Miss America

Album: Moon Landing (2013)
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  • Did someone give you something
    To help you ease the pain?
    Like the liquor in the bottle,
    We watched you slip away
    And I feel as if I know you
    Through the bars of a song
    Always surrounded but alone

    But no goodbyes
    You'll always be Miss America.
    We watched you fly,
    But nothing's free Miss America.
    And as you fall apart
    We just call it art.
    Was it so hard to breathe?

    Was the picture in the paper
    Not the face you recognize?
    Did the makeup never make up
    For the pain behind your eyes?
    'Cause I feel as if I know you
    When you're on my silver screen
    But I don't know the dark places that you've been.

    But no goodbyes
    You'll always be Miss America.
    We watched you fly,
    But nothing's free Miss America.
    And as you fall apart
    We just call it art.
    Was it so hard to breathe?

    Does another voice sing in Heaven's choir tonight,
    To fill the silence left behind?
    And I don't know what goes on in your mind
    I'm sure it's enough to make my cry.
    Someday we'll find you lived forever.

    But no goodbyes
    You'll always be Miss America.
    We watched you fly,
    But nothing's free Miss America.
    And as you fall apart
    We just call it art.
    Was it so hard to breathe? Writer/s: James Blunt, Steve Mac, Wayne Anthony Hector
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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