"Beginnings" as written by and Robert Lamm....
When I'm with you,
It doesn't matter where we are,
Ot what we're doing,
I'm with you that's all that matters

Time passes much too quickly
When we're together laughing
I wish I could sing it to you. whoa-oh
Wish I could sing it to you

Woah
Woah
Mostly I'm silent
Silent
Try and think of the right words to say

When I kiss you,
I feel a thousand different feelings,
A cover of chills
All over my body.
And when I feel them,
I quickly try to decide which one
I should try to put into words, woah-oh
Try to put into words
Woah
Woah
Mostly I'm silent
Silent
La-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la
Silent

Only the beginning
Of what I want to feel forever
Yes, only the beginning
Only just the start
I've got to get you into my life, mama
Got to get you next to me
Yes, only the beginning,
Only just the start
Hey-hey-hey-hey-hey-hey-hey
Oh, all right


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"Beginnings" as written by Robert Lamm

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  • +1
    General CommentI think some of they lyrics are missing, but this has to be my favorite Chicago so far and maybe ever! It was like the first song I ever heard, and I like the starting lyrics "When I'm with you, it doesn't matter where we are or what we're doing. I'm with you, that's all that matters" that's so sweet
    pacsun2871on May 10, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentAwsome love song!
    When I kiss you, I deel a thousand different feelings...Only the beginning of what I want to feel forever...
    Also, I love that percussion thing at the end, but the radio stations always cut it off.
    norderon March 21, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI've always thought this was one of Chicago's best love songs. Why? Several reasons.

    1. It's got a good melody.
    2. Good rhythm/beat.
    3. Good lyrics.

    But most of all, it's not sappy, crappy, ballady, Peter Cetera stuff that dominated the 1980's. The story is so simple, sincere, and sweet. That's the main thing that sells it for me. It's not about how hot someone is, or "banging some chick", or anything like that. It's simply about the enjoyment and love of being with this person. If you ask me, that's a lot of what love is.
    Mattbluhalofanon July 18, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentGreat song! The percussion at the end is way cool!
    chocolatelover93on July 05, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is about the start of relationships. Where you feel lucky to be around the person. And hence the title "Beginnings".

    And Mattbluhalofan, I want to add to your list:
    4. Great use of horns in a genre where they are thought to be obsolete
    cfmalinon October 25, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt is the best!
    AndreG45on April 23, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is one of my favorite Chicago songs. It's just sooo awesome. I LOVE Terry Kath's voice, hell, I love every voice that has played a part in Chicago's history, especially Peter Cetera. Great song!
    ckm4everon January 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI agree, definitely one of their best. It's so original compared to much of their typical sounding songs. I'm honestly not a big fan of Chicago; the band or the city. But this song does rock
    convinceon April 09, 2009   Link

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