I'll Be

Album: Missguided Roses (1998)
Charted: 5
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  • The strands in your eyes that color them wonderful
    Stop me and steal my breath
    Emeralds from mountains and thrust towards the sky
    Never revealing their depth
    Tell me that we belong together
    Dress it up with the trappings of love
    I'll be captivated, I'll hang from your lips
    Instead of the gallows of heartache that hang from above

    [Chorus]
    I'll be your cryin' shoulder
    I'll be love suicide
    I'll be better when I'm older
    I'll be the greatest fan of your life

    And rain falls angry on the tin roof
    As we lie awake in my bed
    You're my survival, you're my living proof
    My love is alive and not dead

    Tell me that we belong together
    Dress it up with the trappings of love
    I'll be captivated, I'll hang from your lips
    Instead of the gallows of heartache that hang from above

    [Chorus]

    And I've dropped out, burned up, fought my way back from the dead
    Tuned in, turned on, remembered the thing you said

    [Chorus: x2]

    The greatest fan of your life
    The greatest fan of your life Writer/s: EDWIN COLE MC CAIN
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG Rights Management, Peermusic Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Eric from Peachtree City, GaI first saw Edwin McCain play at a converted gas station in downtown Charleston, SC (called Cumberlands) on a Wednesday evening in the early 90s while I was in the Navy. Came for the cheap beer/wings and stayed for the show. Early on, we knew that his music would take him places and saw him every time he played near us. And I've probably seen him play 40 times since. A small club in Newport, RI, Fuddrucker's patio in Hilton Head and even the 2019 summer concert series at a small, local venue in Peachtree City, GA.
    And I even got to know him a little bit personally during his early years. He truly appreciates his fans and has always been down to earth. Hoping that I get to see 40 more shows in the future.
  • Orlando from CaliforniaI’ve always loved singing this song even though I never knew what love suicide meant. It’s what brought me here. Btw, Edwin, the Starry, Starry Night song is actually called Vincent. :) But no biggie.
  • Chelsea from Pa, AzSuch a beautiful song!!!
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