Watching Airplanes

Album: Living Hard (2007)
Charted: 43
  • Sitting out here on the hood of this truck looking up
    At a caramel colored sunset sky
    Checking my watch doing the math in my head
    Counting back words to when you said goodbye
    Well those runway lights are getting brighter

    I'm just sitting out here watching airplanes
    Take off and fly
    Trying to figure out which one you might be on
    And why you don't love me anymore
    Right now I'm sitting out here watching airplanes

    I would've lied could've cried should've tried harder
    Done anything to make you stay
    I wonder what you'd do if you looked out your window
    Saw me running down the runway just like I was crazy
    That fence is too high so am I

    So I'm just sitting out here watching airplanes
    Take off and fly
    Trying to figure out which one you might be on
    And why you don't love me anymore
    By now I know you're thirty thousand feet above me
    But a million miles away, a million miles away
    By now I know I ought to act like you don't love me

    I'm just sitting out here watching airplanes
    Take off and fly
    Trying to figure out which one you might be on
    And why you don't love me anymore
    Right now I'm sitting out here watching airplanes

    Yeah I'm just sitting out here watching airplanes
    Go by, by, by
    I'm just sitting out here watching airplanes
    Baby bye, bye, bye

Comments: 6

  • May Austin from Althe song is about his wife. she tragically killed herself 3 years before it was released and she was a flight attendant. hence the watching airplanes. He wrote it in memory of her
  • Richard Allen Robson from Lehighton PaI love the song because it touch my heart becouce I had a ex that left on a airplane
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 2008 {February 24th}} Gary Allan's "Watching Airplanes" peaked at #2 {for 1 week} on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart, the the week it was at #2, the #1 record for that week was "Cleaning This Gun (Come On In Boy)" by Rodney Atkins...
    The rest of Billboard's Hot Country Singles' Top 10 on February 24th, 2008:
    At #3. "Letter To Me" by Brad Paisley
    #4. "Shiftwork" by Kenny Chesney (a duet with George Strait)
    #5. "Small Town Southern Man" by Alan Jackson
    #6. "Ready, Set, Don't Go" by Billy Ray Cyrus with Miley Cyrus
    #7. "All-American Girl" by Carrie Underwood
    #8. "Winner At A Losing Game" by Rascal Flats
    #9. "Stealing Cinderella" by Chuck Wicks
    #10. "International Harvester" by Craig Morgan
    Between 1996 and 2015 Gary Allan had thirty one records on the Hot Country Singles chart, eleven made the Top 10 with four reaching #1, "Man To Man" for 1 week in 2003, "Tough Little Boys" for 2 weeks in 2003, "Nothing On But The Radio" for 2 weeks in 2004, and "Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)" for 1 week in 2013...
    Gary Allan, born Gary Allan Herzberg, celebrated his 52nd birthday two months ago on December 5th, 2019...
  • Hope from Tulsa, Oki love this song it was my sisters favorite song may she rest in piece I LOVE YOU SIS this song was also played at her funeral it was also her myspace song when she was alive and still is CANT WAIT TO SEE YOU AGAIN SIS HEAVEN IS GOIN TO BE GREAT WITH YOU HUGGING ME WHEN I GET THER R.I.P TASHA
  • Brittany from Tamms, IlGary Allan's former wife was also a stewardess on a plane, which is how they met.
  • Jenny from Garland, Txthis song is also about how he doesn't know why his ex doesn;t love him anymore.
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