Carrie Underwood - Just A Dream Lyrics

It was two weeks after the day she turned eighteen
All dressed in white
Going to the church that night
She had his box of letters in the passenger seat
Sixpence in a shoe, something borrowed, something blue
And when the church doors opened up wide
She put her veil down
Trying to hide the tears
Oh she just couldn't believe it
She heard the trumpets from the military band
And the flowers fell out of her hand

Baby why'd you leave me
Why'd you have to go?
I was counting on forever, now I'll never know
I can't even breathe
It's like I'm looking from a distance
Standing in the background
Everybody's saying, "He's not coming home now."
This can't be happening to me
This is just a dream

The preacher man said, "Let us bow our heads and pray
Lord please lift his soul, and heal this hurt."
Then the congregation all stood up and sang the saddest song that she ever heard
Then they handed her a folded up flag
And she held on to all she had left of him
Oh, and what could have been
And then the guns rang one last shot
And it felt like a bullet in her heart

Baby, why'd you leave me
Why'd you have to go?
I was counting on forever, now I'll never know
I can't even breathe
It's like I'm looking from a distance
Standing in the background
Everybody's saying, "He's not coming home now."
This can't be happening to me
This is just a dream

Baby, why'd you leave me
Why'd you have to go?
I was counting on forever, now I'll never know
Oh, I'll never know
It's like I'm looking from a distance
Standing in the background
Everybody's saying, "He's not coming home now."
This can't be happening to me
This is just a dream

Oh, this is just a dream
Just a dream
Yeah, yeah

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  1. Kelton Green

    had us in the first half

  2. Mackenzie Sampson

    Was it just a dream where she got a RING on her figure - you know last name do you get it

  3. sosi111

    Wow, my blood froze when her dress turned black

  4. gacha captor

    Please tell me I'm not the only one of the younger generations who still listening to these songs

  5. Sandra Castle

    Love you

  6. Jai M

    Speaks for my soul. 😢 Still miss you HjM

  7. charlcieg

    2020.. Army mom here

  8. OMW2 FUB

    How the dirty politricks play with lives of people, doing whatever they want. Only the dead have seen the end of war.

  9. M Sol

    I don't know if it's just me but Carrie can act! 💕

  10. Madison Mastowski

    anyone still listening in 2020?

  11. Matt Herrera

    Jesus take the wheel I love you

  12. Kalia Vang

    I always cry when I listen to this song 😭😭😭💔💔

  13. Kayleigh Marshall

    A good cry before sleep is great

  14. alejandra Jimenez

    I cried when the dress turn black

  15. RavenclawK 11

    Anyone still crying in 2020?

  16. maggie cuellar

    2020 and still listening 💖 who else?

  17. Falina Ham

    Still listening in 202o???

  18. Luna Lex

    Why did I watch this? I came here knowing damn well if I listened to this song it was going to make me cry and now look at me a watery mess! 😭😭😭

  19. ZacharyLee 1995

    This is probably my Favorite Carrie Underwood Song, Such a Beautiful and Sad Song 😢

  20. Jon Adams

    Maddie king carrie underwood just a dream.

  21. Alex Tapia

    Why must I cry today

  22. Allysa Vega

    This is such an amazing song! And I cry every time I hear it! 😭❣️

  23. Alexia Mendoza

    2020 anyone this song always gets to me and brings me to tears, my husband did not die but we are going through a seperation reminds me about how happiness can easily turn to sadness

  24. Taysha Torrez

    good now stop.

  25. Taysha Torrez

    its where its heading and im going through it to.

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  27. Taysha Torrez

    is this how you feel. I t weould be since hes a GOOD GUY.

  28. Gracie_ Potatoes002

    I’m only 11 but here me out my mother use to sing this to me and I would cry so hard and this is my first time listening to it again in six years and I’m still crying god bless all those soldiers out there ❤️😭😇

  29. Savannah Duarte

    Okay but who’s crying in 2020?

