Can't Hardly Wait

Album: Pleased To Meet Me (1987)
  • I'll write you a letter tomorrow
    Tonight I can't hold a pen
    Someone's got a stamp that I can borrow
    I promise not to blow the address again

    Lights that flash in the evening,
    Through a crack in the drapes

    Jesus rides beside me
    He never buys any smokes
    Hurry up, hurry up, ain't you had enough of this stuff
    Ashtray floors, dirty clothes, and filthy jokes

    See you're high and lonesome
    Try and try and try

    Lights that flash in the evening,
    Through a hole in the drapes
    I'll be home when I'm sleeping
    I can't hardly wait

    I can't wait. Hardly wait. Writer/s: PAUL WESTERBERG
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 7

  • Keith from MarylandPaul Westerberg has said that the lyrics were never about commiting suicide. "That's about us on the road, sitting around bored in hotel rooms waiting for something to happen."
  • Brian from Boston, MaGreat song Great band
  • Aash from New York, Nyactually Replacements music sold millions and millions of albums, but unfortunately for them the records had the name "Goo Goo Dolls" on them..
  • Zach from San Francisco, CaJohn, your comments are accurate, I think. However, at the risk of sounding like a huge dork, the intro to the Pleased to Meet Me version of the song is definitely a guitar and not a bass.
  • Mister Whirly from Minneapolis, MnOne of the best versions of this song is an acoustic version, literally recorded in an air shaft at the old Twin Tone studios. The original lyrics are much better, and the Bob version with the electric guitars and no horns is about a million times better, and more Replacements-esque.
  • Hoser from Winnipeg, CanadaRight up there with "Unsatisfied" and "Left Of The Dial" on my 'Mats greatest hits; never heard the Tim version, though.
  • Dave from Le Mars, IaThe Tim version is incredible. More the Mats' style, kind sloppy but very heart felt. This band was truly great, its a shame, or maybe not, depending on your prospective that they were not popular than they were. They help pave the way for Weezer and Nirvana.
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