The Way Things Go

Album: The Best Of Me (2014)
  • Play the intro twice then start singing
    You know when you're young and you know everything
    The sky is the limit and the grass is a little more green
    No matter where you are
    And I coulda swore back when I was 15
    I'd go to college and get my business degree
    I never made it that far
    God put a big old wrench in my plans
    And he put this guitar in my hands

    So much for crystal balls and wishin' on stars
    As you're watchin' them fall to the ground
    Yeah you can dream big and you can dream small
    But it all comes down to the luck of the draw so I found

    Cause its gonna rain as soon as you wash your car
    And as sure as you go on and give up you're heart a curve gets thrown
    That's the way things go

    I woulda tattooed her name on my arm
    If you would've asked me Id bet the whole damn farm
    And more on us
    So much for her being my meant to be
    'Cause she changed her mind like the wind and the joke was on me
    She left me in the dust
    But if she hadn't left my heart black and blue
    I woulda never found you

    So much for crystal balls and wishin' on stars
    As you're watchin' them fall to the ground
    Yeah you can dream big and you can dream small

    But it all comes down to the luck of the draw so I found
    'Cause its gonna rain as soon as you wash your car
    And as sure as you go on and give up you're heart a curve gets thrown
    Yeah a curve gets thrown
    That's the way things go Writer/s: Liz Rose, Kendell Wayne Marvel, Thomas Rhett Akins
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., BMG Rights Management
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