Before You Met Me - Elle King Lyrics

Before You Met Me

You say I'm the kinda girl who makes you finally settle down
Put a down payment on a little white house
Mama's gonna love me, front row every Sunday kinda Christian
No cussin'

Tell me I'm the reason that you cleaned up your act
Wouldn't have a future if I knew your past
Biggest regret is that you wish you would've met me sooner
But if you knew her
I was a train wreck, hot mess
Too many cigarettes
Bangin' with some drug store lipstick
I was a weeknight drinker
Karaoke singer
Top of every preacher's prayer list

The way I used to be
I can guarantee
Two weeks in, you would've left me
Looking at the old me
Anything but holy
Glad you didn't know me
Before you met me

I would've chewed you up and I would've spit you out
One night mistake that you tell your friends about
Time was on my side
We've have ended before we even started
Back when

I was a train wreck, hot mess
Too many cigarettes
Bangin' with some drug store lipstick
I was a weeknight drinker
Karaoke singer
Top of every preacher's prayer list

The way I used to be
I can guarantee
Two weeks in, you would've left me
Looking at the old me
Anything but holy
Glad you didn't know me
Before you met me

Didn't know no better
Wasn't thinking 'bout forever
Didn't know myself
Before you met me

I was a train wreck, hot mess
Too many cigarettes
Bangin' with some drug store lipstick
I was a weeknight drinker
Karaoke singer
Top of every preacher's prayer list

The way I used to be
I can guarantee
Two weeks in, you would've left me
Looking at the old me
Anything but holy
Glad you didn't know me
Before you met me
Before you met me