What A Shame

Album: Snapshot (2013)
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  • They dug the shade of his mop
    They liked the way that he spoke
    They flew him out of the sticks
    And out him up in the smoke
    They gave him chocolate and cheese
    They told him he was the next
    Young son to some young life
    Straight from the crest
    The way he spat at his mic
    His lyrics couldn't be fresher
    They said he'd be a superstar
    If he could handle the pressure
    After they put it to paper
    They took him to tea
    And told him just a couple changes
    That they wanted to see

    Oh what a shame
    But it's easy, can't you see?
    Oh what a shame
    That they won't ever let you be

    They said his hair would be better
    If he colored it black
    And that he wouldn't sound as harsh if he could tone it all back
    They dressed him up in a craze
    To make him look pretty
    They said the kids would dig
    If he looked like he came from the city
    They listened back to his cut
    His music was tight
    But if he changed a couple lyrics
    In the chorus it might
    Sound fresher than ever
    A radio hit
    And all the ladies will sing it
    When they get into the pit

    Oh what a shame
    But it's easy, can't you see?
    Oh what a shame
    That they won't ever let you be, no!

    Oh what a shame
    But it's easy, can't you see?
    Oh what a shame
    That they won't ever let you be Writer/s: EVAN NIALL WALSH, JOSHUA SIMPSON MCCLOREY, PETER JAMES O'HANLON, ROSS AARON FARRELLY
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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