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Here Are the Lyrics to Old Dominion's 'Written in the Sand'

Old Dominion "Written in the Sand"
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Old Dominion "Written in the Sand"

Old Dominion's "Written in the Sand" is a testament to the confusion that comes with any budding relationship. Pondering things like unread texts and long-term commitment, lead singer Matthew Ramsey asks, "Are we written in the stars, baby? Or are we written in the sand?...Are we names in a tattoo or just a number on a hand?" 

The song obviously related heavily with radio, sending it to the top of the Billboard Country Airplay chart, making it the band's fourth No. 1 on the list. Check out the full lyrics below: 

Turn me on, turn me off, then you turn me back on by the weekend
And you won’t say the words that I want but you flirt when you’re drinkin’
I see those bubbles pop up like you’re texting then they disappear
Let's cut through the shit then let’s get to what we’re doing here

Are we just a backseat, tryna get it while we can?
Are we names in a tattoo, or just a number on a hand?
Are we last-call kissing or will we be reminiscing with each other for the next forty years?
Are we written in the stars, baby, or are we written in the sand?

Yeah, I want you to want me to take you back home to my mama
Put my name on your lips, call me yours and forget all this drama (forget it all)
Your makeup is next to my toothbrush but you never put it away on the shelf
I'm asking you baby 'cause I’m tired of asking myself (tired of asking myself)

Are we just a backseat, tryna get it while we can?
Are we names in a tattoo, or just a number on a hand?
Are we-last call kissing, are we dancing in the kitchen, baby tell me what it is or what it isn't?
Are we written in the stars, baby, or are we written in the sand?

Are we just a backseat, tryna get it while we can?
Are we names in a tattoo, or just a number I should wash right off my hand? (wash right off my hand)
Are we last-call kissing or will we be reminiscing with each other for the next forty years?
Are we written in the stars baby, or are we written in the sand?
Are we written in the stars baby, or are we written in the sand?
 

Lyrics licensed & provided by LyricFind

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

Written by: Brad Francis Tursi, Matthew Thomas Ramsey, Shane L McAnally, Trevor Joseph Rosen

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