"Pray" as written by Jeffrey B. Atkins, Marcus Vest, Aj Platinum, Leah Siegal and Alan Schwartz....
When the time grew near, for me to show my love
The longer I stayed away for, hidin' from a word
I need to hear now, don't think I'll hear it again (Don't think I'll hear it again)

But the nights were always warm with you
Holding you right by my side (Right by my side)
But the mornin' always comes too soon
Before I even close my eyes (Close my eyes)

All I do each night is pray (Woah)
Hopin' that, I'll be a part of you again someday (Oh yeah)
All I do each night is think (Oh yeah), of all the times
I've closed the door to keep my love within (Closed the door)

If you can't forgive the past, I'll understand that
Can't understand why I did this to you
And all of the days and the nights, oh I'll regret it
I never showed you my love (I never showed you my love)

But the nights were always warm with you (My love)
Holding you right by my side (Right by my side)
But the mornin' always comes too soon
Before I even close my eyes (Close my eyes)

All I do each night is pray (All I do each night is pray)
Hopin' that, I'll be a part of you again someday (Down on my knees)
All I do each night is think (Yeah), of all the times
I've closed the door to keep my love within

Surely we must be in sight (Woah)
Of the dream we long to live (We long to live)
If you stop and close your eyes, you'll picture me inside
I'm so cold and all alone

Straight on back to me

All I do each night is pray
Hopin' that I'll be a part of you again someday
All I do each night is think, of all the times
I've closed the door to keep my love within

All I do each night is pray (Come on, time is running out)
Hopin' that I'll be a part of you again someday (You and me)
All I do each night is think, of all the times (On my knees, you and me)
I've closed the door to keep my love within (On my knees)
All I do each night is pray (You and me, forever more)
Hopin' that I'll be a part of you again someday (That's what I told you)


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"Pray" as written by Gary Barlow

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    General CommentAMAZING lyrics. It's like he's saying I realise now that I need you. I need love in my life. How wrong I was to shut it out. But of course it's too late.

    Maybe he was dedicating his time to his career and this one girl kept holding on until she finally couldn't hold on any longer and so she let go. Now he realises how wrong he was. It's put across so honestly in this song. It sounds like he really means it. Hopefully every man who behaves like this will realise that love is the only meaning and purpose in life.
    *Anna*on December 07, 2006   Link
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    General CommentMy favourite That That song of all time!! Dont really care much about the lyrics but I love the chord progression.
    LightofAuguston July 29, 2010   Link
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    My OpinionThis song is incredible from start to finish...Gary Barlow is a wonderful songwriter...So emotive and is amazing with the catchy hooks....He writes some of the best pop music around today...This is just one of them...So enduring...came out in 93 and today can still be sung word for word by many who were not Fans, or too young to remember Take That...TT songs just last, and resonate with the masses...To add, the dance that accompanies this song is a sight to see on their tours <33
    rochey1on November 26, 2011   Link

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