Everybody Knows Lyrics

Dixie Chicks


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Martha Maguire, Natalie Maines, Emily Robison, Gary Louris
album: Track 8 in album Taking the Long Way
release date: 2006-5-23
popularity : 5 users have visited this page.
length: 4:19

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Tell me now, if you came sneaking up behind
Would you know me and see behind the smile?
I can change like colors on a wall
Hoping no one else will find what lies beneath it all
I think I hide it all so well

[Chorus]
Stepping out, everyone can see my face
All the things I can't erase from my life
Everybody knows
Standing out so you won't forget my name
That's the way we play this game of life
Everybody knows

Looking through the crowd
I search for something else
But every time I turn around
I run into myself
Here I stand
Consumed with my surroundings
Just another day
Of everybody looking
I swore they'd never see me cry
You'll never see me cry

[Chorus]

You say I'll pay the price
That's the chance that I'll take
Though you may think I'm telling lies
But I just call it getting by

Stepping out, everyone can see my face
All the things I can't erase from my life
Everybody knows

Standing out so you won't forget my name
That's the way we play this game of life
Everybody knows I am just barely getting by

Track Listing

  • 1 The Long Way Around
  • 2 Easy Silence
  • 3 Not Ready to Make Nice
  • 4 Everybody Knows
  • 5 Bitter End
  • 6 Lullaby
  • 7 Lubbock or Leave It
  • 8 Silent House
  • 9 Favorite Year
  • 10 Voice Inside My Head
  • 11 I Like It
  • 12 Baby Hold On
  • 13 So Hard
  • 14 I Hope