I once met a young girl filled with fire,
That saw through my front to this shell of a man
She knew I'd be a handful from the start,
This strong willed woman had an angels heart
The holes in these wings don't allow me to fly
So you'd better brace for a life of pain,
And if fate is the path to this better life
Somehow I feel you'll never see the faces change

[Chorus]
Through thick and thin,
She stood by you
She held the key to my broken heart

I look back and wonder,
Sit and ponder.
How I could have ever neglected you.
For the blood soaked soil on the old ball field,
I gambled on a hand I wasn't ready to lose
But if the tables were turned and I faced the troubles,
Tough times and struggles I put you through
I'd of been there as you were through heartache and hardship
My life and my love are pledged to you.

[Chorus]

Remember the nights she waited and wondered,
fused to a myth that it had taken it's toll.
But this Godless man has mended his way,
Never again will she be alone.

I remember it well,
Still I always knew that she was destined to be my bride
This woman had pride, She was full of life.
I could see the passion in her eyes.
She thought she found a man,
But she fell for the devil
An evil monster in disguise.
Now I'll honor and obey,
Forever stay.
True to you, my Irish rose

[Chorus]


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Upstarts & Broken Hearts Lyrics as written by Matthew Edward Kelly Ken Casey

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    This is just a really well written song by an awesome band!

    XxemoflowxXon May 18, 2002   Link
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    OI OI OI

    kevindeboeckon March 14, 2003   Link
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    Yeah, I think it is about Ken Casey and his wife...I heard that somewhere...it is a great song and when they go for it the Murphys can really kick out some good love songs.

    Madcappunkon April 15, 2003   Link
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    This song reminds me of my girl every time I hear it.

    Dropkick_Roveron May 05, 2005   Link

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