Tip of My Tongue

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The Civil Wars

The Civil Wars is a duo composed of singer-songwriters Joy Williams and John Paul White. The two met during a Nashville, Tennessee songwriting session in 2008. After releasing a live performance album and a four song EP, their full length album, Barton Hollow, was released in 2011. The band won the… more »

You're a red string tied to my finger 
A little love letter I carry with me
You're sun light, smoke rings and cigarettes 
Old lines and kisses from silver screens
Oh dear, never saw you coming 
Oh my, look what you have done
You're my favorite song

 Always on the tip of my tongue 
You own me with whispers like poetry 
Your mouth is a melody that I've memorized 
So sweet, I hear it echo
 Everywhere I go day and night 
Oh dear, never saw you coming 
Oh my, look what you have done
You're my favorite song
 Always on the tip of my tongue 

The tip of my tongue 
Oh dear, never saw you coming 
Oh my, look what you have done
You're my favorite song
 Always on
Oh dear, never saw you coming 
Oh my, look what you have done
You're my favorite song
 Always on the tip of my tongue

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