I Will Remember
by Toto

Album: Tambu (1995)
Charted: 64
  • I was born in the land of the sun
    And the tall green grass
    And I don't understand
    How all this has come to pass

    How we've come to surround ourselves
    In a sea of thieves
    In a land without learning
    Only the fools believe

    I went driving last night
    On a dark canyon road
    Had the sky to myself
    But I wasn't alone

    Had the pain of my lifetime
    For my company
    How did it end up like this
    For you and me

    When love breaks the promise
    The heart has to keep
    It leaves only truth here to find
    When the spirit is crushed
    And the hurt is so deep
    Between you and I

    Even when love has come and gone
    And our hearts have moved along
    I will remember
    There was a time we had the trust

    And that always was enough
    I will remember
    I will remember you

    As I open my eyes to one more day
    The wind burns my face
    As it whispers your name
    As it's pulling me forward

    It tears me free
    And the only thing left
    Is the tears for and me

    'Cause when love breaks the promise
    The heart has to keep
    It leaves only truth here to find
    When the spirit is crushed
    And hurt is so deep
    Between you and I

    Even when love has come and gone
    And our hearts have moved along
    I will remember
    There was a time we had the trust
    And that always was enough
    I will remember

    Even when love has come and gone
    And our hearts have moved along
    I will remember
    There was a time we had the trust

    And that always was enough
    I will remember
    I will remember you

Comments: 6

  • Norbanks from DenmarkThanks, Chris, for the recommendation of Fleesh. Not only do I agree that their version of I Will Remember is great, but they've made many great covers.

    Thanks for enriching my day and widening my horizon.
  • Chris from FranceJust in case anyone is interested - and I can't understand how this wasn't a massive hit - but have a listen on Youtube to the version by Fleesh of Brazil, which is beyond magnificent.
  • Donnaluvstotosomuch! from Austin TxThis song is beautiful beyond words, the melody is haunting and gives me goosebumps! A very fine piece of songwriting and composition.
    Thank you for this contribution to humanity...love, love, love. Donna, b. 1968, 80s music Will Live Forever!
  • Mark from AustraliaWritten by Luke in memory of his friend Jeff Porcaro. While the song's title is poignant, the beat laid down by Simon behind the drums is Jeff's famous Mushanga groove at half speed. No coincidence.
  • Oliver from Quatre Bornes, MauritiusThere's something really nostalgic in this song..i think it has been written with real feelings and it is shared emotionally with listeners..well done steve...olimelo
  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdI have never heard this one. Jeff Porcaro was one of the greatest drummers of our generation. Not only did he work with Toto but with Steely Dan, Boz Scaggs, Phoebe Snow, Barbra Streisand, Chaka
    Khan, Al Jarreau, Mike McDonald, Christopher Cross and many others. He was found dead in his garden in 1992 reportly of an allergic recation to pesticide (actually it was a heart attack)
    In 1997 David "Creatchy" Garfield put together a tribute album called "Tribute to Jeff" which features members of Toto plus many of the other folks he had worked with.
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