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You Just Haven't Earned It Yet, Baby

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THE SMITHS song
Name You Just Haven't Earned It Yet, Baby
Album/single The World Won't Listen
Louder Than Bombs
Swords
Length 3:32 (Album version)
3:23 (Alternate version)
3:13 (Swords live version)
Writer/composer Morrissey/Marr
Producer John Porter
Release February 1987
Recorded October 1986


Information

Lyrics

If you're wondering why All the love that you long for eludes you And people are rude and cruel to you I'll tell you why I'll tell you why I'll tell you why I'll tell you why

You just haven't earned it yet, baby You just haven't earned it, son You just haven't earned it yet, baby You must suffer and cry for a longer time You just haven't earned it yet, baby And I'm telling you now

If you're wondering why When all I wanted from life was to be Famous I have tried for so long, it's all gone wrong I'll tell you why I'll tell you why I'll tell you why I'll tell you why But you wouldn't believe me

You just haven't earned it yet, baby You just haven't earned it, son You just haven't earned it yet, baby You must suffer and cry for a longer time You just haven't earned it yet, Baby And I'm telling you now I'll tell you why I'll tell you why

Today I am remembering the time When they pulled me back And held me down And looked me in the eyes and said You just haven't earned it yet, baby You just haven't earned it, my son You just haven't earned it yet, baby You must stay on your own for slightly longer You just haven't earned it yet baby And I'm telling you now

You just haven't earned it yet, baby Oh, oh You just haven't earned it yet, baby Oh, oh

Live History

Play count (The Smiths concert): 0



Play count (Morrissey concert): 9

Morrissey live history:


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