You're 18 and you're dumb/ You still don't know what's to come
Now, 15 valuable indie points to the first to ID the above.
but isn't it 'You Brought This On Yourself' by Fields?
but then I realised that just about any of their songs would be appropriate: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCzsVo3gnLo
And as much as they never really did anything for me personally, the Libertines' lyrics were very self-aware and welcomed the idea of crafted mythology.
No idea on your lyrics, btw.
my names Bradford Cox and i make shite music
It's an obvious ploy, and irresponsible
"I study my steadily declining chart placings
They greet me with freezing cold inhospitality
Hey, where did that bloke go who said I was vital?"
From "Oil Slick" on the new Frightened Rabbit album:
"Took to the ocean in a boat this time
Only an idiot would swim through the shit I write
I cannot talk about life and love
I've got a voice like a gutter in a toxic storm"
Nice call back to the previous album.
the entirety of Belle and Sebastian's "This Is Just a Modern Rock Song" obviously!
in my room writing songs about whatever girl I met that week......... Paul Hawkins & Thee Awkward Silences
And this is coming from me.
Examples of Will Self-aware lyrics
to which a valid response would be Silvery's song Will Self (Or, The Man Who Wasn't There)
now they've run out of World of Warcraft screen names
but what about lennons working class hero. The lyrics mainly pouring scorn over the idea of a 'working class hero' and then the pay of at the end 'if you want to be a hero then just follow me'. It was around this time that he said in an interview that the beatles prostituted themselves for fame.