Next Thing You Know

Album: yet to be titled (2022)
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  • You swear that you're stayin' single
    Next thing you know
    You meet a girl at a bar
    And next thing you know
    You get her laughin'
    It's 2 AM
    You're telling your buddies
    Three months in
    That she ain't movin' in
    Next thing you know
    There's a U-Haul trailer
    Next thing you know
    Your old apartment
    Is y'all's new place
    There goes the carpet
    But the deer head stays

    Next thing you know
    You're savin' money like never before, just to
    Spend it all at a jewelry store, gettin'
    Down on one knee on her mama's porch
    Just prayin' she don't say no
    Next thing you know
    Your best man gives a half drunk speech and you're
    Sunburnt on a honeymoon beach and you're
    Left hand's gettin' used to that ring
    And there the next two or three years go
    Next thing you know

    You weren't really tryin'
    Next thing you know
    There's a test on the counter
    Next thing you know
    She's standin' there cryin'
    Noddin' her head yes
    You're half excited
    Half scared to death
    'Cause next thing you know
    You're wearing scrubs and a funny white hat and the
    Doctor's sayin', how you doin' there dad and
    Nobody's ever called you that
    And you take that drive home slow
    Next thing you know
    It's first steps, first dates, first car, it's
    11:01 wonderin' where they are
    You're sayin' that USC's too far
    It's amazing how fast seventeen years go
    Next thing you know
    Next thing you know

    Next thing you know
    You get to know your wife again and you're
    More in love than you've ever been with a
    Lot of years of remember when's
    And still some down the road
    'Cause next thing you know
    You got a yard full of your kid's kids and ya
    Take 'em to church, teach 'em to fish, and ya
    Tell 'em stories every chance you get
    About how fast this life down here can go
    Next thing you know
    (Next thing you know)
    Next thing you know
    (Next thing you know) Writer/s: Chase Mcgill, Greylan James, Jordan Davis, Josh Osborne
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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