Sins of My Father

Album: Looking 4 Myself (2012)
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  • My sons
    Keep them
    Please forgive me

    Woah now, I think this woman went and put a hex on me
    Woah now, why'd I let her go and put that sex on me
    Woah now, I probably shouldn't of watched that girl undress for me
    Oh, the scent of her perfume in the air
    Got it feeling different in here, yeah
    She took my breath away
    On to some fancy ship
    Into another place
    Such an expensive trip
    But she didn't make me pay for it with my money

    Oh, it's the sins of my father
    He left a debt to his son
    To pay the girl who's a mother
    Collector won't let me run, no
    But she didn't make me pay for it with my money
    I paid for the sins of my father

    Woah, now she's speaking in a tongue that sounds new to me
    Woah, now momma told me what this could do to me
    Woah now, I wouldn't fall for something like this usually
    No, no, tell me how could I ever prepare
    If my papa never was there?

    Oh, she took my breath away
    On to some fancy ship
    And to another place
    Such an expensive trip
    But she didn't make me pay for it with my money

    Oh, it's the sins of my father
    He left a debt to his son
    To pay the the girl who's a mother
    Collector won't let me run, no
    But she didn't make me pay for it with my money
    I paid for the sins of my father

    (Father) hurt me, please me yeah
    (Father) no, I don't deserve the debt that came with my birth
    (Father) no, oh, why have I been pretending
    this is somethin' that that man come up with?
    I'm praying I reverse this curse

    It's the sins of my father
    He left the debt to his son, hey
    To pay the the girl who's a mother
    Collector won't let me run, no, hey
    But she didn't make me pay for it with my money
    I paid for the sins of my father Writer/s: James Samuel Iii Harris, Richard Preston Butler Jr., Salaam Remi, Terry Steven Lewis, Usher Raymond
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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