7 Years

Album: Lukas Graham (Blue Album) (2015)
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  • Once I was seven years old my momma told me
    Go make yourself some friends or you'll be lonely
    Once I was seven years old

    It was a big big world, but we thought we were bigger
    Pushing each other to the limits, we were learning quicker
    By eleven smoking herb and drinking burning liquor
    Never rich so we were out to make that steady figure

    Once I was eleven years old my daddy told me
    Go get yourself a wife or you'll be lonely
    Once I was eleven years old

    I always had that dream like my daddy before me
    So I started writing songs, I started writing stories
    Something about that glory just always seemed to bore me
    'Cause only those I really love will ever really know me

    Once I was twenty years old, my story got told
    Before the morning sun, when life was lonely
    Once I was twenty years old

    (Lukas Graham)

    I only see my goals, I don't believe in failure
    'Cause I know the smallest voices, they can make it major
    I got my boys with me at least those in favor
    And if we don't meet before I leave, I hope I'll see you later

    Once I was twenty years old, my story got told
    I was writing 'bout everything, I saw before me
    Once I was twenty years old
    Soon we'll be thirty years old, our songs have been sold
    We've traveled around the world and we're still roaming
    Soon we'll be thirty years old

    I'm still learning about life
    My woman brought children for me
    So I can sing them all my songs
    And I can tell them stories
    Most of my boys are with me
    Some are still out seeking glory
    And some I had to leave behind
    My brother I'm still sorry

    Soon I'll be sixty years old, my daddy got sixty-one
    Remember life and then your life becomes a better one
    I made a man so happy when I wrote a letter once
    I hope my children come and visit, once or twice a month

    Soon I'll be sixty years old, will I think the world is cold
    Or will I have a lot of children who can warm me
    Soon I'll be sixty years old
    Soon I'll be sixty years old, will I think the world is cold
    Or will I have a lot of children who can warm me
    Soon I'll be sixty years old

    Once I was seven years old, my momma told me
    Go make yourself some friends or you'll be lonely
    Once I was seven years old

    Once I was seven years old Writer/s: Christopher Steven Brown, David Labrel, Lukas Forchhammer, Morten Pilegaard, Morten Ristorp Jensen, Stefan Forrest
    Publisher: Songtrust Ave, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Andy from DennistounLukas is saying that although he had a tough upbringing, Had people he loved. He learned from that and will continue it in his own life.
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