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The Pretty Reckless – Back To The River lyrics

(feat. Warren Haynes of Gov't Mule)

[Verse 1]
There's blue skies all around me
And the world looks just the same
It's hard to be criminal when you all know my name
Sometimes I wander
Sometimes I wanna be free
Well, you can be king of me
And I'll be the queen

[Chorus 1]
No one listens to me
The words I have to say
There ain't no doubt about it
I'm just trying to get away
I'm going back to the river
Where no one will find me
We're going back to the river
Back to the sea

[Verse 2]
When I was just a baby
My mama taught me, girl
You best believe in Jesus if
You'll make it in the world
I'm going back to the river
Where no one knows my name
We are going back to the river
Back to the Seine
Here we go

[Verse 3]
There's blue skies all around me
And the world looks just the same
It's hard to be criminal when they all know my name
Sometimes I wander
Sometimes I wanna be free
Well, you can be king of me
And I'll be the queen

[Chorus 2]
No one listens to me
The words I have to say
There ain't no doubt about it
I'm just fading in the gray
I'm going back to the river
Where the devil can't find me
I'm going back to the river
Back to the sea



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