"Innocence" as written by Sarah Buxton, Jeremy Stover, David A. Berg and Georgia Middleman....
It's the first time that I've been here
Since I was here with him.
I remember all the wildflowers,
Waving in the wind.
Life was an undiscovered river, and I was jumping in headfirst.

It was sink or swim, do or die,
Sneaking out on summer nights,
Stealing wine from my Pa,
The thrill of not getting caught.
Now and then I miss those days
But coming back to this place
I realize it ain't him I miss.
It's that young girl, wild-eyed, first love, one time innocence. Yeah.

We ran off to the cornfields just outside the county fair.
There were butterflies in my stomach
And fireflies in the air.
He tried hard not to show it,
Oh but he was just as scared as me.

It was sink or swim, do or die,
Sneaking out on summer nights,
Stealing wine from my Pa,
The thrill of not getting caught.
Now and then I miss those days
But coming back to this place
I realize it ain't him I miss.
It's that young girl, wild-eyed, first love, one time innocence.

And coming here has made me come to this:
The one thing I can't get back is the one thing I miss.
It was breaking rules, flying blind
What you see through younger eyes
It wasn't what I thought it was.
Man I swore he was the one.
Now and then I miss those days
But coming back to this place
I realize it ain't him I miss.
It's that young girl, wild-eyed, first love, one time innocence. Yeah.
It's that young girl, wile-eyed, first love, one time innocence, Yeah, it's that innocence.


Lyrics submitted by r0ck0ut247

"Innocence" as written by Donald Vie Donald Vandevelde

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General Commenti looovvvveee this song
    it's talking about
    how she misses being the younger girl that she was when she thought she was
    "in love"
    i can't beleive that NO ONE has commented it
    shame on you
    cheergrlmscon December 12, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI def love this song....and i can relate to it sooooo much...

    i mean it speaks a good message..and it seems like going back in time, replays to a lot of people....

    but i agree with cheergrl on the meaning... deff about believing you were in love...and just living in the moment as a young girl...soo sweet
    softballsweetie410on December 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think everyone, girls especially, can relate to this song and specifically that special spot that you shared with your ex that you inevitably revisit after the relationship has dwindelled to remember all those "better" times.

    This song is one of the reasons I'll always love country music.

    "man I swore he was the one"
    that line gets me every time.
    Heather200408on August 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this song for it's simplicity. As life just keeps getting busier, it's nice to listen to this song and remember what the good days were like, when you didn't have a care in the world.
    redpeach91on January 10, 2008   Link
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    General Commentit seems like she lost her innocence(virginity)-the one thing I can't get back is the one thing I miss.- cuz she thought it was with the right guy and now she wants to go back to before she lost it
    ekn_xoxon February 18, 2008   Link
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    General Commentlove this
    FALLINGforHIM1994on September 17, 2008   Link
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    General CommentYeah, so there is a lyric error... it's "The thrill of not getting caught." not "night".
    amarieb0926on January 08, 2009   Link

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