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The Seeds of the Past (part 1 & 2)
Episode A Hearth's Warming Tail
Character(s) Applejack (as the Spirit of Hearth's Warming Past)
Starlight Glimmer (as Snowfall Frost)
Sung by Ashleigh Ball
Kelly Sheridan
Music by Daniel Ingram
Caleb Chan (orchestration)[1]
Lyrics by Michael Vogel
Length 1:05 (part 1)
0:59 (part 2)
2:23 (album version)
Album It's a Pony Kind of Christmas (2016 edition)
Season Season 6
Episode Transcript A Hearth's Warming Tail
International versions

The Seeds of the Past (part 1 & 2) is the fourth song of season six of My Little Pony Friendship is Magic and the third of six songs featured in the eighth episode A Hearth's Warming Tail. It is the thirteenth track on the 2016 version of It's a Pony Kind of Christmas.


Snowfall ashamed of her past choices S6E8

"Some hurts never go away."

Part 1

As a young thing, life sure is somethin'
You go makin' choices large and small
Always growin' like a seedlin'
And playin' is like dreamin'
And before you know it, big and tall
And every little bitty choice you make
Sends you down a path to who you are today
So let's take a little trip down memory lane
And see just what the past has to say
Aw, look how cute you were. Looks like you're not too upset it's Hearth's Warming Eve either.
The seeds of the past
They grow pretty fast
Just look at who you were back then
The seeds, as they grow
Look what they can show
Reveal the truth time and again

Part 2

Then some distress, words so careless
Standin' there, you don't know what to do
Feelin' helpless, you can't make it hurt less
So you go and change your point of view
And in that moment, though you didn't know it
Your defenses set up walls you built to last
Leading to the pony you've become today
And the spell you're about to cast
It all comes from your past
[Starlight Glimmer]
The seeds of the past
We grow up so fast
Some hurts never go away
The seeds, as they grow
This we can't let go
All tied to this one holiday

Other versions

The Seeds of the Past02:23

The Seeds of the Past

Album Version


  1. Daniel Ingram (2016-05-15). Special shoutout to @calebthechan the the fantastic orchestrations & my co-writer on the BG score of #AHearthsWarmingTale #MLP6. Twitter. Retrieved on 2016 May 15.

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