Stripes

Album: 12 Stories (2013)
  • You were lyin' there with nothing on
    But a goofy little grin and a platinum blonde
    I can't believe you'd do that on our bed
    I got a pistol and I got a bullet
    And a pissed off finger just'a itchin' to pull it
    The only thing keepin' me from losin' my head

    Is I hate stripes and orange ain't my color
    And if I squeeze that trigger tonight
    I'll be wearin' one or the other
    There's no crime of passion worth a crime of fashion
    The only thing savin' your life
    Is that I don't look good in orange and I hate stripes

    Woah, woah, woah

    I could fall in love with the prison guard
    I could sell cigarettes in the prison yard
    Don't think hard time would be that hard on me
    I could pick up trash on the side of the road
    But I'd die if I saw someone I know
    Ain't the chains, it's the clothes that's stoppin' me

    I hate stripes and orange ain't my color
    And if I squeeze that trigger tonight
    I'll be wearin' one or the other
    There's no crime of passion worth a crime of fashion
    The only thing savin' your life
    Is that I don't look good in orange and I hate stripes

    Oh, and one shot ain't worth a bad mugshot
    God knows I wouldn't be caught holdin' up a number
    While the whole town's starin' at the picture
    In the paper of me wearin' stripes

    There's no crime of passion worth a crime of fashion
    The only thing savin' your life
    Is that I don't look good in orange and I hate stripes
    And orange ain't my color
    And if I squeeze that trigger tonight
    I'll be wearin' one or the other
    There's no crime of passion worth a crime of fashion
    The only thing savin' your life
    Is that I don't look good in orange and I hate stripes

    Woah, woah, woah, woah Writer/s: BRANDY LYNN CLARK, SHANE MCANALLY, MATTHEW JENKINS
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Downtown Music Publishing, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., ME GUSTA MUSIC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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