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LYRICS


DON'T GROW UP IT'S A TRAP
(written 2018/recorded 2018)


boys and girls
living in your young small worlds
in your paradises and fantasies
boys and girls
weve slackened the reins a bit
sadly, theres a terrible legacy
we leave behind for you
look, weve kicked a bit over the traces

you are destined to become
workers of an industry
that guides your wishes and your governments
that makes you do great foolery
that produces the waste of tomorrow
and uses the resources of the future
already today, already today

you are destined to become
addicted to attention
addicted to recognition
and frankly, ostracism hurts

dont grow up its a trap
dont grow up its a trap
dont grow up its a trap
dont grow up its a trap

boys and girls
living in your young small worlds
in your paradises and fantasies
were all torn between opportunism and knowing better
between lust and reality
you need to be wiser and stronger than we were
we know its hard to ask you to do
something we were unable to do

boys and girls
living in your young small worlds
living in your paradises and fantasies
weve robbed and weve burned the treasures of the soil
weve sealed the natural ground with concrete
weve caused a loss of flora and fauna
were all goners and soon you will be too
we have lived at your cost
and now were trying to put lipstick on a pig
we apologize for having let the fuse burn a little
longer than what would have been due for us
but for us it was always more important
that a second-rank athlete has a cold
than that the world dies off slowly
boys and girls
living in your young small worlds

dont grow up its a trap
dont grow up its a trap
dont grow up its a trap
dont grow up its a trap



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