When You Are Young

Album: Night Thoughts (2016)
  • So softly you'll run
    From the sound of your brother's gun
    But you know it's not just a game
    In the brambles you'll hide
    Till the caretaker comes outside
    And everyone calls your name

    When you are young
    There are battle plans and distant drums
    When you are young
    There is nothing right and nothing wrong
    You will play in the maze
    Till your mother, she calls you away

    And we'll scratch in the dirt
    Where the bones are picked clean by the birds
    And the clouds are out of reach
    And you'll twist in his fist
    As Persephone blows a kiss
    And you hide yourself under the sheets

    When you are young
    There are battle plans and distant drums
    When you are young
    There is nothing right and nothing wrong
    You will play in the maze
    Till your mother, she calls you away Writer/s: Brett Anderson, Neil Codling
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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