That Girl Album Lyrics by Jennifer Nettles


Jennifer Nettles Lyrics

That Girl Lyrics
(Lyrics to the Full Album on one page)

Falling

I stood out on the road
and I watched as you were leaving.
The leaves were dancing oranges and reds
and they circled all around me like confetti on fire.
They were nothing when compared to the burning in my head.

I was lost, I was gone,
I was falling for you.

That summer came and went.
You were working for my family,
one more job and then your classes would begin.
And you promised we'd be quiet,
and we hid behind the garden.
I walked out more than a woman than I walked in.

And I was lost, I was gone,
I was falling.
I was lost, I was gone,
I was falling for you.

I went down to the church,
I offered my confession.
I swore I'd never do it again,
I swore I learned my lesson.
Oh, but every year when the leaves appear
your memory comes sweet and clear.
I never will forget you
and I never will regret you.

I was lost, I was gone, I was falling.
I was lost, I was gone, I was falling.

I stood out on the road and I watched as you were leaving.
The leaves were dancing oranges and reds.

 

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Me Without You

A little kiss of freedom,
I've forgotten how that tasted.
A little room for breathing,
then you're on your way.
There's a million little reasons
for this smile on my face.
Without those tears in my eyes
I bet you'd hardly recognize me.

Without you, well you left the cage door open
and your pretty bird just flew.
And I never knew, that I could fly so high
and the sky could be this blue.
I can't believe it's real,
so this is how it feels,
me without you.

Now I wake up early,
whole world feels new.
Seems so strange to ask myself
what do I want to do.
Now I don't know this road I'm on
or where it's leading to,
but I know I'm gonna be alright.
The more I see, the more I like me.

Without you, well you left the cage door open
and your pretty bird just flew.
And I never knew that I could fly so high
or the sky could be this blue.
I can't believe it's real,
so this is how it feels,
me without you.

Oh you had me believing I didn't have the strength for leaving.
But any fool can see I'm better off, just look at me.

Without you, well you left the cage door open
and your pretty bird just flew.
And I never knew that I could fly so high
and the sky could be this blue.
I can't believe it's real,
so this is how it feels.
I can't believe it's real, oh,
so this is how it feels,
me without you, me without you.

 

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Moneyball

Don't want to change, don't wanna play that money ball.
I've been here a long time, I'm here for the long haul.
This ain't no text, it's a long distance phone call.
It's bigger than you, oh bigger than me.

Do as you want now, do as I please.
We all change with the wind or the bank man sneeze.
Mother nature and the market, they make no apologies.
It's bigger than you, bigger than me.

And the sun shines down on New York City,
and the Lord smiles down on us all.
And a thousand years will pass
and we'll be memories and food for the grass.
And another baby girl will wait down south and answer the call.

Come into this world with a will to survive.
Facebook emoticon replaces the high five.
Seven billion people, turns out the world is a bee hive.
It's bigger than you, oh bigger than me.

The nuclear family explodes and it burns.
If you lose the receipt you can't make the return.
We all earn our keep but can't keep what we earn.
It's bigger than you, bigger than me.

And the sun shines down on Music City,
and the Lord smiles down on us all.
And a thousand years will pass
and we'll be memories and food for the grass.
And another baby boy will wake up north and answer the call.

"You've been Youtubed," the revolution said to a song.
Read it on the radar, tell you right from wrong.
Headed down the rabbit hole so just sing along.
It goes on, on, on, and on.

And the Lord smiles down on us all.
And a thousand years will pass
and we'll be memories and food for the grass,
watching our futures turn into our past.
Hold on tight it all goes so fast.
We're all waiting to answer the call.

