Right Here Waiting

Album: Repeat Offender (1989)
Charted: 2 1
  • Oceans apart day after day
    And I slowly go insane
    I hear your voice on the line
    But it doesn't stop the pain

    If I see you next to never
    How can we say forever

    Wherever you go
    Whatever you do
    I will be right here waiting for you
    Whatever it takes
    Or how my heart breaks
    I will be right here waiting for you

    I took for granted, all the times
    That I thought would last somehow
    I hear the laughter, I taste the tears
    But I can't get near you now

    Oh, can't you see it baby
    You've got me going crazy

    Wherever you go
    Whatever you do
    I will be right here waiting for you
    Whatever it takes
    Or how my heart breaks
    I will be right here waiting for you

    I wonder how we can survive
    This romance
    But in the end if I'm with you
    I'll take the chance

    Oh, can't you see it baby
    You've got me going crazy

    Wherever you go
    Whatever you do
    I will be right here waiting for you
    Whatever it takes
    Or how my heart breaks
    I will be right here waiting for you
    Waiting for you Writer/s: Richard Marx
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 10

  • (goldielox80srocks) from Sring Branch,tx.78070Wow! I was under the impression that" Right here waiting" was written for a girl you might know by the name of " Christie Brinkley ". I also forgot about how great a performer Mr. Lionel Ritchie was. Great Songfacts about this awesome song.
  • Jp from Temple Hills, MarylandIt's a beautiful Love Song!
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn July 2nd 1989, "Right Here Waiting" by Richard Marx entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #44; and on August 6th, 1989 it peaked at #1 (for 3 weeks) and spent 7 weeks on the Top 10...
    And on July 28th, 1989 it also reached #1 (for 6 weeks) on Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks chart...
    It peaked at #1 in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and Japan...
    Earlier in 1989 on June 18th his "Satisfied" also peaked at #1 for 1 week...
    And on November 26th his third Top 100 record of 1989 reached #4 for one week.
  • Jim from Dover, Deour oceans apart are actually land and I send this song to you to bring you close. I'll ALWAYS be here waiting for you. Know this, I'll be the one standing High On A Hill looking for you so you can Touch Me When We're Dancing. I want To Hear You Say You Love Me because Suddenly, My Special Angel took me Into The Night and I know that you'll Hold On My Heart. ILY
  • Ivana from Baltimore, MdI just have to add that this song conjures some beautiful images. When I listen to it, I imagine that my lover had sung this to me right before we departed from each other and I'm atop of a deck of a ship looking out into the ocean remembering it!!!! The music at the beginning of the song conjures up an image of the ocean for me and I'm thinking that was Richard Marx's intention to conjure up an image of the ocean in music at the beginning of the song to correlate with the first line of the lyrics:"Oceans apart...day after day..." It's truly amazing!!!!! That first line is just saying that his lover going places,perhaps traveling,for each day, while she's away from him. I found out that his girlfriend at the time was actually a model so she was really going places!!! Hence, how the song seems to conjure up an image of traveling by ship.I can't ever get tired of listening to this song!!!! The 80's and 90's truly had some beautiful songs that came out at that time and I was born then and I love it!!!
  • Ivana from Baltimore, MdI looked up this song and I just had to comment on it. It's just too pretty!!!!!!!!! I love it and I didn't even know it was made in 1989!!!!!!!!!It's so wonderful and it really is one of the best love songs of all time. It's so peaceful and relaxing to listen to:) Richard Marx sings it so great!!!!!!!!!In fact, words can't even describe this beautiful, love song!!!!!!!!!
  • Barbara from Amherst, MaI just simply love this song.
  • Nicola from London, EnglandThis song is romantic and relaxing to listen to. And this is one off the best love songs all time, and this is a very tear-jerking, touching song.
  • Vince from San Francisco, CaOne of the most beautiful and heartwrenching songs ever
  • Jimmy from Twinsburg, Ohthis sing is beautiful, it makes me think, the deep thinking that a guy does when we have found a girl we would like to ask out, but there is something going on causing you to not ask her out
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