Automatic

Album: Platinum (2014)
Charted: 35
  • Quarter in a payphone
    Drying laundry on the line
    Watching sun tea in the window
    Pocket watch, tellin' time
    Seems like only yesterday, I'd get a blank cassette
    Record the country countdown, 'cause I couldn't buy it yet

    If we drove all the way to Dallas
    Just to buy an Easter dress
    We'd take along a Rand McNally, stand in line to pay for gas
    God knows that shifting gears ain't what it used to be
    I learned to drive that '55, just like a queen three on a tree

    Hey what ever happened to waiting your turn
    Doing it all by hand, 'cause when everything is handed to you
    It's only worth as much as the time put in
    It all just seems so good the way we had it
    Back before everything became automatic

    If you had something to say
    You'd write it on a piece of paper
    Then you put a stamp on it
    And they'd get it three days later
    Boys would call the girls
    And girls would turn them down
    Staying married was the only way to work your problems out

    Hey what ever happened to waiting your turn
    Doing it all by hand, 'cause when everything is handed to you
    It's only worth as much as the time put in
    It all just seems so good the way we had it
    Back before everything became automatic
    Automatic

    Let's roll the windows down
    Windows with the cranks
    Come on let's take a picture
    The kind you gotta shake

    Hey what ever happened to waiting your turn
    Doing it all by hand, 'cause when everything is handed to you
    It's only worth as much as the time put in
    It all just seems so good the way we had it
    Back before everything became automatic, automatic Writer/s: MIRANDA LAMBERT, NATALIE HEMBY, NICOLLE GALYON
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., MUSIC ASSET MANAGEMENT (MAM)
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