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Never want to be old
And I don’t want dependence
It’s no fun to be told
That you can’t blame your parents anymore

I’m finding it hard
To hang from a star
Don’t want to be
Never want to be old

Sullen and bored the kids stay
And in this way they wish away each day…
Stoned in the mall the kids play
And in this way wish away each day…

I don’t really know
If I care what is normal
And I’ m not really sure
If the pills I’ve been taking are helping

I'm wasting my life
Hurting inside
I don’t really know
And I’m not really sure

Sullen and bored the kids stay
And in this way they wish away each day…
Stoned in the mall the kids play
And in this way wish away each day…

Sullen and bored the kids stay
And in this way they wish away each day…
Stoned in the mall the kids play
And in this way wish away each day…



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    UnregisteredAug 17, 2012 at 11:54 am
    I think its about the accumulation of the sad and happy moments and experience of your life and their effects to your presence being coping with growing older ..
    The nostalgia for being young again with no emotional residues..
  • u
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    UnregisteredAug 15, 2012 at 9:58 am
    The song creates melancholia all around. Its about the fear about getting old & cruel facts of oldage, where you're alone & there's no way you can rectify your past deeds, except to regret upon.

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