Solid Sterling Music
Fake As A Rubber Snake
 
Lyrics
VERSE
I moved to a place called the "Lucky Eight Estates"
The leasin' lady there had my head on a swivel
She was actin' mighty civil, so I asked her on a date
I just couldn't have known how that would affect my fate

VERSE
Well, the date it went just fine, especially how it ended up
The way she was layin' it on, I couldn't get enough
I thought things were movin' along pretty good
I was holdin' her off like I knew I should

PRE-CHORUS
But unbeknownst to me, when I went out town to work
She took the master key and moved herself right in

CHORUS
(Turns out) (Yeah) She was fake as a rubber snake
About as much fun as a toothache
It was a love that could never be
Yeah, she was fake as a rubber snake
But it wasn't a fatal mistake
'Cause I got the hell out of there before she bit me

VERSE
When I got home and found her there, I started to object
But then she, you know, well, you know, she hugged my neck
So, for a while, it was like the best things in life are still free
'Til she exercised dominion and control over me

Repeat CHORUS

BRIDGE
The love she professed was about as fake as it could be
She just wanted my cash and my credit cards -- man, she didn't want me

RIDE

Repeat CHORUS

TAG
Yeah, she was fake, fake, fake, fake, fake as a rubber snake

Words & Music by Don Tomlinson
2019 Solid Sterling Music (BMI)
All Rights Reserved
Credits
Lyrics Credits: Don Tomlinson
Music Credits: Don Tomlinson
Producer Credits: Don Tomlinson
Publisher Credits: Solid Sterling Music
Performance Credits: Don Tomlinson
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Description
Short Song Description:
Woman he's been dating pulls a fast one. In the end, he gets away.
Long Song Description:
Guy rents a condo. Likes the leasing lady. They have a date. Then another.... He goes out of town to work and she moved herself in. He lets her stay, well, because.... Eventually, he takes off.
Story Behind the Song:
Got told a very similar story by a friend. Song may be accurate except that in the real-life story the victim never got away from the perpetrator....
Metadata
Song Length: 3:23
Primary Genre: Country-Rock
Secondary Genre: Country-General
Tempo: Fast (151 - 170)
Lead Vocal: Male Vocal
Subject Matter 1: Breaking Up
Subject Matter 2: Relationship
Mood 1: Disturbed
Mood 2: Infuriated
Similar Artist 1: Toby Keith
Similar Artist 2: Brooks & Dunn
Language: English
Era: 1990 - 1999
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