Just Kids

Album: Just Kids (2015)
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  • 'Cause it was Bell Biv DeVoe, playing on my radio
    And I had Wu-Tang Clan living in my stereo
    Mama said we're 6th generation Oregonians
    I was rocking in Jordans with reflector tongues
    Two kids with wet cement living down in their souls
    They say what gets caught when you're young
    Stays there when you're old
    So misunderstood they say
    You're up to no good
    And now we're trying our best
    To start it over again

    If I'd had met you at the playground
    Before a hand could tear your world down
    Before I slammed down the door and
    You said I'm just like my old man
    Before I put you in those boxes
    And we learned how to disagree
    And how your family is a rocket
    That blows up in infidelity

    For crying out loud I wanna know
    How the waves keep on crashing down the doors
    Feel the weight of the world and they keep on bringing more
    If it's just you and me on the floor
    Go grab your coat and I'll drive us home
    Like we were just kids
    Just, j-j-just kids
    J-j-just kids, just, just kids
    Like we were just kids
    Just kids, j-j-just kids
    J-j-just kids, j-j-just kids

    Bob Marley was painted on
    My high-school walls
    But I just disappeared
    Into the darkroom hall
    Never thought I'd ever
    Make it quite this far
    Teacher put up my photographs
    Say "son you'll be a star"
    It was smoking mirrors
    Running down through my veins
    I kept on running downtown
    Running from God's grace
    Every morning I'd climb back through
    Those window panes
    And try my best to ride it out
    Over instrumental tapes

    If I'd had met you at the playground
    Before a hand could tear your world down
    Before I slammed down the door and
    You said I'm just like my old man
    Before I put you in those boxes
    And we learned how to disagree
    And how your family is a rocket
    That blows up in infidelity

    For crying out loud I wanna know
    How the waves keep on crashing down the doors
    Feel the weight of the world and they keep on bringing more
    If it's just you and me on the floor
    Go back and come in, I'll drive us home
    Like we were just kids
    Just, j-j-just kids
    J-j-just kids, just, just kids
    Like we were just kids
    Just kids, j-j-just kids
    J-j-just kids, j-j-just kids

    I can feel it in the way we try
    I can feel it in the way we fight
    We're standing side by side
    Like we were just kids

    I can feel it in the way we try
    I can feel it in the way we fight
    We're standing side by side
    Like we were just kids

    I can feel it in the way we try
    I can feel it in the way we fight
    We're standing side by side
    Like we were just kids

    I can feel it in the way we try
    I can feel it in the way we fight
    We're standing side by side
    Like we were just kids Writer/s: MAT KEARNEY
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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