The Wind + The Wave

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My Mama Said Be Careful Where You Lay Your Head

He said I want a change
He said I want a fresh start
Someday we want a house, a family and a backyard
I said, it’s all about the journey, still he can’t wait
I’ll keep on singing, honey. Waiting for my big break

My mama said be careful where you lay your head, where you lay your head
‘Cause her mama said be careful where you lay your head, where you lay your head

Now I’m looking for a place inside the city
I haven’t told my mom and dad he’s coming with me
But I’m in love and it’s for real I know.
I’m taking chances, throwing caution out the window

My mama said be careful where you lay your head, where you lay your head
Cause her mama said be careful where you lay your head, where you lay your head

Love taught me everything I know, everything I know
Sometimes you keep it near
Sometimes you let go

My mama said be careful where you lay your head, where you lay your head
I’ll tell you why
Cause her mama said be careful where you lay your head, where you lay your head
Where you lay your head

From The Wreckage Build A Home

We were racing down a road littered with crosses
Right down to Jalama beach and even though we missed the sunset
We jumped over barbed wire and cacti
Just to fall into the sea, skinny dippin’ youngins
You and I

We’re built to last
We’re built to last
Oh, we’re built to last
We’re built to last

Well now it’s clear you’re the wind and I’m the wave
Oh together we can brave all the things we never knew
So I’m making room on a boat I built for one
We can sail into the sun, ‘til our skin’s as tough as diamonds

We’re built to last
We’re built to last
Oh, we’re built to last
We’re built to last

Oh, we’re built to last
We’re built to last

If our ship does sink we will follow it like stones
From the wreckage build a home
From the wreckage build a home

We’re built to last
We’re built to last
Oh, we’re built to last
We’re built to last

Oh, we’re built to last
We’re built to last

With Your Two Hands

You built a house with your two hands
You built a fire down in the sand
You drive no matter where we go
I tried but it’s so hard to get my mother to discard and wash the smell of camping from our clothes
Fools will die alone

Way down that desert road you turned and said away we go
And up we went like feathers in the wind
He keeps his options open
All the girls he wants are spoken for
We’re gonna watch the world fold in
Fools will die alone
Fools will die alone
Fools will die alone
Fools

Oh, you’re talkin’ shit but you ain’t sayin’ nothin’ real
You got a knack for burnin’ bridges down
You point and shoot with no precision
Quit your job for television
Now you’re fucking me around
Fools will die alone
Fools will die alone
Fools will die alone
Fools

It’s a race to the death, baby
Don’t make this harder than it is
It’s a race to the death, yeah
I don’t like that fire you play with

Way down that desert road you turned and said “Away we go”
And up we went like feathers in the wind

Fools
Fools
Fools will die alone
Fools

It’s a race to the death, baby
Don’t make this harder than it is
It’s a race to the death, yeah
I don’t like the fire you play with

It’s A Longer Road To California Than I Thought

It’s a longer road to California than I thought
And I miss smoking pot and playing guitar
It’s a lonely drive when you won’t say a word
I guess our love is just a bird learning to fly

Ooo, oh I wanna know what you’re gonna say
Ooo, know where this road is gonna take us
Blue skies and the moon out in the distance
And a sunset few and far behind

There’s a winding path between the highway and the coast
Where we lost what mattered most, it dissipated in the sun
And we were lovers blinded by the rolling yellow hills
Yeah, you know I love you still
I’m infatuated

Ooo, oh I wanna know what you’re gonna say
Ooo know where this road is gonna take us
Blue skies and the moon out in the distance
And a sunset few and far behind

I wanna know what you’re gonna say
Looking at you, I just wanna know what you’re gonna say

Ooo, oh

I wanna know what you’re gonna say
Looking at you, I just wanna know what you’re gonna say

Ooo, oh I wanna know what you’re gonna say
Ooo, know where this road is gonna take us
Blue skies and the moon out in the distance
And a sunset few and far behind

Ooo, oh
Ooo, know
Blue skies and the moon out in the distance
And a sunset few and far behind

And a sunset few and far behind

Loyal Friend and Thoughtful Lover

My daddy always used to take me down to Kiddie Park
Ferris wheels and roller coasters all ’bout to fall apart
Well I’m all grown up now, 25 years old and on my own
Moved in with the boyfriend see, and I’m rarely going home

My daddy always used to say be careful where you step
Them cracks is gonna break your back, the government’s gonna get
Every cent you ever earn in life, so don’t expect a lot
Eat all the food up on your plate
What you get is what you got

See, I know life isn’t fair or free
Never turn your back on family
And even though you love me, let me be
I’m sure, I don’t need you anymore

It don’t work like that
Abandon everything you used to know
I can’t learn from your mistakes, I gotta make them on my own
All the hurt you wanna save me, what’ll make me who I am
Loyal friend and thoughtful lover, won’t take shit from any man

See, I know life isn’t fair or free
Never turn your back on family
And even though you love me, let me be
I’m sure, I don’t need you anymore

Oh how time has changed your little girl
Oh how time has changed your little girl
Oh how time has changed your little girl
Oh how time has changed your little girl

And see, I know love isn’t all you need
And money never grew from any tree
And even though you love me, let me be
I’m sure, I don’t need you anymore

I know life isn’t fair or free and I’ll never turn my back on family
I’m sure

Every Other Sunday Morning

We’re losing faith in one another
I’m losing hope for better days
You wanna know how to fix it
Seven years a little late

You can’t measure sadness by your sorrow
You’re counting drops of heavy rain
Forever crawling out from under
All the rubble, all the pain

I can’t remember why we were fighting
I can’t remember what made you mad
But I’m running out that old sweet forgiveness for you, for you

Dressing up on Sunday morning
Every other one’s the same
We sing divided hallelujah
There’s gotta be a better way

And I can’t remember why we were fighting
I can’t remember what made you mad
But I’m running out that old sweet forgiveness for you, for you.

