The Old Dancefloor

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lyrics

Things were amiss with you all night,
you wanted a kiss, she wanted a fight,
closing at five, she's been changing her dressin',
a fashion obsession.

Both of your names were on the door,
you were electric on the old dancefloor,
diamond eyes, I can still hear you singing,
my ears are still ringing.

You better not start putting her down.

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from Absolute Truth, released July 8, 2016

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