Trace Adkins Buy

FAVORITE (1 fan)

Trace Adkins

Tracy Darrell "Trace" Adkins (born January 13, 1962) is an American country music artist and actor. He made his debut in 1996 with the album Dreamin' Out Loud, released on Capitol Records Nashville. Since then, Adkins has released seven more studio albums and two Greatest Hits compilations. In addition, he has charted more than 20 singles on the Billboard country music charts, including the Number One hits "(This Ain't) No Thinkin' Thing", "Ladies Love Country Boys", and "You're Gonna Miss This", which peaked in 1997, 2007, and 2008, respectively. "I Left Something Turned on at Home" went to No. 1 on Canada's country chart. All but one of his studio albums have received gold or platinum certification in the United States; his highest-selling to date is 2005's… more »


 Become A Better Singer In Only 30 Days, With Easy Video Lessons!

Well they finally put that red light up in the heart of town
Took the stop sign down, it was shot up anyhow
One night I ran right through it in my Chevrolet
Both police cars came, but I got away

It was a boom town back in'62, 'til the coal ran out
And a drought came through, and they dammed the river
That we all used to fish
Population 405 and I made it 404 one night
And left the city limit sign layin' in the ditch
Run plumb over it, leavin' Metropolis

Well, I found myself in a big high-rise with a concrete yard
It ain't safe after dark, guess this ol' boy drove too far
Met a girl, fell in love, got married and she's due in May
Says we're gonna need more space, I said I know just the place

Where we can walk down to the country store
And we won't even have to lock our door
We can still get air and water there for free
She said that sounds good to me

It was a boom town back in '62, 'til the coal ran out
And a drought came through, and they dammed the river
That we all used to fish
Population 404 and when we pull in it'll be 3 more
And there's a city limit sign layin' in the ditch
That I need to fix, back in Metropolis
I'm almost in Metropolis
And I'm back in Metropolis

 The easy, fast & fun way to learn how to sing:


Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group

Lyrics Licensed & Provided by LyricFind

Discuss the Metropolis Lyrics with the community:



    Use the citation below to add these lyrics to your bibliography:


    "Metropolis Lyrics." STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 20 Jan. 2021. <>.

    Missing lyrics by Trace Adkins?

    Know any other songs by Trace Adkins? Don't keep it to yourself!

    Watch the song video


    194     3


    Are you a music master?

    Billy Corgan is the lead singer of which alternative rock band?
    • A. Grateful Dead
    • B. No Doubt
    • C. Smashing Pumpkins
    • D. Scorpions

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant explanation for any lyrics that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant explanation for any acronym or abbreviation that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Don't miss Trace Adkins's

    Upcoming Events

    • Wed • Apr 07 • 7:30 PM
      Packard Music Hall, Warren, OH
    • Sat • Apr 10 • 8:00 PM
      The Event Center at Hollywood Casino, Charles Town, WV
    • Fri • Apr 30 • 8:00 PM
      French Lick Resort, French Lick, IN
    • Fri • May 14 • 7:30 PM
      Spellman Amphitheater, Forney, TX
    • Fri • Jun 11 • 8:00 PM
      Penn's Peak, Jim Thorpe, PA
    Trace Adkins tracks

    On Radio Right Now


    Powered by

    Think you know music? Test your MusicIQ here!

    Movies in which is played


    • Batman Arkham Knight Volume 2
    • Justice League Throne of Atlantis