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A.C.A.B. – Where Have All The Bootboys Gone? lyrics

I still remember those glory days
Where no one dared to get in our ways
It only seems like yesterday
Seeing boots and braces all the way

We used to live out on the streets
We used to drink and used to steal to eat
We shared the joy and we shared the pain
I've never thought you'd call it a day

We were so proud
We were so strong
But now where have all the bootboys gone?
The joy we had
The pain we shared
Are always on my mind.

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    Actually this song is straight-forward type. Its all about a life as a skinhead, how they struggled and how to enjoy their life as a underground group. The title "where have all the bootboys gone" is clearly referring to them (skinhead, oi!, and etc.) One more thing, the singer try to express the life that he have before as a skinhead. Its not easy to forget about it once you joined a group of brotherhood like that.

    And for the first verse, "i still remember those glory days" doesn't mean that they did involved in any competition but its about where most of teenagers at their time ('90 and early '20) enjoyed to live their life like they (ACAB) did.
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