When my soul starts growing
I get so hungry
And I wish it never never would stop growing

When my soul starts growing
I can't feel so full
And I wish it never would stop growing

When my soul starts knowing
I am as I'd want to be
And I know I never will stop caring

Lyrics submitted by sjames

Ponytail song meanings
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    General Commenti feel like this song is about how he doesn't ever want to feel like he has experienced all feelings. He doesn't ever want his mind to settle down, and become set in stone. He forever wants to grow, and change, and care.
    jahrastafarianismon December 05, 2010   Link
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    General Commenthe wants his soul to get so "long" he has to put it into a ponytail?
    myfriendbrennon July 08, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti love how the bass sounds like a steady heartbeat in the womb.
    spottedotson April 06, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentbefore i checked the lyrics, i always thought he was saying "son" instead of "soul", and that he was speaking from a pregnant woman's perspective. it just sounded so warm and caring when he talks about getting so hungry, but never wanting it to stop growing. also, the heartbeat bass like spottedots mentioned kind of added to that. but of course, panda bear isn't saying "son", he's saying "soul", which probably makes a whole lot more sense. i just like to pretend it's "son" sometimes.
    themagnacartaon July 05, 2008   Link
  • +1
    Lyric CorrectionI think the last word is 'dreaming' not 'caring'.
    the_elevating_trickon August 28, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song makes me think about heaven/

    when our souls grow we need life (god) to fill them. and in the eternal state we never will stop growing...
    peepeeheadon June 18, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"man shall not live by bread alone, but every word that comes out of the mouth of god." so true... wow
    peepeeheadon June 18, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentreminds me of babies.
    enjoyyourrootson March 21, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNot sure why, but this song makes me cry.
    GeorgeWaschinon December 20, 2014   Link
  • -1
    General Commentthis is the perfect end to a near-perfect album, and i think it would also be the perfect song to be playing over the end credits of a quiet little indie film.
    thirsty_thursdayon October 16, 2008   Link

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