"Little Kids" as written by and Bradford Cox Lockett Pundt....
Kids drinking gin on their front lawn
Little kids see that man walking down, the dirt road
These kids see this guy
And they think of him dressed in flames
Kids walk behind, slowly stalk, that old man

To get older still (x4)

These kids followed him in, into his shed
Where he turns on the radio, and smokes a cig
These kids cover him in gasoline, and they strike a match

to get older still (repeat)

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"Little Kids" as written by Lockett Pundt Bradford Cox


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  • +3
    General CommentThis is my favourite track on the new album, and I think it's about resentment of youth being punished by resentment of the elderly. And with this amazing crescendo of shoegaze and noise rock near the end, I can just imagine the shed being all up in flames by then. Really nice juxtaposition of sound and thematic content.
    aangeleneon November 06, 2008   Link
  • +3
    General Commentwonder whether they ever considered singing the chorus as a "round"?

    to get older still
    get older still to[o]
    older still to get
    still to get older
    foreverdroneon August 30, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI've only just heard this song twice. I love how when it gets to just barely before the 3-minute mark, you think it's gone as far as it's going to go. Then it goes farther, and you feel as if it's going to take your head off.

    Every clock is a blunt instrument, crushing your skull
    foreverdroneon May 29, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOMG I MELT
    stereocaseon December 19, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song just draws you in
    di0casaon March 05, 2009   Link

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