"Part Time Punks" as written by and Daniel Treacy....
Walkin' down the kings road,
I see so many faces
They come from many places
They come down for the day
They walk around together
And try and look trendy
I think it's a shame
That they all look the same

(Chorus):

Here they come
la la la la la la
la la la la la la
The part time punks!

Here they come
la la la la la la
la la la la la la
The part time punks!

Then they go to Rough Trade
To buy Siouxsie and the Banshees
They heard John Peel play it
Just the other night
They'd like to buy the O Level single
or Read about Seymour
But they're not pressed in red
So they buy The Lurkers instead

Here they come
la la la la la la
la la la la la la
The part time punks!

Here they come
la la la la la la
la la la la la la
The part time punks!

They play their records very loud
And pogo in the bedroom
In front of the mirror
But only when their mums gone out
They pay 5 pence fares on the buses
And they never use toothpaste
But they got two fifty to go and see The Clash.
Tonight!

Here they come
la la la la la la
la la la la la la
The part time punks!

Here they come
la la la la la la
la la la la la la
The part time punks!

The part time punks!
The part time punks!
The part time punks


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  • +2
    General CommentPeople who jump the punk (or any fashion trend) scene only because it looks cool and blow it off when it they get bored of it.
    teenageriot-1on December 04, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHahaha! This song always makes me laugh. Part-time punks, heh. There's always been that kind of people, most commonly known as "posers" nowadays. This song reflects it so well.
    Catroaron September 10, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbest song ever
    pordefectoon November 18, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTotally agre with teenageriot-1. I love this song so much, so awesome.
    ColorCandyon December 27, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsomeone needs to play this song to Fall Out Boy, Panic at the disco and all that lot.
    losttomusicDACon April 10, 2010   Link
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    General CommentAny trend always has its share of posers, and punk was no exception. Of course, hardcore members of every trend loathe the posers. Real punks really hated the posers, and often fights would break out. One of punk's core foundations is satirical cynicism, and this song really shows off the feelings of real punks on the posers.
    quampon March 22, 2014   Link

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