Emma Coupe

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Emma Coupe

Verse 1.

We grew up in a battered little town
Forgotten by folks who couldn't wait to get out
And never look back
Desperate to erase the past
But I didn't make the grade
Missed my chance to escape
Left behind, with you no longer by my side
I'll admit that it hurt at the time

I'm always counting the days
Until you come home again

Chorus.

Daydreaming you and I could have made it as a couple
That you might want to be with me in our loved-up little bubble
Every Christmas, New Year and Valentines
As I walk by your old place
I hope to see your smiling face
Looking back at mine

Verse 2.

Well there's not much changed in these old streets
Anyone still here now is here for keeps
This is their home
No need to move on
But I'd leave to be with you
Do anything you ask me to
Instead I'm left behind
With you no longer by my side
Okay, I'll admit it hurts me all the time

Always counting the days
Until you come home again

Repeat Chorus

Always counting the days
Until you come home again
Think I need to move on

Move On

Verse 1.

I always took the long way round
Never one to take a direct route
I love the back roads
They speak to my soul

Verse 2.

I saw the most beautiful sights
Took my time and enjoyed the ride
Along the back roads
That's where I struck gold

Chorus.

Folk always in a rush
I don't have time for that
Stuck in a rut
I prefer to head off track
Life always moves too quickly
I'd rather take it slow
And always take the back roads anywhere I go

Verse 3.

I always took the long way round
Never one to take a direct route
I love the back roads
They speak to my soul

Bridge

Don't let anyone hurry you along
This is your life, you've got one shot
Write your own song.

The Back Roads

Verse 1.

Covered up my rear view mirror 'cause I ain't lookin' back this time
Not sure where I'm headed but I know it's gonna be a long drive
Full tank of gas to put some distance between us
I know you're thinkin' that I really don't mean it
But believe me, I'm no longer under your spell

Chorus.

Dodged another bullet
Had a lucky escape
One more bite of that apple
Might have sealed my fate
But now I'm makin' a new life, happy and free
I'm just right where I wanna be
It's a sweet little place called 'Anywhere but with you'

Verse 2.

Slow and steady wins the race but with you it was a white-knuckle ride
Ridin' rapids doesn't cut it for me, glad I've seen the light
I've lived so close to the edge and now I'm finally crossing' over
The barricade known as you, I've cut those strings, I'm gone forever
I'm no longer hangin' on at your beck and call

Bridge

If there's one thing that I've learned
It's that where love is concerned
Even the powerful fall
But I'm takin' back control
Watch me soar

Anywhere But With You


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Verse 1.

We grew up in a battered little town
Forgotten by folks who couldn't wait to get out
And never look back
Desperate to erase the past
But I didn't make the grade
Missed my chance to escape
Left behind, with you no longer by my side
I'll admit that it hurt at the time

I'm always counting the days
Until you come home again

Chorus.

Daydreaming you and I could have made it as a couple
That you might want to be with me in our loved-up little bubble
Every Christmas, New Year and Valentines
As I walk by your old place
I hope to see your smiling face
Looking back at mine

Verse 2.

Well there's not much changed in these old streets
Anyone still here now is here for keeps
This is their home
No need to move on
But I'd leave to be with you
Do anything you ask me to
Instead I'm left behind
With you no longer by my side
Okay, I'll admit it hurts me all the time

Always counting the days
Until you come home again

Repeat Chorus

Always counting the days
Until you come home again
Think I need to move on

Move On

Verse 1.

I always took the long way round
Never one to take a direct route
I love the back roads
They speak to my soul

Verse 2.

I saw the most beautiful sights
Took my time and enjoyed the ride
Along the back roads
That's where I struck gold

Chorus.

Folk always in a rush
I don't have time for that
Stuck in a rut
I prefer to head off track
Life always moves too quickly
I'd rather take it slow
And always take the back roads anywhere I go

Verse 3.

I always took the long way round
Never one to take a direct route
I love the back roads
They speak to my soul

Bridge

Don't let anyone hurry you along
This is your life, you've got one shot
Write your own song.

The Back Roads

Verse 1.

Covered up my rear view mirror 'cause I ain't lookin' back this time
Not sure where I'm headed but I know it's gonna be a long drive
Full tank of gas to put some distance between us
I know you're thinkin' that I really don't mean it
But believe me, I'm no longer under your spell

Chorus.

Dodged another bullet
Had a lucky escape
One more bite of that apple
Might have sealed my fate
But now I'm makin' a new life, happy and free
I'm just right where I wanna be
It's a sweet little place called 'Anywhere but with you'

Verse 2.

Slow and steady wins the race but with you it was a white-knuckle ride
Ridin' rapids doesn't cut it for me, glad I've seen the light
I've lived so close to the edge and now I'm finally crossing' over
The barricade known as you, I've cut those strings, I'm gone forever
I'm no longer hangin' on at your beck and call

Bridge

If there's one thing that I've learned
It's that where love is concerned
Even the powerful fall
But I'm takin' back control
Watch me soar

Anywhere But With You

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Verse 1.

We grew up in a battered little town
Forgotten by folks who couldn't wait to get out
And never look back
Desperate to erase the past
But I didn't make the grade
Missed my chance to escape
Left behind, with you no longer by my side
I'll admit that it hurt at the time

I'm always counting the days
Until you come home again

Chorus.

Daydreaming you and I could have made it as a couple
That you might want to be with me in our loved-up little bubble
Every Christmas, New Year and Valentines
As I walk by your old place
I hope to see your smiling face
Looking back at mine

Verse 2.

Well there's not much changed in these old streets
Anyone still here now is here for keeps
This is their home
No need to move on
But I'd leave to be with you
Do anything you ask me to
Instead I'm left behind
With you no longer by my side
Okay, I'll admit it hurts me all the time

Always counting the days
Until you come home again

Repeat Chorus

Always counting the days
Until you come home again
Think I need to move on

Move On

Verse 1.

I always took the long way round
Never one to take a direct route
I love the back roads
They speak to my soul

Verse 2.

I saw the most beautiful sights
Took my time and enjoyed the ride
Along the back roads
That's where I struck gold

Chorus.

Folk always in a rush
I don't have time for that
Stuck in a rut
I prefer to head off track
Life always moves too quickly
I'd rather take it slow
And always take the back roads anywhere I go

Verse 3.

I always took the long way round
Never one to take a direct route
I love the back roads
They speak to my soul

Bridge

Don't let anyone hurry you along
This is your life, you've got one shot
Write your own song.

The Back Roads

Verse 1.

Covered up my rear view mirror 'cause I ain't lookin' back this time
Not sure where I'm headed but I know it's gonna be a long drive
Full tank of gas to put some distance between us
I know you're thinkin' that I really don't mean it
But believe me, I'm no longer under your spell

Chorus.

Dodged another bullet
Had a lucky escape
One more bite of that apple
Might have sealed my fate
But now I'm makin' a new life, happy and free
I'm just right where I wanna be
It's a sweet little place called 'Anywhere but with you'

Verse 2.

Slow and steady wins the race but with you it was a white-knuckle ride
Ridin' rapids doesn't cut it for me, glad I've seen the light
I've lived so close to the edge and now I'm finally crossing' over
The barricade known as you, I've cut those strings, I'm gone forever
I'm no longer hangin' on at your beck and call

Bridge

If there's one thing that I've learned
It's that where love is concerned
Even the powerful fall
But I'm takin' back control
Watch me soar

Anywhere But With You


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Music and writing are my great loves. I have only very recently found the courage to allow others to see any of my work and hope that someone may enjoy my words.

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