Fourth of July

Album: American Beauty/American Psycho (2015)
  • (You and I were, you and I were fire.
    You and I were, you and I were fire.
    You and I were, you and I were fire, fire, fire)

    It was the fourth of July
    You and I were
    you and I were fire, fire fireworks
    that went off too soon
    And I miss you in the June gloom too
    It was the fourth of July
    You and I were,
    you and I were fire, fire, fireworks
    I said I'd never miss you, but I guess you'll never know
    Where the bridges I have burned never really led home
    On the fourth of July

    I'll be as honest as you let me
    I miss your early morning company
    If you get me
    You are my favorite "what if"
    You are my best "I'll never know"

    Oh, I'm starting to forget
    Just what summer ever meant to you
    What did it ever mean to you?

    Oh, I'm sorry, I didn't mean any of it
    I just got too lonely, lonely, whoa
    In between being young and being right
    You were my Versailles at night

    It was the fourth of July
    You and I were
    you and I were fire, fire, fireworks
    That went off too soon
    And I miss you in the June gloom too
    It was the fourth of July
    You and I were,
    you and I were fire, fire, fireworks
    I said I'd never miss you, but I guess you'll never know
    Where the bridges I have burned never really led home
    On the fourth of July

    My 9 to 5 is cutting open old scars
    Again and again 'til I'm stuck in your head
    Head my downward spiral, never mind I'll be drowned
    And I'm the holy water you have been without

    And all my thoughts of you
    They could heat or cool the room
    And now don't tell me you're fine
    Oh, honey, you don't have to lie

    Oh, I'm sorry, I didn't mean any of it
    I just got too lonely, lonely, whoa
    In between being young and being right
    You were my Versailles at night

    It was the fourth of July
    You and I were
    you and I were fire, fire, fireworks
    That went off too soon
    And I'll miss you in the June gloom too
    It was the fourth of July
    You and I were
    you and I were fire, fire, fireworks
    I said I'd never miss you, but I guess you'll never know
    Where the bridges I have burned never really led home
    On the fourth of July

    I wish I'd known how much you loved me, hmm
    I wish I cared enough to know, um, hmm
    I'm sorry every song's about you
    The torture of small talk
    with someone you used to love

    It was the fourth of July
    You and I were
    you and I were fire, fire, fireworks
    That went off too soon
    And I'll miss you in the June gloom too
    It was the fourth of July
    You and I were
    you and I were fire, fire, fireworks
    I said I'd never miss you, but I guess you'll never know
    Where the bridges I have burned never really led home
    On the fourth of July Writer/s: PETER WENTZ, PATRICK STUMP, JOSEPH TROHMAN, ANDREW HURLEY, JAKE SINCLAIR, RYAN LOTT, BENEDICT IHESIABA
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG Rights Management
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