    Paizley Houck

    All uvv us

  30. Jon Adams

    Maddie king carrie underwood a just a dream

  31. Angie Harp

    I sing her song like good gril yada yada i sing all of them 😇

  32. Angie Harp

    I like her

  33. Timmy T

    This is for my niggas who are boutta deploy to Iran may god be with you god speed guys

  34. Pearla Tabone

    Way you leave know way never forget you haven crying I miss you

  35. Prollydrunk

    Anyone still crying over this?

  36. Denise Mendez

    Thus song is about Vietnam and so sad!

  37. Taysha Torrez


  38. NOOK Cane

    Who’s still crying in 2020

    Art Dawe

    Yes for sure 😭

  39. Ashley Stanton

    and that’s on world war 3

    That Dudett

    Ashley Stanton heh fellow 2020 person

  40. UGA Dawg

    Dang! Look at how young she was!! WOW! How time flies!

  41. eugene hotten

    I can really relate to that video my brother died in border patrol trying to protect our country.

  42. Bree Lookabill

    Never even saw it as a happy song when I watched the video as a kid. From the beginning I somehow knew he was dead.

  43. Rocky Garcia

    Going into 2020 crying with Carrie. #Ipromise 😢💔

  44. Eugene Paynter

    My world came crashing in the day my heart passed away this song still makes me want the life we were planning for, now those dreams are nothing but ashes of what should have been. When he passed away
    along with him went my will to live. It's been 4 years now and everyday I still feel the loss that will never end
    Saddly it's crushed me to the point of not daring to have a heart. While this is the saddest part of lost love
    The worst part is being left with the memories of what should have been and wanting them yet knowing they can never be............

  45. Shella Desir

    12/24/2016 trip to Delray Beach... if I knew it should have been a miracle last night with him 😩

  46. Hope Wilson

    This video is so sad!! But I love the song.

  47. Xena Evaristo

    This should be a movie yo I felt it and I never been the this but I felt it holy faaaack


    Don't mind me but why there are two different song's with the same name

  49. Buchworm

    Mama waited on her first love, her high school sweetheart to come home from Vietnam. They were engaged. He did but then he went to a bar with his buddies. On the way home they went off the bridge. She wore black to his funeral instead of white to their wedding.

  50. Heather Maxey

    Guys my best friend lilly peakers is moving to another house i so sad I gonna miss her

  51. Angelena R.

    "Then they handed her a folded up flag and she held on to all she had left of him" this lyric hurts so much and is why I can never get behind or understand flag burning.

    Krystal Harwood

    my uncle had military honors after he passed from dementia. they did his funeral the same way

  52. Chris Marcolla

    God bless our troops

  53. Dan Lyles

    Beautiful right there

  54. Cinderwing

    My social studies teacher had my class listen to this for a essay we were writing about what makes America great. People risking their lives for our country, and what people have to go through when they lose someone they love fighting for our country, that is what makes America great.

  55. who what

    You remember Nelly on main street big brothers

  56. joel vasquez villanueva

    Carrie is so beautiful

  57. Ella Costa

    i LOVE this song

  58. Luigi Quinonez

    This song is so true for many. Bring our troops home!

  59. CT LOCKE

    Beautiful song. On behalf of every man, woman and child who has died for this country If you support Donald Trump YOU are the domestic enemy from within and YOU are a traitor to America are the AND her allies. Fortunately Democrats are the TRUE PATRIOTS. WE honor the fallen by standing by The Constitution. You trumpers out there, wake up grow up #ThisIsNOTadrill

  60. m_odrosky4

    2:23 This part always gets me. I’ve been watching this video for a decade now and this scene and how she sings those lyrics have always felt so powerful and I tear up every time i watch it.

  61. L H

    October 1997- I will get back to this...geez.
    This song is - Beautiful &Truhtfully saddening and some what heart warming at the sametime. I know

  62. Jalea Hernandez

    Wait so her dad is also dead bc dont the father walk her down the isle?

  63. Elliott K

    Amen to those who gave it all 🇺🇸🇺🇸 hooah!!

