Leave Fast

Album: Dead Boys EP (2018)
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  • Dark grey vistas of this weathered place
    The blue star on The Nautilus
    The old boys like chimneys
    Mass of filth and rubbish outside the houses
    And broken fridges and torn up sofas
    The boy racers, tearing down the beehive road
    Leading out to coastlines where kids freeze their lungs
    And run amongst the rolling dunes away from everyone

    Oh leave fast or stay forever
    An old man told me to leave fast or stay forever
    Leave fast or stay forever

    Boarded up windows on the promenade
    The shells of old nightclubs
    And half way houses
    Intoxicated people battling on the
    Regular in a lazy lowlights bar
    Poor souls sleeping on shop front doors
    Being turfed off by the council
    Forgotten by our government
    A selfish little baby
    With no responsibility
    Watching people die in the cold

    Oh leave fast or stay forever
    An old man told me to leave fast or stay forever
    An old man told me to leave fast or stay forever Writer/s: Sam Fender
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Chris from NewcastleJust to explain a few of the lyrics for people outside the North East.

    The Nautilus is a pub - the blue star is a sign outside the pub, basically Newcastle Breweries sign.

    The Beehive Road is a country lane where boy races go, there is a nice old pub called the behive there too.

    Can't say for sure but I imagine the kids freeze their lungs - is referring to sniffing lighter gas.
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