Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)
by ABBA

Album: Greatest Hits Vol. 2 (1979)
Charted: 3
  • Half past twelve
    Watchin' the late show
    In my flat all alone
    How I hate to spend
    The evening on my own

    Autumn winds
    Blowin' outside the window
    As I look around the room
    And it makes me so
    Depressed to see the gloom

    There's not a soul out there
    No one to hear my prayer

    Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!
    A man after midnight
    Won't somebody help me
    Chase the shadows away
    Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!
    A man after midnight
    Take me through the darkness
    To the break of the day

    Movie stars
    On end of the rainbow
    With a fortune to win
    It's so different from
    The world I'm living in

    Tired of TV
    I open the window
    And I gaze into the night
    But there's nothing there to see
    No one in sight

    There's not a soul out there
    No one to hear my prayer

    Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!
    A man after midnight
    Won't somebody help me
    Chase the shadows away
    Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!
    A man after midnight
    Take me through the darkness
    To the break of the day

    Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!
    A man after midnight

    Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!
    A man after midnight

    There's not a soul out there
    No one to hear my prayer

    Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!
    A man after midnight
    Won't somebody help me
    Chase the shadows away
    Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!
    A man after midnight
    Take me through the darkness
    To the break of the day

    Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!
    A man after midnight
    Won't somebody help me
    Chase the shadows away
    Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!
    A man after midnight
    Take me through the darkness
    To the break of the day Writer/s: Benny Goran Bror Andersson, Bjoern K. Ulvaeus
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 8

  • Melinda from AustraliaThis is the best ABBA song. EVER. The intro gets me every time. When I heard Madonnas song Hung Up I knew immediately she’s nicked the intro from this ABBA song . But I also at first I thought it was Giorgio Moroda. The Italian DJ, record producer and singer. The intro certainly sounds like his touch. But I don’t think he was involved in this song. Donna Summer songs had his involvement. And lots of others in the 1970’s.
  • Luke from Manchester, UkDon - San Antonio
    If you do not think this is music, I pity you.
  • Kent from Greensburg, PaI always thought the synthesizer sounded like something from a video game.
  • Paula from Laredo, TxIf you like housecleaning, which I don't, this song makes it bearable. I love ABBA!
  • Shamomo Apolo Onono from Liverpool, OhThis is one of my favorite ABBA songs ever!
  • Patrickman from Makati City, Otherthis song contains one of the most hypnotic bass line ever!
  • Don from San Antonio, TxI don't think this IS music...can someone straighten me out on this? And watching those guys sing backup (ABBA Live) on this particuler track is disturbing.
  • Guy from Woodinville, WaHa, I think many Madonna fans who would probably belittle ABBA music would be enlightened to learn that Madonna "begged ABBA for permission" and how much she liked their music.
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