The Girl With the Holiday Smile

Album: Release Me (2012)
  • This is a track from Lyle Lovett's eleventh studio album, Release Me. It originally featured on the American singer-songwriter's 2011 Christmas EP Songs For The Season.
  • Lovett explained to Billboard magazine that the lyrics refer to an actual 1978 encounter at a Houston 7-11, "where I met this young lady hiding out from the cops."
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