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Over A Drink

Brent Baxter

October 19, 2017

Genre: Country

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I wrote this with Byron Hill.


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Marcus Reeves

This is a great story - I was a bit dubious when it started, as it seemed like well-trodden ground but I liked the ‘twist’ in the story and it tells it really effectively. As a newcomer to the Country genre it’s great to hear something that’s telling a different side of things.

October 20, 2017

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Sonya Dauth

Oh wow Brent.
I love the way you’ve told this story.
And a great melody too.
Thanks for sharing it.
Cheers

October 20, 2017

Janet Foley

Very nice! I love how the chorus takes on a new meaning as the story develops! As always, a very well-written song, thanks for sharing it with us.

October 20, 2017

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Marcus Reeves

This is a great story - I was a bit dubious when it started, as it seemed like well-trodden ground but I liked the ‘twist’ in the story and it tells it really effectively. As a newcomer to the Country genre it’s great to hear something that’s telling a different side of things.

October 20, 2017

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Sonya Dauth

Oh wow Brent.
I love the way you’ve told this story.
And a great melody too.
Thanks for sharing it.
Cheers

October 20, 2017

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Janet Foley

Very nice! I love how the chorus takes on a new meaning as the story develops! As always, a very well-written song, thanks for sharing it with us.

October 20, 2017


(Brent Baxter, Byron Hill)

She slipped on the little black dress
Tried to ignore that voice in her head
The one that says "blind dates never work out right"
He was waiting there in that corner booth
With his smile showing he was nervous, too
And that voice in her head kept saying "it’ll be a long night"
But the next thing she knew it was ten o’clock
And they were still laughing and carrying on

CHORUS:
Over a drink, over a bottle of wine
Falling deeper and deeper one glass at a time
Looking back now, she can hardly believe
She fell in love with him over a drink

The next few weeks were all a blur
And he said he was in love with her
That sounded so good she slipped that ring right on
With all that talk of a house and two kids
She never saw the change in him
The one that kept him out and brought him stumblin’ home
But now she knows that love was blind
As he looks though her with bloodshot eyes

CHORUS

So she’ll leave that ring on his pillow
And she’ll pack up all the hurt
And she’ll move on because she knows
That he never will choose her

CHORUS

Looking back now
She can hardly believe
She fell in love with him
Over a drink

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