Give Me Back My Hometown

Album: The Outsiders (2014)
Charted: 36
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  • Damn, I used to love this view
    Sit here and drink a few
    Main street and the high school lit up on Friday night
    Down there it's another touchdown
    Man, this year's team is stout
    I can hear 'em goin' crazy
    And up here so am I
    Thinkin' 'bout you sittin' there sayin', "I hate this, I hate it"
    If you couldn't stand livin' here why'd you take it, take it

    Give me back my hometown
    'Cause this is my hometown

    All the colors of my youth
    The red, the green, the hope, the truth
    Are beatin' me black and blue 'cause you're in every scene
    My friends try to cheer me up, a get together at the Pizza Hut
    I didn't have the heart to tell them that was our place
    These sleepy streetlights on every sidewalk side street
    Shed a light on everything that used to be

    Give me back my hometown
    'Cause this is my hometown

    Yeah, yeah, oh, yeah, yeah
    Ah ooh, oh, yeah, yeah
    You can have my grandma's locket
    The knife out of my grandpa's pocket
    Yeah, my state champion jacket, I don't care you can have it
    Every made memory, every picture, every broken dream
    Yeah, everything, everything, everything

    Give me back my hometown
    'Cause this is my hometown

    Yeah, yeah, oh, yeah, yeah
    Ah ooh, oh, yeah, yeah
    Yeah, yeah, yeah, oh, yeah, yeah, yeah
    Ah ooh, oh, yeah, yeah
    Ah ooh
    Ah ooh
    Ah ooh
    Ah ooh
    Ah ooh Writer/s: Eric Church, Luke Laird
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • AnonymousThis sad song tells a story of how one person’s hometown can easily be taken by someone you know and can easily be left behind. Towards the end of the song Eric Church says that this woman can have all his stuff, only if she gives back his hometown.
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