Last One Standing
Lemonade
If You Were My Girl
What If
I'll Die Trying
November
Fishin' in the Dark
You're Like Coming Home
Take It From Me
Waitin' on Me
Running Back To You
Simple Miracles
Still Got Yesterday
Rescued (Bonus)





Last One Standing
(Richard Marx/Fee Waybill)

Queen of the night
Life of the party
It's all an illusion
You can't hide that big a heartache
So stop the delusion
Waitin' for someone's rescue
My arms are right here for you

Chorus:
Through the wind and the rain
Through the laughter and pain
Count on me
And when life isn't fair
And there's nobody there, I will be
In a world of pretenders
I am your defender
(I'll never surrender)
And when it all comes down
(Yeah, when it all comes down)
I'll be the last one standing

This is for life
Don't ever doubt it
I've already fallin'
Love is alive
So stand up and shout it
Cause destiny's calling
The others who stand behind me
They don't look nothing like me

(Repeat Chorus)

Waitin' for someone's rescue
My arms are right here for you

(Repeat Chorus)

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Lemonade
(Hillary Lindsey/Blair Daly/Troy Verges)

Called in sick to the coffee shop
Said let's go someplace the weather is hot
Bought two plane tickets and called the yellow cab
Drank all our money in beach side bars
Took pictures of each other smoking cheap cigars
Stole a blanket from the hotel room and slept on the sand

We held the world like a glass of lemonade
It tasted sweet, oh man, we had it made

Chorus:
Didn't we laugh, weren't we brave?
Wasn't it cool, acting like fools
With nothing in our way
Picture in a frame, deep blue sky
You and I, stuck in time, like we would never fade
Baby, why'd we have to change?

Did we get older, too grown up
To do anything, just because
Just because we just don't give a damn?
Oh, when did we get so serious
What happened to that part of us?
Baby can you help me, I just don't understand

We held the world like a glass of lemonade
Tasted sweet, oh man, we had it made

(Repeat chorus)

Look at us in that photograph, so beautifully naive
I want it back

(Repeat chorus)

Let's call in sick, leave this town
Don't matter where we go, let's just go now
I'm thirsty for a glass of lemonade

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If You Were My Girl
(Richard Marx/David Cole/Pat Allingham/Patrick Bourque/ Danick Dupelle/Brad Mates/Mike Melancon)


I watch the way he looks at you
He don't see you like I do
He never speaks the words I long to say

He don't know that what he's got
Is everything I'll ever want
I can't keep this inside one more day

Chorus:
If you were my girl
My feet would never touch the ground
If you were my girl
My heart would shout your name out loud
I could conquer the world
If you were my girl

You're the prayer I pray when I'm on my knees
The oxygen that lets me breathe
The flame that burns inside me all the time

Every note of a beautiful melody
The perfect rhyme in poetry
Baby, you are everything but mine

Chorus 2:
If you were my girl
My feet would never touch the ground
If you were my girl
My heart would shout your name out loud
There's nothing that I could not do
If it was you I came home to
I could conquer the world
If you were my girl

Baby, I swear this flame will burn eternally
So keep your eyes open, jump on in
You will see what you need is me
If you were my girl

Oh, I'd never want to see you cry
You're with him and I don't know why
What a different world
If you were my girl

I would conquer the world
If you were my girl

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What If
(Jeffrey Steele/Steve Robson)

Boxed in, feel small
Four walls closing in again
Just like clockwork
On a line, too long
Hung out, drier than the desert sand
And I just don't feel like, the stars are lined
The world is mine, the time is right
But what if? Yeah, what if...

Chorus:
This is that one day
The one that you always say
If it ever came along
You'd never let it get away
Just like a last dance
There's never a second chance
To hold on, so hold on
What if this is that one day?

It's so hard to see your dreams you're building
Crashing down fast just like dominoes
You can't hide on rooftops from raindrops 
So spread your wings and soak it up
Before it gets too late and
It's easier to quit the game and hide your pain
But what if? Yeah, what if...

(Repeat chorus)

Oh ya never know
Oh ya never know
No, you never really know
What if? Yeah, what if...

