Tin Can On A String

Album: Wheelhouse (2013)
  • After the breakup,
    I really thought we'd make up.
    Give her a little time, I'd be on her mind
    And suddenly she'd wake up.
    But today if you listen,
    Softly off in the distance,
    Somewhere across town, you can hear the sound
    Of wedding bells ringing.
    And there's bird seed on the concrete
    And she's waving goodbye

    And they're driving away
    And everybody cheerin' them on as the taillights fade
    Yeah she's really gone,
    I thought someday that would be me
    But now she's driving away in that limousine
    And I'm holdin' on
    Like a tin can on a string.

    Somewhere in my mind,
    I'm the one by her side.
    In that backseat, talkin' 'bout the beach
    And that honeymoon flight
    I play the whole thing out
    From the kids to the house
    To the future that we always dreamed about
    But there's bird seed on the concrete
    And back here in reality

    She's driving away
    And everybody cheerin' them on as the taillights fade
    Yeah she's really gone,
    I thought someday that would be me
    But now she's driving away in that limousine
    And I'm holdin' on
    Like a tin can on a string

    I thought someday that would be me
    But now she's driving away in that limousine
    And I'm not ready to let go of everything
    So I'm holdin' on, I'm holdin' on
    Like a tin can on a string Writer/s: ASHLEY GORLEY, BRAD DOUGLAS PAISLEY, KELLEY LOVELACE
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Spirit Music Group, Round Hill Music Big Loud Songs
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