Tropic of Cancer

Album: Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • Panda Bear explained the meaning of this harp-laced, dreamy track to Fader magazine: "It starts out with a personal anecdote about my father getting a disease - he had a tumor - but the song's really just about disease in general," he said. "Trying to empathize with disease, how disease is just another thing in the universe that's trying to propagate and survive, trying to be sympathetic to disease in that context."

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