Anticipation

Album: Anticipation (1971)
Charted: 13
  • We can never know about the days to come
    But we think about them anyway
    And I wonder if I'm really with you now
    Or just chasin' after some finer day

    Anticipation, anticipation
    Is makin' me late
    Is keepin' me waitin'

    And I tell you how easy it feels to be with you
    And how right your arms feel around me
    But I, I rehearsed those words just late last night
    When I was thinkin' about how right tonight might be

    Anticipation, anticipation
    Is makin' me late
    Is keepin' me waitin'

    And tomorrow we might not be together
    I'm no prophet and I don't know nature's ways
    So I'll try and see into your eyes right now
    And stay right here 'cause these are the good old days

    (These are the good old days)
    And stay right here 'cause these are the good old days
    (These are the good old days)
    (These are the good old days)
    (These are the good old days)
    (These are the good old days) Writer/s: Carly Simon
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Arthur from New JerseyFor ketchup lovers, the "Anticipation" ended in 2002 when Heinz invented the upside down ketchup bottle. In the commercial, a new version of the song, by Carly's daughter Ben and Sally Taylor and niece Julie Levine, is interrupted by the sound of ketchup easily pouring out after a simple squeeze. The announcer says, "Tired of waiting? No wait, no mess, no fuss, no Anticipation."
  • Randy from Houghton Lake, MiI didn't fully realize it when this song came out in 1971 but those really were the good old days.
  • Martin from Fresno, CaI agree with you Guy.
  • Doug from Kansas City, Moa truly great song- Carly had a great voice- and was quite a babe back in the day.....
  • Joe from Radcliff, KyI hear this song and it takes me back to the 70's when I was roller skating in Champs Roller ring.
  • Guy from Woodinville, WaWonderful song! One of my favorites from a very intelligent and insightful songwriter.
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