Why Did You Run?

Album: Pep Talks (2019)
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  • GOT THE CALL ON THE STREETS OF SEATTLE
    SHE SAID HONEY I DON'T GOT MUCH TIME TO TALK
    I BROKE DOWN, CAUSE I KNEW WHAT WAS NEXT
    AND SHE SAID,
    I'M OKAY, BUT I'M LOCKED IN A HOLDING CELL
    TIL SOMEONE GETS ME OUT
    CAN YOU HELP ME I HAVE NO ONE ELSE

    SO THERE I WAS A DEFENSELESS MIDDLE KID
    CRYING OUT FOR THE RIGHT WORDS TO SAY
    SORRY I CAN'T DO ANYTHING AT ALL
    SO I HUNG UP AND CALLED YOU
    I HUNG UP AND CALLED YOU

    CAUSE YOU WERE THE ONE
    OH
    YOU WERE THE ONE I NEEDED
    YOU WERE THE ONE
    OH
    YOU WERE THE ONE I NEEDED,
    THE MOST
    WHY, WHY DID YOU RUN
    WHY, WHY DID YOU RUN
    WHY, WHY DID YOU RUN
    OH

    SO I TOOK A STUPID FIGHT WITH HIM
    AFTER THE ACCIDENT
    FUNNY NOW CAUSE I THOUGHT IT WAS IN YOUR DEFENSE
    CAUSE I THOUGHT YOU WERE SOBER THEN
    SO THERE I WAS A LOST KID LOOKING FOR A HOME THAT HE ONCE KNEW
    SO I BROKE DOWN AND CALLED YOU
    I BROKE DOWN AND CALLED YOU

    CAUSE YOU WERE THE ONE
    OH
    YOU WERE THE ONE I NEEDED
    YOU WERE THE ONE
    OH
    YOU WERE THE ONE I NEEDED,
    THE MOST
    WHY, WHY DID YOU RUN
    WHY, WHY DID YOU RUN
    WHY, WHY DID YOU RUN
    OH

    I JUST WANT YOU TO BE HAPPY
    WANT YOU TO BE HAPPY
    WHY CAN'T YOU BE HAPPY
    WHY CAN'T YOU BE HAPPY
    WHY CAN'T YOU BE HAPPY
    JUST WANT YOU TO BE HAPPY
    WHY CAN'T YOU BE HAPPY
    WITH US

    WHY, WHY DID YOU RUN
    WHY, WHY DID YOU RUN
    WHY, WHY DID YOU RUN
    WHY, WHY DID YOU RUN
    WHY, WHY DID YOU RUN
    WHY, WHY DID YOU RUN
    WHY, WHY DID YOU RUN
    OH Writer/s: BRIAN MACDONALD, JUDAH AKERS, NATE ZUERCHER
    Publisher: POSITION MUSIC PUBLISHING
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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