A Better Way Song Lyrics and Chords

The Mavericks

A Better Way

 

A Better Way Song Lyrics and Chords by The Mavericks

 

A Better Way
Recorded by The Mavericks
Written by Raul Malo
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We spent the night in a  
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hobo town like a  
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pair of run
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aways
 
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lit a fire and  
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sang the songs we  
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learned from yesterday
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Settled down and  
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built a house with  
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our own sweatin’  
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hands
 
What  
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happened next I’ll  
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never know or  
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never 
 
understand
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Finished with my  
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working day and  
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headed straight for  
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home
 
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looked inside the  
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bedroom door and  
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you were not  
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alone
 
Well I hope you find a  
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better way to  
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get through my front  
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door
 
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roads you take don’t  
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let you see I don’t  
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love you anymore
 
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if you find a  
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broken heart some
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where along the  
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way
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Don’t you dare  
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pick it up it’ll  
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mend itself some
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day
 
You thought my life was  
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over now well  
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honey you thought  
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wrong
 
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found myself some
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one to love who’ll  
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love me all night long
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All the things you  
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left behind I  
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threw them all  
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away
 
You  
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never cared  
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enough about the  
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things I had to  
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say
repeat #2 x2

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song A Better Way?
– The song A Better Way was sang by The Mavericks.

 

Who is The Mavericks?
– The Mavericks are an American country music band that combine Tex-Mex, neotraditional country music, Latin, and rockabilly influences. The Mavericks were founded in 1989 in Miami, Florida. Between 1991 and 2003, the band recorded six studio albums, in addition to charting 14 singles on the Billboard country charts. Their highest-peaking American single was 1996’s “All You Ever Do Is Bring Me Down”, a collaboration with accordionist Flaco Jiménez. They are best known in the UK for their 1998 single “Dance the Night Away”, which spent 18 weeks on the chart, peaking at number 4. In 1996, The Mavericks won a Grammy Award for the song “Here Comes the Rain”.
The band split up in 2000, reuniting in 2003-2004 before splitting up again. During the period 2001-2011, lead singer Raul Malo released six solo albums. Bass player Robert Reynolds and keyboardist Jerry Dale McFadden co-founded the ‘supergroup’ SWAG, along with Ken Coomer of Wilco, Tom Petersson of Cheap Trick, and Doug Powell.
In 2012, the band announced plans for several reunion festival dates. Shortly after, they were offered a record deal by Big Machine Records. Their reunion album In Time, was released in February 2013. Since then, the group has recorded and toured regularly.

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