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Brandy Clark - Since You've Gone to Heaven

Since you've gone to heaven, I don't like coming home
But I can't stand the thought of mom in that big house alone
She can't keep it up, she really oughta sell
Oh that house without you in it
Is nothing but a shell
Since you've gone to heaven
The whole world's gone to hell

Everybody says that Billy is looking more and more like you
But he won't talk about you until he's had a few
He dropped out of college, he's in and out of jail
Had to pawn a pocket watch last month to post his bail
Since you've gone to heaven
The whole world's gone to hell

And I hate you had to leave us
Glad you didn't live to see this
Broken pieces of the family you made
Mama's looking so much older
Baby brother can't stay sober
I bet you're rolling over in your grave

Since you've gone to heaven
They shut the salt mill down
Guys you worked for 30 years with have all gone out of town
There's signs in every storefront
Seems like everything's for sale
They say the markets bouncing back, but it's sure hard to tell
Since you've gone to heaven
The whole world's gone to hell

And I hate you had to leave us
Glad you didn't live to see this
Broken pieces of the Norman Rockwell lakes
The banks are taking over
Half the town is in foreclosure
I bet you're rolling over in your grave

Since you've gone to heaven
I've struggled with goodbye
And broke a lot of promises I made the day you died
Wish I was more like you
Less like myself
And I wish that I could talk to you cause I could use your help
Since you've gone to heaven
The whole worlds gone to hell

Since you've gone to heaven