Hero

Album: Laps Around the Sun (2018)
  • Her and her friends piled into a Camry
    Headed downtown, got in for free
    She's all dolled up, looking VIP
    Walked in, found a booth, took a seat
    Wiped the tear from the corner of her eye
    Faked a smile to the Corona guy
    Usually she wouldn't give him the time of day
    But hey, in here tonight

    She don't wanna feel nothing real
    She just want somebody to give her attention
    For a minute, call her beautiful
    She ain't trying to wind up in love
    She's just trying to burn some time up
    On a Friday night in the neon light
    Yeah, he hurt her soul

    She just needs a hero to save her
    From being all alone
    From paying for a drink she don't want
    Nothing more than a dance or two
    She's feeling blue
    But she just needs a hero, mmm
    And she just needs a hero

    He's all geared up for his football game
    He's wearing his jersey with the same last name
    A still reminder of the guy that ain't around these days
    And his mama's up in them aluminum stands
    Saying 'run, baby run', she's his number one fan
    Doing the best she can
    But wondering why his daddy can't be a better man

    He just wants to feel what kids feel
    Walking off the football field
    After winning, for a minute
    In his daddy's pads
    The kid should never have to wonder
    If his old man even loves him
    On a Friday night under Friday lights
    Shouldn't be so sad

    That should be his hero
    That left him and his mama all alone
    Barely even calls him on the phone
    Every year in March, sends a birthday card
    But he just needs a hero, mmm
    Yeah, he just needs a hero

    There's an old white haired preacher man
    With a leather bind good book on the stand
    Says "if you're ready for a change, here's your chance
    With every head bow, slip up your hand"

    If you wanna feel something real
    That this mean old world can't kill
    Not even Satan
    There's a saviour, he'll wash away your sins
    All you gotta do is reap in
    Open up your heart, accept him and
    He'll save your soul

    Jesus is a hero, ooo
    And everybody needs a hero
    Jesus is a hero, ooh
    And everybody needs a hero Writer/s: Joshua Miller
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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