Smalltown Boy Song Lyrics

Bronski Beat

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You leave in the morning
With everything you own in a little black case
Alone on the platform
The wind and the rain

On a sad and lonely face
Mother will never understand
Why you had to leave
For the love that you need

Will never be found at home
Pushed around and kicked around
Always a lonely boy
You were the one


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Why?
  • 2 Ain’t Necessarily So
  • 3 Screaming
  • 4 No More War
  • 5 Love and Money
  • 6 Smalltown Boy
  • 7 Heatwave
  • 8 Junk
  • 9 Need a Man Blues
  • 10 I Feel Love / Johnnie Remember Me
  • 11 Smalltown Boy (full 12″ version)
  • 12 Why? (full 12″ version)


  • credits


    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: James Somerville, Steve Bronski, Lawrence Cole
    album: Track 6 in album The Age of Consent
    release date: 1984
    popularity : 124 users have visited this page.
    genres: Electronic Rock
    styles: Synth-pop/Hi NRG/Disco
    length: 5:02
    producer: Mike Thorne
    mixer: Harvey Goldberg
    recorded by: Pete Griffiths
    composer: Jimmy Somerville, Larry Steinbachek, Steve Bronski
    lyricist: Jimmy Somerville, Larry Steinbachek, Steve Bronski

    Album Information

    label: London Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    script: Latin