You Leave Alone

Album: Lovers and Leavers (2016)
  • Billy built cars that never went nowehere
    Only thing working was the dull radio
    He sat on the front seat, listening to baseball
    Dreaming 'bout places that he'll never go
    He liked to ride bulls and tease all his children
    Make up new words that meant nothing at all
    Curse the stories that had left him in
    Hum an old tune, cry as they fall

    Warm conversation
    Short term destination
    Can lead to a lifetime
    Away from home
    No plans worth making
    All the big dreams were taken
    But you leave this world
    You leave alone

    Oh, the money was good on the road in the springtime
    But one look from that girl and he settled down
    And he laughed right out loud when she said Mississippi
    He said "I've never been there but I like how it sounds"

    Warm conversation
    Short term destination
    Can lead to a lifetime
    Away from home
    No plans worth making
    All the big dreams were taken
    But you leave this world
    You leave alone
    But you leave this world
    You leave it alone

    Billy built cars that never went nowehere
    Only thing working was the dial radio
    He sat on the front seat, just listening to baseball
    Dreaming 'bout places that he'll never go Writer/s: SCOTT NOLAN, HAYES CARLL
    Publisher: Songtrust Ave, BMG Rights Management, ST MUSIC LLC
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