"When I Get There" as written by Guy Roche and Shelly Peiken....
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Still tryna capture the moment
I'm living in it
Still tryna pry your heart open
The sky's been my limit
I've been wondering if you
Are ever going to meet me halfway
Someday will you ever make me happy baby?

When I get there I'm finally free
When I get there I'm home
When I get there I'll turn the key
When I get there I'll know
I don't know where I'm going
But I'm going and I'll know it when I get there
Can't wait another minute cause your heart just isn't in it and it's not fair

When I get there I'm finally free
When I get there I'm home
When I get there I'll turn the key
When I get there I'll know

I see myself in a cathedral all dressed in white
I guess somone was willing and waiting to be there
By my side I don't know where I'll find him
But I'm sure enough gonna find him somewhere
Out there I know he's gonna make me happy baby

When I get there I'm finally free
When I get there I'm home
When I get there I'll turn the key
When I get there I'll know
I don't know where I'm going
But I'm going and I'll know it when I get there
Can't wait another minute cause your heart just isn't in it and it's not fair

I don't know how to make it so I guess I'm gonna
Fake it till I'm somewhere I don't know where I'm going But I'm going and I'll know it when I get there

I've been thinking about our situation
It's not what I want
If you can't get what you're giving
The you've got to be moving on
I've got no hard feelings
Just a heart that needs healing
It take time but I'll find another road

Then I will know he's the one
Sure as rain
Sure as sun
Til the day hope is gone I will keep holding on

I don't know where I'm going
But I'm going and I'll know it when I get there
Can't wait another minute cause your heart just isn't in it and it's not fair I don't know how to make it so I guess I'm gonna fake it till I'm somewhere I don't know where I'm going but I'm going and I'll know it when I get there

When I get there I'm finally free
When I get there I'm home
When I get there I'll turn the key
When I get there I'll know
When I get there I'm finally free
When I get there I'm home
When I get there I'll turn the key
When I get there I'll know
When I get there I'm finally free
When I get there I'm home
When I get there I'll turn the key
When I get there I'll know


Lyrics submitted by missANGIE

"When I Get There" as written by Shelly Peiken Guy Roche

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentOkay i'm definitely feeling this song right now.
    missANGIEon January 31, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about a girl who is with a guy, but the guy hasn't fully opened himself up to her when she's giving all her heart and soul. And now she's having second thoughts about their relationship.

    -linds "i don't know where i'm going, but i'm going and i'll know it when i get there."
    ohitstragikXon June 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI loved this song when it first came out when I was in the sixth grade. The other day it came on randomly on my iTunes and I fell in love with it all over again. I think the meaning of the song is pretty straightforward. I just really love the sense of hopefulness in the song. It's like, "This relationship isn't gonna be forever, but there's something out there for me that's amazing and real and true." Amazing song.
    loveablelo06on April 12, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI LOVE THIS SONG! IT IS SO HEARTFELT, AND TRUE. I THINK ANYONE CAN RELATE. THIS SONG IS ABOUT A GIRL WHO IS IN LOVE WITH A MAN, BUT SHE ISN'T SURE IF HE FEELS EXACTLY THE WAY SHE DOES. SHE IS READY TO MOVE TO THE NEXT LEVEL---MARRIAGE--AND HE IS STILL NOT SHOWING SIGNS OF OPENESS. SHE IS WILLING TO MOVE TO THE NEXT LEVEL OR JUST MOVE ON TO SOMEONE SHE CAN TRUST; SOMEONE SHE SAYS "WILL MAKE ME HAPPY."
    OneNOnlyNatieon May 27, 2010   Link

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