Lay It On The Line

Album: Just a Game (1979)
Charted: 86
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  • It's the same old story all over again
    You turn a lover into just another friend
    I want to love you, I want to make you mine
    Won't you lay it on the line?

    I'm tired of playing all your foolish games
    I'm tired of all of your lies making me insane
    I don't ask for much, the truth'll do just fine
    Won't' you lay it on the line

    Lay it on the line
    Lay it on the line
    Lay it on the line
    Don't waste my time

    You got no right to make me wait
    We better talk, girl, before it gets too late
    I never thought you could be so unkind
    Won't you lay it on the line

    Lay it on the line
    Lay it on the line
    Lay it on the line
    Don't waste my time

    You know I love you, you know it's true
    It's up to you, girl, what've I got to do
    Don't hold me up, girl, don't waste my precious time
    Won't you lay it on the line

    Lay it on the line
    Lay it on the line Writer/s: GIL MOORE, MIKE LEVINE, RIK EMMETT
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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Comments: 4

  • Patrick Longworth from Okanagan Falls, British Columbia, CanadaIt's not one of my all time favourites but I do so relate to the lyrics.
  • George from Vancouver, CanadaF'in A. Brent! A most excellent line for any relationship that you're willing to risk everything for.
  • George from Vancouver, Canadain the 1940s this phrase ("lay it on the line") referred to sexual intercourse; from casino influence, it has since evolved more to mean "put everything at risk" (this seem to be the sense Triumph was working with)
  • Brent from Denair, CaTriumph rocks. This song rocks. A very underrated band. Saw them at Day on the Green in Oakland, Ca in 1983. What an awesome show and time with several buddies that day. One of those friends got me hooked on Triumph and have been a fan ever since. Love the line "Don't Waste My Time"!
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