It's a late, cool, autumn evening,
And the sunset melts into night.
With a v-twin throbbing beneath me,
And my head's spinning alright.
Ritchie and me - we started as kids
In a rock 'n' roll band on the street where we lived.
It's a long, hard, ride till the morning.
As the trees and wind start to sing,
Chains around your heart that bind
Break away and leave them behind.
Well, once there was a time in this rock 'n' roll dream,
This, here, town would be rip apart at the seams.
Now I'm out of money, and Billy's out of work;
Eddie's pushin' pencils for the county clerk.
Everybody's job is getting pushed out of town;
Life is just knockin' 'em down.
Boyhood dreams are run into the ground.
Long, dark, shadows hang over this town.
Cast away the chains that bleed.
Break away, and I leave you free.
Take my hand, come, leave with me.
As nighttime fades away
We'll ride the hills and desert sand;
Cross the barren land.
All the families have all gone.
Their jobs went before them I'm sure.
They knocked down the corner barber shop,
And put up a super, triple level, parking lot.
There once was a time you could vote for a man
Who wouldn't try and stick a gun in your hands.
So cut out all your talkin',
And make love with me through the night.
Chains around your heart that bind.
Break away, and leave them behind.
Just leave them behind.
Just leave them behind.
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Chains Around Your Heart Lyrics

Brian Setzer Orchestra – Chains Around Your Heart Lyrics