Fires of Pompeii (We Should Walk Away)

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I caught you looking at me
From across that room
Like the fires of Pompeii
The air began to burn

Your eyes met mine,
They're the brightest blue
So crystalline
And the next thing I knew

Chorus
There's a million reasons this should work
Unless we're buried in ashes
You're not him and I can't replace her
So there's a likelihood we'll both get hurt
There's a likelihood we'll both get burned
We should walk away
Just walk away

We were dancing in circles
While the band played on
Like two constellations
Trying to outrun the sun

When we finally met
And it all fell away
Like time stood still
My heart wanted to stay

Chorus

Between shots of tequila
And the stories you told
We're courting with disaster
If one of us should fold

Now it's 2am
And time to go home
Maybe its for the best
If we pretend we never met?

Chorus

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from Plotting the Constellations, track released February 3, 2017
Nichole Wagner: Vocals
Justin Douglas: Guitars, Mandolin
Josh Flowers: Bass
Mike Meadows: Drums

Produced, engineered, mixed and mastered by Justin Douglas at King Electric Recording in Austin, Texas.
Assistant Engineer: Schivona Johnson

Written by Nichole Wagner (Star Catcher Music/ASCAP) & Kristin Kirkpatrick

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