Cover Me Up

Album: Southeastern (2013)
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  • A heart on the run keeps a hand on the gun
    You can't trust anyone
    I was so sure what I needed was more
    Tried to shoot out the sun
    Days when we raged, we flew off the page
    Such damage was done
    But I made it through, 'cause somebody knew
    I was meant for someone

    So girl, leave your boots by the bed
    We ain't leaving this room
    Till someone needs medical help
    Or the magnolias bloom
    It's cold in this house and I ain't going out to chop wood
    So cover me up and know you're enough
    To use me for good

    Put your faith to the test when I tore off your dress
    In Richmond on high
    But I sobered up and I swore off that stuff
    Forever this time
    And the old lover's sing
    "I thought it'd be me who helped him get home"
    But home was a dream
    One I'd never seen till you came along

    So girl, hang your dress up to dry
    We ain't leaving this room
    Till Percy Priest breaks open wide
    And the river runs through
    And carries this house on the stones
    Like a piece of driftwood
    Cover me up and know you're enough
    To use me for good

    So girl, leave your boots by the bed
    We ain't leaving this room
    Till someone needs medical help
    Or the magnolias bloom
    It's cold in this house and I ain't going out to chop wood
    So cover me up and know you're enough
    To use me for good
    Cover me up and know you're enough
    To use me for good Writer/s: Jason Isbell
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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