You Wreck Me

Album: Wildflowers (1994)
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  • Tonight we ride, right or wrong
    Tonight we sail, on a radio song
    Rescue me, should I go down
    If I stay too long in trouble town

    Oh, yeah, you wreck me, baby
    You break me in two
    But you move me, honey
    Yes you do

    Now and again I get the feeling
    Well if I don't win, I'm a gonna break even
    Rescue me, should I go wrong
    If I dig too deep, if I stay too long

    Oh, yeah, you wreck me, baby
    You break me in two
    But you move me, honey
    Yes you do

    I'll be the boy in the corduroy pants
    You be the girl at the high school dance
    Run with me wherever I go
    And just play dumb, whatever you know

    Oh, yeah, you wreck me, baby
    You break me in two
    But you move me, honey
    Yes you do

    you wreck me, baby
    You break me in two
    But you move me, honey
    Yes you do Writer/s: Michael W Campbell, Thomas Earl Petty
    Publisher: Gone Gator Music
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 9

  • Rod from Australia Mike Campbell Wrecks n Wrocks, one of the most diverse, entertaining and talented guitarists I've ever seen... And I've seen alot.
  • Heinekenpete from Cape Cod, all musicians out there, help clarify something for me, about the ending specifically. I play bass and suggested this song to our garage band (instead of "Free Falling"). After running through it, our band leader said I was playing the ending wrong. We agreed that it's 4-bars long. But he & the drummer INSIST there's only ONE quarter note being played at the end of each of those bars. I say no, they're playing "da-da-da-da", (which to me really this a kick-ass ending). I looked this song up live on YouTube and sent them both links to three different concerts proving I was right, but they've dig their heels in & refuse to budge. And opinions out there, (other than find a new band)?
  • Paul from Rothesay, Nb, NbHey John. Please realise that in 1989, "You Wreck Me" would have been one of those "from the new album" garbage songs you're speaking of. Petty trying out new songs live and people liking them because they're good tunes, is what rock & roll is all about.
  • John from Grand Island, NyHey Jose from Lodi NJ, of course he plays it at every concert because people want to hear it. Petty is one of the only guys who plays what WE want to hear not that "from the new album" garbage. This is what rock n roll is about.
  • Daevid from Glendale, CaPetty has written so many good songs, this one among the best.
  • Jenny from North Vernon, Inthis happens to be one of my favorites.
    & prolly is for a lot of other ppl.
    maybe thats why he does it at EVERY concert.
    ..or maybe its jus to annoy YOU.
  • Jose from Lodi, NjProbably one of the lamest tunes Petty ever penned.

    And he does it at EVERY concert...just an annoying song.
  • Michael from Nf, CanadaYet another great song from Petty.
  • Sara Mackenzie from Middle Of Nowhere, Flgood song!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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