The Devil Waits For Me To Slip

have you ever tried to go clean
from a druglike love, your kindest fiend
knowing he’s in charge of your lows and highs
wondering who you’ll be without his reply

all those souls in my past they wanted me tamed
fell for my fire then wished it restrained
loving my power but built me a cage to smile from

don’t you know killing my freedom
means swaying me out love
the devil waits for me to slip
now you go killing my freedom
loosing the one you got
the devil will dance with me
swaying me out of love
oh, won’t you let me free

so we say hello and bye at once
we drink cherry wine and act like lovers do
but I sense the end before it has begun
my apologies if it’s confusing you

all those times in my past I screamed and I kicked
kept fighting the box they were putting me in
well this is me, babe, and this is who you’re loving
better let me go

don’t you know killing my freedom
means swaying me out of love
the devil waits for me to slip
now you go, killing my freedom
why, did you not hear a word of mine?
the devil, he talks through me

oh, my love, goodbye, oh, my love, goodbye
oh, my love, goodbye, oh, my love, goodbye
I will set me free