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Boys Will Be Boys
Dua Lipa Lyrics


It's second nature to walk home before the sun goes down
And put your keys between your knuckles when there's boys around
Isn't it funny how we laugh it off to hide our fear
When there's nothin' funny here
Sick intuition that they taught us so we won't freak out
We hide our figures, doin' anythin' to shut their mouths
We smile away to ease the tension so it don't go south
But there's nothin' funny now

When will we stop sayin' things
'Cause they're all listening
No, the kids ain't alright
Oh, and they do what they see
'Cause it's all on TV
Oh, the kids ain't alright

Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women
Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women

I'm sure if there's somethin' that I can't find the words to say
I know that there will be a man around to save the day
And that was sarcasm, in case you needed it mansplained
I should've stuck to ballet

When will we stop sayin' things
'Cause they're all listening
No, the kids ain't alright
Oh, and they do what they see
'Cause it's all on TV
Oh, the kids ain't alright

Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women
Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women

If you're offended by this song
You're clearly doin' somethin' wrong
If you're offended by this song
Then you're probably sayin'

Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women

When will we stop sayin' things
'Cause they're all listening
No, the kids ain't alright
Oh, and they do what they see
'Cause it's all on TV
Oh, the kids ain't alright

Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women
Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Dua Lipa, Jason Evigan, Justin Drew Tranter, Kennedi Kathyrn Rae Lykken

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:

J P

@galore galore 😁
i would never do that.
i have a sister.
im just saying everyone already knows girls face problems from boys but men facing problems from females isnt mainstream and doesnt get talked much, so if at all there are songs like this, it should men writing songs on females hating on them and saying they are immature but there are no songs like that, u know why? that will not solve the problem, it will increase hate because as girls who suffered listen to that song, they will hate males even more as they have faced problems with men,right?
Thats what happening now. This song will increase hate, thats it.
Talking about ur problems is ok but lyrics like that will only increase hate.
plse plse plse understand that.
Also comments are focused on just hating men, not talking about anything else, what would u expect men reaction would be? why all of u are so immature? This is the last time im explaining this. im so done.
i wont even reply anymore.
If u still think im wrong then 👍
Goodbye



♡_Euphoria_♡

When I was 11 years old, I got sexually harassed. I never opened up about this story but I feel like I need to share it and get it out of my chest.

This happened 4 years ago.
It was the afternoon,I went to the beach with my aunt, her friends and my younger brother.
We had a small picnic on the sand then after half an hour decided to go swimming. Both me and my brother were like 10 or 5 meters away from our aunt swimming. She was on the other side with her friends. While me and my younger brother were playing in the water and splashing each other. Suddenly, a strange man came to us in the water and started talking to us. He carried my little brother on his back while swimming and played with him and I generally thought he was just a friendly stranger. Few minutes later, he left my brother swim by himself and he stood in front of me. He started slowly touching me in places he shouldn't be. He literally groped me, but I was too innocent and confused to understand what was happening.. I just stood there frozen with a puzzled and scared expression. I'll never forget the disgusting grin he had on his face.

I couldn't talk to my aunt about it, even though I had the chance to tell her about what happened when the man was still there. I couldn't process what happened and I felt uncomfortable about it for a few days.

Two years later, I realized that I had been sexually harassed by a pedophile. And I realized what had really happened. Ever since then, it's became my trauma. I felt guilty about it for a while because I didn't tell anyone. I also felt worried about the other girls that disgusting beings like him would assault in the future.

I wish my parents told me more about this world, but I had to learn it all the hard way. I wish I would've been taught earlier to value my body and not let anyone just touch me like this.

But it has already happened, and I learned to move on and be careful. And to be honest, I'm proud of who I became today. I'm braver now and know how to take care of myself. I have had a couple of incidents where I stood up for myself. Whether it's when I get catcalled or leered at by creeps from my balcony. I'm the last girl to let it slide!

I just love this song so much because it's relatable for me and because the line "but girls will be women" makes me feel strong.



Adriana Bermello

It's second nature to walk home
Before the sun goes down
And put your keys between your knuckles
When there's boys around
Isn't it funny how we laugh it off to hide our fear?
When there's nothing funny here
Sick intuition that they taught us
So we won't freak out
We hide our figures
Doing anything to shut them out
We smile, a way to ease the tension
So it don't go south
But there's nothing funny now
When will we stop saying things?
'Cause they're all listening
No, the kids ain't alright
Oh, and they do what they see
'Cause it's all on TV
Oh, the kids ain't alright
Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women
Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women
I'm sure if there's something
That I can't find the words to say
I know that there will be a man
Around to save the day
And that was sarcasm
In case you needed it mansplained
I should've stuck to ballet
When will we stop saying things?
'Cause they're all listening
No, the kids ain't alright
Oh, and they do what they see
'Cause it's all on TV
Oh, the kids ain't alright
Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women
Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women
If you're offended by this song
You're clearly doing something wrong
If you're offended by this song
Then you're probably saying
Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women
When will we stop saying things?
'Cause they're all listening
No, the kids ain't alright
Oh, and they do what they see
'Cause it's all on TV
Oh, the kids ain't alright
Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women
Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women



Izabele Gulaja

I'm scrolling through so many top comments seeing people get attacked by men saying feminism is bad. I'm going to get attacked for the following but I don't even care anymore.

