Album: Greetings From California (2014)
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  • One night when I was driving
    From the place I used to go
    Saw a pair of head lights
    And a car I didn't know

    I pulled over, asked the driver
    Hey man, where you going?
    He said, I don't know
    But I need to get there

    You see, this truck is all but broken
    And my life is just the same
    How I even left here?
    When my kid's don't know my name

    I'm not trying to make excuses
    Don't wanna pass on all the blame
    But I don't know
    How did I get here?

    He said
    Say a prayer
    For me now
    Won't you brother?
    I'm so lost
    Say it loud
    Like my mother
    I can't speak
    I'm too proud
    Like my father
    Say a prayer
    For me now
    Won't you brother?

    So we drove a little further
    To a place I'd been before
    Like cold water it hit me
    When he opened up the door

    To a small house in the country
    There were pictures on the wall
    Of places I remember
    And people I recall

    He said, son you're nothing like me
    But I'm so glad that you're here
    Then he cried and said, I'm sorry
    And I've missed you all these years

    And I don't know
    How did we get here?
    Before you go
    Can we just sit here?

    He said
    Say a prayer
    For me now
    Won't you brother?
    I'm so lost
    Say it loud
    Like my mother
    I can't speak
    I'm too proud
    Like my father
    Say a prayer
    For me now
    Won't you brother?
    Say a prayer
    For me now
    Won't you brother?
    I'm so lost
    Say it loud
    Like my mother
    I can't speak
    I'm too proud
    Like my father
    Say a prayer
    For me now
    Won't you brother?
    Say a prayer
    For me now
    Won't you brother?
    I'm so lost
    Say it loud
    Like my mother
    I can't speak
    I'm too proud
    Like my father
    Say a prayer
    For me now
    Won't you brother? Writer/s: BENJI MADDEN, JOEL MADDEN
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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