Akidagain
Travie McCoy Lyrics


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Let the kid's sing

Back in the days when I was young, I'm not a kid anymore
But some days I sit and wish I was a kid again
Back in the days when I was young, I'm not a kid anymore
But some days I sit and wish I was a kid again

Uh huh
Thinking back when things were so easy
Got me laughing out loud, for no reason
I use to take them cans back and collect them nickels
Trading garbage pail kid cards for sweet pickles
The whole block used to have G.I. Joe battles
Yeah yer boy had the original storm shadow
And as of lately things have been slow
So I reminisce on when we use to break them windows
Yeah, Til I got snatched by the cops
With a wiffle ball bat and a hand full of rocks (Wasn't me)
Consider this song a throw back
Cause all I wanna do is go back
Y'all sing it with me

Back in the days when I was young, I'm not a kid anymore
But some days I sit and wish I was a kid again
Back in the days when I was young, I'm not a kid anymore
But some days I sit and wish I was a kid again
Back in the days when I was young, I'm not a kid anymore
But some days I sit and wish I was a kid again
Back in the days when I was young, I'm not a kid anymore
But some days I sit and wish I was a kid again

Tell em!
And this was way before Playstation
Rushing home to watch Video vibrations
Man I tell you Sherry Carter coulda got the business
And I cant forget Rachel from Caribbean rhythms
This was back when Rap city used to play the jams
This is how I first heard about the Wutang Clan
Banged 36 chambers all summer long
And to this day canopy's my favorite summer song
And I can drop names for days
Of all my favorite artists who helped to pave the way
But, we probably need a lot more then just 4 minutes
So this is how I'm gonna end it
Everybody sing

Back in the days when I was young, I'm not a kid anymore
But some days I sit and wish I was a kid again
Back in the days when I was young, I'm not a kid anymore
But some days I sit and wish I was a kid again
Back in the days when I was young, I'm not a kid anymore
But some days I sit and wish I was a kid again
Back in the days when I was young, I'm not a kid anymore
But some days I sit and wish I was a kid again
Back in the days when I was young, I'm not a kid anymore
But some days I sit and wish I was a kid again

Yeah, I'm on the bus in the back lounge
Sweaty, cold confused in another unfamiliar town
Another sold out show
Spilling my soul to a ton of people I don't know
And I can feel my skin wearing thinner
4th night no appetite for dinner
Shit goddamn well ain't life grand
Getting paid to stand on stage with yer heart in yer hand
Sometimes I squeeze it til they get worried
If this is groundhogs day I guess I'm Bill Murray
And I swear I'm not complaining at all
I love each and everyone of y'all
All I'm really sayin' is

Back in the days when I was young, I'm not a kid anymore
But some days I sit and wish I was a kid again
Back in the days when I was young, I'm not a kid anymore (c'mon)
But some days I sit and wish I was a kid again
Back in the days when I was young, I'm not a kid anymore
But some days I sit and wish I was a kid again
Back in the days when I was young, I'm not a kid anymore
But some days I sit and wish I was a kid again
Back in the days when I was young, I'm not a kid anymore
But some days I sit and wish I was a kid again





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Overall Meaning

The song "Akidagain" by Travie McCoy is a nostalgic song about the good old days when life was easier and carefree. The first verse starts with the phrase "Back in the days when I was young, I'm not a kid anymore, but some days I sit and wish I was a kid again." This common feeling of nostalgia is something that everyone can relate to, as they remember their childhood and simpler times. Travie McCoy reminisces about playing games, trading cards, and watching TV shows. He even references listening to the Wu-Tang Clan and other artists, which were popular at the time.


The second verse shows a contrast between his current life as a musician and his past life. Travie McCoy is now a successful musician, and he loves what he does, but it has its challenges like other jobs. On the road, he misses the times when life was easy and carefree. He wishes he could go back to those times.


The chorus repeats twice, emphasizing the strong feeling Travie McCoy has of wanting to go back to simpler times when life felt less complicated. The song has a bittersweet tone, full of longing and nostalgia.


Line by Line Meaning

Let the kid's sing
Encouragement to those who feel young-at-heart to express their youthfulness


Back in the days when I was young, I'm not a kid anymore But some days I sit and wish I was a kid again
The nostalgia of youth, longing to relive the past and the carefree days of childhood


Thinking back when things were so easy Got me laughing out loud, for no reason
Remembering a time when life was simpler and the happiness that comes when reminiscing on those times


I use to take them cans back and collect them nickels Trading garbage pail kid cards for sweet pickles
Recalling the simple joys of collecting and trading as a child and how it made things more enjoyable


The whole block used to have G.I. Joe battles Yeah yer boy had the original storm shadow
Memories of playing with friends, specifically G.I. Joe battles, and having a prized toy


And as of lately things have been slow So I reminisce on when we use to break them windows Yeah, Til I got snatched by the copsWith a wiffle ball bat and a hand full of rocks
When things are boring or slow, it's easy to remember the excitement of doing things you probably shouldn't have, like breaking windows


Consider this song a throw back Cause all I wanna do is go back Y'all sing it with me
The song is meant to be a throwback to a simpler time, and he invites listeners to join in and participate in the memories through music


And this was way before Playstation Rushing home to watch Video vibrations Man I tell you Sherry Carter coulda got the business And I cant forget Rachel from Caribbean rhythms
More reminiscing about early life, specifically about old TV shows and celebrity crushes


This was back when Rap city used to play the jams This is how I first heard about the Wutang Clan Banged 36 chambers all summer long And to this day canopy's my favorite summer song
Reflecting on the influence that music played in his life growing up, and still holds in his current memories


Sometimes I squeeze it til they get worried If this is groundhogs day I guess I'm Bill Murray And I swear I'm not complaining at all I love each and everyone of y'all All I'm really sayin' is
Despite being grateful for his life, he still feels the nostalgia and longing for the good old days, and that nostalgia is the real message of the song




Lyrics © JOHN T. KLEMMER D/B/A REMOHJ MUSIC COMPANY, BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BONEFISH MUSIC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: AHMAD LEWIS, JOHN KLEMMER, MARCOS DIAZ, STEFAN GORDY, TRAVIS MCCOY

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