NF – How Could You Leave Us

NF – How Could You Leave Us

August 20, 2019 100 By Stanley Isaacs


♪ ♪ ♪ HOW COULD YOU
LEAVE US SO UNEXPECTED? ♪ ♪ WE WERE
WAITING, WE WERE WAITING ♪ ♪ FOR YOU BUT YOU JUST LEFT US ♪ ♪ WE NEEDED YOU, I NEEDED YOU ♪ ♪ YO, I DON’T KNOW WHAT IT’S
LIKE TO BE ADDICTED TO PILLS ♪ ♪ BUT I DO KNOW WHAT IT’S
LIKE TO BE A WITNESS IT KILLS ♪ ♪ MAMA TOLD ME SHE LOVE ME,
I’M THINKING THIS ISN’T REAL ♪ ♪ I THINK OF YOU WHEN
I GET A WHIFF OF THAT
CIGARETTE SMELL, YEAH ♪ ♪ WELCOME TO THE
BOTTOM OF HELL ♪ ♪ THEY SAY PAIN IS A
PRISON, LET ME OUT OF MY CELL ♪ ♪ YOU SAY YOU PROUD OF ME, BUT
YOU DON’T KNOW ME THAT WELL ♪ ♪ SIT IN MY ROOM, TEARS RUNNING
DOWN MY FACE AND I YELL ♪ ♪ INTO MY PILLOWCASES, YOU
SAY YOU COMING TO GET US ♪ ♪ THEN CALL ‘EM A
MINUTE LATER JUST TO TELL
US YOU NOT, I’M HUMILIATED ♪ ♪ I’M IN A ROOM WITH A PARENT
THAT I DON’T BARELY KNOW ♪ ♪ SOME LADY IN THE
CORNER WATCHING US,
WHILE SHE TAKING NOTES ♪ ♪ I DON’T GET IT
MOM, DON’T YOU WANT TO
WATCH YOUR BABIES GROW? ♪ ♪ I GUESS THAT PILLS
ARE MORE IMPORTANT, ALL
YOU HAVE TO SAY IS NO ♪ ♪ BUT YOU WON’T DO IT WILL
YOU? YOU GON’ KEEP POPPING
‘TIL THOSE PILLS KILL YOU ♪ ♪ I KNOW YOU GONE BUT
I CAN STILL FEEL YOU ♪ ♪ WHY WOULD YOU LEAVE US?
WHY WOULD YOU LEAVE US HERE? ♪ ♪ HOW COULD YOU LEAVE US HERE? ♪ ♪ HOW WOULD YOU LEAVE US?
WHY WOULD YOU LEAVE US? ♪ ♪ OH, HEY ♪ ♪ I GOT THIS PICTURE IN
MY ROOM AND IT KILLS ME ♪ ♪ BUT I DON’T NEED A PICTURE OF
MY MOM, I NEED THE REAL THING ♪ ♪ NOW A RELATIONSHIP IS
SOMETHING WE WON’T EVER HAVE ♪ ♪ WHY DO I FEEL LIKE I LOST
SOMETHING THAT I NEVER HAD? ♪ ♪ YOU SHOULDA BEEN
THERE WHEN I GRADUATED ♪ ♪ TOLD ME YOU LOVE ME
AND CONGRATULATIONS ♪ ♪ INSTEAD YOU LEFT US
AT THE WINDOW WAITING ♪ ♪ WHERE YOU AT
MOM? WE’RE TOO YOUNG TO
UNDERSTAND WHERE YOU AT HUH? ♪ ♪ YEAH, I KNOW THOSE
DRUGS GOT YOU HELD CAPTIVE ♪ ♪ I CAN SEE IT IN YOUR EYES,
THEY GOT YOUR MIND CAPTURED ♪ ♪ SOME SAY IT’S FUN TO GET THE
HIGH BUT I AM NOT LAUGHING ♪ ♪ WHAT YOU DON’T REALIZE
