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Milow – Born In The Eighties lyrics

I grew up in the nineties
At least that's what I tried
Looking for ways to be satisfied
I went to San Diego to try out my luck
Came back 12 months later
And again I was stuck
I felt like a goldfish stuck in a bowl
I was waiting for something
That I could control
After 2000 no longer a kid
The world didn't end but something else did
When my father takes off I'm already 19
He wasn't as happy as I thought he seemed
If this is my screenplay I don't like my role
But these are the things
That you can't control
Although I feel a lot older I'm just 23
If you're looking for answers
Don't come to me
Instead of a future I've got a guitar
But dreaming out loud wo'nt get me far
Still I feel I'm ready for rock 'n roll
There might be something that I can control
By the time I hit 30 I'll have enough
Of being a twentysomething in love
My friends will all be married
Or they will be gone
I'll still be wondering what's going on
If that's what it takes then I'll sell my soul
As long as there's something that I can control
One day I'll wake up and I'll be 38
Doing the things that I used to hate
The trick to forget the bigger picture is when
You look at everything in close-up
As often as you can
Our revolution is covered in mold
There's only so much that you can control
This is no anthem becasue anthems are proud
And pride isn't something that this is about
I shouldn't care shouldn't care
But I do and that's sometimes
Too hard to bear
Still walking the same road
With my schoes full of holes
Just waiting for something that we can control
If I ever reach 50 or 65
Too early to tell if I'll still be alive
We were bron in the eighties and now we are here
My generation's dream will disappear
I'm at a graveyard passing the rows
A silent surrender we'll never get close
This is my story
You swallowed it whole
About us feeling the need to be in control

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