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LYRICS

Backsliders

From the album

Revelations

Written by River Shook
© 2023 Sarah Shook & the Disarmers Publishing (ASCAP)

Been doin' fine keepin' my distance holdin' my own

But if we got anything in common it's that we can't leave well enough alone

And I'll get you out of my head a time or two before

You show up like an apparition just as I'm locking up the bar

Now I got one foot out the door and you're still gettin' dressed
Hate I can't say no as easily as you say yes

I'm a real piece of shit and you're a vixen in a dress

I thought we was movin' on but I was wrong I guess
Backsliders gonna backslide

Sometimes it feels like we're the only two people in this damn town
Like everybody else and everything is just a daydream on the way down

And I either got no time at all or too much to spend

Love you like a breath when I ain't workin' myself to death
Cos I'm longin' for the ghost of a friend

Now I got one foot out the door and you're still gettin' dressed
Hate I can't say no as easily as you say yes

I'm a real piece of shit and you're a vixen in a dress

I thought we was movin' on but I was wrong I guess
Backsliders gonna backslide

Now I got one foot out the door and you're still gettin' dressed
Hate I can't say no as easily as you say yes

I'm a real piece of shit and you're a vixen in a dress

I thought we was movin' on but I was wrong I guess
Backsliders gonna backslide

Backsliders gonna backslide

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