(Repeat chorus)

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I'll Die Trying
(Jeremy Stover/Steve Bogard)

You've been livin' way too long, in broken promise land
Your dreams crushed and shattered like a million grains of sand
I'd love to be your redemption, but I am just a man
I may never be a hero, but I'm a rock you can lean on

Chorus:
If I don't love you like you deserve
If I don't stop every tear you're crying
If I don't make your life a heaven on this earth
I'll die trying, I'll die trying

I'll listen to your secret prayer and share your deepest wish
Search for a hundred years just to find the perfect kiss
Everything within my power, there's nothing I won't give
To be that man in your life
That takes what's wrong and makes it right

(Repeat chorus)

I may never be a hero, I'm a rock you can lean on

(Repeat chorus)

I'll die trying

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November
(Angelo/Brett James)

She was sittin' on a park bench
Feedin' pigeons on Beacon Hill
I was takin' my dog Jack out for a run
We had a little time to kill

I still don't know if it was Jack or me
That somehow caught her eye
But the next thing I knew we were sittin' there talkin'
Laughin' into the night

And from that moment on
She never left my side
Those autumn nights were long
She was the first love of my life

Chorus:
I still can feel the softness of her hair
Fallin' on my face
My arms all around her
There's always somethin' 'bout this time of year
That takes me to that place
And I remember
(Yes, I remember)
November
Oh yeah

She was workin' her way through school
Waitin' tables at the Hungry Eye
I was playin' a club down on the waterfront
Afterward she'd come by

Around 3 AM we'd grab some takeout
In the heart of Chinatown
And we'd hang out and stay up all night long
Just talkin' and messin' around

I never would have dreamed
We'd ever say goodbye
She felt like the sun to me
On those cold November nights

(Repeat chorus)

Lookin' back I can't explain
What happened on that dark December day
I guess we were just two kids
Going different ways

(Repeat chorus)

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Fishin' In The Dark
(Jim Photoglow/Wendy Waldman)

Lazy yellow moon comin' up tonite
Shinin' thru the trees,
Crickets are singin' and lightning bugs
Are floatin on the breeze
Baby get ready...

Across the field where the creek turns back by the ol' stump road
I'm gonna take you to a special place that nobody knows
Baby get ready

Chorus:
Oooooooh,
You and me going fishing in the dark,
Lying on our backs and counting the stars
Where the cool grass grows.
Down by the river in the full moon light,
We'll be fallin' in love in the middle of the night
Just movin' slow...
Stayin' the whole night through, feels so good to be with you

Spring is almost over and the summer's comin'
The days are gettin' long
Waited all winter for the time to be right, just to take you along
Baby get ready.

And it don't matter if we sit forever and the fish don't bite
Jump in the river and cool ourselves from the heat of the night
Baby get ready

(Repeat Chorus 3x)

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You're Like Coming Home
(Brandon Kinney/Brian Dean Maher/Jeremy Stover)

Ridin' restless under a broken sky
Weary traveler, something missin' inside
Always lookin' for a reason to turn around

Desperate for a little peace of mind
Just a bit of what I left behind
Well, I found it now
Oh, you're like coming home

Chorus:
You're like a Sunday morning, pleasin' my eyes
You're a mid-summer's dream under a star-soaked sky
That peaceful, easy feelin' at the end of a long, long road
You're like comin' home
You're like comin' home
You're like comin' home

Go ahead let your hair fall down
The wanderlust is gone now
Here in your arms
I'm safe from the world again

These are the days that can't be erased
Baby, there isn't a better place
You're like Heaven
Oh, you're like comin' home

(Repeat Chorus)

Oh...
You're that innocence
That serenity
That long lost part of me

You're like a Sunday morning, pleasin' my eyes
You're a mid-summer's dream under a star-soaked sky
That peaceful, easy feelin' at the end of a long, long road

(Repeat Chorus)

Oh, you're like comin' home

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Take It From Me
(Stephanie Lewis/Tommy Lee Jones)

You can't hide what you feel
It's in the words you don't say
When it's right and it's real, it shines through anyway
Go ahead see if you heart doesn't fall
You know it's already too late
Yeah, you just go on and you act nonchalent
I know what you need and I know what you want

Chorus:
If you're wanting a love that's forever
Take it from me, take it from me
I know we could be so good together, take it from me
This is something we don't want to live life without
Believe me, I know what I'm talking about
I want to be with you and give you love that you need
Take it from me

Stop the wind, stop the rain
Stop this thing if you can
Try to stop a runaway train
You'll see that it's out of our hands
Some things are bigger than both of us, baby
Sometimes you have to let go
Oh, and run with the feeling that brought us this far
I know who I am and I know who you are

(Repeat chorus)

Take me right now, take me into your arms
I know what you need and I know what you want

