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Pet Shop Boys: Young Offender Meaning

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Young Offender Lyrics

You may be broke now, and you may be bored
Call you delinquent or leave you ignored
You'll get what you want

Drive to distraction, crash on the way
Watch your reaction, wait 'till you say
You'll get what you want
It hurts if you...

  1. anonymous
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    Nov 16th 2013 report

    An older man "obviously", talking to a young man he picked up, taking him to task for the "lovers he needs" and yet wanting to be taught the tricks he knows ("I've only begun"; "I'll do what you want if you want me enough"; "So sure what you do/ I haven't a clue."). There's also a sense the "young" offender (a law breaker?) is not being honest with himself "Why the pretense?"


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