Riser (2014)

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  • 1

    Bourbon In Kentucky

    "Bourbon In Kentucky”
    (feat. Kacey Musgraves)

    There ain't enough
    Bourbon in Kentucky
    For me to forget you
    No there ain't enough
    Matches I can strike
    To set afire the memory of you

    Up goes down
    Right's gone left me behind
    Wheels spin 'round
    Reverse stuck in my mind

    There ain't enough
    Bourbon in Kentucky
    For me to forget you
    No there ain't enough
    Bottles I could break
    To make 'em feel as broken as I do

    Stack up every barrel
    Since the day it was made
    Satisfaction guaranteed to kill the pain
    But there ain't enough
    Kisses from a stranger
    On a long wild night to ever make it alright
    If it ain't you

    In my arms, in my bed
    Yeah to hell with all the rest
    Once you've had the best, nothing else will do
    What's the use

    There ain't enough
    Bourbon in Kentucky
    For me to forget you
    No there ain't enough
    Bottles I could drink
    To make 'em feel as empty as I do

    With my mouth wide open
    In a whiskey rain
    I could stand there 24 hours a day

    But there ain't enough
    Bourbon in Kentucky
    For me to forget you
    No there ain't enough
    Bottles I could drink
    To make 'em feel as empty as I do
    No there ain't enough
    Bourbon in Kentucky
    For me to forget you
    So forget you

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    Say You Do

    Don't worry about the damage done
    Just let those words roll off your tongue
    Even if you're lyin'

    If you really don't mean it, I don't care
    If you need a little buzz to get you there
    Then baby I'm buyin'

    Well couldn't you
    Say you do
    Say you might
    For tonight
    Have a heart
    Bend the truth
    Even if you don't
    Couldn't you

    Mess me up
    Get in my head
    Steal my t-shirt
    Wreck my bed
    All night long
    Like you used to
    Even if you don't
    Couldn't you
    Say you do?

    Yeah baby, I'm begging you to lead me on
    Say it feels good to be back in my arms
    And then don't call me

    I dont' mind a little smoke gettin' in my eyes
    Baby, take your hands, take your lies
    And lay 'em on me

    Well couldn't you
    Say you do
    Say you might
    For tonight
    Have a heart
    Bend the truth
    Even if you don't
    Couldn't you

    Mess me up
    Get in my head
    Steal my t-shirt
    Wreck my bed
    All night long
    Like you used to
    Even if you don't
    Couldn't you
    Say you do

    Well don't worry about the damage done,
    Just let those words roll of your tongue
    Even if you're lyin'

    Well couldn't you
    Say you do
    Say you might
    For tonight
    Have a heart
    Bend the truth
    Even if you don't
    Couldn't you

    Mess me up
    Get in my head
    Steal my t-shirt
    Wreck my bed
    All night long
    Like you used to
    Even if you don't
    Couldn't you
    Say you do

    Say you do
    Just say you do
    Girl I'm, begging you
    Just say you do
  • 3

    I Hold On

    It's just an old beat up truck,
    Some say that I should trade up
    Now that I got some jangle in my pocket
    But what they don't understand
    Is it's the miles that make a man
    I wouldn't trade that thing in for a rocket
    What they don't know is my dad and me
    We drove her out to Tennessee
    And she's still here and now he's gone
    So I hold on

    It's just an old beat up box,
    Its rusty strings across the top
    It probably don't look like much to you
    But these dents and scratches in the wood,
    Yeah, that's what makes it sound so good
    To me it's better than brand new
    You see this here flat top guitar,
    Has had my back in a million bars
    Singing every country song
    So I hold on

    [Chorus]
    To the things I believe in
    My faith, your love, our freedom
    To the things I can count on
    To keep me going strong
    Yeah, I hold on, I hold on

    Like the stripes to the flag,
    Like a boy to his dad
    I can't change who I am, right or wrong
    So I hold on