 

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That Girl

A friend gave me your number
To tell you watch your lover's tracks
See I always kind of liked you
So, I wanna have your back
There is a good chance by the time you hear this
The story's gonna say
That I came on to him
But it was never quite that way

I knew he was good looking
Maybe too good to be true
But when he kissed me in that alley
I could tell there was a you

Chorus:
I don't want to be that girl
With your guy
To fool you
Make you cry
Wreck it all
For one night
To be with him when he should be with you
I don't want all the dirty looks
The headlines
So, I called you
To explain why
I wound up
With your guy
When I don't really wanna be that girl

I know boys can be promiscuous
Yeah, that's just what they do
But this involves the both of us
Yeah, it's our business too
So, I thought I'd call to tell you
It was never in my plan
I'm not the scarlet Devil
I don't want to take your man

Imagine how surprised I was
When he got up to leave
It wasn't my name on his lips
No, he didn't call for me
He didn't say, Jolene

Repeat Chorus:
I don't want to be that girl
With your guy
To fool you
Make you cry
Wreck it all
For one night
To be with him when he should be with you
I don't want all the dirty looks
The headlines
So, I called you
To explain why
I wound up
With your guy
When I don't really wanna-

We all know how the moral of the story goes
Be careful what you reap because you reap what you sow
I'm calling 'cause I really thought you should know
Even though he's being that guy

Repeat Chorus:
I don't want to be that girl
With your guy
To fool you
Make you cry
Wreck it all
For one night
To be with him when he should be with you
I don't want all the dirty looks
The headlines
So, I called you
To explain why
I wound up
With your guy
When I don't really wanna be that girl

I don't wanna be that girl

 

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This Angel

Who is this angel, sent here to change me,
sent here to take me where I've never been?
Long I have wandered, weary and waiting,
for something to shake me and laugh to begin.

Holy water from my own veins,
come and save me where I lay.
All this longing for beauty unnamed.
It has broken me open to welcome the hope that you bring.

Can you hear me calling, come let me hold you.
Naked and falling into my arms
with every breath in my body, the sweetest surrender
is losing myself in all that you are.

Holy water from my own veins,
come and save me where I lay.
All this longing for beauty unnamed.
It has broken me open to welcome the hope that you bring.

Holy water from my own veins,
come and save me where I lay.
All this longing for beauty unnamed.
It has broken me open to welcome the hope,
it has broken me open to welcome the hope,
it has broken me open to welcome the hope that you bring.

 

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Jealousy

You moved so gracefully, nothing at all like me.
Give us a smile and wave, you always did know to kill me.
I can't remember ever feeling this way,
a burning feeling rushing all through my veins.

What got in me is something more than envy.
I should be above it I know, but I just can't let it go.
You might have heard it, I said you don't deserve him.
But girl don't take it personally cause it's just j-j-j-jealousy, yeah.

Now I didn't really need to cause such an ugly scene.
Sure went off at your house, half drunk and crazy bitch I called you out,
or at that party where I made such a mess
and poured my whiskey down the back of your dress.

What got in me is something more than envy.
I should be above it I know, but I just can't let it go.
You might have heard it, I said you don't deserve him.
But girl don't take it personally cause it's just j-j-j-jealousy, yeah.

K-k-killing me, all my jealousy [x4]

I stop clowning all that make-up you wear,
I won't tell anyone you bought a new pair.
I'll even tolerate your skanky fake hair
cause we both know you win, hunnie you got him.

K-k-killing me, all this jealousy [x4]

You can have him, you can have him, you can have him.
I'm looking for something in green, I think you know what I mean.

 

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This One's For You

Early morning, you're still sleeping.
The silence is singing and it's got me to thinking of
so many love songs, so many love songs,
but this one's for you.

Won't be the last one, sure ain't the first
to fall for someone and try to put in words.
They're so many love songs, so many love songs,
but this one's for you.

Oh, and I'm not one to carry on and on.
And I may not be the poetic type, no.
I'm not always the most refined.
Oh but even so, I just want you to know
This is the way I'll show you how I feel.

You are the rhythm, you are the rhyme.
You are the music and melody and the reason behind why there's
so many love songs, so many love songs,
but this one's for you.