Oh, oh
Oh, oh

Oh, sweet forgiveness
Sweet forgiveness

I can’t tell you how to fix it
I can’t tell you when I gave up
But I’m running out that old sweet forgiveness for you

Raising Hands Raising Hell Raise ‘Em High

This body isn’t mine, but I got a heart of gold
And I’m sitting in a desk nailed to the floor
Doing everything I’m told
Doing everything I’m told

You dragged me to the doctor and you didn’t tell me why
A nine year old in headphones raising hands, raising hell, raise ‘em high
Oh you better raise ‘em high

Oo Hoo
You don’t even know. You don’t even know.
Oo Hoo
You don’t even know. You don’t even know.
Yoo Hoo
Say you don’t even know. You don’t even know.
Oo Hoo

I don’t wanna go to church no more
I don’t wanna go to school
Got Jesus on the dashboard and the devil’s sitting in a pew right next to you
Oh, he’s right next to you

My brother had a baby, and well I don’t tell the truth
My sister’s smoking pot, breaking hearts, breaking bad, breaking rules
Oh, we’re gonna break some rules

Oo Hoo
You don’t even know. You don’t even know.
Oo Hoo
You don’t even know. You don’t even know.
Oo Hoo
Say you don’t even know. You don’t even know.
Oo Hoo

Hey!

Oo Hoo
You don’t even know. You don’t even know.
Oo Hoo
You don’t even know. You don’t even know.
Oo Hoo
Say you don’t even know. You don’t even know.
Oo Hoo

Hey! Hey! Hey!

When That Fever Takes A Hold On You

Oh oh oh
Hmmm

Not gonna worry ‘bout it here
I left my troubles all behind
You know I don’t care where we’re going
If you ask me
Just wanna get the car in drive

You know baby, I’m down for anything
You don’t have to ask me twice
You know when that fever takes a hold on you
Everything, it just feels right

Not gonna worry bout it, dear
Lord knows that shit can hold you down
I’m gonna let my bleeding heart take over
And let the wind blow me around

You know baby, I’m down for anything
You don’t have to ask me twice
You know when that fever takes a hold on you
Everything, it just feels right

Baby, let’s get high and fall asleep under the stars
Watch the fire burn until there’s nothing left but sparks
Cause home is anywhere we are
Home is anywhere we are

Ain’t gonna worry bout it no, no
You know I left my troubles all behind

You know baby, I’m down for anything
You don’t have to ask me twice
You know when that fever takes a hold on you
Everything, it just feels right

You know, I’m down for anything
You don’t have to ask me twice
You know when that fever takes a hold on you
Everything, it just feels right

The Heart It Beats The Thunder Rolls

Stopped looking for the holy grail
Stopped looking for the one
Cause I got everything I need right here, I got everything I want
Cause I’m a heavy-hearted bitch, hit home
I’m a need me bone, son

Oh I’m calling bullshit baby, on the whole shebang
Someday you’ll wanna pull the trigger, no gun in your hand
You’re sitting on a gold mine, just saying
Baby, don’t mind me
Don’t mind me

The heart, it beats
The thunder rolls
The mind does sleep, the body knows
Keep on, keep on, keep on

I ain’t waiting on no repo man, I ain’t looking for a sign
No, I don’t want a fucking picket fence
See I just wanna make you mine
Cause I’ve been riding on a carousel
And I wanna get off
I wanna get off

The heart, it beats
The thunder rolls
The mind does sleep, the body knows
Keep on, keep on, keep on

The heart, it beats
The thunder rolls
The mind does sleep, the body knows
Keep on, keep on, keep on

The heart, it beats
The thunder rolls
The mind does sleep, the body knows
Keep on, keep on, keep on

A Husband And A Wife Should Sleep Together

A husband and a wife should sleep together
Like shadows in the dark, their souls forever

Nothing good comes easy, no
Fight the good fight despite the meaning

Who taught you to love like that?
Who taught you to love like that?

You cast a hook in me and reeled me in
If only you could see what I’m seeing
They say the apple falls close to the tree
I don’t think you’re all that much like me

Who taught you to love like that?
Who taught you to love like that?
Who taught you to love like that?
Who taught you to love like that?

This House Is A Hotel

This house is a hotel, I won’t stay long
I’d rather be at church
Unless the holy water works
I won’t come around anymore

Set fire to your worries
Let fear burn to the ground
When the storms are rolling in and you’re filled up to the brim
They won’t come around anymore

Baby, ain’t that how the big boys roll
Ain’t no other man gonna save my soul
Let the rain come down, the flowers will grow
And you won’t come around anymore

Stand in the ocean, let light in your heart
The tide is getting low, and the wind’s not gonna blow
If you don’t come around anymore

Baby, ain’t that how the big boys roll
Ain’t no other man gonna take my soul
Let the rain come down, the flowers will grow
And you won’t come around anymore

It’s not at all good but it ain’t that bad
It’s not at all good but it ain’t that bad

Oh, It’s not at all good but it ain’t that bad
Oh, It’s not at all good but it ain’t that bad

Oh, It’s not at all good but it ain’t that bad
Oh, It’s not at all good but it ain’t that bad