    Yeah, baby, looking at you right now,
    There ain't never been no doubt
    Without you I'd be nothing
    So if you ever worry about
    Me walking out
    Yeah, let me tell you something
    I hold on
    I hold on
    Can you hear me, baby?
    I hold on
    Yea,
    I hold on

    To the things I believe in
    My faith, your love, our freedom
    To the things I can count on
    To keep me going strong

    To the things I believe in
    My faith, your love, our freedom
    To the things I can count on
    To keep me going strong
    Yeah, I hold on
    I hold on
    I hold on and on and on and on and on
    I hold on and on and on and on and on

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    Pretty Girls

    There ain't much to do here in this town
    When the work is done and the sun goes down
    There's a place that we all go
    Where it's two for one just to watch the show
    Yeah, me and the boys hangin' around
    Hands in our pockets, gettin' lost in the crowd

    Watchin' pretty girls drinkin' tall boys
    Swingin' their hips to a country song
    Silver cans up in the air
    They're singin' along, singing' along
    Ain't nothin' like gettin' right
    Chasing a buzz with a cold Bud Light
    Watchin' pretty girls drinkin' tall boys
    Pretty girls drinkin' tall boys
    Yeah

    Yeah you oughta see them in summer time
    They can't wait to show off those tan lines
    Out at a cove that we all know
    Where it's string bikinis and tied up boats
    Out in the sun all gettin' baked
    Me and the boys kickin' back in our shades

    Watchin' pretty girls drinkin' tall boys
    Swingin' their hips to a country song
    Silver cans up in the air
    They're singing' along, singin' along
    Ain't nothin' like gettin' right
    Chasing a buzz with a cold Bud Light
    Watchin' pretty girls drinkin' tall boys
    Pretty girls drinkin' tall boys
    Yeah

    Call me lazy, drunk, or crazy
    But I ain't ever gonna move
    Nah, cause you can't beat this view

    Pretty girls drinkin' tall boys
    Pretty girls drinkin' tall boys
    Pretty girls drinkin' tall boys
    Ya got my mind thinkin'
    'Bout pretty girls drinkin'

    Pretty girls drinkin' tall boys
    Swingin' their hips to a country song
    Silver cans up in the air
    They're singin' along, singin' along
    Ain't nothin' like gettin' right
    Chasing a buzz with a cold Bud Light
    Watchin' pretty girls drinkin' tall boys
    Pretty girls drinkin' tall boys
    Pretty girls drinkin' tall boys
    Pretty girls drinkin' tall boys

    Pretty girls drinkin', pretty girls drinkin'
    Pretty girls drinkin' tall boys
    Got my mind thinkin'
    'Bout pretty girls drinkin'
    Swingin' their hips to a country song
  • 5

    Here On Earth

    Standing here on this cold ground
    Tears falling down in the dirt
    This world keeps spinning round and round but
    You're lying still in the dirt

    Don't wanna swim in this darkness
    Drown in a whiskey sea
    But there's no making sense of the senseless while this
    Pain is killing me

    There's not a stone in my heart I've left unturned
    Not a piece of my soul that I ain't searched
    The only answer I found for all this hurt
    Is there ain't not answer here on earth

    I ain't the best of believers
    Ain't at the front of the church
    I've read the words of the teacher but I
    Still struggle with what it's all worth cause

    There's not a stone in my heart I've left unturned
    Not a piece of my soul that I ain't searched
    The only answer I found for all this hurt
    Is there ain't not answer here on earth

    I wish that I could be stronger
    I wanna have that kind of faith
    But even if I did, I still wonder 'cause
    Nothing would change
    You're gone, you're gone, you're gone, you're gone, you're gone
    'Cause you're gone, you're gone, you're gone, you're gone, you're gone
    Please help me believe
    I'm on my knees
    Help me believe

