Merry Go 'Round

Album: Same Trailer Different Park (2012)
Charted: 63
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  • If you ain't got two kids by 21,
    You're probably gonna die alone
    At least that's what tradition told you

    And it don't matter if you don't believe,
    Come Sunday morning you best be there
    In the front row, like you're s'posed to

    Same hurt in every heart
    Same trailer, different park

    Mamas hooked on Mary Kay
    Brothers hooked on Mary Jane
    And Daddies hooked on Mary two doors down

    Mary Mary quite contrary,
    We get bored so we get married
    And just like dust we settle in this town
    On this broken merry go 'round and 'round and 'round we go,
    Where it stops nobody knows,
    And it ain't slowin' down, this merry go 'round

    We think the first time's good enough,
    So we hold on to high school love,
    Say we won't end up like our parents

    Tiny little boxes in a row,
    Ain't want you want it's what you know,
    Just happy in the shoes you're wearin'

    Same checks we're always cashin'
    To buy a little more distraction

    Cause Mamas hooked on Mary Kay
    Brothers hooked on Mary Jane
    Daddies hooked on Mary two doors down

    Mary Mary quite contrary
    We get bored so we get married
    And just like dust we settle in this town
    On this broken merry go 'round and 'round and 'round we go
    Where we stop nobody knows
    And it ain't slowin' down, this merry go 'round

    Mary Mary quite contrary
    We're so bored until we're buried
    And just like dust we settle in this town
    On this broken merry go 'round
    Merry go 'round

    Jack and Jill went up the hill,
    Jack burned out on booze and pills,
    And Mary had a little lamb,
    Mary just don't give a damn no moreWriter/s: KACEY MUSGRAVES, JOSHUA SHAUN OSBORNE, SHANE L MCANALLY
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
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