The Bullet

Album: Cry Pretty (2018)
  • Line of limousines leaving one by one
    The prayers been prayed the hands been sung
    Black mascara has already run
    But the tears keep flowing
    You can blame it on hate or blame it on guns
    But mamas ain't supposed to bury their sons
    Left a hole in her heart and it still ain't done
    The bullet keeps on goin'

    Through every branch of his family tree
    Every birthday that he'll never see
    Every chance to live a good life that was stolen
    Through the son he'll never get to raise
    His daughter on her wedding day
    Wishin' it was his hands she was holdin'
    'Till every heart that's left to break is broken
    The bullet keeps on goin'

    The grass grows back around the stone
    And friends stop checkin' in on the phone
    The camera crews have all moved on
    But the wound's still open
    The bullet keeps on goin'

    Through every branch of his family tree
    Every birthday that he'll never see
    Every chance to live a good life that was stolen
    Through the son he'll never get to raise
    His daughter on her wedding day
    Wishin' it was his hands she was holdin'
    'Till every heart that's left to break is broken
    The bullet keeps on goin'
    Oh, whoa

    Line of limousines leaving one by one
    The prayers been prayed the hands been sung
    Oh, mamas ain't supposed to bury their sons
    The bullet keeps on goin'

    Through the son he'll never get to raise
    His daughter on her wedding day
    Wishin' it was his hands she was holdin'
    'Till every heart that's left to break is broken
    The bullet keeps on goin'
    The bullet keeps on goin' Writer/s: Allen Shamblin, Marc Beeson, Andy Albert
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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