    There's not a stone in my heart I've left unturned
    Not a piece of my soul that I ain't searched
    The only answer I found for all this hurt
    Is there ain't not answers here on earth
    Down here on earth
    There's no answers here on earth
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    Drunk On A Plane

    I took two weeks vacation for the honeymoon
    A couple tickets all inclusive down in Cancun
    I couldn't get my money back so I'm in seat 7A
    I'm getting drunk on a plane

    I bet the fella on the aisle thought I was crazy
    'Cause I taped your picture to the seatback right beside me
    Now I've got empty mini bottles fillin' both our trays
    I'm getting drunk on a plane

    Buyin' drinks for everybody
    But the pilot, it's a party
    Got this 737 rocking like a G6
    Stewardess is somethin' sexy
    Leanin' pourin' Coke and whiskey
    Told her about my condition
    Got a little mile-high flight attention
    It's Mardi Gras up in the clouds
    I'm up so high, I may never come down
    I'll try anything to drown out the pain
    They all know why I'm getting drunk on a plane

    We had this date marked on the calendar forever
    We'd take that new wed limo airport ride together
    I feel like a plastic groom alone there at the top of the cake
    So hey, I'm getting drunk on a plane

    Buyin' drinks for everybody
    But the pilot, it's a party
    Got this 737 rocking like a G6
    Stewardess is somethin' sexy
    Leanin' pourin' Coke and whiskey
    Told her about my condition
    Got a little mile-high flight attention
    It's Mardi Gras up in the clouds
    I'm up so high, I may never come down
    I'll try anything to drown out the pain
    They all know why I'm getting drunk on a plane

    On my way home I'll bump this seat right up to first class
    So I can drink that cheap champagne out of a real glass
    And when we land I'll call her up and tell her kiss my ass
    'Cause hey, I'm drunk on a plane

    Buyin' drinks for everybody
    But the pilot, it's a party
    Got this 737 rocking like a G6
    Stewardess is somethin' sexy
    Leanin' pourin' Coke and whiskey
    Told her about my condition
    Got a little mile-high flight attention
    It's Mardi Gras up in the clouds
    I'm up so high, I may never come down
    I'll try anything to drown out the pain
    They all know why I'm getting drunk on a plane

    I'm getting drunk on a plane
    I might be passed out
    In the baggage claim
    But right now
    I'm drunk on a plane
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    Five

    Back in my day I was always
    Cruisin' the road on Sunday
    Makin' those tires spin your way
    Yeah, it seems like yesterday
    We'd go swingin' on the front porch
    You were all mine and I was all yours
    Yeah, those are the days I miss
    A ten minute ride, I could make it in five

    This might sound crazy but maybe
    You're thinkin' 'bout me tonight
    'Cause I'm thinkin' 'bout you tonight
    Somethin' 'bout the taste of a first love, first touch
    That don't ever seem to fade
    Now you're six hundred miles away
    And a ten hour drive
    But if you called me tonight,
    I can make it in five

    The last I heard you were on the west coast
    Looking hotter than a Texas summer
    Yeah girl, I can't help but wonder
    What you've seen, what you've missed
    What you've felt, who've you kissed
    Girl, you never crossed my mind
    Yeah, you stay there all the time

    And this might sound crazy but maybe
    You're thinkin' 'bout me tonight
    'Cause I'm thinkin' 'bout you tonight
    Somethin' 'bout the taste of a first love, first touch
    That don't ever seem to fade
    Now you're six hundred miles away
    And a ten hour drive
    But if you called me tonight,
    I could make it in five

    I don't know how many nights that I've spent starin' at this phone
    Lookin' for your area code or some number, yeah, that I don't know
    But the one that came up tonight is the one I've known all my life
    It's your mama's place and I heard your pretty voice say

    This might sound crazy
    But are you thinkin' 'bout me tonight?
    'Cause I'm thinking' 'bout you tonight, yeah
    Somethin' 'bout the taste of a first love, first touch
    That don't ever seem to fade
    And I just need to see your face
    It's a ten minute drive, this ol' truck's gonna fly

