"Lay my Head Down" as written by Amy Elizabeth Ray and Emily Ann Saliers....
Oh the party?s kicked up a few notches
Look at us getting loose
She leans back against the wall and she watches, tugging her collar like it might be a noose.

And everyone's tied to their thing
To their past or their drink or the date that they bring
I just get tired all of sudden taking it in.

And I want to lay my head down on you

Because you're the only solid thing in this room

A room full of changes, strangers, illusion, confusion,
I speak from my heart but I'm not really sure if it's true.
I wanna lay my head down on you.

Oh they say don't waste too much time planning
Or you'll get rug ripped out
And the only way you?ll be satisfied
Is learning to live without.
But some plan for the kingdom of heaven
And some take their chances and bet lucky seven
I don?t know what to believe, I just show up and breathe anymore.

And I wanna lay my head down on you
Because you're the only solid thing in this room

A room full of dressers, professors, lookers, hookers
If I don?t get out I'll do something I don?t wanna do.

And I wanna lay my head down on you.

Was it so long ago
That we sat and talked in your car
Your things were all packed
And the place you were headed not really that far
Years later I think
That I would have been much more alive
To have taken you up on your offer and taken that drive

Oh well everything that?s come before us leads us to where we are now
And that's simple, I know so why can't I let go of the feeling
That I'm lost somehow
I'm just a ghost looking in
Out of my own life just visiting
In search of a body to have and to hold and to keep and to sleep.

I wanna lay my head down on you
Because you're the only solid thing in this room
A room full of missed chance, slow dance, cold fate heartache
I showed up for a party and saw my life story full view

And I wanna lay my head down on you.



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"Lay My Head Down" as written by Emily Ann Saliers Amy Elizabeth Ray

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    General CommentIt's been a few years since I've gotten really excited about a new indigo girls song, but I'd put this one amongst my favorites without a doubt. It doesn't need an explanation, just enjoy.
    EZEebson February 16, 2008   Link

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