There's no hope
And it’s hard to come of age

from The Vaccines – No Hope Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

In the video a younger version of the lead singer, Justin Young, tries to get with an older woman. He brings her flowers and love letters, but fails in his attempts.

I think he was quite naive wasn’t he because he thought the, he thought the flowers and love letters would work on a twenty-something year-old, but alas
-Justin Young

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