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I go back to Alabama

Take a look at my life

What the fuck happened here?

I guess that's what they meant when they pay the price

I go back to Alabama

Take a look at my life

Where are the trailer parks?

​& where are all the Christmas lights?

 

I had a boyfriend

He came from this town

We used to pretend we were married and start again

He read the bible

Showed me what Jesus said

He said only read the red

 

I want Jesus to take me out of this life, baby

& I talk to Jesus and ask him if he'll think of saving me

 

Ooh, ooh

Ooh, ooh

 

I go back to Alabama

Take a look at my life

Nothing looks familiar here

No one even that I like

I go back to Alabama

Take a look at my life

I was so much happier when

I was gonna be your wife

 

We had a deal and

I fucked it up when

I made the decision to become someone

We had the one thing

That no one never had

True love

It's true love

 

I have Jesus to take me out of this life, baby

& I talk to Jesus and ask him if he'll think of saving me

 

Ooh, ooh

Ooh, ooh

Ooh, ooh

Ooh, ooh

 

I never meant to hurt you, baby

It's so hard to be true

In this world where everything's so black & blue

I never meant to hurt you, darling

It's so hard to be good

In this world where you do what you know you should

 

I want Jesus to take me out of this life, baby

& I talk to Jesus and ask him if he'll think of saving me

 

Ooh, ooh

Ooh, ooh

Ooh, ooh

Ooh, ooh

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Updated OP with new lyrics, could use any input esp on the one part I couldn't make out, marked by the (?) x


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Ughh this is so hard, I think that in the end of the bridge it’s “where you do what you know you shouldn’t” but I’m not sure at all, sucks not being a native speaker when I try to figure out her lyrics lmao


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Every day

 

felt that xx


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Updated OP with new lyrics, could use any input esp on the one part I couldn't make out, marked by the (?) x

 

 

i think it might be he said only (read the red)

 

 

he said i should rewrite / he said only read the red?

 

it sounds like shes saying two things at once

 

Perhaps referring to this? 

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_letter_edition


Goddesses don't speak in whispers. They scream.

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i think it might be he said only (read the red)

 

this would definitely make sense vis a vis many Bibles marking the words of Jesus in red (in case anyone didn't pick that up dkdfkfk sorry if i'm stating the obvious)


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* all that's real to me is trailer parks & beaches Marilyn & Jesus * platinum & peaches, honey *

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This is one of my favorite of the new unreleased tracks. Its beautiful and sad and so.. real? I also always thought her living in Alabama was some fantasy bullshit but now I just don't know. Not that she couldn't have still made this up, but I feel like this gives the story more credibility. I don't know, I just really really love this. 


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"In the name of higher consciousness

I let the best man I knew go

Cause it's nice to love and be loved

But it's better to know all you can know"

- Pawn Shop Blues

 

"I was so much happier when

I was gonna be your wife

We had a deal and

I fucked up when

I made the decision to become someone"

- I Talk to Jesus

 

:poordat:

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The way this is a direct reference to PIN UP GALORE of all songs  :defeated:

 

Dance at night back in Alabama, Christmas lights on my teal green trailer

 

I go back to Alabama, take a look at my life

Where are the trailer parks ​and where are all the Christmas lights?


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