In an empty room
In the dead of night
The shadows fall
By the moonlight
So where’s it coming from
The ___ ___whispered
Do you love me?
Do you love me?

You’re dropping out
But nobody listened
Nothing’s free everywhere
You count your blessings

Oh oh
By the edge of the night
I said I know
Somebody’s waiting
Oh oh
On the edge of the night
I’ll be waiting
Somebody’s waiting for me

You hear a knock
Outside your door
(piggy back to see)
When you’re back for more
Your (big) self
With your (hips) to the window
Do you love me?
Do you love me?

And all the fears
That won’t let you go
I’ll (hold) protection
Cause I fall inside

Oh oh
By the edge of the night
I said I know
Somebody’s waiting
Oh oh
On the edge of the night
I’ll be waiting
Somebody’s waiting for me

Let everything you fear
You come alive
Something on the other day
It’s a fighting girl
They ___________
You hit the ground

Oh oh
On the edge of the night
I said I know
Somebody’s waiting
Oh oh
On the edge of the night
I’ll be waiting

Oh oh
On the edge of the night
I said I know
Somebody’s waiting
Oh oh
On the edge of the night
I’ll be waiting
Somebody’s waiting for me

*note: This song comes from the 1988 demo under the name 'Can't Wait' and the Basement Tapes (1989) under the name 'On the Edge of the Night'

It is a great song, but sound quality is bad, so i couldn't figure out ALL the lyrics. Brackets means the lyric MAY be wrong, lines mean missing words


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Edge of the night (or) Can't wait song meanings
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    Lyric CorrectionHi all, been a big fan of this band and sebastian bach. This song to me is by far the best demo song ive heard. Listening to it closely and knowing bachs voice very well throughout the years, i have a correction to contribute to the site. The part with they____ in it goes like this:

    Let everything you fear
    Just come alive
    Something on the edge of night
    It's so violent girl...
    It'll hit before you hit the ground
    bachfan88on February 18, 2011   Link
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    My Interpretation

    An empty room
    In the dead of night
    The shadows fall
    By the moonlight
    The voices calling from the dark
    *silent whisper*
    Do you love me?
    Do you love me?


    You drop the knife
    But nobody's listenin
    Nothing's free everywhere
    You count your blessings


    Oh oh
    On the edge of the night
    I said I know
    Somebody's waiting
    Oh oh
    On the edge of the night
    I'll be Praying
    Somebody's waiting for me


    You hear a knock
    Outside your door
    (Take your back street)
    When you're back for more
    Your big self
    With your ear to the window
    Do you love me?
    Do you love me?


    And all the fears
    That won't let you go
    Our own protection
    Cause they're all inside


    Oh oh
    On the edge of the night
    I said I know
    Somebody's waiting
    Oh oh
    On the edge of the night
    I'll be Praying
    Somebody's waiting for me


    Let everything you fear
    Just come alive
    Something on the edge of night
    It's so violent girl...
    It'll hit before you hit the ground


    Oh oh
    On the edge of the night
    I said I know
    Somebody's waiting
    Oh oh
    On the edge of the night
    I'll be Praying


    Oh oh
    On the edge of the night
    I said I know
    Somebody's waiting
    Oh oh
    On the edge of the night
    I'll be Praying

    Somebody's waiting for me
    bachfan88on February 19, 2011   Link

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