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Final

Song 18

Based on: Teenage Life (UK 06)

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Gay-teen Life

 

Now here this:
(Who did you “bum” at school today?)
(That's what the bullies used to say) Oh yeah
(But they din't know, din't understand, did they?)
(Why did they always have to bawl?) Always
(Crying: "Watch out all, backs to the wall")
(Well it's not a good time and no fun a gay-teen life) Let's go

 ("What did you learn at school today?") What did you learn?
(That's what my mother used to say) What did you learn?
(But she din’t know, din't understand, could she?)
(Who do you look to for advice?) advice, advice
(Sipping gin with ice, “her only vice")
(But she did not see that her son had a gay-teen life)

Thinkin’ of the days, back then when life was tough
Seein’ all those school boys still cuttin’ it up so rough
School-run there and back, yeah, tea-breaks and lunches
'Cause my days were numbered when they hurled down the punches

Teenage tricks hanging out, what did I know?
I stand all alone so the thugs no longer crow
Now starting all too clearly see, how my life would be
My giving way a signal, so no-one would hate me

Showers and games, God was I paranoid?
Bunkin’ off those house-trial nights – try to avoid (Whatever)
Missin’ all those goals jibes go on and on forever
 Nancy boy netballs you, full-time runnin’ for leather

Then thankfully school ends, your adult life’s on
All that hate is messing up, all self esteem gone
And guys I'm looking at, I'd like to get to know
Is your instinct up to measure? No, I can’t let go!

("Who did you ‘bum’ at school today?") Yeah, yeah
(That's what the bullies used to say)
(But they din't know, din't understand, did they?)
(Why did they always have to bawl?)
(Crying: "Watch out all, backs to the wall")
(Well it’s not a good time and no fun a gay-teen life)

Well if you give the kid time, some day he’ll surely shine
Yeah, yeah
(Ooh... shine), hear me now
And if you let the kids harm, they don't see the crime
No, no (Don't see the crime)

But them bad old days are merely a faint haze
Moving on as one says, I know t’was just a phase
And getting’ through that struggle, was right, I’m bouncing back
See I now know the score, face the crap I take no flack

Oh yeah, I felt the pain whilst carvin’ out my life
But same for you I guess, had to battle thro’ the strife
But now we walk tall, stand proud for what’s to come
No cabaret that’s true, let’s face it old chum

("Who did you bum at school today?")
Just take your turn, you gotta learn
(That's what the bullies used to say)
(But they din't know, din't understand, did they?)
They don't understand
(Why did they always have to bawl?) Always giving advice, yeah
(Crying: "Watch out all, backs to the wall")
(Well it’s not a good time and no fun a gay-teen life)

 

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