus or different name called hut hut.
    thx.


    A. E1.

  5. Club Chill

    Hey hey, hey, he, he, hey he.... ey!

    Rogério Holanda

    In the 1990s Mike Patton Was The Rock Hunk

  6. Andrew Eu Eugene

    delightfull full not foo.. music siging.
    A. E.1

  7. suicideposter

    This is the first time I've seen the video to this song. I hate it, looks like it had a high budget too.

  8. gsy971

    After i saw this video and heard this song for the first time i ran out and bought the CD and then realized Midlife Crisis was also on it. Then I hear Be Aggressive, Land of Sunshine, Everything's Ruined, Kindergarten…..blown AWAY!!! Almost 30 yrs later still listening in 2020

  9. Alessandro

    great music.

  10. Brian Meskanen

    The ultimate evolution of progressive rock. My favourite FNM song.

  11. Mariana A.

    It's very appopriate for our times... #2020

  12. Cynthia Jones

    All hope for Australia's Small Victory.

  13. nicholas morales

    Back in the day when MTV played music videos for at least 20 hours a day.

  14. shaun lowndes

    I like rock,this is just over produced rubbish

  15. Inspirational Aries

    awesome album, after all these years...

  16. Sumire Kotaniyama

    I love Faith No More... I love the hell out of this song. I would love to hear a group like Guns N' Roses do a cover of _this song_ or Epic.

  17. Zoes Dada

    When I bought angel dust I was also reading the "dark tower" books by Steven King. I would play this album over and over while reading those books and I know I came close to discovering a new world.

  18. Silvia Maurer

    one of the best, love it!

  19. Lucy Sousa

    Always speechless when i listen to FNM

  20. Queen Fussy

    My God ...Mike Patton is hot 🥵 🔥

  21. slime kid

    Dragon Ball Zeeeeeee!

  22. diego mendez

    Los 90's quedará signada por la cima de varias bandas como Faith no More y me considero afortunado de haber disfrutado y seguir disfrutando de canciones puras como esta...

  23. MGV Media

    It shouldn't bother me, but it does...

  24. Ricardo Garcia

    A hierarchy
    Spread out on the nightstand
    The spirit of team
    Salvation is another chance
    A sore loser
    Yelling with my mouth shut
    A cracking portrait
    The fondling of trophies
    The null of losing
    Can you afford that luxury?
    A sore winner
    But I'll just keep my mouth shut
    It shouldn't bother me
    It shouldn't bother me
    It shouldn't bother me
    It shouldn't but it does
    The small victories
    The cankers and medallions
    The lips on my face
    They keep me thinking, that someday
    I might beat you
    But I'll just keep my mouth shut
    It shouldn't bother me (no)
    It shouldn't bother me (no, no)
    It shouldn't bother me
    It shouldn't but it does
    It shouldn't bother me (no, no)
    It shouldn't bother me
    It shouldn't bother me
    It shouldn't bother me
    If I speak at one constant volume
    At one constant pitch
    At one constant rhythm right into your ear, you still won't hear
    You still won't hear
    You still won't hear
    You still won't hear
    You still won't hear
    You still won't hear
    You still won't hear
    You still won't hear
    You still won't hear
    You still won't hear
    You still won't hear

  25. Eric Borges

    Muito Fooodaaa!!!!!

  26. Mr. Miller

    I remember the day this debuted on MTV. FNM is my favorite band and Angel Dust is my favorite album. I hated the hair bands when I was in Junior high. These guys changed everything for me.

  27. Shashwat Srivastava

    Mike patton's got more vocal talent than all of today's pop stars combined.

  28. MyFlippinValentine

    Bowser sound at 1:57

  29. Kerryn Roach

    It didnt get any better than this in the 90's

  30. Nellie Silvers

    Mike Patton and Layne Staley are definitely my two favourite voices/frontmen. Ever since The Real Thing was released I've been a fan and fuck Patton was/is a wet dream.

    Sjs78 00

    Yepp, patton, Stanley, Cornell!..and Phil lynot(thinLizzy).

  31. Catia Saraiva

    Cara se eu não coloco Faith no more na minha play minha prima tati me bate. Mas não precisa gatinha, também adoro.
    Andy S. Cátia S.
    👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏

  32. dion cook

    They made Angel Dust to counteract the huge success that the real thing was....they honestly didn't think Angel Dust would be successful at all..

  33. Skeebo Frimpson

    It shouldn’t bother me... but it DOES!

