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The Paper Trains – The Straight N’ Narrow lyrics

[Verse 1]
Gonna cut my hair, gonna get that job,
Wanna save myself some money.
I’ll be out in a week and it’s you I seek,
I’m gonna get you back my honey.
You gave me up with nothing left to give,
From behind the bars I cried.
So please forgive me,
I’m so sorry.
I’ve learned my lesson,
I gave confession.

[Verse 2]
I was on the straight when I met this man,
He said he needed just a little hand.
I could drive his car that it wouldn’t be far,
An easy job and don’t misunderstand.
But when I pulled in he asked me where I’d been,
Losing time inside.
It drew attention,
Then apprehension.
And there we were soon,
Back in the courtroom.

Back to where we started some time ago,
With you and me separated by the walls and barbed wire.
It’s in my veins to be off those tracks of this I know,
Only one wrong move, I put my fingers in the fire.

[Verse 3]
I was almost free you put your trust in me,
And start a new life in the country.
With our own front door I’d be good I swore,
But then we started up the third war.
He gave me no choice, I heard a small voice,
Screaming out inside my head.
Wrote you a letter,
Said I’d be better.
Give me your address,
And your forgiveness.

[Verse 4]
Now I’ve cut my hair, gone and got that job,
Even saved myself some money.
It’s been two long years since I realised my fears,
And under oath I faced the jury.
But I got faith in a place beyond sin,
It leads me back towards the shore.
So please forgive me,
I’m so sorry.
I’ve learned my lesson,
I gave confession.

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