"Childhood Behaviour" as written by and Joel Peter Quartermain Stuart Leslie Macleod....
I've been waking up angry
It's gotta stop
All this childhood behavior
And I know it seems hard
To be around
Like the sun who is going to save me

Like a blanket of smoke
That is blown by the breeze
Like a morning snapshot of two people
On their way to the beach

I know it seems hard
To be around
But I know it's going to change when the baby comes out
Headaches start when I try to stop
But I try once again cause I love you a lot
It's just childhood behavior

I've been waking up early a lot
Like the whole world's in danger
If I stay up
Too late
I look just like a tired stranger

Like a mouth full of smoke
That is blown through the trees
Like a morning snapshot of two people
With their face to the breeze

I know it seems hard to be around
But I know it's going to change when the baby comes out
Headaches start when I try to stop
But I try once again cause I love you a lot
It's just childhood behavior

Like a mountain of smoke
I will crumble to the sea
Like a soldier coming home
I will fall to my knees

I know it seems hard to be around
But I know it's going to change when the baby comes out
Headaches start when I try to stop
But I try once again cause I love you a lot
It's just childhood behavior
Childhood behavior


Lyrics submitted by merritt15

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    My InterpretationI take it as being that they are acting childish in a relationship with their partner. Perhaps having "tantrums" over trivial matters that are threatening their relationship.

    I would say the line about the "baby coming out" could be literal or metaphorical. That is, literally there is a baby on the way and that they feel they'll grow up (behave more grown up) with the added responsibility of a child. Or metaphorically that they are they will grow up (the baby will come out of their behaviour).

    They at least know that they are acting childish, but sometimes it is hard to address the matter in the heat of the moment ...
    sokornyon October 03, 2016   Link

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