Sunburn

Album: Ocean Eyes (Deluxe Version) (2009)
  • So there we were, back home
    From somewhere inside my head
    Well bravely I fought off the monsters beneath her bed
    Pillars of post-war books supported my frame of mind
    While she memorized the pages that I tried to not hide behind
    She took my hand in hers and whispered her love for me
    The lantern died that night but we didn't need to see
    Implying that she's the bees knees and I am the cats meow
    It's funny how she recalls when I can't remember now

    But when her smile came back
    And I didn't feel half as horrible
    She gave me a heart attack
    Just because she looked so adorable
    We both put our sunblock on
    Laid on the beach and vowed that we'd live and we'd learn
    Yeah, but she got a tan and I got a sunburn

    I got a sunburn

    So there we were out there
    Unaware of where we'd been
    We kicked off our flip-flops
    And swung from the rooftops again
    It's awkward but I'll confess she's all I can think about
    And it's funny how I recall when she can't remember now

    But when her smile came back
    And I didn't feel half as horrible
    She gave me a heart attack
    Just because she looked so adorable
    We both put our sunblock on
    Laid on the beach and vowed that we'd live and we'd learn
    Yeah, But she got a tan and I got a sunburn

    Oh afterglow, look out below!
    We'd left a trail of dust behind
    As we parted ways, she held my gaze,
    And left an imprint on my mind
    I tried not to cry as we said goodbye
    And hung the clouds above my town
    But I shed a tear when she disappeared
    'Cause now I'm a stranger on the ground

    But when her smile came back
    And I didn't feel half as horrible
    She gave me a heart attack
    We both put our sunblock on
    Laid on the beach and vowed that we'd live and we'd learn
    But she got a tan and I got a sunburn

    She got a tan and I got a sunburn
    Yeah, but she got a tan and I got a sunburn Writer/s: ADAM R. YOUNG
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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