Never Get Old

Album: The Lion and the Cobra (1987)
  • Sinead O'Connor wrote this when she was 16 about a boy she had a crush on at school. She recalled to Uncut: "He was this gorgeous guy that all the girls wanted to go out with. I went out with him for like a day and then he sensibly dumped me. Mainly I look back at it and I think, 'Gosh, I was a kid.'"
  • The song is a track from O'Connor's debut album, The Lion and the Cobra. The title of the LP is from Psalm 91:13, "you will tread upon the lion and cobra," and this song opens with an Irish language recital of Psalm 91 by singer Enya.


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