Lay My Head Down

Album: Despite Our Differences (2006)
  • Oh the party?s kicked up a few notches
    Look at us getting loose
    She leans back against the wall and she watches, tugging her collar like it might be a noose.

    And everyone's tied to their thing
    To their past or their drink or the date that they bring
    I just get tired all of sudden taking it in.

    And I want to lay my head down on you

    Because you're the only solid thing in this room

    A room full of changes, strangers, illusion, confusion,
    I speak from my heart but I'm not really sure if it's true.
    I wanna lay my head down on you.

    Oh they say don't waste too much time planning
    Or you'll get rug ripped out
    And the only way you?ll be satisfied
    Is learning to live without.
    But some plan for the kingdom of heaven
    And some take their chances and bet lucky seven
    I don?t know what to believe, I just show up and breathe anymore.

    And I wanna lay my head down on you
    Because you're the only solid thing in this room

    A room full of dressers, professors, lookers, hookers
    If I don?t get out I'll do something I don?t wanna do.

    And I wanna lay my head down on you.

    Was it so long ago
    That we sat and talked in your car
    Your things were all packed
    And the place you were headed not really that far
    Years later I think
    That I would have been much more alive
    To have taken you up on your offer and taken that drive

    Oh well everything that?s come before us leads us to where we are now
    And that's simple, I know so why can't I let go of the feeling
    That I'm lost somehow
    I'm just a ghost looking in
    Out of my own life just visiting
    In search of a body to have and to hold and to keep and to sleep.

    I wanna lay my head down on you
    Because you're the only solid thing in this room
    A room full of missed chance, slow dance, cold fate heartache
    I showed up for a party and saw my life story full view

    And I wanna lay my head down on you.
    Writer/s: AMY ELIZABETH RAY, EMILY ANN SALIERS
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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