Youth Is Wasted on the Young

Album: Life Imitating Life (2014)
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  • Saw my reflection in the mirror, didn't recognize myself
    I felt more distant and more useless than the dust upon the shelf
    I tried to fix it but I only ended up hurting someone else
    Oh lover can you hear me, I'm so scared and I need a little help

    I've built so many bridges, then I sat and watched them burn
    I had so many chances, never took the time to learn
    If I could change the past, go back erase what I had done
    I'd redo everything, youth is wasted on the young

    Yeah, you gotta crawl before you walk
    Sometimes you gotta scream before you talk
    You can't take back everything you've done
    Youth is wasted on the young
    Youth is wasted on the young

    Even the thought of me without you sends a shiver down my spine
    I'd spend a lifetime on my knees for just the chance to keep you mine

    And like a rocket I shot up and then I crashed and burned
    I put the pieces back together as the seasons turned
    If I could change the past, go back erase what I had done
    Redo most everything, youth is wasted on the young

    Yeah, you gotta crawl before you walk
    Sometimes you gotta scream before you talk
    You can't take back everything you've done
    Youth is wasted on the young
    Youth is wasted on the young

    Wasted on the young
    Youth is wasted on the young
    Wasted on the young

    Yeah, you gotta crawl before you walk
    Sometimes you gotta scream before you talk
    You can't take back everything you've done
    Youth is wasted on the young
    Youth is wasted on the young Writer/s: DANIEL ROBIN LAYUS, JIMMY MESSER
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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