Oh, and I'm not one to carry on and on.
And I may not be the poetic type, no.
I'm not always the most refined.
Oh but even so, I just want you to know
This is the way I'll show you how I feel.

They've all been written thousands, I know
but when you hear this one playing,
you can say it's your own.
There's so many love songs, so many love songs.
There are so many love songs, so many love songs.
There are so many love songs, but this one's for you.

 

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Know You Wanna Know

Saw them holding hands, knew he was a married man,
Did she forget the ring on her own finger?
His wife has a baby on the way, friends all said he had it made,
Gave it all up for a huzzy country singer.
It's on every dot com, so it must be true.
The internet wouldn't lie to you.
So sit back and watch the winners lose

Everybody wants to know everybody's business
Everybody needs a ticket to the show
Everybody claimed to be an eyewitness
Feel bigger when they're small and act like you're above it all
You wanna know, know you wanna know (know you wanna know)
Know you wanna know (know you wanna know)

Smile sweet from a magazine, perfect fit in skinny jeans,
Knows damn well the message that she's sending.
I heard her secret to a nice size four,
Is what goes on behind the bathroom door
But she don't care long as Twitter says she's trending.
But the smile's not quite so bright,
In the picture that came with the DUI.
Watchin' them fall can really get you high.

Everybody wants to know everybody's business
Everybody needs a ticket to the show
Everybody claimed to be an eyewitness
Feel bigger when they're small and act like you're above it all
You wanna know, know you wanna know (know you wanna know)
Know you wanna know (know you wanna know)
(Know you wanna know)
(Know you wanna know)

When things get tough in Tinsel Town,
There's no career that's so far down,
That a little sex tape wouldn't turn around.

Everybody wants to know everybody's business
Everybody needs a ticket to the show
Everybody claimed to be an eyewitness
Feel bigger when they're small and act like you're above it all
You wanna know, know you wanna know (know you wanna know)
Know you wanna know (know you wanna know)
Know you wanna know (know you wanna know)

 

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Thank You

Have I ever told you how much it meant
For all your kindness,
I am blessed and I thought that you should know
How much you've helped me grow.

I wanna thank you.
I wanna tell you this,
That you've made me the happiest.
Thank you.

Have I ever shown you all my heart.
For all I owe you, where would I start?
A lifetime to count the ways wouldn't be enough to say
That I thought that you should know
How much you've helped me grow.

And I wanna thank you.
I wanna tell you this,
For all of your selflessness.
Thank you.

I wanna say I love you,
And if we never meet again,
You should know you have changed my life,
Just by being a friend, oh.

Could I ever repay you for all you've done?
Out of all my blessings, you're the greatest one.
And I thought that you should know
How much you've helped me grow.

And I wanna thank you.
I wanna tell you this,
That you've made me the happiest.
Thank you. Thank you.

 

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Good Time To Cry

Turn out the lights.
Pour the last drink of the night.
Try to drown out the pain,
But it won't drain a thing.
If it's half full or half empty,
It's still half just the same.

I think it's time, a good time to cry.
Let it all go, a good time to cry.
When the sorrow and the laughter,
A good time you're chasing after,
Make you question why,
I think it's a good time to cry.

Reach for his hand.
Take him home and let him prove he's a man.
He'll never know you're making love to a ghost.
You can fill your arms, it won't feel your heart.
It don't even come close.

I think it's time, a good time to cry.
Let it all go, a good time to cry.
When the sorrow and the laughter,
A good time you're chasing after,
Make you question why,
I think it's a good time

For pain only broken hearts know
When there's no holding on and you have to let it go.

It's a good time to cry, let it all go.
A good time to cry.
When the sorrow and the laughter,
A good time you're chasing after,
Make you question why,
I think it's a good time to cry.
I think it's a good time to cry.

