Save It For Later

Album: Special Beat Service (1982)
Charted: 47
  • Two dozen other dirty lovers
    Must be a sucker for it
    Cry cry but I don't need my mother
    Just hold my hand while I come to a decision on it

    Sooner or later
    Your legs give way, you hit the ground
    Save it for later
    Don't run away and let me down
    Sooner or later
    You hit the deck, you get found out
    Save it for later
    Don't run away and let me down
    You let me down

    Black air and seven seas are rotten through
    But what can you do?
    I don't know how I'm meant to act with all of you lot
    Sometimes you don't try
    Just now now now now now now now now now now now
    Now now now now now now now now now now now

    Sooner or later
    Your legs give way, you hit the ground
    Save it for later
    Don't run away and let me down
    Sooner or later
    You hit the deck, you get found out
    Save it for later
    Don't run away and let me down
    You let me down
    You runaway, runaway and let me down

    Two dozen other stupid reasons
    Why we should suffer for this
    Don't bother trying to explain them
    Just hold my hand while I come to a decision on it

    Sooner or later
    Your legs give way, you hit the ground
    Save it for later
    Don't run away and let me down
    Sooner or later
    You hit the deck, you get found out
    Save it for later
    Don't run away and let me down
    You let me down
    You run away run away
    Runaway runaway runaway, runaway, and let me down Writer/s: ANDY COX, DAVE WAKELING, DAVID STEELE, DAVID FREDERICK WAKELING, EVERETT MORTON, ROGER CHARLERY
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 7

  • Boomer from Nysubtlety salacious? "Just hold my hand while i come"
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn April 23rd 1983, the English Beat performed "Save It For Later" on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    It did not chart on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart, but did reached #58 on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Songs chart.
  • Eb from Fl Keys, Fl"Just hold my hand while I come...to a decision on this."
    :::Sigh:::great song
  • Dave from Flushing, NyHey Jack, I recall hearing the song as well at Max's. I remember the guy who wrote it. He looked to be about 15. Arrogant little punk.
  • Jack Paultry from New York, NyI recall hearing a similar song in New York (CB'S?) back in the mid 1970's. Maybe it was the drugs I waz doing at the time.
  • Sam from Seattle, WaThis song is in the 1996 movie "Kingpin"
  • Justin from Woodstock, NyPete Townsend performs an acoustic version of Save It For Later on his 1986 album "Deep End Live," and Pearl Jam often sing a portion of it in concert, when playing their song Better Man.
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