Hold The Line
by Toto

Album: Toto (1978)
Charted: 14 5
  • It's not in the way that you hold me
    It's not in the way you say you care
    It's not in the way you've been treating my friends
    It's not in the way that you stayed till the end
    It's not in the way you look or the things that you say that you'll do

    Hold the line, love isn't always on time, oh oh oh
    Hold the line, love isn't always on time, oh oh oh

    It's not in the words that you told me, girl
    It's not in the way you say you're mine, ooh
    It's not in the way that you came back to me
    It's not in the way that your love set me free
    It's not in the way you look or the things that you say that you'll do

    Hold the line, love isn't always on time, oh oh oh
    Hold the line, love isn't always on time, oh oh oh

    It's not in the words that you told me
    It's not in the way you say you're mine, ooh
    It's not in the way that you came back to me
    It's not in the way that your love set me free
    It's not in the way you look or the things that you say that you'll do

    Hold the line, love isn't always on time, oh oh oh
    Hold the line, love isn't always on time (Love isn't always on time)

    Hold the line, love isn't always on time (love isn't always, love isn't always on time)
    Hold the line, love isn't always on time
    Love isn't always on time
    Love isn't always on time
    Love isn't always on time, oh oh ohWriter/s: David Paich
    Publisher: Spirit Music Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 7th 1979, "Hold The Line" by Toto peaked at #5 (for 3 weeks) on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; it entered the chart on October 1st, 1978 and spent 21 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #14 in Australia...
    Was track four on side two of their debut album, 'Toto', the album peaked at #9 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart...
    Two other tracks from the album made the Top 100 chart; "I'll Supply The Love" (at #45) and "Georgy Porgy" (at #48).
  • Robert from Chicago , IlThis was the first song of the album (which I bought my senior yr of high school ). The album which this song was featured has a ton of hits (Georgy Porgy, You Supply the Love ....) to me is the best album of Toto's collection.
  • Harold from University Park, PaThis song is sometimes mistakenly called "Love Isn't Always On Time" and on P2P sites is mis-credited to Foreigner.
  • John from Grand Island, NyI'm 15 again every time I hear this song.
  • Tye from Guthrie, OkI love this song. I love the video. It was such a big staple of the 80's! If Steve hates playing it that's fine... but I love playing the guitar on this song!
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