Run Me Dry

Album: True to Self (2017)
Charted: 70 91
Play Video


  • This dancehall-tinged track is about being taken advantage of by someone you love. Bryson Tiller worries that his girl is only with him for the money.

    I think she love me, 'cause I got the check on me
    Wan' spend the day and flex on me
    Put a curse and hex on me
    Scratch out my name, put the X on me

    By the chorus, Tiller is at his wit's end as he realizes that she's running him dry.
  • The song was co-produced by Allen Ritter and Boi-1da, who are both frequent Drake collaborators. The latter also worked with Tiller on the True to Self track "Money Problems / Benz Truck."


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Richie McDonald of Lonestar

Richie McDonald of LonestarSongwriter Interviews

Richie talks about the impact of "Amazed," and how his 4-year-old son inspired another Lonestar hit.

Top American Idol Moments: Songs And Scandals

Top American Idol Moments: Songs And ScandalsSong Writing

Surprise exits, a catfight and some very memorable performances make our list of the most memorable Idol moments.

Dean Pitchford

Dean PitchfordSongwriter Interviews

Dean wrote the screenplay and lyrics to all the songs in Footloose. His other hits include "Fame" and "All The Man That I Need."

Sam Phillips

Sam PhillipsSongwriter Interviews

Collaborating with T Bone Burnett, Leslie Phillips changed her name and left her Christian label behind - Robert Plant, who recorded one of her songs on Raising Sand, is a fan.

What Musicians Are Related to Other Musicians?

What Musicians Are Related to Other Musicians?Song Writing

A big list of musical marriages and family relations ranging from the simple to the truly dysfunctional.

Timothy B. Schmit of the Eagles

Timothy B. Schmit of the EaglesSongwriter Interviews

Did this Eagle come up with the term "Parrothead"? And what is it like playing "Hotel California" for the gazillionth time?