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[Verse 1]
I can remember that when I was a little youth I,
Wanted to fly around the world making a new life,
I never thought today,
I'd be where I am now,

Yo, wanted to be a fireman,
Than I lost the desire man,
The second I got old enough,
To buy myself a cider can,
Yeah, I was a smart little kid,
That sides departed me since,
These days you can find me,
Sitting on the bench in the park with a lager and crisps

[Chorus]
Back when I was younger,
I wanted to be everything on the planet,
Now that I am older,
It seems the ambition has vanished,
Yeah when I was a youngster,
When I was a, When I was a youngster,
Youngster, when I was a youngster
And now that I'm older,
I wish I coulda been everything that I wanted,
I'm on it

[Verse 2]
I think that if I think back back to the days
When I thought I didn't think that,
Nothing that I thought could not be possible,
Ha, try and figure that out,
Back when I didn't know how,
To settle for a desk job bring in those pounds,
I wanted to live in those clouds,
These days I deliver those sounds

I always thought of myself as a simple dreamer,
Never tried to hard but believed it,
Now all of a sudden,
It's gone my way

[Chorus]
Back when I was younger,
I wanted to be everything on the planet,
Now that I am older,
It seems the ambition has vanished,
Yeah when I was a youngster,
When I was a, When I was a youngster,
Youngster, when I was a youngster
And now that I'm older,
I wish I coulda been everything that I wanted,
I'm on it



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  • U
    UnregisteredJan 25, 2012 at 1:29 pm
    Someone who wanted to achieve their dream but got older and discovered new things and now they wish they had of been everything they wanted to
  • U
    UnregisteredDec 23, 2011 at 3:09 pm
    When they were young they wanted to be different things but never turned out to be whtat they wanted, and they have grown up they wished they cud have been everything they dreamed
  • champion466
    champion466Nov 2, 2011 at 7:50 am
    I love this song basically its about a person who wanted to be all these professions but now he's older does'nt want to (i think)

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