I'm Waiting For The Day

Album: Pet Sounds (1966)
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  • I came along when he broke your heart
    That's when you needed someone
    To help forget about him

    I gave you love with a brand new start
    That's what you needed the most
    To set your broken heart free

    I know you cried, and you felt blue
    But when I could I gave strength to you
    I'm waiting for the day when you can love again

    I kissed your lips
    And when your face looked sad
    It made me think about him
    And that you still loved him so

    But you know that pretty soon
    I made you feel glad
    That you belonged to me
    And love began to show

    He hurt you then, but that's all gone
    I guess I'm saying you're the only one
    I'm waiting for the day when you can love again

    He hurt you then, but that's all done
    I guess I'm saying you're the only one
    I'm waiting for the day when you can love again

    You didn't think that I could sit around and let him work
    You didn't think that I could sit around and let (watch) him take you
    You didn't think that I could sit around and let him go
    You didn't think that I could sit back and let you go
    You didn't think... Writer/s: Brian Wilson, Michael Love
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Carl from Apg, MdLate in the song, do you notice the (bowed) string instruments? Does "Pet Sounds" have the 1st use of such instruments on a Beach Boys record (other than 1963 "Surfer Moon")?
  • George from Belleville, NjA pop masterpiece,but then every song on Pet Sounds is a pop masterpiece,it is considered by many as the greatest album ever made.Brian Wilson put every ounce of his musical abilities into the songs on that album.This song has a light float on air sound with an easy melody.Another winner.
  • Bill from Downers Grove, IlI really got into this album in the mid 70's after breaking up with my first girlfriend. The album starts out with optimism (Wouldn't it be nice) and runs the gamut of emotions a young man feels when he is in love. Unfortunately at the end there is sadness (Caroline,no). I got to see Brian perform it live at the Chicago Theatre in '02.
  • Niall from Dublin, IrelandIt's on pet sounds, that's all that need to be said
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