"Follow Your Arrow" as written by Kacey Musgraves, Shane L Mcanally and Brandy Lynn Clark....
If you save yourself for marriage
You're a bore
If you don't save yourself for marriage
You're a whore-able person
If you won't have a drink
Then you're a prude
But they'll call you a drunk
As soon as you down the first one

If you can't lose the weight
Then you're just fat
But if you lose too much
Then you're on crack
You're damned if you do
And you're damned if you don't
So you might as well just do
Whatever you want
So

Make lots of noise
Kiss lots of boys
Or kiss lots of girls
If that's something you're into
When the straight and narrow
Gets a little too straight
Roll up the joint, or don't
Just follow your arrow
Wherever it points, yeah
Follow your arrow
Wherever it points

If you don't go to church
You'll go to hell
If you're the first one
On the front row
You're a self-righteous
Son of a-
Can't win for losing
You just disappoint 'em
Just 'cause you can't beat 'em
Don't mean you should join 'em

So make lots of noise
Kiss lots of boys
Or kiss lots of girls
If that's something you're into
When the straight and narrow
Gets a little too straight
Roll up the joint, or don't
Just follow your arrow
Wherever it points, yeah
Follow your arrow
Wherever it points

Say what you feel
Love who you love
'Cause you just get
So many trips 'round the sun
Yeah, you only
Only live once

So make lots of noise
Kiss lots of boys
Or kiss lots of girls
If that's what you're into
When the straight and narrow
Gets a little too straight
Roll up the joint, I would
And follow your arrow wherever it points, yeah
Follow your arrow wherever it points


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"Follow Your Arrow" as written by Kacey Musgraves Brandy Lynn Clark

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  • +2
    My InterpretationIt's very clear what Kacey is trying to get across here. She's saying be who you are and own it. Fat, skinny, gay, straight, religious, non-religious, virgin, be you and own it even if you have that occasional drink ;) I love this song, and it's inspired me to change my major and be what I really want. I'm also getting a tattoo for this song, it's inspired and moved me so much. Thank you Kacey!
    jamiewaymieson May 02, 2013   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI Really Love this Song! In fact, it's one of my favorite songs. I Love the message of it - Be who you are, love who you love. And don't make what other people think of you such a priority because you are "damned if you do and damned if you don't." Also - don't take life overly seriously. Take time to just chill-out and follow wherever your heart leads you. Aka "follow your arrow, wherever it points." This song means so much to me and I Love Kacey and her whole album. Taylor Swift may just have to share the the throne for Country Queen very soon!
    LavenderDreamson January 31, 2014   Link

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