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Released 11 March 2013

Be A Boy

The third single taken from Take The Crown, Be A Boy saw Robbie teaming up with producer Jacknife Lee once again and was the first release borne of his new songwriting partnership with Tim Metcalfe and Flynn Francis.

Be A Boy

Lyrics

When you're young you hope to be
Menacing in vanity
6 feet tall, maybe more
Bigger now than before
They said it was leaving me
The magic was leaving me
I don't think so
I don't think so
They said it was leaving
They said it went on
Now I could make this last forever
And be a boy, and be a boy
When you're young you hope to see
And carve your name into the street
And bounce your words off satellites
That keep the wasted up tonight
They said it was leaving me
The magic was leaving me
I don't think so
I don't think so
They said it was leaving
They said it went on
Now I could make this last forever
And be a boy, and be a boy
There's safety in the jungle
If you treat it like a toy
Make sure you talk to strangers
And be a boy, and be a boy
Be a boy
They said it was leaving me
The magic was leaving me
I don't think so
I don't think so
All of the boys are gonna be someone
The time you caught but it was gone
The time you caught but it was gone
It takes a big man to be someone
All of the boys are gonna be someone
The time you caught but it was gone
The time you caught but it was gone
It takes a big man to be someone
I'm half your age and lived twice your life
And hide on streets, you walk tonight
The time you caught but it's not mine
It takes a big man to be someone
I'm half your age and lived twice your life
And I don't sleep alone tonight
The time you caught but it's not mine
It takes a big man to be someone

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