Chorus 2:
If you're wanting a love that's forever
Take it from me, take it from me
I want be with you and give you the love that you need
Take it from me, take it from me

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Waitin' On Me
(Brad Mates/Bobby Pinson)

Let me set you straight
Just in case there's a trace of doubt
Since you came along
I know what it's all about

If it were up to me, I know it's not, but if it was
We'd skip formality and we would be in love

Chorus:
Baby, are you thinkin' what I'm thinkin'
'Cause I'm thinkin', maybe, we could make it, you and me
Come a little closer, hand your heart over and see
Precious time's a wastin', baby, if you're waitin' on me

Girl, I've never been torn up turned inside out
I'm feelin' a feelin that I never have felt til now

If it were up to me, I know it's not, but if it was
We'd skip formality and we would be in love

(Repeat Chorus) 

To be the one you run to when your tears fall down
I'll always be there for you like I am right now... 

(Repeat Chorus)

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Running Back to You
(Richard Marx)

I haven't been myself these days
Trying to see through a deep blue haze
Wondering if my life will ever be the same
And I know the giving in is easier than startin' over again
Don't expect to hear me call your name

Chorus:
I'll shout at the walls, hold my breath 'til I fall
But it won't get the better of me
I'll live with the pain until all that remains is a memory
Where you used to be
Goin' nowhere fast, with my foot on the gas
Howlin' at the moon
But I won't come running on back to you

I bet you think I'm drinking too much
Spend every moment longing for your touch
That I'm in little bitty pieces on the floor
Well, I've made up mind this'll be the last time
And you held me to my word
The night you walked our future out that door

(Repeat chorus)

Don't ask me where we went wrong
You were weak, baby, now I must be strong... yeah

Chorus 2:
I'll shout at the walls, hold my breath 'til I fall
But it won't get the better of me
I'll live with the pain until all that remains is a memory
Where you used to be
I won't back down when you come back around
No matter what you do
But I won't come running on back to you

No, It won't get the better of me
I'll live with the pain until all that remains is a memory
Where you used to be
Goin' nowhere fast with my foot on the gas
Howlin' at the moon
But I won't come running on back to you

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Simple Miracles
(Richard Marx/Gary Harrison)

When I got up this morning, you were still asleep
Then the rain tapped on my window, if reminding me
To make out a list of every single gift
That you give me everyday

Chorus:
It's a dream that never dies
It's the wonder if your eyes
It's the magic in your touch
Every star and every wish
I wake each day and live
A life that's filled with simple miracles

Sometimes in the madness, I tend to forget
And I take your love for granted
I should hold you close instead
Let me say right now, so there's no doubt
All the things you are to me

(Repeat chorus)

And as time goes by the more that I find
That my life is in much bigger hands than mine

(Repeat chorus)

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Still Got Yesterday
(Brad Mates/Greg Barnhill)

She was the love of my life, back in '95
We hardly spent a day and night apart
We were victims of a lonely heart
I remember that day, it all went away
When I think about it even now
I find a reason to smile, somehow

Chorus:
'Cause I've still got yesterday, running wild, yesterday
When I close my eyes I drift away
Back where I come from
Today may not be fair and tomorrow may not be there
But I've still got yesterday

Zack was the one to hang around
We used to drive through town
With all the girls in his daddy's car
Said he was going to be a big league star
But it was raining one night and he didn't see the red light
Now there's a stone where he used to be
And everybody cries but me

(Repeat chorus)

I've heard people say
You learn the future by the past
If it's any indication then I'm looking back

Chorus 2:
'Cause I've still got yesterday, running wild, yesterday
When I close my eyes I drift away
Back where I come from
Yesterday, when we had our dreams, yesterday, loud and free
I steal away and I find that summer sun
Today may not be fair and tomorrow may not be there
But I've still got yesterday

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Rescued
(Brett James/Tom McHugh/Bryan Wayne)

I was bouncing around
Like a bottle out on the waves
About to go under
About to get swept away
Take it from me
I was lost as a man could be

Chorus:
When you came
And you saved
A drowning man in an ocean of pain
When you gave me your heart to hold onto
Baby, I'm rescued

It's an empty feeling
That fills your soul
When you've got nobody, you're left out in the cold
I still can't believe
How you reached out to me

(Repeat Chorus)

Now even on the darkest night
Oh, I'm never alone
Your love is a guiding light
Leading me home

When you gave me your heart to hold onto
And I'm holding onto you
Baby I'm rescued
Baby I'm rescued
Yeah, I'm holding on to you

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