I Need To Be In Love

Album: A Kind Of Hush (1976)
Charted: 36 25
  • The hardest thing I've ever done
    Is keep believing
    There's someone in this crazy world for me
    The way that people come and go
    Through temporary lives
    My chance could come and I might never know

    I used to say, no promises
    Let's keep it simple
    But freedom only helps you say goodbye
    It took a while for me to learn
    That nothin' comes for free
    The price I've paid is high enough for me

    I know I need to be in love
    I know I've wasted too much time
    I know I ask perfection of a quite imperfect world
    And fool enough to think that's what I'll find

    So here I am with pockets full of good intentions
    But none of them will comfort me tonight
    I'm wide awake at four a.m.
    Without a friend in sight
    Hanging on a hope, but I'm alright

    I know I need to be in love
    I know I've wasted too much time
    I know I ask perfection of a quite imperfect world
    And fool enough to think that's what I'll find

    I know I need to be in love
    I know I've wasted too much time
    I know I ask perfection of a quite imperfect world
    And fool enough to think that's what I'll find Writer/s: ALBERT HAMMOND, JOHN BETTIS, RICHARD CARPENTER
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Ginny WhiteI can identify in many ways with the lyrics of this song. love it
  • Jim from Dover, DeKaren Carpenter's voice finds a way to make the words of this song so much more a feeling rather than a song to me. I know I need to be in love, I know I've "waited" far too long. But if love, really the true kind,involves waiting then what's another few years added on the the 43 already in the books? There is someone in this crazy world for me, she knows it! I have a heart full of good intentions and all of them comfort me each night. I'm hanging on that hope that we'll be alright.
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