"Nobody Drinks Alone" as written by and Matraca Maria/collins Berg....
You brought that bottle home in a paper sack
Drew the blinds and locked the doors
And there's nothing but empty there inside that glass
So you pour a little more
And there's no one there to judge you
At least that's what you tell yourself, but

Don't you know
Nobody drinks alone
Every demon, every ghost
From your past
And every memory you've held back
Follows you home
Nobody drinks alone

You remember whiskey on your daddy's breath
So you always stick to wine
And you scared your little brother half to death
You just kept it all inside
You can hear your mama cryin'
Only now she cries for you, and


Though you're only
Hey don't you let that feelin' fool ya


Nobody drinks alone

Lyrics submitted by UTLonghorn

"Nobody Drinks Alone" as written by Jim Collins Matraca Maria Berg

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, Spirit Music Group

Lyrics powered by LyricFind

Nobody Drinks Alone song meanings
Add your thoughts


sort form View by:
  • 0
    General Commentno comments? wow, so meaningful! you guys are insaaane
    jhandson June 15, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAmazing song.. gives me the chills.
    sambeeon August 08, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is about an alcoholic (obviously)

    the song is about a man who drinks privately in his home to forget about his troubled past. But drinking doesn't heal him because all he is doing is wallowing in pain he can't erase.
    Karileeon August 06, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMy favorite song off Be Here... my favorite part is

    Know you're lonely
    Hey don't let that feeling fool you

    Why wasn't this a single?!
    SMUSER17185761on September 06, 2007   Link

Add your thoughts

Log in now to tell us what you think this song means.

Don’t have an account? Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. It’s super easy, we promise!

Back to top