Mojave Rain

Joy Ride

It’s getting close to sundown
Over the Sierra
Stranded on the heat wave
Burning with desire
She was on the sidewalk
Looking for a night light
We talked about the real of things
And drove into the fire

Head lights on the highway
The desert wind is howling
Rattle snakes and romance are spilling with the rain
Candy apple red dress bleeding when she kissed me
Heaven and a ragtop take away my my pain

When your chips are down
When your highs are low, joy ride
Move across the night like a separate wind

Pulled up to a motel
Vacancy was buzzing
Pink and dirty neon
Settled on the hood

Wrapped her arms around me
Come a little closer
Stumble in the twilight
And fell on to the floor
Loving Mona Lisa dreaming of the free world
Lipstick on the night stand
And demons at the door

When your chips are down
When your highs are low, joy ride
Move across the night like a separate wind
When your hopes and dreams lose the will to go, joy ride
Reaching for the light, woman we can win

There’s something in the distance
A glorious existence
A simple celebration
A place you’ve never been before
Tell me that you want it more

Reaching for the light, woman we can win
When your chips are down
When your highs are low, joy ride
All your hopes and dreams
All you need to know, joy ride

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