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Aloe Blacc – Family Lyrics

Family Lyrics By Aloe Blacc

I used to be a younger me
Middle child, I was the wildest one of three
Still got this scar here on my knee
From chasing trouble with the big kids on my street
My daddy taught me how to fight
He said, “Don’t back down when you know that you’re right”
My mama told me how to love
She said, “Always use your heart to rise above”

And I say, “Oh, don’t let go of me”
Don’t ever leave
And yes, I know it’s a long road but all I need
Is right here next to me
My family
My family

I read my little ones to sleep
Put my face right next to theirs to feel them breathe
I’m gonna show them how to dream
We’ll plant a seed and watch it grow into a tree
They know I’ll always be around
To pick them up when they fall down
And I’ll teach them the lessons taught to me

And I say, “Oh, don’t let go of me”
Don’t ever leave
And yes, I know it’s a long road but all I need
Is right here next to me
My family
My family

And on my dark days
My sad and broken heart days
You’re all that I need
And through your worst times
Together we’ll be alright
You’re safe here with me

Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh, all I need
Is right here with me

My family
My family
“Oh, don’t let go of me”
Don’t ever leave
And yes, I know it’s a long road but all I need
Is right here next to me
My family
My family
My family