When I Was Young Lyrics

The Animals


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Eric Victor Burdon
album: Track 11 in album Greatest Hits Live! (Rip It to Shreds)
release date: 1989
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The rooms were so much colder then
My father was a soldier then
And times were very hard
When I was young

I smoked my first cigarette at ten
And for girls, I had a bad yen
And I had quite a ball
When I was young

When I was young, it was more important
Pain more painful
Laughter much louder
Yeah, when I was young
When I was young

I met my first love at thirteen
She was brown and I was pretty green
And I learned quite a lot when I was young
When I was young

When I was young
It was more important
Pain more painful
Laughter much louder
Yeah, when I was young
When I was young

My faith was so much stronger then
I believed in fellow men
And I was so much older then
When I was young
When I was young
When I was young


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 It’s Too Late
  • 2 House of the Rising Son
  • 3 It’s My Life
  • 4 Don’t Bring Me Down
  • 5 Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood
  • 6 I’m Crying
  • 7 Bring It On Home to Me
  • 8 O Lucky Man!
  • 9 Boom Boom
  • 10 We’ve Gotta Get Out of This Place
  • 11 When I Was Young