"Runnin' Just in Case" as written by and Gwen Sebastian Miranda Lambert....
There's trouble where I'm going but I'm gonna go there anyway
I hate Sunday mornings 'cause they always seem to start this way
I'm looking for a lighter, I already bought the cigarettes
Guess I picked me up a habit on my way out of Lafayette
Eastbound and down, I turn it up 'cause that's sure how I feel
My mind is racin' through the pines, my hands are shaky on the steering wheel
I'm going north on 59 but I know good and well I'm headed south
'Cause me and Birmingham don't have a history of working out

What I lost in Louisiana I found back in Alabama
But nobody ever taught me how to stay
It ain't love that I'm chasin' but I'm runnin' just in case

I ain't unpacked my suitcase since the day that I turned twenty-one
It's been a long ten years since then, it's getting kinda cumbersome
The first one and the last one and the one that's got my name in ink
The smoker and the filer and the one in every song I sing

What I lost in Lubbock, Texas I looked for in all the rest
But I guess no one ever taught me how to stay
It ain't love that I'm chasin' but I'm runnin' just in case

I carried him around with me, I don't mind having scars
Happiness ain't prison but there's freedom in a broken heart


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"Runnin' Just in Case" as written by Gwen Sebastian Miranda Lambert

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    General CommentI really don't know but...I relate to this song. It's a girl living fast but wants the best, you know, a good relationship with a good man. But she's a bit damaged. She's trying her best, but us girls who have big personalities an love smoking and drinking have a hard time.It's hard to get over being hard. You want love but you aren't sure. You're weary of promises and emotions because you know better. I'm a traveler who doesn't know how to stay, and i think I'm chasing love and home, but I'm not there yet. Thank you to Miranda who has made this real. I feel like her. I want those things, but i don't want them at the expense of myself
    kayla11664on November 29, 2016   Link

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