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Repo: The Genetic Opera – Seventeen lyrics

Shilo
Seventeen! Mama drama's got to go, dad
Seventeen! Nothing's gonna bring her back
Seventeen! Experiment with something living
Seventeen! Cause I'm sweeter than sixteen

All
Hey hey hey hey
Hey hey hey hey (x2)

[Chorus:] shilo
(Seventeen!) I've always longed for true affection
(Seventeen!) But you compare me to a corpse!
(Seventeen!) Stay with the dead, I'm joining the living
Cause I'm freer than sixteen!

All
Hey hey hey hey!
Hey hey hey hey! (x2)

[Joan Jett solo]

Shilo
Something's changing...
I can feel it...
I'm seventeen now
Why can't you see it?
Seventeen and you can't stop me
Seventeen and you won't boss me!
You cannot control me father,
Daddy's girl's a fucking monster!



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    MacBeth-TheMusical
    This song is Shilo's rebellious coming of age ballad. in which she finally revolts against her overbearing father. In this song she accuses her father, Nathan, of using her as a substitute for her dead mother (lyrics: You compare me to a Corpus) and now refuses to be trapped in his artificial world ("Stay with the dead, I'm joining the Living") and of being over protective and over bearing ("Seventeen and you can't stop me, Seventeen and you won't boss me!")
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