Happiness

Album: Evermore (2020)
Charted: 52
  • Honey, when I'm above the trees
    I see this for what it is
    But now I'm right down in it
    All the years I've given
    Is just shit we're dividing up
    Showed you all of my hiding spots
    I was dancing when the music stopped
    And in the disbelief
    I can't face reinvention
    I haven't met the new me yet

    There'll be happiness after you
    But there was happiness because of you
    Both of these things can be true
    There is happiness
    Past the blood and bruise
    Past the curses and cries
    Beyond the terror in the nightfall
    Haunted by the look in my eyes
    That would've loved you for a lifetime
    Leave it all behind
    And there is happiness

    Tell me, when did your winning smile
    Begin to look like a smirk?
    When did all our lessons start to look like weapons pointed at my deepest hurt?
    I hope she'll be a beautiful fool
    Who takes my spot next to you
    No, I didn't mean that
    Sorry, I can't see facts through all of my fury
    You haven't met the new me yet

    There'll be happiness after me
    But there was happiness because of me
    Both of these things I believe
    There is happiness
    In our history
    Across our great divide
    There is a glorious sunrise
    Dappled with the flickers of light
    From the dress I wore at midnight
    Leave it all behind
    And there is happiness

    I can't make it go away by making you a villain
    I guess it's the price I pay for seven years in heaven
    And I pulled your body into mine every goddamn night now I get fake niceties
    No one teaches you what to do
    When a good man hurts you
    And you know you hurt him too

    Honey, when I'm above the trees
    I see it for what it is
    But now my eyes leak acid rain
    On the pillow where you used to lay your head
    After giving you the best I had
    Tell me what to give after that
    All you want from me now
    Is the green light of forgiveness
    You haven't met the new me yet
    And I think she'll give you that

    There'll be happiness after you
    But there was happiness because of you too
    Both of these things can be true
    There is happiness
    In our history
    Across our great divide
    There is a glorious sunrise
    Dappled with the flickers of light
    From the dress I wore at midnight
    Leave it all behind
    Oh, leave it all behind
    Leave it all behind
    And there is happiness Writer/s: Aaron Brooking Dessner, Taylor A. Swift
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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