Mr. Misunderstood

Album: Mr. Misunderstood (2015)
Charted: 84
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  • Hey there, weird kid in your high top shoes
    Sitting in the back of the class, I was just like you
    Always left out, never fit in
    Owning that path you're walking in
    Mr. Misunderstood
    Mr. Misunderstood

    Now, your buddies get their rocks off on Top 40 radio
    But you love your daddy's vinyl, old time rock and roll
    Elvis Costello, Ray Wylie Hubbard, and think Jeff Tweedy
    Is one bad mother
    Mr. Misunderstood
    Mr. Misunderstood

    One day you'll lead the charge, you'll lead the band
    Guitar Hero with lightning hands
    And the girls will like your tattoos and the veins in your arms
    They'll be helpless to your musical charms
    And they'll all hold up their hands
    Now they'll all wanna dance
    Mr. Misunderstood
    Mr. Misunderstood

    First time I met Alabama Hannah, I was skinny as a rail
    Red hair tied up in a blue bandana
    She was hotter than the devil's Hell
    She turned me on to Back Porch Pickers, Jackson Pollock, and gin
    Her daddy didn't trust my intentions
    So he turned to his daddy's old .410
    I'm Mr. Misunderstood
    I'm Mr. Misunderstood

    Had an axe to grind, so off I went
    Mad at the sun for coming up again
    I lost religion, found my soul in the blues
    Rubbed that velvet off my blue suede shoes
    Yeah, and everybody held up their hands
    And every soul on Beale Street danced
    With Mr. Misunderstood
    Mr. Misunderstood

    So I went with it like a colt on my Plymouth
    Through the glass behind my rear view
    Took a left when the world went right down 16th Avenue
    Played with fire and I played on ledges
    Every circus, stage, and county fair
    They tried to file my points
    Sand my edges, and I just grew out my hair
    I'm Mr. Misunderstood
    I'm Mr. Misunderstood

    They're standing in line, chasing the buzz
    'Til the next big things and already was
    A hell if they know, what they're trying to find
    If it ain't that same old, been done kind, yeah
    Give the head scratchers fits
    I wondered how in the hell they missed
    A Mr. Misunderstood
    Mr. Misunderstood

    Hey there, weird kid in your high top shoes
    Sitting in the back of the class, I was just like you
    Mr. Misunderstood (I understand)
    Mr. Misunderstood (I understand)
    Mr. Misunderstood (I understand)
    Mr. Misunderstood (I understand)
    Mr. Misunderstood (I understand)
    I'm Mr. Misunderstood (let's go out of here)

    Na na, na na na
    Na na, na na na
    Na na, na na na na (I understand)

    Na na, na na na
    Na na, na na na
    Na na, na na na na (I understand)

    Na na, na na na
    Na na, na na na
    Na na, na na na na (I understand)

    Na na, na na na
    Na na, na na na
    Na na, na na na na (I understand)

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    (Na na, na na na na) Writer/s: Casey Beathard, Eric Church
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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