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Never Be Me Lyrics

by Wretch 32

(INTRO)
That could'a never been me
'Ca I forever been me
Hittin' on another team
That could'a never been me
'Ca I forever been me
Not livin' out my dreams
That could'a never been me
'Ca I forever been me
Hittin' on another team
That could'a never been me
C'mon and get to know me

(VERSE 1)
Look at the age of fourteen, I felt the pressure on me
That's why I never did sleep, 'ca I never had dreams
I was forever on street, I had a pair o' off-keys
An' a top of dolce, an' had a pair of cold sneaks
That help me run from police
'Ca my mothers so deep, she would'a sent me O.T.
Because she never got pees she was ever so pleased
When I got my own keys, at sixteen so sweet
Even tried to sell weed, but couldn't get a whole key
I had to let it go peek, didn't get to know pees
Until I got to eighteen, but still I never OD'd
'Ca my foot was in the scene, I had to make it concrete
And now I feed my whole team

(CHORUS)
They can't believe the one they doubted
Is taking me home(?) tonight
When I didn't even try
Ain't that what(?)
You screamed and shouted
'Cos I made you change your mind
And I didn't even try

(ADLIBS)
(Haha) You love it
(Haha) How he does it (repeated)

(VERSE 2)
An' I ain't never been tight, I'm like drinks on me
An' I can do that all night, 'ca I got my shit right
I never blink or sleep, 'ca my dreams my life
So the limits my sky, until into the ground I dive
But a legend don't die so why the hell should I
I got heaven on side, my little boy soon stride
When he gets his own stripes, I get him sponsored by nike
It's real talk no hype, 'ca his daddy's been fly
I been cool no ice, I don't stunt I style
It ain't all about price, unless you get it on swipe
I pay cash no dice, so everyting' nice
Because a rider got drive, I get head no lice

(CHORUS)
They can't believe the one they doubted
Is taking me home(?) tonight
When I didn't even try
Ain't that what(?)
You screamed and shouted
'Cos I made you change your mind
And I didn't even try

(ADLIBS)
(Haha) You love it
(Haha) How he does it (repeated)

That could'a never been me
'Ca I forever been me
Hittin' on another team
That could'a never been me
'Ca I forever been me
Not livin' out my dreams
That could'a never been me
'Ca I forever been me
Hittin' on another team
That could'a never been me
C'mon and get to know me




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Paul Hardcastle
In 1965 Vietnam seemed like just another foreign war but it wasn't
It was different in many ways, as so were tose that did the fighting
In World War II the average age of the combat soldier was 26
In Vietnam he was 19
In-in-in Vietnam he was 19

The shooting and fighting of the past two weeks continued today
25 miles west of Saigon
I really wasn't sure what was going on

Ni-ni-ni 19, 19, ni-19 19
19, 19, 19, 19

In Vietnam the combat soldier typically served
A twelve month tour of duty
But was exposed to hostile fire almost everyday
Ni-ni-ni 19, Ni-ni-ni 19

Hundreds of thousands of men who saw heavy combat
In Vietnam were arrested since discharge
Their arrest rate is almost twice that of non-veterans of the same age
There are no accurate figures of how many of these men
Have been incarcerated

But a Veterans Administration study
Concludes that the greater of vets
Exposure to combat could more likely affect his chances
Of being arrested or convicted

This is one legacy of the Vietnam War

All those who remember the war
They won't forget what they've seen
Destruction of men in their prime
Whose average was 19

De-de-destruction
De-de-destruction
War, war

De-de-destruction, wa, wa, war, wa, war, war
De-de-destruction
War, war

After World War II the men came home together on troop ships
But the Vietnam vet often arrived home within 48 hours of jungle combat
Perhaps the most dramatic difference between
World War II and Vietnam was coming home
None of them received a hero's welcome

None of them received a heroes welcome, none of them, none of them
Ne-ne-ne, ne-ne-ne, none of them, none of them, none of them
None of them received a hero's welcome
None of them received a hero's welcome

According to a Veteran's Administration study
Half of the Vietnam combat veterans suffered from what
Psychiatrists call
Post-Traumatic-Stress-Disorder

Many vets complain of alienation, rage or guilt
Some succumb to suicidal thoughts
Eight to ten years after coming home
Almost eight hundred thousand men are still fighting the Vietnam War

De-de-destruction
Ni-ni-ni 19, 19, ni19 19
19, 19, 19, 19
Ni-ni-ni 19, 19, ni-19 19
19, 19, 19, 19

When we came back it was different, everybody wants to know
"How'd it happened to those guys over there?
There's gotta be something wrong somewhere
We did what we had to do

There's gotta be something wrong somewhere
People wanted us to be ashamed of what it made us
Dad had no idea what he went to fight and he is now
All we want to do is come home

All we want to do is come home
What did we do it for?
All we want to do is come home
Was it worth it
Cristina Vee
I've done everything I canAll the people that I see I will never understandIf I find a way to change, if I step into the lightThen I'll never be the same, and it all will fade to whiteEver on and on I continue circlingWith nothing but my hate in a carousel of agony
Cristina Vee
I've done everything I canAll the people that I see I will never understandIf I find a way to change, if I step into the lightThen I'll never be the same, and it all will fade to whiteEver on and on I continue circlingWith nothing but my hate in a carousel of agony
White Lies
rin
One Direction
She told me in the morning she don't feel the same about us in her bones
It seems to me that when I die these words will be written on my stone
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