Album: Oh, What A Life (2014)
  • How can we make amends when we said all we said?
    I call and you don't pick up
    How can I say instead that I hope it's for the best?
    I won't, and I won't give up

    I'm sorry, Mother
    I know I let you down
    I'm sorry for how I up and left this town

    How can we push aside all the bad and make it right
    Now you got me all choked up
    I'm sorry, brother
    I know I let you down
    I'm sorry for how I up and left this town
    Please just listen 'cause I don't ask for much
    I am my own man, I make my own luck

    How can we both pick sides when we know nothing's right?
    Open up the door that's shut
    How can I have my pride and drink away my soul tonight?
    Sorrow's filling up my cup

    I'm sorry, father
    I know I let you down
    I'm sorry for how I up and left this town
    Please just listen 'cause I don't ask for much
    I am my own man, I make my own luck

    Well some birds aren't meant to be caged
    And I just can't see the light of day

    Please forgive me I can't remember
    Please forgive me, no one is calling
    Please forgive me, I can't believe it
    No

    Gonna pick myself up, so I don't let this ever grow
    Even if I mess up, I won't let this ever go
    It's hard to stay
    It's hard to stay
    'Cause some birds aren't meant to be caged

    How can I set us free?
    I'm what you taught me to be
    Shouldn't that be enough?
    It's time that we make amends
    Let's forget the things we said
    You know we were all just stuck

    I'm sorry, mother
    I know I let you down
    I'm sorry, father
    I didn't stick around
    Please just listen 'cause I don't ask for much
    I am my own man, I make my own luck
    Please just listen 'cause I don't ask for much
    Just like my old man, I make my own luck

    And some birds aren't meant to be caged
    And some just won't see the light of day

    Please forgive me I can't remember
    Please forgive me, no one is calling
    Please forgive me, I can't believe it
    No

    Gonna pick myself up, so I don't let this ever grow
    Even if I mess up, I won't let this ever go
    It's hard to stay
    It's hard to stay
    'Cause some birds aren't meant to be caged

    Please just listen 'cause I don't ask for much
    I am my own man, I make my own luck
    Please just listen 'cause I don't ask for much
    I am my own man, I make my own luck Writer/s: AARON J N ACCETTA, ZACHARY MICHAEL BARNETT, SHEP N GOODMAN, DAVID M RUBLIN, MATTHEW JOHN SANCHEZ, JAMES ADAM SHELLEY
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Round Hill Music Big Loud Songs
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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