Sugar Coat

Album: Nightfall (2019)
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  • I turn the bathroom light on
    To take my makeup off
    Look at myself in the eye
    And wonder why I wear it anyway
    Another car drives by
    I wonder where you are
    The kids are all in bed
    And everything but you is in its place

    From the street view looking in
    It's pretty as a picture
    A home sweet home

    Sometimes I wish I liked drinking
    Sometimes I wish I liked pills
    Wish I could sleep with a stranger
    But someone like me never will
    Sometimes I hardly can stand it
    I just smile with a lump in my throat
    Sometimes I wish I could bear it
    Didn't have to wear this sugar coat

    Passed down from my mom
    She wore it so well
    She'd rest it on my shoulders
    Say it's colder out there than you think

    Would I recognize myself
    Would anybody else
    If I took the damn thing off and burned it up

    Sometimes I wish I liked drinking
    Sometimes I wish I liked pills
    Wish I could sleep with a stranger
    But someone like me never will
    Sometimes I hardly can stand it
    I just smile with a lump in my throat
    Sometimes I wish I could bear it
    Didn't have to wear this sugar coat
    Oh, this damn sugar coat

    And one of these nights I'll meet you in the driveway
    And tell you to go to hell
    Go to hell

    Sometimes I wish I liked drinking
    Sometimes I wish I liked pills
    Wish I could sleep with a stranger
    But someone like me never will
    Sometimes I hardly can stand it
    I just smile with a lump in my throat
    Sometimes I wish I could bear it
    Didn't have to wear this sugar coat
    This damn sugar coat
    Oh, this sugar coat
    This damn sugar coat Writer/s: Jordyn Kay Shellhart, Josh Kerr, Lori McKenna
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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