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Declan McKenna – Be an Astronaut Lyrics

Lyrics Be an Astronaut By Declan McKenna

Daniel, do you remember?
You were in such a state
The boys that wait outside your house
Have got your number
And are not afraid to use it

They’ll probably give it out
To anyone they see, including me
They’ll probably make up your mind
As if you want them to

Oh, you (Oh you)
Those boys tell you what to do
All the time
On, then later on
You said I could be just what I wanted
They said you’re lying (You’re lying)
For you were born to be an astronaut
And you’ll do that or die trying
What a way to live and die

And you wonder why boys will cry
Boys will be boys, they should listen
Do as their mothers tell them

If you know what’s good for you
Behave yourself this time for me
If you know what’s good for you
Don’t lay around complaining all day
Oh my, the boys that wait are on the line
And they’re not crying

On and later on, you will tell them what went wrong
And they’ll say you’re lying (You’re lying)
For you were born to be an astronaut
And you’ll do that or die trying
There’d be nothing wrong with it, oh

Oh, you waste your time
Come waste mine!

Oh my, the boys that wait are on the line
And they’re not crying
On and later on, you will tell them what went wrong
And they’ll say you’re lying
But you were born an astronaut
To do it or die trying
There’d be nothing wrong with it, ah!