Love Takes Time

Album: The Best Of Orleans (1979)
Charted: 11
  • I saw a twinkle in her eye
    It lit a fire deep inside
    But it burned so wild and strong
    I knew it wouldn't last for long

    'Cause love takes time
    And it's hard to find
    You gotta take some time
    To let love grow

    I saw a shooting star go by
    It blazed a path across the sky
    But the beauty did not last, no
    some things just happen all to fast

    But love takes time
    And it's hard to find
    You gotta take some time
    To let love grow, whoa

    Well some think love's a game
    You play for a night or two
    But I think that's a shame
    'Cause I know that in the end
    They're bound to lose

    Love takes time
    Yes it's hard to find
    You gotta take some time
    To let love grow

    Oh love takes time
    I said that it's hard to find
    Oh, just take your time
    And love will grow
    If we really want our love to grow
    We gotta take it slow, whoa

    Love takes time
    Yes it's hard to find
    Baby love takes time
    Yours and mine, whoaWriter/s: LARRY HOPPEN, MARILYN MASON
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Spirit Music Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Dougee from San Bernardino, CaOne of my all-time favorite songs. It came out when I was 13, and hearing it brings back vivid memories of my foray into 'phone phreaking' inspired by an old broken phone I paid 75 cents for at the swap meet. Also, the day of my swap meet visit, my big sister took me on a surprise trip to Knott's Berry Farm where I rode the legendary "Montezooma's Revenge" for the first time. A few years later, the message of the song became all too clear when I made attempts at finding romance. The lyrics ring true: love is hard to find, and when you DO find it, it takes time to grow!
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