What Are You Gonna Tell Her?

Album: Bridges (2020)
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  • She thinks life is fair and
    God hears every prayer
    And everyone gets their ever after
    She thinks love is love and if
    You work hard, that's enough
    Skin's just skin and it doesn't matter

    And that her friend's older brother's gonna keep his hands to himself
    And that somebody's gon' believe her when she tells

    But what are you gonna tell her
    When she's wrong?
    Will you just shrug and say it's been that way all along?
    What are you gonna tell her
    When she figures out
    That all this time you built her up just so the world could let her down?
    Yeah, what do you tell her?
    What are you gonna tell her?

    Do you just let her pretend
    That she could be the president?
    Would it help us get there any faster?
    Do you let her think the deck's not stacked?
    And gay or straight or white or black
    You just dream and anything can happen

    What are you gonna tell her
    When she's wrong?
    Will you just shrug and say it's been that way all along?
    What are you gonna tell her
    When she figures out
    That all this time you built her up just so the world could let her down?
    Yeah, what do you tell her? Mmm
    What are you gonna tell her?

    Do you tell her not to fight?
    Is it worth the sacrifice?
    Can you look her in the face
    And promise her that things'll change?

    What are you gonna tell her?
    Maybe you can't
    'Cause there ain't no way, you can't explain what you don't understand
    What the hell do you tell her?
    What the hell do you tell her? Oh

    What are you gonna tell her?
    What are you gonna tell her? Writer/s: Emma Lee, Karen Kosowski, Mickey Guyton, Victoria Banks
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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