Better Part Of Me

The complete lyrics for Better Part Of Me

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Used to Know It All (Taylor/Williams)


When I used to know it all
There was a lot I didn’t see
I was happy, I felt free
Now I see too many sides, I second guess
Life was easier when I was thinking less

I hear a voice crying out for mercy
Wait a minute, that poor soul is me
Up to my neck in uncertainty
Ignorance is bliss, Lord I sure do miss
When I used to know it all

I’ll admit I have those days
Don’t want to do anything
Or see anybody, I don’t even want to sing
I got too many questions all running through my brain
Like I’m drowning in the water circling the drain

I hear a voice crying out for mercy
Wait a minute, that poor soul is me
Up to my neck in uncertainty
Ignorance is bliss, Lord I sure do miss
When I used to know it all

Help me to remember it’s all about love
And forgiveness, let that be enough

I hear a voice crying out for mercy
Wait a minute, that poor soul is me
Up to my neck in uncertainty
Ignorance is bliss, Lord I sure do miss
When I used to know it all
When I used to know it all
I used to know it all

God Did Me A Favor (Taylor)


God did me a favor giving me you
He must’ve just been tired of seeing me blue
At first you were hard to trust
‘Cause I had just about given up
I was ready to run
Now look what you done

You put the song in my soul
You put the beat in my heart
You put the song in my soul
You put the beat in my heart

My love affairs were trouble before I met you
They’d look so good on paper and then wouldn’t do
You don’t try to hold me down
You don’t try to push me around
Your loving touch
Has only lifted me up

You put the song in my soul
You put the beat in my heart
You put the song in my soul
You put the beat in my heart

Call it Karma or destiny
Real good luck or meant to be
Sometime in my life
I must’ve done something right

Watch Me Hurt (Taylor)


Down in my heart I got a place
Where time stands still and nothing’s erased
I see you there with your guitar
I freeze the frame so it never goes dark

One minute you were hugging my neck
The next you pushed me down in the dirt
I know you broke my heart on purpose
You needed to watch me hurt

I saw the pain down in your face
Foolish me thought I could love it away
That worked awhile, up to a point
But you don’t trust love, trouble’s what you want

One minute you were hugging my neck
The next you pushed me down in the dirt
I know you broke my heart on purpose
You needed to watch me hurt

I thank you for the lesson learned
People can be cruel, set you on fire just to watch you burn

One minute you were hugging my neck
The next you pushed me down in the dirt
I know you broke my heart on purpose
You needed to watch me hurt

One minute you were hugging my neck
The next you pushed me down in the dirt
I know you broke my heart on purpose
You needed, you needed to watch me hurt
To watch me hurt

Long Gone (Taylor/Nauful


I see your name and your number here on my phone
After all this time what could you possibly want
I guess I always knew
Someday I’d hear from you

Learn something the hard way, it’s hard to forget
Especially if it made you feel foolish and full of regret
I kept on loving you for so long, so long
But the time for you to call me is long gone

You said we were a once-in-a-lifetime thing
So sad ’cause you meant it and you tried but you just couldn’t change
Love scares you to death
You can’t help yourself

Learn something the hard way, it’s hard to forget
Especially if it made you feel foolish and full of regret
I kept on loving you for so long, so long
But the time for you to call me is long gone

Looking back now I know I could not have loved you more
For all of our good times I hope you find what you’re looking for

Learn something the hard way, it’s hard to forget, it stays in your head
Especially if it made you feel foolish and full of regret
I kept on loving you for so long, so long
But the time for you to call me is long gone

Long gone
Long gone

The Moon Is Cold (Taylor/Williams/Recupido)


The bloom is off the roses
Petals are falling like rain
They’ll be a moon shining soon
Through this windowpane

The moon is cold and has no light
It mirrors the sun when it shines in the night
You had me blind, I regained my sight
Your love is cold and has no light

Deceit has many faces
It can even look like love
When you crossed the line, I ignored the signs
What was I thinking of

The moon is cold and has no light
It mirrors the sun when it shines in the night
You had me blind, I regained my sight
Your love is cold and has no light

You would even fool a lie detector
You lie when the truth would sound better

You swear by the moon that shines up above
If I take you back I’m the only one you’ll love
Well, I’m no longer blind, I regained my sight
Your love is cold and has no light
Your love is cold and has no light

The moon is cold

I DO (Taylor/Nauful)


Everybody gets scared sometimes
Everybody falls down sometimes
When you’re lost and worried too
Remember what I say to you

You got my mind and my body
You got my heart and all of it
You don’t ever have to wonder who
Has got your back, I promise you
I do, I do

When you’re happy I’ll dance with you
When you’re sad I’ll cry with you
Whatever comes down the road
We’ll face together, you won’t be alone

You got my mind and my body
You got my heart and all of it
You don’t ever have to wonder who
Has got your back, I promise you
I do, I do

We can just look at each other
Start laughing out of the blue
Nobody understands me
The way you do

