Adult Education

Album: Rock 'n Soul Part 1 (1984)
Charted: 94 8
  • Adult, adult,
    Adult
    Education

    Afternoon in the homeroom, they're about to let you go
    And the locker slams on the plans you had tonight
    You've been messing around with your boyfriend, maybe better left alone
    There's a wise guy that you know who could put you right

    In the lot, the boy that's idling by doesn't rev your heart
    'Cause it's only lonely spots he shares with you
    And the long halls and the gray walls are gonna split apart
    Believe it or not there's life after high school
    And that's why

    The student body's got a bad reputation (oh yeah, oh yeah)
    What they need is adult education
    You go back to school, it's a bad situation (oh yeah, oh yeah)
    What you want is an adult
    Education
    Oh yeah

    The teacher don't know about how to deal with the student body
    And the underclassmen are flashing hot and cool
    All your girlfriends care about the watch you wear and talkin' about it
    Believe it or not there's life after high school
    That's why

    The student body's got a bad reputation (oh yeah, oh yeah)
    What they need is adult education
    You go back to school, is a bad situation (oh yeah, oh yeah)
    What you want is an adult
    Education
    Oh yeah

    They're calling it a preparation
    You're waiting for a separation
    You're nothing but another odd number
    Memories that you won't remember

    So you got a little education
    And a lot of dedication
    But you want a little night school
    Maybe some of it will rub off on you

    The boys are busy in the mirrors
    Trying to imitate their heroes
    You make it with a false surrender
    More memories you won't remember

    The senior with the junior Miss
    I wonder what the junior wishes
    That she could graduate to adult
    That she could graduate to adult kisses

    Adult education
    Adult education
    Adult education it's a bad situation
    Adult education

    Adult, adult, educate, educate, education
    Adult, adult, adult, educate, educate, education
    Adult, adult

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