We Were

Album: The Speed of Now Part 1 (2019)
Charted: 65
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  • We were just a couple years short of the age
    By my name on a fake ID
    And still 'bout a hundred away from the day
    Your daddy said you could run with me
    We were a couple of line steppers
    Who just couldn't wait to step over the line
    Never thinkin' we wouldn't last
    I was your first and you were mine

    And we were leather jackets hangin' onto a Harley
    Two heartbeats in the moonlight
    (We were) both feet hangin' out over the edge
    Of a water tower skyline
    At least there's a little bit of sweet in the bitter
    Though a part of me is always gonna miss her
    I am who I am, I just miss who I was when we were
    Mm-mm

    We were gonna make it, weren't we, baby?
    Had it all laid out in our mind
    By the time we knew time was runnin' out
    We done run out of time
    And we were downtown Saturday night
    Last-call cover band
    'Til the last song played, never thought we'd fade
    Like the stamp on the back of her hand

    We were her on my shoulders, lighter in the air
    "Pour Some Sugar On Me"
    We were top down at Johnson's field
    When she whispered that she wants me
    At least there's a little bit of sweet in the bitter
    Though a part of me is always gonna miss her
    I am who I am, I just miss who I was when we were
    Mm-mm

    And we were leather jackets hangin' onto a Harley
    Two heartbeats in the moonlight
    (We were) both feet hangin' out over the edge
    Of a water tower skyline
    At least there's a little bit of sweet in the bitter
    Though a part of me is always gonna miss her
    I am who I am, I just miss who I was when we were
    Mm, yes I do

    Friends say, "Oh well, let that ship sail"
    "You gotta let go of her"
    "Just wasn't meant to be"
    But somewhere down deep I still believe
    That we were Writer/s: Eric Church, Harold Ryan Tyndell, Jeff Hyde
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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