School has always been the same,
Fighting without fear or shame
For those of us who've been here long,
Stand up now, proud and strong...

Grades don't seem to mean a thing,
When your life hangs by a string
Working hard for a lower wage
Feeling trapped inside a cage

You and me, we couldn't be,
What we were never told to be
Our parents only wondered why
Why we never thought to try
Or else its do or die

Now when it's all been said and done,
When we all have had our fun
Sun and friends have gone away,
The future's the only thing that stays

Adulthood is overrated,
For our time it's compensated
Company is so hard to find
When no-one is your kind

You and me, we couldn't be,
What we were never told to be
Our parents only wondered why
Why we never thought to try
Or else its do or die

Can't they see this is all we want to be?
Can't they see this is all we want to be?
Can't they see this is all we want to be?
Can't they see this is all we want to be?
Can't they see this is all we want to be?
Can't they see this is all we want to be?
Can't they see this is all we want to be?
Can't they see this is all we want to be?

You and me, we couldn't be,
What we were never told to be
Our parents only wondered why
Why we never thought to try
Or else its do or die

This time it's do or die


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    General CommentI THINK this song is about when you're at school and people are always telling you to work hard ect and you'll get a good job and all that, and it seems to be implying that all they "wanna be" is in a band or whatever, but their parents and other people keep pressuring them "our parents only wondered why we never thought to try". Yeah its a good song, I like LSH, although I have to be a tiny bit bummed that I haven't heard alot of their stuff, if anyone reads this, do you know where I can buy a CD?? I'll probably look niave but waddayuh gonna do?
    thanks
    ThatdBeBethon April 03, 2007   Link

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