We Went to the Beach

Album: The Breaker (2017)
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  • We went to the beach
    Every year, the middle of June
    We crammed into that Astro van
    Tighter than a can of sardines
    And we went to the beach

    We fought in the back
    And dad got mad
    And mama rolled the windows down
    "Y'all smell the salt of the beach?"

    Well, it was double beds
    With a kitchenette
    Bedspreads of sea-foam green
    It was sunburns and taking turns
    On boogie boards we'd bring

    Even if we spent every single cent to stay across the street
    We went to the beach

    We mowed a few yards
    I filled a coffee can with some Benjamins
    Just a couple of friends
    Barely seventeen
    We went to the beach

    And in the middle of March
    Before real life start, partied so hard
    We could hardly remember a thing

    It was PBRs and tiki bars
    Don't take my fake I.D
    It was cigarettes, girls we just met
    Making out on lifeguard seats

    And those polaroids of me and the boys is all the proof I need
    We went to the beach, oh yeah

    Girl, don't you hate to leave
    It's been one hell of a week

    It was a vow, to you do I, "I do"
    Babe, can you believe?
    It was brand new tans
    Brown-golden bands
    Of sand all in the sheets

    If I know you and me, we only get one of these
    We went to the beach

    And we went to the beach
    We went to the beach
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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