Before I Knew Better

Album: Wings of a Honky-Tonk Angel (2002)
  • No one thought that I'd jump off that rocky ledge
    So I did, and I broke my leg
    And I let Jim Beam tell me I could take some guy
    Twice my size, but old Jim lied
    I can't pretend that I ain't been my life's own wrecking crew
    And I'm surprised that I've survived all I put myself through

    Before I knew better
    Before I woke up
    I did a whole lot of crazy foolish things I'm not proud of
    It was just like me to risk it all
    Even when the pain outweighed the pleasure
    Before I knew better

    You were the first to ever make me want to change
    My reckless ways and I almost did
    But somehow I lost track and wound up giving in
    To the late night life and the good time friends
    You swore to me one day you'd leave and all I had to say
    Was there's the door what you waiting for
    And who needs you anyway


    Girl I pray somehow, someway we can turn this thing around
    I thought your love was something I could live without
    Before I knew


    Before I knew better [Repeat: x3] Writer/s: BRYAN SIMPSON, DAVID LEE
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, OLE MEDIA MANAGEMENT LP
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