When I Was a Youngster

Album: Stereo Typical (2011)
Charted: 8
  • I can remember that when I was a little youth I,
    Wanted to fly around the world making a new life,
    I never thought today, I'd be where I am now,

    Yo, wanted to be a fireman,
    Than I lost the desire man,
    The second I got old enough,
    To buy myself a cider can,
    Yeah, I was a smart little kid,
    That side's departed me since,
    These days you can catch me,
    Sitting on the bench in the park with a lager and crisps

    Back when I was younger,
    I wanted to be everything on the planet,
    Now that I am older,
    It seems the ambition has vanished,
    Yeah when I was a youngster,
    When I was a, when I was a youngster,
    Youngster, when I was a youngster
    Yeah, and now that I'm older,
    I wish I could've been everything that I wanted,
    I'm on it

    I think that if I think back back to the days
    When I thought I didn't think that,
    Nothing that I thought would not be possible,
    Ha, try and figure that out,
    Back when I didn't know how,
    To settle for a desk job bring in those pounds,
    I wanted to live in those clouds,
    These days I deliver those sounds

    I always thought of myself as a simple dreamer,
    I never tried too hard but believed it,
    Now all of a sudden, it's gone my way

    Back when I was younger,
    I wanted to be everything on the planet,
    Now that I am older,
    It seems the ambition has vanished,
    Yeah when I was a youngster,
    When I was a, when I was a youngster,
    Youngster, when I was a youngster
    Yeah, and now that I'm older,
    I wish I could've been everything that I wanted,
    I'm on it
    I'm on it
    I'm on it Writer/s: HARLEY SYLVESTER ALEXANDER-SULE, JAMES DRING, JACKIE (GB) EDWARDS, DANNY RAY, JORDAN STEPHENS, JODY STREET
    Publisher: Red Brick Music Publishing, BMG Rights Management
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