The Avett Brothers – High Steppin’

The Avett Brothers – High Steppin’


♪♪♪ ♪ IM A HIGH
STEPPIN, HIGH BETTIN’, LOVE
GIVIN’, I’M A LOVE GETTIN’ ♪ ♪ I’M A STRANGER I LOVE
STRETCHIN’ OUT MY WHEELS ♪ ♪ OVERNIGHTIN’ ON
THE DESERT STRIP,
MAKIN’ TIME AND LOSIN’ GRIP ♪ ♪ DRIVING CIRCLES IN
THE CANYONS OF MY MIND ♪ ♪ I’M AN OUTSIDER LOOKIN’ IN,
I GOTTA PERFECT SQUARE FOR A
CIRCLE OF FRIENDS ♪ ♪ ITS THE FOUR OF US
AGAINST THE REST OF YOU ♪ ♪ BUT REALLY I AM ALL ALONE ♪ ♪ I’D SELL’EM OUT
TO SAVE MY OWN, ♪ ♪ I TOLD THEM THAT BUT
THEY DON’T BUY THE TRUTH ♪ ♪ IM A HIGH
STEPPIN, HIGH BETTIN’,
LOVE GIVIN’, I’M LOVE GETTIN’ ♪ ♪ I’M A STRANGER I LOVE
STRETCHIN’ OUT MY WHEELS ♪ ♪ OVERNIGHTIN’ ON
THE DESERT STRIP,
MAKIN’ TIME AND LOSING GRIP ♪ ♪ DRIVING CIRCLES IN
THE CANYONS OF MY MIND ♪ ♪ WELL IT’S
WARFARE OUT THERE FOLKS ♪ ♪ YOUR EITHER WORKING
FOR SUCCESS, OR TO BE
RICH OR GOD HELP US FAMOUS, ♪ ♪ OR YOUR WORKING AGAINST
THE CLOCK JUST TO STAY AFLOAT ♪ ♪ GOT YER NOSE ALL SCRAPED
UP FROM THE GRINDSTONE ♪ ♪ YER DIGGING FOR DIAMONDS
AND ONLY FINDING RHINESTONES ♪ ♪ MEANWHILE ITS AUGUST
AND THE TAX MAN HAS NEVER
HEARD OF SUMMER VACATION ♪ ♪ YOU’RE EITHER
WORKING ON YOURSELF OR
YOUR LOOKIN AFTER BABIES ♪ ♪ TAKIN’ CARE OF YOUR
OLD MAN, OR YOUR OLD LADY ♪ ♪ AND THE DIRECT
LINE TO THE HOSPITAL
JUST SAYS ‘LEAVE A MESSAGE’ ♪ ♪ SEE, YOU CAN ONLY
LIVE ONE DAY AT A TIME ♪ ♪ AND ONLY DRIVE
ONE HOT ROD AT A TIME ♪ ♪ ONLY SAY ONE WORD AT A TIME ♪ ♪ AND ONLY THINK
ONE THOUGHT AT A TIME ♪ ♪ AND EVERY SOUL IS ALONE
WHEN THE DAY BECOMES NIGHT ♪ ♪ AND THERE IN THE DARK IF
YOU CAN TRY TO SEE THE LIGHT ♪ ♪ IN THE MOST PITCH BLACK SHAPE
OF THE LONELIEST SHADOW, ♪ ♪ WELL THEN YOU
OUGHT TO SLEEP WELL,
CAUSE THERE’S HOPE FOR SURE ♪ ♪ WELL I DON’T KNOW
ABOUT ALL THAT BEING
TRUE BUT I DO KNOW THIS: ♪ ♪ THE BEST
BEGGARS ARE CHOOSERS ♪ ♪ THE BEST WINNERS ARE LOSERS ♪ ♪ THE BEST LOVERS
AIN’T NEVER BEEN LOVED ♪ ♪ AND FIRST PLACE AIN’T EASY ♪ ♪ THE HARD PART IS BELIEVING ♪ ♪ THE VERY LAST WORD IS LOVE ♪ ♪ IM A HIGH STEPPIN,
HIGH BETTIN’, LOVE GIVIN’,
IM A LOVE GETTIN’ ♪ ♪ IM A STRANGER I LOVE
STRETCHIN’ OUT MY WHEELS ♪ ♪ OVERNIGHTIN’ ON A
DESERT STRIP, MAKIN’
TIME AND LOSIN’ GRIP ♪ ♪ DRIVING CIRCLES IN
THE CANYONS OF MY MIND ♪ ♪♪♪

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