Lessons In Love

Album: Running In The Family (1987)
Charted: 3 12
  • I'm not proud, I was wrong and the truth is hard to take
    I felt sure we had enough but our love went overboard
    Lifeboat lies lost at sea I've been trying to reach your shore
    Waves of doubt keep drowning me

    All the dreams that we were building
    We never fulfilled them
    Could be better, should be better
    For lessons in love

    For restless eyes, egos burn and the mold is hard to break
    Now we've waded in too deep and love is overboard
    Heavy hearts token words all the hopes I ever had
    Fade like footprints in the sand

    All the homes that we were building
    We never lived in
    Could be better, should be better
    Lessons in love

    If we lose the time before us
    The future will ignore us
    We should use it, we could use it, yeah
    Lessons in love
    Lost without love

    Lessons in love
    When will you ever learn
    Lessons in love
    When there's nowhere left to turn

    Lessons in love
    Don't let your spirit burn
    Lessons in love
    I'll wait 'till you return

    All the dreams that we were building
    (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
    We never lived them
    We could lose it, we should use it
    (Lessons in love)
    Lessons in love

    All the homes that we were building
    We never lived in
    Could be better
    (Could be better)
    Should be better
    (Yeah, yeah)
    Lessons in love

    If we lose the time before us
    The future will ignore us
    We should use it, we could use it
    (Good God)
    Lessons in love Writer/s: Mark King, Rowland Charles Gould, Waliou Jacques Badarou
    Publisher: Peermusic Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Shandroise De Laeken from Davao City, PhilippinesWonderful!
  • Luke from Manchester, UkAccording to Mark King, the verse of Lessons In Love was written from the band playing "We'll Meet Again" in holiday camps on the Isle Of White.
  • Esskayess from Dallas, TxGreat harmonies, instrumentation and lyrics make for a great song.
  • Dave from Cardiff, WalesOne of four UK Top 10 hits from the same album in the same year - other than Level 42, only A-Ha matched this feat in the UK that year
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