David Ryan Adams (born November 5, 1974) is an American alt-country and rock singer-songwriter.
I want to make sure I'm with a girl that's a good kisser, and that when I wake up, I have coffee and a cigarette. That's all I really want out of life. That, and world domination.
want, girl, good, kisser, when, wake, coffee, cigarette, life
My lifestyle changed when this wonderful person came into my life. I couldn't sleep for years. All of a sudden, I don't know why or how, but I slept.
lifestyle, changed, when, wonderful, person, life, couldn't, sleep, years
I quit drinking every night, at 1:30 A.M.
quit, drinking, night
It’s like—I don’t know, sometimes it’s like chasing a pretty girl on the beach. And things I never thought I could do…I can do.
likeI, know, sometimes, chasing, pretty, girl, beach, things, never
If I had a reed made of lightening I could blow the sax all night... I don't know where one would acquire a reed made of lightening but I would imagine that Bill Clinton has one.
reed, lightening, blow, sax, night, know, one, acquire, imagine
"Most of my songs are about ladies. This one's about ladies metaphorically. There are some of my songs that are about the power of lightening.
Most, songs, ladies, metaphorically, There, power, lightening
And I'm tired of living here in this hotel,Snow and the rain falling through the sheets.In fact, I'm tired of 23rd Street.Strung out like some Christmas lightsOut there in the Chelsea night.
tired, living, here, rain, falling, fact, 23rd, Christmas, there
I should've died a hundred thousand times,Teetering stoned off the side of a building.Nobody loved me and nobody even triedYou can't hang on to something that won't stop moving.Singing and dancing to them nighttime songs.
should've, died, hundred, thousand, stoned, side, loved, me, nobody
She's got the brown eyes, yeah, and they're pretty as hell,And they'll burn through your shirt if you're holding her still.She's got a lighter, and a lit cigarette,And if you're making her smile, that's just as high as you can get.
brown, eyes, pretty, hellAnd, burn, shirt, holding, lighter, lit
I would've held your mother's hand on the day you was born.She runs through my veins like a long black river and rattles my cage like a thunderstorm.
would've, hand, day, you, runs, veins, long, black, river
See her smiling at him? That used to be me, and I could find her in a thunderstorm just by the way that the rain would fall.
See, smiling, him, used, me, find, thunderstorm, rain, fall
They carved your name into a stone and then they put it in the ground.I run my fingers through the grooves when no one's around,Drink till I'm sick and I talk to myself in the dog days of the summer.Then I feel you coming but I don't know how...
carved, name, stone, then, run, fingers, grooves, when, sick
I feel just like a mapWithout a single place to go of interestAnd I'm further north than southIf I could shut my mouthShe'd probably like this.
feel, single, place, north, shut
These things inside me, they repeat like broken recordsSpinning pretty things behind my eyesAnd when I can't look at youI can paint your picture perfectly in my mindAnd when I get oldI'm gonna miss you all the time.
things, inside, me, repeat, broken, pretty, behind, eyesAnd, when
All the sweetest winds they blow across the south
sweetest, winds, blow, across, south
While the things I do kill me, they just tell me to relax
While, things, kill, me, tell, relax
Words may move but they’re never moving fast enough
Words, may, move, never, moving, fast, enough
Bring you down, can't bring you downBring you down, can't hear the soundRun through the river and head to townPretty little moon with it's head hung downChin up. Cheer up.
you, down, can't, hear, river, head, little, moon, hung
Do you remember stormy winter?Well button up your coat, one's comin' soon
you, remember, stormy, button, coat, comin', soon
The night destroys the sun
night, destroys, sun
Sleep now and your angels will come, dear
Sleep, now, angels
Bad nights lead to better days
Bad, nights, lead, better, days
One night at the diner over eggs,Over easy she showed me the length of her legs,But that gold plated cross on her neck, it was realAnd you don't get that kind of money from pushing a meal.
One, night, diner, over, easy, showed, me, length, legsBut
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