    I'll be there in five
    Yeah baby, sit tight
    Yeah, I'll be there in five, yeah
    I'll be there in five,
    This ol' truck's gonna fly
    I'll be there in five
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    Riser

    Lay your pretty head down on my shoulder
    You don't have to worry anymore
    This old world is cold and getting colder
    And I know how to lock and bolt the door

    I'm strong enough to hold you through the winter
    Mean enough to stare your demons down
    The hard times put the shine into the diamond
    I won't let that keep us in the ground

    I'm a riser
    I'm a get up off the ground, don't run and hider
    Pushing comes a-shovin'
    Hey I'm a fighter
    When darkness comes to town, I'm a lighter
    A get out aliver, out of the fire
    Survivor

    If you we ain't got no money I can make it
    I ain't afraid of working to the bone
    When I don't know what I'm do and I can fake it
    I'll pray till Jesus rolls away the stone

    And I'm a riser
    I'm a get up off the ground, don't run and hider
    Pushin' comes a-shovin'
    Hey I'm a fighter
    When darkness comes to town, I'm a lighter
    A get out aliver, of the fire, survivor

    I'm a trier
    I'm a get down low so I can lift you higher
    An army couldn't keep down my desire
    Yeah

    I'm a riser
    I'm a get up off the ground, don't run and hider
    Hey pushin' comes to shovin'
    Baby I'm a fighter
    When darkness comes to town, I'm a lighter
    A get out aliver, of the fire, survivor

    I'm a riser
    I'm a riser
    I'm a riser
  • 9

    Sounds Of Summer

    It's a tractor firin' up
    Kids playin' in a field
    Four wheels gettin' stuck
    A line singin' out a fishin' reel
    It's a cooler slidin' in the bed of a truck
    A tin roof drippin' rain
    Your baby sayin', come pick me up
    Take me down to the riverbank

    These are sounds goin' down in a nowhere town
    Underneath the wide open sky
    It's the dust in the air and the freedom everywhere
    Can't you hear it comin' alive?
    Makes you wanna drop it down a gear
    And kill a couple of beers
    Been waitin' all year, now it's finally here
    Back around, these are the sounds of summer

    It's the flick of a lighter lightin' up a little smoke
    Boots climbin' barbwire, a little spot nobody goes
    Lawn chairs breakin' out in the yard to the firework boom
    Hearin' a heart beatin' in the dark, sayin' that she wants to

    These are sounds goin' down in a nowhere town
    Underneath the wide open sky
    It's the dust in the air and the freedom everywhere
    Can't you hear it comin' alive?
    Makes you wanna drop it down a gear
    And kill a couple of beers
    Been waitin' all year, now it's finally here
    Back around, these are the sounds of summer
    Yeah the sounds of summer

    'Round here that's what it's all about
    So listen up and look around
    It's who we are, it's what we love
    So tonight let's crank 'em up

    These sounds goin' down in a nowhere town
    Underneath the wide open sky
    It's the dust in the air and the freedom everywhere
    Can't you hear it comin' alive?
    It goes way too fast, it all disappears
    And when it's gone, we'll still be here
    Hangin' 'round, missin' the sounds of summer
    Missin' the sounds of summer
    The sounds of summer
    Yeah, the sounds of summer
  • 10

    Damn These Dreams

    I remember hearin' Hank on the radio
    The first time it felt like fallin' in love
    I bought a cassette, stole some Reds from Dad
    And me and ol' Junior just burned it up
    I was hooked like a fish
    Every birthday wish was guitars and records
    Now honey I know you miss me
    I feel it when you kiss me
    Trust me when I say every goodbye hurts

    Well, damn these dreams
    Playin' my heart just like a guitar string
    Pull me away from you and everything I really need
    Well, damn these dreams
    Chasin' that same old whiskey melody
    All up and down these Nashville streets
    It's hard to look true love in the eye and leave
    Well, damn these dreams

