Wasting Love

Album: Fear Of The Dark (1992)
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  • Maybe one day I'll be an honest man
    Up 'til now I'm doing the best I can
    Long roads, long days, of sunrise, to sunset
    Of sunrise to sunset

    Dream on brothers, while you can
    Dream on sister, I hope you find the one
    All of our lives, covered up quickly
    By the tides of time

    Spend your days full of emptiness
    Spend your years full of loneliness
    Wasting love, in a desperate caress
    Rolling shadows of nights

    Dream on brothers, while you can
    Dream on sisters, I hope you find the one
    All of our lives, covered up quickly
    By the tides of time

    Sands are flowing and the lines are in your hand
    In your eyes I see the hunger and the desperate cry
    That tears the night

    Spend your days full of emptiness
    Spend your years full of loneliness
    Wasting love, in a desperate caress
    Rolling shadows of night

    Spend your days full of emptiness
    Spend your years full of loneliness
    Wasting love, in a desperate caress
    Rolling shadows of night

    Spend your days full of emptiness
    Spend your years full of loneliness
    Wasting love, in a desperate caress
    Rolling shadows of night Writer/s: Bruce Dickinson, Janick Gers
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Summer Serrano from PhilippinesThis is a pretty damn good song. It's not the best. The lyrics cut deep, and the acoustic and electric guitar harmonics blend in a way that emphasises the feeling of the song. But that's just my own personal opinion.
  • Ryan from Anahola, HiThis is Iron Maiden's first, last, and probably only power ballad.
  • Dave from Melbourne, AustraliaThis isn't a whimpy Poison ballad. It's deep lyrically and is quite heavy and dark at the same time. It was released as a single in 1992 and played live many times on The Fear Of The Dark Tour so it must be highly regarded by the band. Check out the video, it really matches the lyrics.
  • Greg from Calgary, AbCaitlin, a band typically gets bland without diversity.

    Anyway, this is one of my favorite Maiden songs. I simply love the lyrics.
  • Caitlin from Colmesneil, TxBy itself it's a good song, but compared to the rest of Maiden's catalogue it's poor. The cover didn't even have Eddie on the front! I mean, this is the type of thing that you expect at a Poison concert, not a Iron Maiden show! If I go to a Maiden show, I don't wanna hear sappy crap...
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