Why Don't You Try

Album: Stronger (2011)
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  • I am a woman
    Cut in two
    By ambitious pride
    Stuck in my ways
    Between you and my other life

    Now I have been around enough to know when love has ended
    And I believe that you and I deserve to be extended

    Why don't you try
    To make me stay
    When it's time to go
    Why don't you try
    To stand in my way
    Because we both know
    I can't stop myself

    Our empty house
    You occupy
    When I'm far away
    Heavier hearts won't justify why I'm gone today

    Now I have hung a cloud above our house from always leaving
    I figured you would at least make me give a better reason

    Why don't you try
    To make me stay
    When it's time to go
    Why don't you try
    To stand in my way
    Because we both know
    I can't stop myself

    In the early mornings when I'm up before dawn
    Say "why don't you stay" but you keep sleeping on
    Maybe you're just too used to me being gone
    'Cause if you know that I go when I go

    Then why don't you try
    To make me stay
    When it's time to go
    Why don't you try
    To stand in my way
    Because we both know
    I can't stop myself. Writer/s: ERIC HUTCHINSON
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Chelsea from Phoenix , AzI commented on a youtube video for this song and said it had like a 60's/70's vibe to it and that it reminds me of Aretha Franklin, guess i know my music more than i thought, anyways this song is great!!
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