Feminism isn't
Women > men
Its
Women = men
Feminism isn't a bad thing. I am in no way excusing women to silent men, that's just terrible. A true feminist will advocate for both mens and womens rights.

A lot of people have also been saying its ridiculous that the song was made just about women. I'm not saying that men don't get sexually harassed or raped, it just happens more to women. This song was made to spread awareness about womens problems, it doesn't say mens problems don't exist. Its a bit like it someone makes a video educating people on cancer they don't get attacked because other people have heart disease and they should've included both. When people talk about the high rates of female sexual harassment and rape, they say men have it harder because the suicide rates are higher. We understand the suicide rates are higher, and that is a problem, but people don't then attack you saying 'but women also commit suicide'. In fact I've had many suicide attempts but I still support videos on mens suicide rates, mainly because I can understand the priority here. This is our point, sexual harassment doesn't only happen to women , but it happens more. The first time I've been sexually harassed I was 11, it was my uncle. Since then I've hadrandom guys try to hold my hands and etc. That's my reason for being scared of men. I saw someone comment that a 25 year old women ran away from the when they were 16, during the night. They called it ridiculous.may seem ridiculous 2 you but u don't know what that person have been through . There are certainly points i haven't proved in this comment and people might attack me with those but in that case I'll just edit it. I don't care whether or not you attack me.



Kiki Woodbury

My friend and her little sister were walking back from a gas station a block away after getting some snacks, and a truck pulled up next to them and followed them, they started running and went to a close neighbors house so he didnt know which house they lived in.

she and her her friends where walking to the gas station this time and they dropped a penny or quarter and a man behind them shouted, picked up the money and started sprinting towards them, they ran into the gas station for safety.

I was 12 and my mother sent a picture of me and my sister cooking or playing a board game together to her cousins (f-55ish, m- 60ish) they started talking about how my female upper body part was growing in more than my sisters who is 2 years older than me. I was wearing sweatpants and a hoodie or jacket so they hand to be looking close to see through the bulky clothes.

I was 6ish when a kid in my class threw a small bouncy ball that hit my butt, the group of boys started laughing and joking about it.

No matter what age women can all have one or more bad experiences with boys, we all have the right to be uncomfortable around them and be scared doing normal things. <3



İrem Çakırbaş

[Verse1]
It's second nature to walk home before the sun goes down
And put your keys between your knuckles when there's boys around
Isn't it funny how we laugh it off to hide our fear
When there's nothing funny here? (Ah)
Sick intuition that they taught us, so we won't freak out
We hide our figures, doing anything to shut their mouths
We smile away to ease the tension so it don't go south
But there's nothing funny now (Ah)

[Pre-Chorus]
When will we stop saying things
'Cause they're all listening?
No, the kids ain't alright
Oh, and they do what they see
'Cause it's all on TV
Oh, the kids ain't alright

[Chorus]
Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women
Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women

[Verse 2]
I'm sure if there's something that I can't find the words to say
I know that there will be a man around to save the day
And that was sarcasm, in case you needed it mansplained
I should've stuck to ballet (Ah)

[Pre-Chorus]
When will we stop saying things
'Cause they're all listening?
No, the kids ain't alright
Oh, and they do what they see
'Cause it's all on TV
Oh, the kids ain't alright

[Chorus]
Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women
Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women

[Bridge]
If you're offended by this song
You're clearly doing something wrong
If you're offended by this song
Then you're probably saying
Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women

[Pre-Chorus]
When will we stop saying things
'Cause they're all listening?
No, the kids ain't alright
Oh, and they do what they see
'Cause it's all on TV
Oh, the kids ain't alright

[Chorus]
Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women
Boys will be, boys will be
Boys will be, boys will be boys
But girls will be women



All comments from YouTube:

Soy Mari

Just saw a comment that is in spanish, but it's so true I need to write it in English: "if a bisexual/lesbian girl can take control of herself while seeing a girl with a skirt, then maybe skirts aren't the problem"

Stupid Granny

@Soy Mari Statistics are different from 'things you generally hear about'. Often mistook for the same thing.

Remix 236

@Nicolás García just delete that edit. It retarded.

pervolinen

так себе аргумент, лесбиянка генетически ЖЕНЩИНА и гормоны у неё женские.

May Day

say it louder!!!

Andres Ricardo Mora Rojas

Kimlau

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XSMX

It’s weird how the most powerful songs are the most underrated.

Remix 236

@bb. park only sexist women

Madeeha Firdous

Even this is because of men
Just because this is against them so obviously this will be underrated

Andres Ricardo Mora Rojas

Kim

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