add artist photo
Travis Tritt
Add Explanation
Add Meaning
Travis Tritt

If The Fall Don't Kill You lyrics

$album_name
$date_release
$writer_name
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Travis Tritt – If The Fall Don't Kill You lyrics

They'd been high school sweethearts since they were just fifteen
A storybook beginning with the wedding of their dreams
Consumed by his ambition he soon left her at home
With a promise and an empty house and too much time alone

Her boredom turned to drinkin' and drinkin' turned to lies
And he let her get too far gone before he realized
And you wouldn't recognize them if you'd known them way back when
Cause now the flame of love's burned out and can't be lit again


Chorus:

And it's the same old story
You've heard a thousand times
Somebody's trust gets broken
Somebody's left behind
You try walkin a tightrope
But it's all uphill
And if the fall don't kill you
Lord the heartbreak will


Two more childhood sweethearts in a small town far away
Commited to each other since before their wedding day
This will last forever that's what the whole town said
But there are some temptations that can turn a good man's head
She was unexpected when she came home from town
She never ever noticed all the window shades pulled down
And though he begged forgiveness she turned and ran away
With the image of betrayal that time just can't erase


Chorus:

And it's a sad old benediction to a wasted slice of life
And there's an overwhelming price you've got to pay
It's a losin' proposition and it cuts just like a knife
And you can't expect the hurt to go away


Chorus:

And if the fall don't kill you
Lord the heartbreak will

Oh yeah



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/t/travis_tritt/if_the_fall_dont_kill_you.html

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
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      20 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.
      ×