Flagship

Album: Something More Than Free (2015)
  • There's a few too many years on this hotel
    She used to be a beauty you can tell
    The lights down in the lobby they don't shine
    They just flicker while the elevator winds
    And the couple in the corner of the bar
    Have traveled light and clearly traveled far
    She's got nothing left to learn about his heart
    They're sitting there a thousand miles apart

    Baby, let's not ever get that way
    I'll say whatever words I need to say
    I'll throw rocks at your window from the street
    And we'll call ourselves the flagship of the fleet

    There's a lady shining shoes up by the door
    Cowboy boots for seven dollars more
    And I remember how you loved to see them shine
    So I run upstairs and get a pair of mine
    And there's a painting on the wall beside the bed
    The watercolor sky at Hilton Head
    Then I see you in that summer when we met
    And that boy you left in tears in his Corvette

    Baby, let's not ever get that way
    I'll drive you to the ocean every day
    We'll stay up in the presidential suite
    And call ourselves the flagship of the fleet

    You gotta try and keep yourself naive
    In spite of all the evidence believed
    And volunteer to lose touch with the world
    And focus on one solitary girl

    Baby, let's not live to see it fade
    I'll cancel all the plans I've ever made
    I'll drive and you can ride in the back seat
    And we'll call ourselves the flagship of the fleet Writer/s: Jason Isbell
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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