Black Tie Affair

Song Length 5:12 Genre Folk - Country, Folk - General
Tempo Medium Slow (91 - 110) Lead Vocal Male Vocal
Mood Heartbreaking, Depressing Subject Addiction, Heartbreak
Similar Artists Eric Clapton, Hank Williams Language English
Era 2000 and later

Lyrics

"Black Tie Affair"
Copyright 2006
(All rights reserved)
Kevin W. Peery & Kenny Marshall (ASCAP)
Marshall Peery Publishing (ASCAP)

I hear that lonsome whisper
Since you've been gone

Howlin' names out loud
Across our front lawn

A ghost from the end
Cloaked over my guilt

A constant reminder
Of the pain I built


This fool carried on
With another back then
A selfish reflection
Of way back when
A "Black Tie Affair"
Is what started it all

The fire is out
Only ashes now
You moved on
and I lost how
A "Black Tie Affair"
It's a long, hard fall



I fell from grace
Like a shooting star

Everything that remained
I drank away at the bar

This green glass bottle
Holds me here in a room

Locked up thinkin'
Been drunk since noon



REPEAT CHORUS-------

Music Break---


Every drink I take
Is crowned in hurt

Diggin' my grave
Knee deep in dirt

The red soil speaks
Of where good folks go

For me, it's uncertain
Only GOD..knows

REPEAT CHORUS-----

Copyright 2006
(All rights reserved)
Marshall/Peery Publishing (ASCAP)

Lyrics Kevin W. Peery (ASCAP) Music Kenny Marshall (ASCAP)
Producer Marshall/Peery Publisher Marshall/Peery Publishing (ASCAP)
Performance Kenny Marshall Label Marshall/Peery

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