AND WHAT YOU NOT GRASPING ♪ ♪ THAT I WAS NOTHING BUT A
KID WHO COULDN’T UNDERSTAND ♪ ♪ I AIN’T GON’ SAY
THAT I FORGIVE YOU
CAUSE IT HASN’T HAPPENED ♪ ♪ I THOUGHT THAT MAYBE I
FEEL BETTER AS TIME PASSES ♪ ♪ IF YOU REALLY CARED FOR
ME, THEN WHERE YOU AT THEN? ♪ ♪ WHY WOULD YOU LEAVE US?
WHY WOULD YOU LEAVE US? ♪ ♪ HOW COULD YOU LEAVE US HERE? ♪ ♪ HOW WOULD YOU LEAVE US?
WHY WOULD YOU LEAVE US? ♪ ♪ OH, HEY ♪ ♪ OUR LAST CONVERSATION, YOU
WERE SAT IN THE LIVING ROOM ♪ ♪ TALKING ‘BOUT MY
MUSIC AND I BROUGHT YOU
SOMETHING TO LISTEN TO ♪ ♪ YOU STARTED CRYING,
TELLING ME THIS ISN’T YOU ♪ ♪ COUPLE WEEKS LATER, GUESS YOU
WERE SINGING A DIFFERENT TUNE ♪ ♪ YOU TOOK THEM PILLS FOR
THE LAST TIME, DIDN’T YOU? ♪ ♪ THEY TOOK YOU
FROM US ONCE, GUESS THEY
CAME BACK TO FINISH YOU ♪ ♪ CRYING MY EYES OUT IN
THE STUDIO IS DIFFICULT ♪ ♪ MUSIC IS THE ONLY PLACE
THAT I CAN GO TO SPEAK TO YOU ♪ ♪ TOOK ME
EVERYTHING INSIDE OF ME TO
NOT SCREAM AT YOUR FUNERAL ♪ ♪ SITTING IN MY CHAIR, THAT
PERSON TALKING WAS PITIFUL ♪ ♪ I WISH YOU WERE HERE MAMA
BUT EVERY TIME I PICTURE YOU ♪ ♪ ALL I FEEL IS PAIN, I
HATE THE WAY I REMEMBER YOU ♪ ♪ THEY FOUND YOU
ON THE FLOOR, I COULD
TELL THAT YOU FELT HALLOW ♪ ♪ GAVE EVERYTHING
YOU HAD PLUS YOUR LIFE
TO THEM PILL BOTTLES ♪ ♪ YOU GAVE EVERYTHING
YOU HAD PLUS YOUR LIFE
TO THEM PILL BOTTLES ♪ ♪ DON’T KNOW IF YOU
HEAR ME OR NOT, BUT IF
YOU STILL WATCHING MA ♪ ♪ WHY WOULD YOU LEAVE US?
WHY WOULD YOU LEAVE US? ♪ ♪ HOW COULD YOU LEAVE US HERE? ♪ ♪ HOW WOULD YOU LEAVE US?
WHY WOULD YOU LEAVE US? ♪ ♪ OH, HEY ♪ ♪ SOMETIMES I THINK
ABOUT, LIKE, SOMETIMES I
THINK ABOUT THINGS LIKE ♪ ♪ YOU KNOW, WHEN I
HAVE KIDS I”M LIKE ♪ ♪ YOU WON’T BE THERE,
YOU KNOW. YOU WON’T BE
THERE FOR ANY OF THAT. ♪ ♪ I NEVER GET TO SEE YOU AGAIN.
SOMETIMES I WISH I WOULD HAVE
JUST CALLED YOU. ♪ ♪ I WISH I WOULD HAVE
JUST PICKED UP THE PHONE. ♪ ♪ I WISH YOU WERE HERE. YOU
SHOULDA BEEN THERE FOR US. ♪ ♪ YOU SHOULDA BEEN HERE. ♪ ♪ PILLS GOT YOU RIGHT? ♪ ♪ THEM PILLS GOT YOU RIGHT? ♪ ♪ I WISH YOU WERE HERE. ♪