Seventeen Going Under

Album: Seventeen Going Under (2021)
Charted: 3
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  • I remember the sickness was forever
    I remember snuff videos
    Cold Septembers, the distances we covered
    The fist fights on the beach, the bizzies round us up
    Do it all again next week
    An embryonic love
    The first time that it scarred
    Embarrass yourself for someone
    Crying like a child
    And the boy who kicked Tom's head in
    Still bugs me now
    That's the thing, it lingers
    And claws you when you're down

    I was far too scared to hit him
    But I would hit him in a heartbeat now
    That's the thing with anger
    It begs to stick around
    So it can fleece you of your beauty
    And leave you spent with nowt to offer
    Makes you hurt the ones who love you

    You hurt them like they're nothing
    (Oh, oh)
    You hurt them like they're nothing
    (Oh, oh)
    You hurt them like they're nothing
    (Oh, oh)

    See I spent my teens enraged
    Spiralin' in silence
    And I armed myself with a grin
    'Cause I was always the fuckin' joker
    Buried in their humor
    Amongst the white noise and boys' boys
    Locker-room talkin' lads' lads
    Drenched in cheap drink and snide fags
    A mirrored picture of my old man
    Oh God, the kid's a dab hand
    Canny chanter, but he looks sad

    God, the kid looks so sad
    God, the kid looks so sad

    She said the debt, the debt, the debt
    So I thought about shifting gear
    And how she wept and wept and wept
    Well, luck came and died 'round here
    I see my mother
    The DWP see a number
    She cries on the floor encumbered
    I'm seventeen going under

    I'm seventeen going under
    (Oh, oh)
    I'm seventeen going under (oh, oh)
    (Oh, oh)
    I'm seventeen going under (oh, oh)
    (Oh, oh)
    I'm seventeen going under (oh, oh)
    (Oh, oh)
    (Oh) Writer/s: Sam Fender
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Niko from SydneySeriously best song ive heard for a very long time. 17 again and remember the angst....
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