I’ll Be Waiting

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The Story Behind the Song

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[op_liveeditor_element data-style=””][text_block style=”style_1.png” align=”left” top_margin=”5″]What’s that old expression?  If you love someone, set them free.  If they come back, they’re yours.  No one likes to feel smothered, especially in a relationship.  In the same sense, the worst way to get a child to not doing something is to tell them that they can’t.  When you love someone, you wanna be with them all the time.  And when you’re IN love with someone, they feel the same way.  There’s should be no need for jealousy or insecurity, because you’re already that other person’s first choice.  But when you’re young, you have a hard enough time trying to figure YOURSELF out, let alone trying to figure out who you wanna spend the rest of your life with.  And sometimes people need that time to figure themselves out.  They need to figure out who they are, without having to define themselves by the person they’re with.  Because, after all, how do you know it’s really love if you have nothing with which to compare it?  This song is about having enough strength, courage and faith in a relationship to let someone go, in the hopes that they’ll figure out, all on their own, that you’re the one they’re meant to be with.

 

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Lyrics

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Got your picture hanging on the wall
Kept the message when I missed your call
All these memories keep running through my mind

And I’m wondering if you’ve found someone
I keep hoping that I’m still the one
Do you miss me? Do you think of me sometimes?

Go and see what dreams await you
I don’t care how long it takes you
Cause when you’re ready to come back home
You know I’ll be here…

I’ll be waiting, I’ll be shaking
Just to see you, just to touch your skin
I’ll be waiting, I’ll be aching
Just to hold you, just to breathe you in
Promises we carved in stone
Will always lead your heart back home
And when they do I’ll be waiting here for you

Yeah I noticed you were feeling down
When you told me you were leaving town
There was something that was pulling you away

When your train left it was raining hard
Had your bags packed in the second car
You were waving with tears running down your face

Go and see what you’ve been chasing
The way I feel for you ain’t changing
And when you’re ready to come back home
You know I’ll be here…

CHORUS

Someday soon I see us walking on the beach
Watching waves roll and talking endlessly
So take your time and go see all you need to see
Cause when you come back home
You know just where I’ll be…

CHORUS

I’ll be waiting every morning, waiting every night
Counting every minute that I feel go by
There’s nothing I can say, there’s nothing I can do
So come back home, I’ll be right here waiting for you

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