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"Too Much Too Young" is based on the 1969 song "Birth Control" by Lloyd Charmers. It is sometimes wrongly stated that the song was banned by the BBC due to mentions of contraception in the lyrics. This is not true - however, when the song's promotional video was featured on Top of the Pops, it was cut off just before reaching the final line, "try wearing a cap".

The song became an instant smash topping the UK… read more

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You've done too much, much too young
Now you're married with a kid when you could be having fun with me
You've done too much, much too young
Now you're married with a son when you should be having fun with me

The Specials - Too Much Too Young Lyrics

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  • Classic I love this song too <3 :D
  • lOve.
  • Classic!
  • I was born in the Ghost Town that was Coventry in 1980. Great band, great song!
  • hes just another burden on the welfare state!
  • d0l
    blech, beans on toast. s'ghetti on toast is much better.
  • I love how much snottiness intertwines with idealism in this song. "You're married with a kid when you could be having fun WITH ME!"
  • haha making currant buns for tea...
  • How could they ban this song? Condoms for the win!
  • Can you have to much when you're young? Take it while you can. Life can kick you in the nuts.

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