This Town

Album: Burnt Toast And Offerings (2007)
  • This town is a lot like me
    Sadder and wiser than it used to be
    A little sprawled out, a little rundown
    I wonder what's gonna become of this town

    This town has its highs and lows
    And a hole in the middle where nobody goes
    People come through but they don't hang around
    Nobody wants to get to the heart of this town

    This town has its own sweet charms
    Open your heart and it'll open its arms
    Take you by the hand and show you around
    There's still a lot of life left in this town

    All that I can see is lovers kissing in the street
    Swaying to the beat of a rusty radio
    All that I can hear another late night symphony
    The sound of traffic moving like an undertow

    This town can't get no rest
    Everybody thinks that they know best
    They're either building it up or they're tearing it down
    They can't seem to love it like it is, this town

    All I wanna do tonight is kiss you in the street
    Swaying to the beat of a rusty radio
    All I wanna do is feel your arms around me too
    Pullin' on my body like an undertow

    This town is a lot like me
    A little coat of paint and some TLC
    And she'll light right up if you come around
    You know that you never wanna leave this town

    Writer/s: GRETCHEN PETERS
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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