That Year

Album: That Year (2009)
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  • I must have been sleeping, I must have been drinking,
    I haven't been dreaming about you for years. there was a sharp
    Turn and a sunburn I was too cool for high school that year.

    Must have have been new years. no one invited you,
    Took things too far but I missed you and your antics.
    You were lonesome and blue-eyed and so special to us.

    You could have taken a long break
    Instead of a long drop from a high place.
    Ten years I never spoke your name.
    Now it feels good to say it. your my friend again.

    Said he forgave you, I said I hated you,
    He was the bigger man, I was sixteen.
    All the innocence it took well I guess
    You finally made the year book.
    That year.
    That year.

    You should have taken a long break instead of a long drop,
    Instead of a leap of faith, ten years I never spoke your name.
    Now it feels good to say that your my friend again.
    Your my friend again.

    I was angry, I was a baptist, I was a daughter, I was wrong. Writer/s: BRANDI M. CARLILE, PHILLIP JOHN HANSEROTH, TIMOTHY JAY HANSEROTH
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Loretta from ArkansasThis song is so powerful to me because I have struggled with suicidal ideations. It is poignant and beautiful.
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