 

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Like A Rock

Stood there boldly
Sweatin' in the sun
Felt like a million
Felt like number one
The height of summer
Never felt that strong
Like a rock

I was eighteen
Didn't have a care
Working for peanuts
Not a dime to spare
But I was lean and
Solid everywhere
Like a rock

My hands were steady
My eyes were clear and bright
My walk had purpose
My steps were quick and light
And I held firmly
To what I felt was right
Like a rock

Like a rock, I was strong as I could be
Like a rock, nothin' ever got to me
Like a rock, boy, I was something to see
Like a rock

And I stood arrow straight
Unencumbered by the weight
Of all these hustlers and their schemes
I stood proud and I stood tall
I was high above it all
I still believed in my dreams

Twenty years now
Where did they go?
Twenty years
I don't know
I sit and I wonder sometimes
Where they've gone

And sometimes when it's late at night
And I'm bathed in the firelight
The moon she comes callin' a ghostly white
And I recall
Oh, I recall

Like a rock, I was standin' arrow straight
Like a rock, chargin' from the gate
Like a rock, I was carryin' the weight
Like a rock

Like a rock, with the sun upon my skin
Like a rock, I was hard against the wind
And I see myself again
Like a rock
Like a rock
Like a rock

 

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His Hands

(Deluxe Edition Bonus Track)

I remember that day when he walked up to me.
Wrote my number down, put it in the pocket of his bluejeans.
And I fell like a feather, yeah, just like that, we were together.
He was my perfect gentleman, sweet like, real sweet.

And his hands felt like thunder on my skin,
His breath hot, oh, how or how could I forget
that his eyes looked right through me and that was it.
Silence was the only sound then, and my heart pounding.

Told me things would be different leaving church that Sunday,
but the only change coming was the quarters in the ashtray.
Yeah I should have known better when the last three times he swore
that he would never lay another finger on me but the truth's on my face.

And his hands felt like thunder on my skin,
his breath hot, oh, how or how could I forget.
His eyes looked right through me and that was it.
Silence was the only sound then, and my heart pounding.

Oh I, thought that he was all I ever wanted.
Should have come with a warning.
Just like you, I've been there too.
Oh I got bag and I got a plan.
Girl you better get out while you can... while you can, while you can.

Cause his hands felt like thunder on my skin,
His breath hot, oh how could I forget
that his eyes looked right through me and that was it.
Silence was the only sound then, silence was the only sound then,
silence was the only sound then, and my heart heart pounding.

Writer: John White, Holly Knight
Copyright: Lyrics © Mr. Bright Sunshine Publishing, Universal Music - Mgb Songs, Emi Blackwood Music Inc.

 

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Every Little Thing

(Deluxe Edition Bonus Track)

Baby, I've been waiting, waiting so long for you
Lately, don't even know myself, who I've been turning to
One look and I was gone and tattered, left forever changed.
Never knew that I could love somebody, out of my head this way.

And I can't stop, you're all I ever think of.
You've got me wrapped around your finger.
Couldn't let go even if I wanted to.
No baby I can't sleep, your love's got me by, yes I'm in too deep.
Every minute, every hour, I'm just so crazy about every little thing you do.

You smile, that smile so sweet and I'm completely gone.
I surrender, woah oh, you play me just like a song.
One look and I was gone and tattered, left forever changed.
Never knew that I could love somebody out of my head this way.

And I can't stop, you're all I ever think of.
You've got me wrapped around your finger.
Couldn't let go even if I wanted to.
No baby I can't sleep, your love's got me by, yes I'm in too deep.
Every minute, every hour, I'm just so crazy about every little thing you do.

I don't need money, I don't need anything
I got all I ever needed everytime you say my name
Baby I just can't believe that you're mine

One look and I was gone and tattered, left forever changed.
Never knew that I could love somebody out of my head this way.

And I can't stop, you're all I ever think of.
You've got me wrapped around your finger.
Couldn't let go even if I wanted to.
No baby I can't sleep, your love's got me by, yes I'm in too deep.
Every minute, every hour, I'm just so crazy about every little thing you do.
I'm just so crazy about every little thing you do.
I'm just so crazy about every little thing you do.
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Copyright: Lyrics © Original Writer and Publisher


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