"Oh Well, I'll Never Learn" as written by and Stephen/morrissey Street....
Looking up at the sign
It said, "Please keep away"
And so in I ran
You see

I'll never learn
Oh, I'll never learn
I'll never learn

Chapter one again
Here I go again
I found a fountain of youth
And I fell in
How could I ever win?

I'll never learn
I'll never learn
I'll never learn
Why should I mind?
Why should I care?
I'll never learn
I'll never learn

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"Oh Well, I'll Never Learn" as written by Stephen Street Steven Morrissey

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  • +3
    General CommentIn the end what does it matter anyway? I guess that is what I get from this song. You learn, or didn't... same difference, so just jump in...
    miss.worldon July 09, 2008   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis song is absolutely beautiful/haunting. I guess this song is about pushing boundaries and purposely not learning from your mistakes...because it makes life more interesting.
    enolfon February 03, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThe protagonist feels that whatever happens in their life, be it good or bad, is a total accident.
    DoughtyPeopleon November 12, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI absolutely adore this song.

    "I found a fountain of youth
    And I fell in"

    This line kills me. It insinuates a character (likely Morrissey) that accidentally found eternal youth and seems somewhat sullen about it. This sentiment is actually echoed by a later song: In The Future When All's Well

    "Living longer than I had intended
    Something must have gone...right!"
    oofieon July 15, 2012   Link

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