You got my mind and my body
You got my heart and all of it
You don’t ever have to wonder who
Has got your back, I promise you

I do, I do
I do, I do

Halfway to Jesus (Taylor)


The planet’s heating up, the rain is like a warning bell
Down the Gulf of Mexico forty trillion gallons fell
Float your boat down Main Street, your dinghy or canoe
Save your neighbor and his dog stranded on a roof

Well, it ain’t like we haven’t been warned
Now we’re living through thousand-year storms
Looking back where does that leave us
Halfway to Jesus

The polar caps are melting, hear them cracking on the wind
Like the sound of distant gunfire in a fight no one’ll win
We only got this one world, we’re all on here together
If we want to keep on sailing, got to fix it now or never

Well, it ain’t like we haven’t been warned
Now we’re living through thousand-year storms
Looking back where does that leave us
Halfway to Jesus
Halfway to Jesus
Halfway to Jesus

The wisdom inside a snowflake
The power inside a rose
The human heart has forgotten
Far more than it knows

There are places where heaven don’t know how to rain
Land so dry from drought so long it just goes up in flames
If you don’t believe it I got one more thing to say
If you won’t help the situation get out of the way

Well, it ain’t like we haven’t been warned
No, it ain’t like we haven’t been warned
Now we’re living through thousand-year storms
Looking back where does that leave us
Halfway to Jesus
Halfway to Jesus
Halfway to Jesus

Hearts Have to Break (Taylor/Nauful)


Another lover come and gone
Somewhere down the road
Another memory, another song
And now the story’s told
I won’t forget, I still regret
What we could have been
We had it all just a little while
I want it all again

Sometimes hearts have to break
Blame it on a lie
Sometimes hearts have to break
Dreamers have to cry

Crazy romantic, always believing
Love is sacrosanct
How did I get here, caught on a feeling
I got my dreams to thank
I tell myself, the hurt I’ve felt
Is all a part of learning
But keeping an open heart
Comes with a warning

Sometimes hearts have to break
Blame it on a lie
Sometimes hearts have to break
Dreamers have to cry

Another lover come and gone
Somewhere down the road
Another memory, another song
And now the story’s told
Shine a light, tell the night
There’s nothing you’re afraid of
We’re all on this turning wheel
Powered by love

Sometimes hearts have to break
Blame it on a lie
Sometimes hearts have to break
Dreamers have to cry

Shining In His Eyes (Taylor)


He’s hurting bad
He’s trying to act okay
His face is so sad
It breaks my heart to see him this way

He says that he’s over her
They finally said goodbye
And that he doesn’t want her anymore
That’s such a lie
I’ve known him for so long
You think he’d realize
I can see the love shining in his eyes
Shining in his eyes

I’ve never liked her
Not even a little bit
I hide it well
It would only get him upset

He says that he’s over her
They finally said goodbye
And that he doesn’t want her anymore
That’s such a lie
I’ve known him for so long
You think he’d realize
I can see the love shining in his eyes
Shining in his eyes

I’m gonna take him out, I’ll get him laughing
Maybe I can even get him up dancing

I’ll help him get over her
And finally say goodbye
So he doesn’t want her anymore
And he doesn’t have to lie
We’ll get him some hope
And then he’ll realize
Someday they’ll be another love shining in his eyes
Someday they’ll be another love shining in his eyes
Shining in his eyes
Shining in his eyes

Dove Crying In My Window (Taylor)


He’s been coming every morning, I love to hear him sing
I love to start my day with the joy he brings
But now it’s still the night and his voice
Has a hollow ring

He sounds so lonely, a song so stark
He’s so early I’m listening here in the dark
To that dove crying in my window
Breaking my heart

It started yesterday, the killing season
I heard the shots ring out with the rising sun
Has he lost his lover
To a hunter’s gun

He sounds so lonely, a song so stark
He’s so early I’m listening here in the dark
To that dove crying in my window
Breaking my heart

Has he lost his lover
To a hunter’s gun

He sounds so lonely
A song so stark
He’s so early I’m listening here in the dark
To that dove crying in my window
Breaking my heart
To that dove crying in my window
Breaking my heart

Better Part of Me (Nauful)


Give me words of understanding
Things you can’t deny are true
Don’t you know by now, that your silence can be cruel?
And I’m holding on and looking for the better part of me

In a world full of illusion
Shadows dancing on the wall
And the feelings that we shared, was I lying to myself?
I’m just hanging on and wishing for the better part of me

Oh……

Underneath my dreams at night
Scattered by the light
Hoping for your grace and all that’s right

I feel struggles all around me
Waiting for my fears to fall
We get caught up in our ways but the feelings sure are real
For the sake of honesty, I’m hoping for the better part of me

Oh……

Underneath the hidden light
Driven by the night
And I’m hoping for your grace and all that’s right
I know we can come thru
Start with something new
And I’m hoping for the better part of me

Oh……

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