I will have sons and daughters
and I will say
here are your grandchildren
and you will see them

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    Song MeaningEvery song on "Young Prayer" works together. It's called a concept album [me being a smart ass]. These songs are all very Castillian in concept and tone [probably influenced by his Portuguese inhabitance]. It was recorded in his childhood home with a simple recording set-up. Throughout the album he only uses an acoustic guitar and an amorphous vocal lament to his father. I've never heard an album so purely introspective and beautifully personal like this. I know that sounds cliched but when you think about it, no one has ever created an album about death like this. It's almost like a ritual about the passge into death. This is true soul music. Raw and without ostentatious display. A mourning testament to the beauty of the human spirit. I fucking love Panda Bear.
    IcelandSnow1on February 13, 2009   Link
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    General Commentso so sad, especially considering the context in which it was written
    televisionangelon December 05, 2007   Link
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    General Commentall the lyrics on this album are so simple, but they're somehow even more heartbreaking than anything I've ever read.
    captainshusteron October 28, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentEveryone has that one cliche stupid song that makes them cry. But this one, it really makes me choke up. That's the closest I've ever come to crying from a song.
    Theoogabearon April 07, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI believe it's:

    I will have sons and daughters (where are you?)
    bkupslupon April 10, 2009   Link

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