In cycle,
I'll leave you around into ocean,
Where grass grows,
And remnants of you with devotion,
My breath's out,
Inhaling a palm tree that's poison,
We look out,
We trace along the house where she was crazy,
And holding tightly,
The sound is dead,
Sing in time,
And life,
When life makes child, your only plight
With life,
When ceilings smiles, they'll sleep a while
In life,

I'll take you for walks among the patience,

She had a pretty dad,
But she was growing out of play-school,
Still, she could kick and scream and play,
Until she wanted to,
My little chocolate girl,
Her brother barely out of high school,
There'd been a place where he could scream,
Until he wanted to,
Our fuzzy tabby cat,
And she could bury him in apples,
And curl around a bowl of cotton until she wanted to

Still she had to speak loud,
Because hearing isn't "I am with them",
And we tilled,
And picture ,someday, flowers in the garden ,
And quiet lay,
Still drinking with the boys until it's rained on,
And pray small,
In hopes of something better for the children,

And holding tightly
When sound is dead,
It's singing time,
In life,
When life means child is your only pride
You'll lie,
When ceilings smile, you'll sleep a while,
In life,

I'll take you for walks among the patience,

She met a pretty boy,
Then they would dance between their elders,
Where she would cream until the wine she bought had settled in,
My little chocolate girl,
She used to love the stars from England,
She slept on records and her marble jewelry from her skin,
Her colors matched the room,
And she would twirl around the curtains,
She had a hand to hold her chin up,
When her friends walked out,
The kid across the street,
He'll keep around when she was changing,
And he would wait till she would tell her friends about the boy,
Her "Mother" Dad at home,
She had saliva in her pockets,
She gave a girl when her last grace hath find thee, dig the day

So good, my chocolate girl,
Oh won'tcha make a name?

So put your lanterns on across the maze,
So I won't feast on fallen,
Better love the rain, who brought the stings and dead,
And who will pop the triggers,
I can't see you,
I'll open up my brain again,



Lyrics submitted by heyheyhey111, edited by coopigat, aerocum, Vandios2113

Chocolate Girl song meanings
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  • +2
    General Commenti thought i posted this comment in this song already.. but i played this song for a girl and it was the first animal collective song she loved.. she kept asking me to play it over and over and in the end i gave her the nickname chocolate girl.
    octopuscollectiveon September 21, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentSomeone posted my lyrics and Avey said they were far off... but he didn't want to give them to us because it would spoil the mystique. Makes sense, I guess. I doubt they are brilliant. Their hidden aspects make the song better.
    heyheyhey111on October 27, 2007   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationTo me it sounds like a dad and his daughter, and he slowly loses her as she grows up and needs less and less of him, meets boys, etc. There's nothing he can really do but accept it. Such is life.

    And who will part the train,
    Cause I can't see you,
    I'll open up my brain again,
    clanhelioon June 14, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI have totally different lyrics. But I can hardly understand them, either I have the wrong version or you do which i doubt. I'll have to wait till I get the original song next week on vinyl...mm ya yummy
    LocalSurgeonon May 11, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentEither you are paying tons of money.
    Have a really really good hook up
    or are buying the second pressing.
    Considering Spirit theyve gone was originally like what five hundred or less prints
    dongdongon June 09, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti have a theory after
    "Still she had to speak loud" since there was a line missing i thought i'd try. and what i heard ended up altering my opinion with a different take on the next few lines as well.. enjoy or discard.

    cause hearing isn't higher then rhythm
    and meets him and picks her sunday flowers in the autumn
    and quietly still drinking with the boys and their friend
    and prays long in hopes of something better to show them
    and holding tightly
    and the sound is dead.... etc

    well thats it. i guess the sunday flowers supports the praying line. who knows. lyrics can be tough.. glad there are so many contributing!!
    octopuscollectiveon September 21, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentA guy gave me a mix CD of songs awhile ago and this song was the opener or a range of cryptic songs arranged as a type of message. I still puzzle over this song, it's quite cute.
    detleneson December 29, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentperhaps the end of the song goes like this:

    put your little daughter 'cross the knees
    so i won't feast and follow
    better love the rain who brought the stings ended
    and who will pop the triggers
    i can't see you
    i'll open up my brain again
    segablakon April 22, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThese lyrics seem completely wrong to me.
    I have the lyrics I think are closer but I'm not sure if I should post them.
    Anyway, this song is so dreamlike. I think it's about the singer falling in love with a girl he met in a dream. She's chocolate girl because when he woke up she just sort of melted away and the only thing left is a sweet aftertaste.
    Shinsyon July 25, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti dont think these lyrics are terribly wrong.
    zoolahon August 07, 2008   Link

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