Incredible albums/songs written by kids or teenagers

This post about This Charming Man got me thinking about when very young people write music well beyond their years.

Eg.

Written when she was 13

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this thread is gonna piss me off

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Mozart didn’t write Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, btw

Found a Ronaldo one on Sunday.

Think the song was written by someone else but what a voice for 18 years old eh

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the album Spiderland by the American indie/post-rock band Slint.

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16 year old dickhead

(when written anyway, not recorded)

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Pretty sure JDB wrote the riff to this when he was 17. I will not be fact checking this post.

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Written when the Deal sisters were THIRTEEN.

This post paid for by PROF$.

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15 and 16 years old, are you kidding me?

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Album came out when she was 19.

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18? Are you off your tree?

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People achieving anything of note before the age of 30 is just showing off really. Also after the age of 30.

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Arthur Lee was 19/20 when he wrote Forever Changes

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Quite an amazing band, with Neneh Cherry on vocals when she was about 17!!

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Take the little intro as him bragging about recording this at 17. Could have dozens of Oberst songs in here tbh

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13? fuck off!

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Was going to go for June on the West Coast