  64. Ana Paula Vasconcelos

    It’s been over 10 years and this song still gives me chills

  65. Savanna Sierra


  66. Juan Dragoni

    The love of my life & I had less than a year of married life. We both served in law enforcement. My love died suddenly while asleep. I wanted it to be a dream I could wake up from. We had so many things to do & places to see together. Those wonderful habits, sents, voice I will never experience again. Love never fades & it slowly kills you. I am slowly dying.

  67. Ashlee Earl

    He loved her so much that he went to fight for her and he died for her.

  68. Carson Weigle

    3:05-3:24 is so very sad, and the saddest part of this video. The fact that every year lots of Americans get this sent to their wives, is so sad. Imagine those with children and are widowed then have to explain what happened to their children with their father heartbreaking, especially when u see Carrie just breaking down about to fall from grief and sadness, God Bless all those out there and that read this if this has ever happened to u Thank u for your a Service. 🇺🇸

  69. Queengaga

    Best song that she has.

  70. •Ansley •

    When she says "what rules" at 0:10 I died 😭😭 she sounds so cuteeee

  71. Arnold Guijarro,freemasonmafia

    Go watch my video arnold guijarro

  72. Amanda Johnson

    If this song doesn't make you cry you don't have a soul

  73. AS AS

    The just the dream part always gets me cause when you’re facing something so traumatic it truly does feel like a dream

  74. Victoria Valdez

    When the dress faded though😭😭

  75. Mariah Guerrero

    One of the best music videos ever 😭

  76. Mommy Hearts Purses

    Wow. This song/video just gave me goosebumps all over. ❤️

  77. Cody Dedrick

    When she goes up to the casket I start crying my eyes out who else

  78. Justin & Gina Parker

    I love and miss you Justin 💕❤️🌹😘

  79. gcjbhar

    A salute to all the Military widows out there!!! You're just as much a soldier as anyone!!!!

  80. sierra lynn

    I remember crying to this song in 2008 after my 18 yr old son was tragically killed in an auto accident. Now in 2019 im crying again for my 26 yr old son who was run down and killed by a driver high on morphine and fentanyl in 2018.....

  81. Jenna Milek

    Every time the dress turns black I cry

  82. Jamarel Waters

    My cousin is in the national guard and this makes me cry because I think of loosening him 😭🤞🏾

  83. H HEROES

    what is this song about , plz help its for my essay

  84. Baldur D

    red lipstick needed

  85. Claire Boyle

    This song means even more on Veteran's Day. Thank you all for your service.

  86. Leto

    I remember being so young and balling my eyes out.....

  87. Christie Bonner

    W I am not sure how much I owe u to ko I have a few things to do and I will be there at work today so I won't be able to make it to the gat a few hours I will be there in the morning to you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers are doing 🙏🙏🙏♥️🙏♥️❤️🙏

  88. Gino Ron

    This song and video stills hits like a bullet to the heart

  89. Jordi Cruyff

    Remembrance / Veterans / Armistice Day. #LestWeForget

  90. Heather Citulsky

    This is definitely a video to watch today, Nov. 11

  91. Hagfan789

    Who put these onions here???

  92. little one

    I'm a mes,can't stop crying beautiful !!

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  94. Ok so the best order to listen to her songs is below. It starts with her mom with all American girl then goes through her childhood. Then she finds her first love. After losing him she goes into depression. She then goes out one night and meets a guy at the bar. Then they get married and he cheats. After 2black cadillacs she struggles again and finds God. After finding God she is able to find another Love which she didn't even know she wanted.
    All American girl
    Dont forget to remember me
    Little toy guns
    Temporary home
    Jesus take the wheel
    See you again
    Blown away
    Renegade runaway
    So small
    Mamas song
    Inside your heaven
    Church bells
    Just a drean
    That song we used to make love to
    Cry pretty
    Drinking alone
    Cowboy casanova
    Last name
    Spinning bottles
    Good girl
    Dirty laundry
    Undo it
    Before he cheats
    2 black cadillacs
    Smoke break
    Love wins
    Something in the water
    How great thou art
    Cupids got a shotgun
    What I never knew I wanted
    End up with you
    Clock dont stop

  95. sabbaby brina

    Wooow 2019....