  34. Maria Marquez

    "It shouldn't bother me, it shouldn't bother me but it but it but it does!"😋🤘

  35. Thiago Dx

    A Small Victory
    A hierarchy
    Spread out on the nightstand
    The spirit of team
    Salvation is another chance


    A sore loser
    Yelling with my mouth shut


    A cracking portrait
    The fondling and the trophies
    The null of losing
    Can you afford that luxury?


    A sore winner
    And I'll just keep my mouth shut


    It shouldn't bother me, no, it shouldn't, no, no
    It shouldn't bother me, no, it shouldn't,
    But it does


    The small victories
    The cankers and medallions
    The little nothings
    They keep me thinking that someday


    I might beat you
    But I'll just keep my mouth shut


    It shouldn't bother me, no, it shouldn't, no, no
    It shouldn't bother me, no, it shouldn't,
    But it does


    If I speak at one constant volume
    At one constant pitch
    At one consonant rhythm
    Right into your ear
    You still won't hear
    You still won't hear
    You still won't hear
    You still won't hear

    Sjs78 00

    heiarachy spread out on the nightstand!, my, uppers, downers, sleepers and in-betweeners(pillBottles) lined up next to my bed! lol, love it! 👍, no one paints a picture like mikes lyrics..

  36. kevin brandon

    why do the comments disappeared?

    Wayne Holmes

    Good question

  37. RunDCM

    Most underrated song EVER and way before it's time.

    WeAre138

    It shouldn't bother me....

  38. cAPITAN XAMa

    Canta bien Keanu Reaves

  39. Sjs78 00

    Cause when he dies, he'l become something more than dead!, he'll become, A LEGEND!!.....edit", also, "last to know", is criminaly underated, the delivery of those lyrics, to that melody! Fkn awesome!.. 👍😎☝️

  40. J Fal

    Reading the comments on this video you'd think Mike Patton was the only guy in the band.

  41. RunDCM

    Most underrated song EVER and I like more that way.

  42. Monkey Mutant Boss

    If only those soldiers could have been saved by...a Bionic Commando.

  43. Doug Allen

    2019, so long ago I bought this album in 1992, and yet this song is still about life, but the message has been lost on the masses...

  44. Mondo The Avaricious

    Hard to believe Mike Patton shit in axel roses orange juice

  45. Shashwat Srivastava

    There is no one who could better patton's voice in all of rock.

  46. sage nunion

    Gosh... Mike was SO beautiful 💘

  47. TheMetalAndPunkA,B,C's

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheMetalABCs/

  48. Omar Quezada

    Tremenda banda que con este álbum todavía influye en bandas del '10. Increíble!!!

  49. JC SANTOS

    O tempo que dava para ouvir as Fms nas rádios.

  50. JC SANTOS

    2019 Brasil

  51. Skinny Ebert, Siskel with Hair

    Almost a strong precursor or something of the sort to Nine Inch Nails' "Closer" meets HELLBOY this music video is.

  52. Blork Povud

    Angel Dust is my primary go-to template for my own approach to song writing, other than my own.

  53. Carla Branco

    Maravilhoso pois uma banda que se encaixa perfeitamente em todas as gerações...realmente um épico

    Comentárista Aleatório 7

    Essa banda é foda,os caras praticamente criaram o nu metal

  54. Dmitri Lessy

    Hey Mike, I still rock that hairstyle to this day!

  55. Greta Hillesheim

    I wouldn’t mind if he strangled me to death wearing those black gloves.

  56. winter snow

    I think that the beauty must go. Then, all that is left is the core, the scars, a rough gem. Beauty is a curse, a dog on chains. Once it s gone, you are a free Wolf ;0)

  57. Feya Electra Ag

    He was very beautiful, but it is a pity that the beauty is gone

  58. winter snow

    ' the little nothings that keep me thinking that someday, i might beat you, but i ll just keep my mouth shut ' waouw.

  59. winter snow

    Old souls, there is something about them you recognize instantly. A presence, something eery. No matter the physical age, you can see there is something very ancient looking at this world, behind and through their eyes.

  60. Mark Petricevic

    I was just a little poser who got a rush from this music

  61. Augusto Gonçalves

    I just came here because The Darkness told me to do so

  62. Moisés Borges

    Pequena vitoria nome de minha filha

  63. Catia Saraiva

    Faith no more é uma das bandas favoritas da Cátia. Ai de mim não incluir na playlist do quebrando tudo. Ela me quebra a cara kkkkkkkkkkkk

  64. HerNan Nan

    Mike Patton or Maynard James Keenan, ah ah???

