New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

Growing up I was always Mama’s angel
Never thought I’d ever fall from grace
I was taught to walk with God and run from trouble
But I ran with a crowd that was bound to change my ways

Yeah, I was proud to be in the bad news crowd
The one my Mama warned me about
The closest thing to Hell she’s ever raised
But, when I look back on those days
I knew I’d never change a thing
I made mistakes that paved the way for the man I am today
I’m proud of them all and I had a ball
Bending the rules and breaking the law

We were proud about sneaking out and shooting road signs
Throwing eggs and rolling every yard in town
Yeah, my claim to fame was a Babe Ruth swing on a mailbox
Yeah, the police just love driving me around

Repeat chorus
Yeah, you learn to walk the way you talk
The DUI means SOL, respect is earned
You live and learn and pray, yeah you learn to pray

Yeah, we were proud to be in the bad news crowd
The one our Mamas warned us about
The closest thing to Hell they ever raised
But when we look back on those days
I knew we’d never change a thing
We made mistakes that paved the way for the men we are today
Proud of them all y’all and we had a ball
Bending the rules and breaking the law
Yeah, I was bending the rules and breaking the law



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/b/brantley_gilbert/bending_the_rules.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Unregistered
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      10 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×