I still smell the smoke
of the bridge that I burned.
The bank of Sugar Grove
you'd think I would've learned.
Well easy as she goes
til you say so.

You were short skirts and combat boots
I'm plastic army men.
A backyard soldier til death or
streetlights bring me in.
You Romeo and Juliet
Me Jack and Diane.
Well I'll do the best I can
How about you?

Looking out over the side of this bar
Sha la la la la la la
On your rooftop in the dark
I ain't the boy I used to be
Sha la la la la la la
Come on back to Shelby

So come on back home
the drugs just ain't the same.
Without your condescending words
to mock the pain.

And your hand me down
lies make it clear.
Everything was just so swell
when you were here.

Looking out over the side of this bar
Sha la la la la la la
On your rooftop in the dark
I ain't the boy I used to be
Sha la la la la la la
Come on back to Shelby.

Looking out over the side of this bar
Sha la la la la la la
On your rooftop in the dark
I ain't the boy I used to be
Sha la la la la la la
Come on back to Shelby

So come on back
Come on...back.
Yeah!


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    General CommentThis song is pretty straight forward but I love it. Micah is an excellent story teller. It's about a guy that sees a girl that he grew up with. They were close, drifted apart, now they are grown up and he realizes what he should have all along..
    sparks5150on November 21, 2010   Link

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