Hold Me While You Wait

Album: Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent (2019)
Charted: 4
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Songfacts®:

  • Lewis Capaldi penned this song after his girlfriend of six months unexpectedly said that she hates him. The stunned singer asked her to cuddle him.

    Hold me while you wait
    I wish that I was good enough
    If only I could wake you up
    My love, my love, my love, my love


    Capaldi explained that the song is "about the uncertainty of being in a relationship when your partner isn't sure what they want. There's an impending hopelessness to the whole thing, on both sides, when they're not sure whether they want to be in that relationship or not. For me it's one of the most desperate places you can find yourself in."
  • Capaldi wrote the song with:

    London-born singer-sngwriter Jamie N Commons, whose collaboration with X Ambassadors "Jungle" hit the charts worldwide after being used in a promotional commercial for Beats by Dre's Solo2 headphones and the World Cup.

    Los Angeles-based songwriter Jamie Hartman, whose other credits include Rag'n'Bone Man's breakthrough single "Human" and Calvin Harris' hit tune "Giant."

Comments: 4

  • Kusuke from LondonDamn that's sad. I kinda figured from the lyrics what it meant but I didn't think it happened to Lewis
  • Angusmom from UsaHow can anyone hurt Lewis! That breaks my heart.
  • Morgan from Bismarck Sad I know how it feels
  • Yoyo from TokioAwesome
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