Get Here

Album: Circle of One (1991)
Charted: 4 5
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  • You can reach me by railway, you can reach me by trailway
    You can reach me on an airplane, you can reach me with your mind
    You can reach me by caravan, cross the desert like an Arab man
    I don't care how you get here, just get here if you can

    You can reach me by sailboat, climb a tree and swing rope to rope
    Take a sled and slide down the slope, into these arms of mine
    You can jump on a speedy colt, cross the border in a blaze of hope
    I don't care how you get here, just get here if you can

    There are hills and mountains between us
    Always something to get over
    If I had my way, surely you would be closer
    I need you closer

    There are hills and mountains between us
    Always something to get over
    If I had my way, surely you would be closer
    I need you closer

    You can windsurf into my life, take me up on a carpet ride
    You can make it in a big balloon, but you better make it soon
    You can reach me by caravan, cross the desert like an Arab man
    I don't care how you get here, just get here if you can

    I don't care, I don't care
    I need you right here right now
    I need you right here right now right by my side yeah yeah
    Get here

    I don't care how you get here, just get here if you can. Writer/s: Brenda Russell
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • John from New York Reminds me of the girl I fell in love with.
  • Nicholas from OxfordshireI best remember this song as the version on Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights, which is what started me watching the programme (I knew nothing of Peter Kay). It is in fact the best scene that sadly lasts less than a minute - yes, I wish it went on longer. It really makes me laugh (and when I first saw it, I laughed my head off heavily, when I was only 16).

    On there, Michelle Coffee is happily performing it, but not liking the upstage of Frank of Right Said Frank (the tribute band to Right Said Fred). He makes keyboard sound effects after each stated lyric (the transport, including an airplane).
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn March 16, 1991, Oleta Adams performed "Get Here" on the Saturday-afternoon syndicated television program, 'Soul Train'...
    At the time the song was at #8 on Billboard's Top 100 chart, the following week it would peak at #5 {for 1 week} and it spent twenty-three weeks on the Top 100...
    She received a Grammy Award nomination for 'Best Female Pop Vocal Performance' for "Get Here"
    It reached #8 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart and #3 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks chart...
    The Seattle, Washington native had one other Top 100 record, "Woman In Chains", it was a duet with Tears For Fears and it reached #36 on the Top 100 in 1989...
    Oleta Angela Adams will celebrate her 65th birthday in two months on May 4th {2018}.
  • Dawn from Warren, MiI used to play this song over and over and had no idea, the writer viewed it as corny.
  • Leigh from Cape Town, South Africa"I don't care how you get here, just get here if you can." Such a simple sentiment yet so powerful. Incredible.
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