The Way It Was

Album: Battle Born (2012)
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  • I drove through the desert last night
    I carried the weight of our last fight
    Elvis singing "don't be cruel"
    And I wonder if you feel it too
    It's like we're going under

    Somewhere outside the lonely Esmeralda county line
    The question of my heart came to my mind

    If I go on
    With you by my side
    Can it be
    The way it was
    When we met
    Did you forget all about those golden nights?

    Maybe a thief stole your heart
    Or maybe we just drifted apart
    I remember driving
    In my daddy's car to the airfield
    Blanket on the hood, backs against the windshield
    Back then this thing was running on momentum, love and trust
    That paradise is buried in the dust

    If I go on
    With you by my side
    Can it be
    The way it was
    When we met
    Did you forget all about those golden nights?
    (The way it was)

    All of our plans have fallen through
    Sometimes a dream, it don't come true

    Darling!
    Darling!

    If we go on
    Can it be (can it be)
    The way it was
    When we met
    Did you forget all about them golden nights?

    If I go on
    With you by my side
    Can it be
    The way it was
    My heart is true
    Girl, it's just you
    I'm thinking of
    Can it be the way it was?

    Maybe a thief stole your heart Writer/s: BRANDON FLOWERS, DANIEL ROLAND LANOIS, DAVE BRENT KEUNING, MARK AUGUST STOERMER, RONNIE JR. VANNUCCI
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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