Take Your Time

Album: Montevallo (2014)
Charted: 20
  • I don't know if you were looking at me or not
    You probably smile like that all the time
    And I don't mean to bother you but
    I couldn't just walk by
    And not say hi

    And I know your name
    'Cause everybody in here knows your name
    And you're not looking for anything right now
    So I don't wanna come on strong
    But don't get me wrong
    Your eyes are so intimidating
    My heart is pounding but
    It's just a conversation
    No girl I'm not gonna waste it
    You don't know me
    I don't know you but I want to

    And I don't wanna steal your freedom
    I don't wanna change your mind
    I don't have to make you love me
    I just want to take your time

    I don't wanna wreck your Friday
    I ain't gonna waste my lines
    I don't have to take your heart
    I just wanna take your time

    And I know it starts with hello
    And the next thing you know you're trying to be nice
    And some guys getting too close
    Trying to pick you up
    Trying to get you drunk

    And I'm sure one of your friends is about to come over here
    'Cause she's supposed to save you from random guys
    That talk too much and wanna stay too long
    It's the same old song and dance but I think you know it well

    You could have rolled your eyes
    Told me to go to hell
    Could have walked away
    But you're still here
    And I'm still here
    Come on let's see where it goes

    I don't wanna steal your freedom
    I don't wanna change your mind
    I don't have to make you love me
    I just wanna take your time

    I don't have to meet your mother
    We don't have to cross that line
    I don't wanna steal your covers
    I just wanna take your time

    Woah, I don't wanna go home with you
    Woah, I just wanna be alone with you

    I don't wanna steal your freedom
    I don't wanna change your mind
    I don't have to make you love me
    I just wanna take your time

    And I don't wanna blow your phone up
    I just wanna blow your mind
    I don't have to take your heart
    I just wanna take your time

    No, I ain't gotta call you baby
    And I ain't gotta call you mine
    I don't have to take your heart
    I just wanna take your time, ooh Writer/s: Joshua Shaun Osborne, Shane L. McAnally, Sam Lawry Hunt
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Spirit Music Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., AUDIAM, INC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Holly Baldwin from State College Pa My husband Bill/i went to the bar every night after work to escape our home full of adult children and much drama. Bill had already planted himself in his usual bar stool. I headed to the outside porch, as i walked through the door, there stood a tall biker, with his leather vest. I don't remember who said "hello" first but he definitely had my attention. His sexy voice, beautiful blue eyes, the scent of cigarettes and beer on his breath (now a turn on for me). Woody was so easy to talk to, i told him about my marriage and how miserable I was. He offered to help Bill/i talk things out. Most guys would see an opportunity to take advantage of the situation ( i wasn't looking either). A few weeks later we saw each other again, i tried to contain my excitement, just could not take my eyes off this guy. He had to leave sooner than expected, as i was going out Woody met me at the door, he handed me a piece of paper with his information on it, it was like being in high school all over again.
    We talked over the next few months, but i was busy with my new job, so not much happened that first year.
    At the time my father was in the hospital, i would often visit Woody and tell him everything going in my life. He patiently listened. Never ever did i think that i would marry this amazing man in 2015.
    We rode with the motorcycle club, through the rain, cold fall nights, stifling hot summer days in many traffic jams. Woody/i were the only couple seen together talking, holding hands and slow dancing. I WAS THE LUCKY ONE!
    On October 17th, 2018, after having dinner with my daughters/grandchildren i received a message "to head home now!" As i pulled into our driveway i saw my best friend, her boyfriend and many others. Just moments later my life was shattered with the news Woody had died in a motorcycle accident. The police explained he had crossed the yellow line and had hit a truck head on.
    So when I hear this song i see Woody leaning against pole outside the cafe. Just TAKING HIS TIME.
    Thank you for this song.
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