"Lay Me Down" as written by Roman Ramirez, Jared Watson and Dustin Bushnell....
Well this is how it starts, Two lovers in the dark
On the run, from the one That they called Sheriff Spark
Six guns by their side and bullets around their waist
Two shots to the sky
Signal sound for the chase
The safe was nearly empty and They were nearly free
But were seen by the Good eye of the mean Billy Green
And he screamed at the top of his lungs They're on the run
It's the two outsiders Grab your horses and your guns

I said I wish that
We could stay here,
But I fear our time has come
We could ride out in the darkness
Chasing the rising sun
We gotta pack our bags this instant,
We're heading south-bound to the next town
And if we all arrive there so safely,
Baby you can

Lay me down
Lay me down
Lay me down
Lay me down

Well it's the story of the two
Always on the move
They got nothing left to lose
'Cept their guns and their wounds
Now they're crossing borders
Sheriffs posse on their tail
They'd rather die together
Than be stuck up in a cell
They drank up all the whiskey and They partied every night
Like it could be the last The bounty said shoot on sight
So they chased the endless summer Though it came with the pride
They wouldn't stop running till They found a paradise
But the sheriff finally found them with his eyes seeing red
So the lovers had to shoot him down and fill him full of lead
They were finally free To find a place to lay their head
And when they finally did he looked at her and then he said

I said I think that we can stay here,
'Cause I feel our time has come
And we can walk down to the ocean,
And sit with the rising sun
So unpack your bags this instant,
No more running from town to town
And now that we've arrived so safely,
Baby you can

Lay me down
Lay me down
Lay me down
Lay me down

Well you're my green-eyed girl And I've been running around with you
It's the afternoon and we got nothing left to do
So wipe the dirt off, or Take your shirt off,
And we should go hit the cantina, We got work off
I said it's hot outside Let me go swimming in your eyes
We've been running for a while
Why don't you lay down and make smile
I could never ask for nothing better than this
It's just tequila and the beach, that's why its salty when we kiss

I said I think that we can stay here,
'Cause I feel our time has come
And we can walk down to the ocean,
And sit with the rising sun
So unpack your bags this instant,
No more running from town to town
And now that we've arrived so safely,
Baby you can

Lay me down
Lay me down
Lay me down
Lay me down
Lay me down


Lyrics submitted by hazmat16380, edited by EpicVlad

"Lay Me Down" as written by Jared Watson Dustin Bushnell

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  • +3
    General CommentNo one has commented?? I freaking love this song. I freaking love this album.
    aag3981on April 21, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentDon't they die in the end, and finally find paradise?
    Kinda sad, but happy at the same time, but the mood of the song stays chill
    Epsonalityon May 24, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt references Bonnie & Clyde, but I agree with those that say the song's actual meaning is just a couple want to be together and not worrying about what everyone else thinks about them. They love each other and that's all that matters.
    MarcusHon August 30, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe more I listen to this song the more it sounds like many people and relationships of today. Its like people are living each and everyday like there is no tomorrow and when they do find somewhere that is worth settling for they seem to mess things up as to keep the "chase" on for that perfect life. I will post more once I know what people think.
    corbin980on April 23, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commenttotally about people who just want to bug them and tell them shit and so on. they only want to enjoy each other and the time they have, and the only way to get away is to make a move. 'fill em full 'o' lead'
    Live105forevaon April 27, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI will be the first to say. Come on, its Bonnie and Clyde. It is at least based off them.
    chinchillahatson May 04, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI just heard this song, it's great.

    To me, this song is about being young and carefree, and all that he wants to do is be with this one girl forever. Another interpretation is that they are running from the law and they finally found a place where they can just settle down and have no worries.

    "It's just tequila and the beach that's why it's salty when we kiss."
    icstarrrson May 19, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe third and fourth versus are dirty j not duddy b.

    and it's clearly a reference to bonnie and clyde.
    kjmbon July 13, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits the story of bonie and clyde
    or i think its based on them
    kenpowoodyon August 02, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt references Bonnie & Clyde, but I agree with those that say the song's actual meaning is just a couple want to be together and not worrying about what everyone else thinks about them. They love each other and that's all that matters.
    MarcusHon August 30, 2010   Link

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