Kacey Musgraves - Merry Go 'Round Lyrics

Songwriters: Kacey Musgraves, Josh Osborne, Shane McAnally

Producers: Kacey Musgraves, Luke Laird, Shane McAnally

from:  Same Trailer Different Park

If you ain't got two kids by 21,
You're probably gonna die alone
At least that's what tradition told you.
And it don't matter if you don't believe,
Come Sunday morning you best be there
In the front row, like you're s'posed to.

Same hurt in every heart.
Same trailer, different park.

Mama's hooked on Mary Kay
Brother's hooked on Mary Jane
And daddy's hooked on Mary two doors down.
"Mary Mary Quite Contrary"
We get bored so we get married
And just like dust we settle in this town.
On this broken merry go 'round and 'round and 'round we go,
Where it stops nobody knows
And it ain't slowin' down, this merry go 'round

We think the first time's good enough,
So we hold on to high school love,
Say we won't end up like our parents.
Tiny little boxes in a row,
Ain't want you want it's what you know,
Just happy in the shoes you're wearin'.

Same checks we're always cashin',
To buy a little more distraction.

Cause mama's hooked on Mary Kay
Brother's hooked on Mary Jane
And daddy's hooked on Mary two doors down.
"Mary Mary Quite Contrary"
We get bored so we get married
And just like dust we settle in this town.
On this broken merry go 'round and 'round and 'round we go,
Where it stops nobody knows
And it ain't slowin' down, this merry go 'round

"Mary, Mary Quite Contrary"
We're so bored until we're buried
And just like dust we settle in this town
On this broken merry go 'round
Merry go 'round...

Jack and Jill went up the hill,
Jack burned out on booze and pills,
And Mary had a little lamb,
Mary just don't give a damn no more.

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