Slow Down Summer

Album: Where We Started (2021)
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  • The shades on my dashboard, shoes on my floorboard
    Lived in that old Chevrolet
    We were two Roman candles, too hot to handle
    Too harsh, they couldn't be tamed

    Yeah, we knew, what was comin' and left it all
    Like it was nothin'
    Overtime, kept on runnin' and runnin' away

    Yeah, what can I say
    We had our hopes up and the windows down
    Fallin' fast in a one-lane town
    Tangled up with your lips on mine
    Never seen a brighter green in those eyes and
    I put my jacket on your shoulder
    Wishin' the weather wasn't gettin' colder
    Lettin' you go, holdin' onto each other
    Closin' our eyes, sayin', "slow down Summer"
    (Slow down summer, summer, summer)

    I was beggin' those leaves, don't go changin' on me
    Friday night lights, stay away
    But the fourth of July was just smoke in the sky
    And our sunburns were startin' to fade

    Yeah, we knew, what was comin' and left it all
    Like it was nothin'
    Overtime, kept on runnin' and runnin' away

    Yeah, those were the days
    We had our hopes up and the windows down
    Fallin' fast in a one-lane town
    Tangled up with your lips on mine
    Never seen a brighter green in those eyes and
    I put my jacket on your shoulder
    Wishin' the weather wasn't gettin' colder
    Lettin' you go, holdin' onto each other
    Closin' our eyes, sayin', "slow down Summer"
    (Slow down summer, summer, summer)

    Why couldn't you slow down Summer?
    Just wait a minute, we weren't finished
    Can we just hold onto each other?
    Take me back to the beginnin'
    Oh, oh-oh, oh
    Slow down Summer
    (Summer, Summer, Summer, Summer)
    Slow down Summer

    Yeah, those were the days
    We had our hopes up and the windows down
    Fallin' fast in a one-lane town
    Tangled up with your lips on mine
    Never seen a brighter green in those eyes and
    I put my jacket on your shoulder
    Wishin' the weather wasn't gettin' colder
    Lettin' you go, holdin' onto each other
    Closin' our eyes, sayin', "slow down Summer"
    Slow (slow down summer, summer, summer)
    Slow down summer, yeah

    Why couldn't you slow down Summer?
    Why couldn't you slow down?
    Slow down, ooh, ooh-ooh, ooh
    Why couldn't you slow down Summer?

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