Dixie Chicks - Not Ready to Make Nice Lyrics

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Forgive, sounds good
Forget, I'm not sure I could
They say time heals everything
But I'm still waiting

I'm through with doubt
There's nothing left for me to figure out
I've paid a price, and I'll keep paying

I'm not ready to make nice
I'm not ready to back down
I'm still mad as hell, and I don't have time
To go 'round and 'round and 'round
It's too late to make it right
I probably wouldn't if I could
'Cause I'm mad as hell
Can't bring myself to do what it is
You think I should

I know you said
Can't you just get over it?
It turned my whole world around
And I kinda like it

I made my bed, and I sleep like a baby
With no regrets, and I don't mind saying
It's a sad, sad story
When a mother will teach her daughter
That she ought to hate a perfect stranger
And how in the world
Can the words that I said
Send somebody so over the edge
That they'd write me a letter
Saying that I better
Shut up and sing
Or my life will be over?

I'm not ready to make nice
I'm not ready to back down
I'm still mad as hell, and I don't have time
To go 'round and 'round and 'round
It's too late to make it right
I probably wouldn't if I could
'Cause I'm mad as hell
Can't bring myself to do what it is
You think I should

I'm not ready to make nice
I'm not ready to back down
I'm still mad as hell, and I don't have time
To go 'round and 'round and 'round
It's too late to make it right
I probably wouldn't if I could
'Cause I'm mad as hell
Can't bring myself to do what it is
You think I should, what it is you think I should
What it is you think I should

Forgive, sounds good
Forget, I'm not sure I could
They say time heals everything
But I'm still waiting

Track Listing
CD 1
  • 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


  • Credits
    publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
    writers: Dan Wilson, Emily Robison, Martha Maguire, Natalie Maines
    album: Track 3 in album Taking the Long Way
    release date: 2006-5-23
    popularity : 225 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Acoustic/Soft Rock/Pop Rock/Country Rock
    length: 3:59
    flute: Steve Kujala
    French horn: Brad Warnaar and Joe Meyer
    strings: Martie Maguire, Larry Corbett, Joel Derouin, Mario DeLeon, Matt Funes, Gerardo Hilera and Andrew Duckles
    strings arranger: David Campbell and Martie Maguire
    Album Information
    label: Columbia
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 828768073926
    script: Latin