To Be With You

Album: Lean Into It (1991)
Charted: 3 1
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  • Hold on little girl
    Show me what he's done to you
    Stand up little girl
    A broken heart can't be that bad

    When it's through, it's through
    Fate will twist the both of you
    So come on baby, come on over
    Let me be the one to show you

    I'm the one who wants to be with you
    Deep inside I hope you feel it too (feel it too)
    Waited on a line of greens and blues (waited on a line)
    Just to be the next to be with you

    Build up your confidence
    So you can be on top for once
    Wake up, who cares about
    Little boys that talk too much

    I've seen it all go down
    Your game of love was all rained out
    So come on baby, come on over
    Let me be the one to hold you

    I'm the one who wants to be with you
    Deep inside I hope you feel it too (feel it too)
    Waited on a line of greens and blues (waited on a line)
    Just to be the next to be with you

    Why be alone when we can be together baby?
    You can make my life worthwhile
    I can make you start to smile

    When it's through, it's through
    Fate will twist the both of you
    Come on baby, come on over
    Let me be the one to show you

    I'm the one who wants to be with you (I'm the one)
    Deep inside I hope you feel it too (feel it too)
    Waited on a line of greens and blues (waited on a line)
    Yeah, just to be the next to be with you

    I'm the one who wants to be with you (I'm the one)
    Deep inside I hope you feel it too (deep inside you feel it too)
    Waited on a line of greens and blues (waited on that line)
    Yeah just to be the next to be with you

    Just to be the next to be with you

Comments: 15

  • Boy Mihaballo from Tangerang, IndonesiaAs a guitarist in a band, I must say the hardest part is make a harmony on backing vocalis. Yeah, they're really Mr Big in many elements on music.
    This song still airplay on most of Indonesian radio
  • Suddenlysara from DenverOmg still one of my favorite Mr. Big songs
  • Jay from Boston, MaIt's one of the only # 1 songs to hit # 1 on the week ending February 29th.
  • Jeanie from Alto, GaTony in Camas, WA I don't know if or when you will see this since I just now realized I had an answer to my question. I just wanted to say thank you for giving me an answer. Now it makes the line in the song seem quite clever.
  • Tony from Camas, WaJeanie - the lead singer explained in an interview that it was a funny line based on a mood ring he wore as a kid about his feelings changing about the girl - http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com/uponsun/2011/08/mr_bigs_eric_martin_q_a.php
  • Jeanie from Alto, GaDoes anyone know what it means in the song when they say "waited on a line of greens and blues"?
  • Lars Ulrich from CopenhagenDoesn't matter. The song is still totally lame. Okay maybe not lame but it did get sicking after hearing it like 24/7 on radio and MTV. Suse the typos but that what you get when you've been imbibing (big word for drinking) pilsner with an alchohal conent of 9 percent by volume.
  • Ben from Claremont, MnYou know what? I am totally sorry. I was wrong, and I got out of line. I should have just admitted that I made a mistake. I hope that nobody holds it against me. I hope everyone knows that Mr. Big did NOT create shredding, they just used it. I think I got the point across, though. Now everyone knows without a doubt that Mr. Big used shredding! Really, though, do forgive me.
  • Pat from Indio, CaPrevious comments non-with-standing; this is a great song. A power ballad you can easily sing g along too and every guy can identify with the songs's story.
  • Ben from Claremont, MnBut... if you really think about it, I said "this is a prime example of this type of music", clearly indicating it had been around before they used it... You create scrambled eggs every time you stir up some milk and eggs, although I wouldn't necessarily say you INVENTED them... well, maybe we have different ways of speaking "across the pond".
  • Ben from Claremont, MnOk, you're right. Wait, are you friends with someone from New Zealand? Or, are you just collaborating against me from 6,000 miles apart?
  • Luke from Manchester, EnglandActually Ben, you said "and you can clearly see that above" that they used soft melodies... to CREATE SHREDDING" so stop being arrogant and admit when you f**ked up
  • Ben from Claremont, MnOh, and Paul Gilbert was actually one of the original members of Mr. Big. Did you know that?
  • Ben from Claremont, MnI never once said that Mr. Big created shredding. If you'd slowed down and thought before jumping down my throat, you would have seen that, "They USED... shredding." It's ok. We all make mistakes.
  • Rik from Cambridge, New ZealandThere is no way that Mr Big created "shredding"!! Paul Gilbert was "shredding" long B4 Mr Big came along.
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