    Well, I remember hearin' my song on the radio
    The first time it felt like some kinda drug
    Out there on the road playing show after show
    Me and the boys just burnin' it up
    It was all fun and games 'til the little ones came
    'Cause it makes my heart bleed
    When I gotta drive away and listen to 'em say
    Hey daddy, why you gotta go, please don't leave

    Well, damn these dreams
    Playin' my heart just like a guitar string
    Pullin' me away from you and everything I really need
    Well, damn these dreams
    Chasin' that same old whiskey melody
    All up and down every small town street
    It's hard to look true love in the eye and leave
    Well, damn these dreams

    Well, damn these dreams

    Well, it's in my heart and it's in my soul
    And just like you, I never can let go
    These wheels just gotta roll

    'Cause I remember hearin' Hank on the radio
    The first time it felt like fallin' in love
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    Back Porch

    Chillin' on a back porch, oh yeah
    Chillin' on a back porch, oh yeah

    Ain't no line around the corner, no security,
    No velvet rope, no dress code, everybody's VIP,
    You can wear your hat, dance in your bare feet,
    No credit card, no roll of cash, just BYOB

    Woah oh oh, chillin' on a back porch
    Little hottie swingin' up in the swing
    Them good ol' boys pickin' six string
    Woah oh oh, leave your trouble at the door
    No cover charge, get in for free
    No last call, let's party on the back porch
    (Chillin' on the back porch, oh yeah)
    (Chillin' on the back porch, oh yeah)

    Got a tin roof on the top just in case it rains
    Got a kiddy pool off the deck for those hot as hell days
    Got beer on ice, all day, all night
    Now if that sounds like something you like, come on

    Woah oh oh, chillin' on a back porch
    Little hottie swingin' up in the swing
    Them good ol' boys pickin' six string
    Woah oh oh, leave your trouble at the door
    No cover charge, get in for free
    No last call, let's party on the back porch

    Woah oh oh, chillin' on a back porch
    Little hottie swingin' up in the swing
    Them good ol' boys pickin' six string
    Woah oh oh, leave your trouble at the door
    No cover charge, get in for free
    No last call, let's party on the back porch, chillin' on a back porch

    Little hottie swingin' up in the swing
    Them good ol' boys pickin' six string
    Woah oh oh, leave your trouble at the door
    No cover charge, get in for free
    No last call, so let's party on a back porch

    (Chillin' on a back porch, ah yeah)
    On a back porch
    (Chillin' on a back porch, ah yeah)

    Little hottie swingin' up in the swing
    Them good ol' boys pickin' five string
    No cover charge, get in for free
    No last call, so let's party on a back porch

    Chillin' on a back porch, oh yeah
    Chillin' on a back porch, oh yeah
  • 12

    Hurt Somebody

    Well, you ain't that old but you ain't that young
    You've lived a life but you ain't quite done
    All eyes on you everywhere you go
    It's all good till you get too close

    Girl, you're gonna hurt somebody
    Make somebody bleed
    Girl, you're gonna hurt somebody
    God, I hope it's me

    There's an innocence there this time of night
    Is it in your words, is it in your eyes?
    And your red lipstick like a smoking gun
    It could be aimed at anyone

    Girl, you're gonna hurt somebody
    Make somebody bleed
    Girl, you're gonna hurt somebody
    And God, I hope it's me

    There's a simple truth to the morning sun
    Things don't change, they just light up
    With a frontier mind and a restless heart
    Girl, you can't change the way you are

    Yeah, you're gonna hurt somebody
    Make somebody bleed
    Girl, you're gonna hurt somebody
    God, I hope it's me

    Yeah, you're gonna hurt somebody
    Make somebody bleed
    Yeah, you're gonna hurt somebody
    And God, I hope it's me