Here Are the Lyrics to Gabby Barrett's 'I Hope'

Gabby Barrett makes Billboard history with her hit "I Hope," after it climbed all the way to the No. 10 spot of the Hot Country Songs chart on the Jan. 25-dated tally, scoring the first top 10 debut on this chart by a female solo act since October 2017.

Barrett, who finished third on the 16th season of ABC's American Idol back in 2018, drops a surprise twist of fate in the chorus when she wishes her ex well with another woman... until she doesn't.

Check out the lyrics and music video below.

I, I hope she makes you smile
The way it made me smile
On the other end of a phone
In the middle of a highway driving alone

Oh baby I
I hope you hear a song
That makes you sing along and gets you thinking 'bout her
Then the last several miles turns into a blur, yeah

I hope you both feel the sparks by the end of the drive
I hope you know she's the one by the end of the night
I hope you never ever felt more free
Tell your friends that you're so happy
I hope she comes along and wrecks every one of your plans
I hope you spend your last dime to put a rock on her hand
I hope she's wilder than your wildest dreams
She's everything you're ever gonna need
And then I hope she cheats
Like you did on me
And then I hope she cheats
Like you did on me

Yeah babe, I hope she
Shows up in a 2 AM pic from her friend
Hanging on to a guy, and you just ain't him
I hope you stay up all night all alone waiting by the phone
And then she calls
And baby I
I hope you work it out
Forgive and just about forget
And take her on a first date again
And when you lean in for a kiss

I hope you both feel the sparks by the end of the drive
I hope you know she's the one by the end of the night
I hope you never ever felt more free
Tell your friends that you're so happy
I hope she comes along and wrecks every one of your plans
I hope you spend your last dime to put a rock on her hand
I hope she's wilder than your wildest dreams
She's everything you're ever gonna need
And then I hope she cheats
Like you did on me
And then I hope she cheats
Like you did on me

I hope it goes, comes all the way around
I hope she makes you feel the same way
About her that I feel about you right now

I hope you both feel the sparks by the end of the drive
I hope you know she's the one by the end of the night
I hope you never ever felt more free
Tell your friends that you're so happy
I hope she comes along and wrecks every one of your plans
I hope you spend your last dime to put a rock on her hand
I hope she's wilder than your wildest dreams
She's everything you're ever gonna need
And then I hope she cheats
Like you did on me
And then I hope she cheats
Like you did on me
Like you did on me
 

Lyrics licensed & provided by LyricFind

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

Written by: Gabrielle Barrett, Jon Nite, Zachary Kale

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