Waiting up

by Fyrmusica

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The song was originally written in 1981, and recorded in 1982


Waiting up

When you’re waiting up for someone you think you love
When you’re waiting up for someone who said they loved you
How’re you gonna pass the time?
What’re you gonna do to make the hours go by?

Who’s gonna love you if she don’t come home?
Who’re you gonna care for if you’re all alone?
How’re you gonna smile if she won’t come home?
Will you count off the minutes just to make them go?
Will you turn on the telly and the radio?
When you’re feeling rough and you’ve had enough
Do you think you’ll see it through? - Chorus

When’re you gonna give up listening for the door?
When’re you gonna quit pacing round the floor?
When’re you gonna stop thinking she’s coming home?
You tense up your stomach as you lay awake in bed
You can’t get to sleep for the worries in your head
When you’re feeling rough, and you’ve had enough,
Do you think you’ll see it through? - Chorus

Morning has broken and she’s not come home
The milkman has called and she’s still not home
You cannot deny that she’s not coming home
So you rub away the sleep from your tired red eyes
Try to face the facts, tell yourself no lies
When you’ve had enough, and you’re feeling rough
Do you think you’ll see it through? - Chorus


released January 26, 2016
Composed and performed by John Lewis Smith. Additional guitar by Patrick Vercambre


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