Ready To Go Home
by 10cc

Album: ...Meanwhile (1992)
  • On the street below these walls
    Where I used to walk
    Now I can barely crawl
    All this darkness rising tall
    Lord shine a light for me
    I'm waiting to be called

    I'm ready to go home
    I'm ready to receive
    Forgiveness for my sins
    I'm ready to begin

    Take this river to the sea
    Where the Delta flows
    The tide is washing over me
    Guide this soul to Heaven's door
    Show me where tomorrow lies
    I'm waiting to be born

    I'm ready to lay down
    I'm ready now to sleep
    A promise I must keep
    I'm ready to go home

    So tired I lay down
    With these memories
    Breathe shallow deep inside of me
    If time has run its course with me
    Then

    I'm ready to go home
    I'm ready to receive
    Forgiveness for my sins
    I'm ready to begin

    When the evening shadows fall
    When the time has come
    I'll let defenses fall
    To surrender's to survive
    I will give up everything
    To those I leave behind

    I'm ready to go home
    I'm ready to receive
    Forgiveness for my sins
    I'm ready to begin

    I'm ready to lay down
    I'm ready now to sleep
    A promise I must keep
    I'm ready to go home
    Again Writer/s: ANDREW M. GOLD, GRAHAM KEITH GOULDMAN
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Julio from San Jose, Costa RicaASIA (of "Heat of the moment" fame) covered this song for their 2001 CD "Aura", when John Payne was the main vocalist. They even recorded a version in Spanish, which was availble for mail order, using a coupon included inside the cd package.
  • Glenn from Auckland, New ZealandI believe that when Graham Gouldman sent Eric the demo of the song, Eric said that's fine we'll let Andrew Gold sing this. Andrew sung the demo
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