Father's Son Lyrics

3 Doors Down


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Bradley Kirk Arnold, Robert Todd Harrell, Christopher Lee Henderson, Matthew Darrick Roberts
album: Track 9 in album Seventeen Days
release date: 2005-2-8
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length: 4:13
editor: Kirk Kelsey, Tadpole
additional engineer: Kirk Kelsey, Tadpole
assistant engineer: Leslie Richter, Todd Schall
engineer: Johnny K.
banjo: Nick Hoffman
violin: Nick Hoffman
mix: Andy Wallace
producer: Johnny K.
background vocals: Kelley Norris, Janet Kenyon, Amy Owsley, Bekka Bramlett, Crystal Taliefero
writer: Todd Harrell, Brad Arnold, Matt Roberts

Cover Art


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In the glare of a neon sign
She laid her body down
The damned walked in beside her
And laid his money down

He said don't try to scream now
But I want this one to hurt
And tonight my pretty one
I'm gonna get my money's worth

He said they never listened
She said they'd never understand
That I don't this for pleasure
I just do it cause I can

I swear I didn't want to
And I swear I didn't know
That things like this could happen
To a seventeen year old

[Chorus]
And I've bundled up all these fears inside
And I've bottled up all of this pain
And no one or nothing can take this away
But I won't let it happen again
Never again

In the haze of a smokey room
He chokes that bottle down
It's been a month since her saw her face
Underneath the blood stained gown

He thinks about that little girl
And the one he has at home
And wonders what if that was my little girl
Walkin' down that road alone

[Chorus]
Never again
No

Maybe I'm just crazy or the devil got inside
Either way my soul is gone
And I'll end this all tonight
The one hand throws the whiskey
And the other throws the gun
As he cries out to the heavens
I am not my father's son

[Chorus]
Never again
No

Track Listing

  • 1 Right Where I Belong
  • 2 It's Not Me
  • 3 Let Me Go
  • 4 Be Somebody
  • 5 Landing in London
  • 6 The Real Life
  • 7 Behind Those Eyes
  • 8 Never Will I Break
  • 9 Father's Son
  • 10 Live for Today
  • 11 My World
  • 12 Here by Me