GO!

We were just hanging on the corner, after skating for a few
We were just killing time looking for something new
Then someone came 'long with a guitar, and we just started to play
And we sang Clash songs and the songs of our lives until late into the night

That's youth...That's all...that's all!!! That's all...that's all!!!
That's youth...That's all...that's all!!! That's all...that's all!!!

We'd only been friends for a short time, but in just an hour or two
It was like we'd been friends our entire lives though
And I was so in love with you, but not sure if I should say it
But then I thought, "Yeah, I'm scared and I don't know if I should, but I'll do
it anyway!"

That's youth...That's all...that's all!!! That's all...that's all!!!
That's youth...That's all...that's all!!! That's all...that's all!!!

When all you hear is that, "you can't," or "give up," or "you're a fool"
And you're so sick of all the in crowd and trying to be cool
And still you don't, still you don't know what to do...
But in the end you do your own thing, and you tell 'em to get screwed!!!

That's youth...That's all...that's all!!! That's all...that's all!!!
That's youth...That's all...that's all!!! That's all...that's all!!!


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    all i can say is that justin's vocals on this song are so amazingly beautiful-

    And I was so in love with you, but not sure if I should say it But then I thought, "Yeah, I'm scared and I don't know if I should, but I'll do it anyway!"

    that part makes me think about my girlfriend and how i was so scared to tell her that i love her and how i regret not telling her before she told me...such an amazing song

    seconds23on January 16, 2002   Link
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    If you can help it, don't grow up and become another part of the game. Any body ever heard this song at a show? Fucking rocks!!

    I wish my band could ever be as good as A-F ----ALND----

    Jokermanon April 23, 2002   Link
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    im so glad someone made a song about this topic. i hate it when everybody gives me crap about being a kid. cops hate me, girls hate me, my parents hate me, peers hate me, all i have is music and music is good, especially anti-flag. this song deals with how everybody thinks kids are up to no good or are always on the brink of ruining something but they are just having fun. its youth to be afraid to say things to girls, its youth to skateboard, its youth to hang out with friends. everybody who thinks thats wrong should just 'get screwed' as A-F says. thanks A-F for making such a powerful song, well at least to me.

    ScallyWagon June 16, 2002   Link
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    Nice song, the sound of Anti-Flag isn't all that, but they do have talent as a punk band. Their vision of youth is realistic as well

    BigWillyStyleon July 01, 2002   Link
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    Scally, dude, all i have is the music too, but this music scene doesn't come alone, it comes with a lot of cool kids too, you aren't alone man! Unity exists, you just gotta go to a show to find it, bring a pad of paper by the way, i regret not doing so, i met so many cool kids i should have nabbed screen names like mad, oh well

    punk_sucks_asson July 14, 2002   Link
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    Reminds me of being a likkle lad out messing about when it didn't matter about race, religion or colour of your skin because we were all too young to care or even realise at that extent. We were just there to play football and try to act big and grown up for the girls around. God I wish being a little kid, if you met someone you were friends within five minutes, when you grow up it takes years before you can trust someone. Brilliant song.

    InTylerWeTruston September 27, 2002   Link
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    yeah, I love this song so much, and when you go to a show you should definately be prepared to get peoples' names/number/screen names, cause you will meet some cool people for sure. I love it when you are friends for someone with a few hours or so, but it feels like you are best friends. Youth is a great thing, and you gotta hang on to it as long as you can.

    Madcappunkon April 17, 2003   Link
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    I listened to this song after having the perfect day of skating, I met some cool ass people and had lots of fun. They weren't too great at skating but they were friendly and that's all that matters! I'm stuck in a shitty skate scene, all the kids beg for attention and write pissdrunx shit everywhere. It pisses me off! But, fuck them! I have the perfect girlfriend,(11 months and still going strong, even better!) great friends, and I skate like a man. Too bad my mom's an ignorant bitch. As soon as I got home she said "I bet you didn't even lock the door you fuckin' nigger brat." :( My friends find it funny, but It's sad... OH well, because THAT'S YOUTH for ya. :)

    Have a nice day guys! (every day!)

    IM me if you are cool on AIM at - BrianLovesJennie

    BrianLovesJennieon May 01, 2003   Link
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    Bouncing Souls do an AWESOME cover of this on the split.

    punkpirateon January 20, 2006   Link
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    i actually PREFER the Bouncing Souls cover. It fits them better.

    some1_named_no_1on February 14, 2006   Link

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