30 Years To Life

Album: World on Fire (2014)
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  • So the story goes
    This is a tale that must be told
    For what could be your destiny, you'll never know

    I never meant to be here
    I never even tried
    But until you know when you're lost and down
    You'll come to trouble in time
    It was a cold December
    I wept sad at night
    In a steel-toed rage, made a big mistake
    Now I'll be doing time

    I was running with the order
    I was running out of time
    Now for me there is no quarter
    I don't wanna be here
    I don't wanna die

    Serving 30 years to life
    What I did, I can't deny
    Now the sorrow in my heart will never fade
    I remember it so well
    But now I'm sad that I'm goin' to hell
    Lord, I'm sorry for the error of my ways

    They sent me on a mission
    Out to earn my stripes
    Should've known damn well when the kerbstone fell
    Things would never be right

    I was running with the order
    I was running out of time
    Now for me there is no quarter
    I don't wanna be here
    I'm really not surprised

    Serving 30 years to life
    What I did, I can't deny
    Now the sorrow in my heart will never fade
    I remember it so well
    But now I'm sad that I'm goin' to hell
    Lord, I'm sorry for the error of my ways

    'cause now I know, now I know
    I was wrong and I can't let this go
    I know, now I know
    I am sorry, what a wretched soul
    Oh, what a big mistake

    Now I'm growing old
    18 Years I'm all to go
    I waste away in this cage, I'm all alone
    That's how the story goes
    This is a tale that must be told
    For what could be your destiny, you'll never know

    'cause when you're running with the order
    You're only running out of time
    Now for me there is no quarter
    I didn't wanna be here
    I don't wanna die

    Serving 30 years to life
    What I did, I can't deny
    Now the sorrow in my heart will never fade
    I remember it all went well
    But it's too late to save myself
    Lord, I'm sorry for the error of my ways

    So the story goes
    This is a tale that must be told
    For the sorrow in my heart will never fade
    So the story goes
    This is a tale that must be told
    Yes, I'm sorry for the error of my ways Writer/s: MYLES KENNEDY, SAUL HUDSON
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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