  65. Stacey Chersan

    You still wont hear....

  66. LUCAS DE OLIVEIRA

    🇧🇷 Nice 🔉😉

  67. Miłosz Skwierzyński

    A hierarchy
    Spread out on the nightstand
    The spirit of team
    Salvation is another chance

    A sore loser
    Yelling with my mouth shut
    A cracking portrait
    The fondling of the trophies
    The null of losing
    Can you afford that luxury?

    A sore winner
    But I'll just keep my mouth shut

    It shouldn't bother me
    But it does

    The small victories
    The cankers and medallions
    The lips on my face
    They keep me thinking that someday

    I might beat you
    But I'll just keep my mouth shut
    The little nothings

    It shouldn't bother me
    But it does

    If I speak at one constant volume
    At one constant pitch
    At one constant rhythm right into your ear
    You still won't hear (x7)

  68. The Silver Hedgehog

    Does it seem to anyone else that the '90s just kept trying to re-create this video?

  69. aleister crowley

    Is that a young benedict cumberbatch?

  70. ltw -br

    Zorra!!Bons tempos do Colégio da Bahia-Central...De lenhaaaar!!

  71. sash 77

    For such an amazing song the music video let's it down. The song is packed with energy but the video is the opposite. I'd rather have them running around stage jumping up and down

  72. Isabel Silva

    Sempre pelas manhãs antes de ir a escola por volta das 6 ou 7 da manhã eu assistia esse vídeo na MTV Brasil. Nunca me esquecerei pois era o horário que eu estudava ..saudades do tempo de escola. Adoro essa música. ;)

  73. Shashwat Srivastava

    Someone please upload an isolated vocals of this song.

  74. Return Of Violence

    Grandioso!

  75. Carlos Roberto

    Muito bom o som deles

  76. Catia Saraiva

    Eu amo Rock!!!!!! Faith no more tudo de bom. No embalo... apagou a luz aí?

  77. Shashwat Srivastava

    Still find hard to believe rhcp sold over 80 million records and faith no more was all about a couple of albums. Mike patton has insane vocal talent whereas keidis is an ordinary singer. Talent doesn't guarantee success, it depends on many other factors. A fine example

  78. David DV8 Vela

    Greatest video fuckin ever!

  79. Michael Crocker

    Mike Patton is God.....fight me

  80. Gleep Wurp

    They spent way too much money on this video.

  81. Andrew Lockett

    Uncanny. The final verse could have been meant for Field Marshal Haig himself. As Clint said in TGTBATU, .I ain't never seen so many men wasted so badly. Bravo Mr Patton and FNM!

  82. Kathleen Chassey

    The best. Michael Patton!!!! Love you🧘🏿‍♀️😴

  83. ArseneWenger

    this may have been the 2nd track of the LP. was very impressed with it on mtv. surprised it wasnt a bigger album overall.

  84. Isaac Wright

    One of the great albums.

  85. NAIVADA

    YOU STILL WON'T HEAR.

  86. ben inglis

    The “Who Cares A Lot” best of album came out when I was in 9th grade. I had been into music in a big way for a few years by then but I wanted to get into something more original and unique sounding... boy did I find it in FNM!

    Still a band I keep coming back to. I mean who the hell goes from smooth jazz to funk, to hip hop and metal?

    Faith No More do :)

  87. PAULO ANTONIO LIMA MENDES ANTONIO

    Do caralho.brasil

  88. Paulo Toledo

    Pqp que som!

  89. Silver Lion Media

    Does anyone know that Mike Patton is actually Johnny Depp in disguise? Ha! Ha!

  90. Anubis Black

    huup huup huup huup huup huup

  91. Michael Belsky

    ❤❤❤❤❤❤

  92. Flint Ironstag

    Angel dust is one of my top 3 favorite CDs of all time..

  93. Mark Terry

    if i speak at one constant volume and one constant pitch and one constant rythmn right into your ear, you still won`t hear, you still won`t hear

  94. AlanWhit

    Pure genius

  95. Shashwat Srivastava

    You still won't hear....

  96. Pearly

    If you truly give them a chance and listen to every FNM song, even their covers.... musical arrangements and with Mike’s vocal rage and range: utter brilliance!!! 👌🏽 I still love and appreciate them very much. They are to me, the epitome of musical geniuses.