"Wait Your Turn" as written by Robyn Fenty, Mikkel Eriksen, Tor Hermansen, Will Kenard, Sam Milton, James Fauntleroy and Takura / Tendayi....
It's just the way the game is played
It's best if you just wait your turn

The wait is over, the wait is over
The wait is over, the wait is over
The wait is over, the wait is over
The wait is over, the wait is over

I pitch with a grenade
Swing away if you're feeling brave
There's so much power in my name
If you pop off and you say it stadium gon' do the wave
I'm such a fucking lady
You don't have to be so afraid
'Cause I got room up on my team you can play but hold up

It's just the way the game is played
It's best if you just wait your turn

It's getting crowded over here, but babe the wait is over
Sometimes it takes a thousand tries to win, the wait is over
Fumble, don't you fumble that's a flag on the play
Babe if you don't wanna then you don't have to wait
But together we gon' be taking over

It's just the way the game is played
It's best if you just wait your turn

So you don't wanna wait?
I hate to hear that such a shame
'Cause if you play it sideways
Ain't no timeout in my game, they already underway
I know you want to win
And you wish I would let you in
Get in line over here, you can play but hold up

It's just the way the game is played
It's best if you just wait your turn

It's getting crowded over here, but babe the wait is over
Sometimes it takes a thousand tries to win, the wait is over
Fumble, don't you fumble that's a flag on the play
Babe if you don't wanna then you don't have to wait
But together we gon' be taking over

It's just the way the game is played
It's best if you just wait your turn

Baby put the work in like a champion
But the crowd is screaming with their hands way up
Couldn't be with no one else
You're the only way I'll win
Baby got the whole world standing up
Damn I'm glad I picked ya, took a chance on love
Babe you're up
The time is now and now the wait is over

The wait is over, the wait is over
The wait is over, the wait is over (just wait your turn)
The wait is over, the wait is over
The wait is over, the wait is over (just wait your turn)

It's getting crowded over here, but babe the wait is over
Sometimes it takes a thousand tries to win, the wait is over
Fumble, don't you fumble that's a flag on the play
Babe if you don't wanna then you don't have to wait
But together we gon' be taking over

It's just the way the game is played
It's best if you just wait your turn

(Just wait your turn)
The wait is over, the wait is over
The wait is over, the wait is over


Lyrics submitted by thrwmyhrtawy., edited by Mellow_Harsher

"Wait Your Turn" as written by Mikkel Eriksen Takura Tendayi

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    Song MeaningThe songmeaning of this is that she is pretty much telling the person that there is alot of guys that surrounds her and if he really wants to be with her he will wait until its his turn. when she says "fumble, dont you fumble, thats a flag on the play", when you fumble a football thats a loss of yards, so shes saying that when he finnaly gets his turn to talk to her he better know how to talk to her because if he doesnt and fumble on his words he will just need to wait on another opportunity to get her, "sometimes it takes a thousand tries to win" she just waiting on that right guy that uses the right words and is confident and patient.
    Dainmcon December 02, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThe lyrics look mixed up in the first verse, I swear it's 'I pitch with a grenade/Swing away if you're feeling brave' and then in the second verse it's 'Cos if you play it sideways/Ain't no time out in my game' - I never thought it was about a guy, I thought it was about her successes etc, she's puffed up in her first verse ie pitching with a grenade shows her danger, and you should be 'feeling brave' if you want to challenge her. It's talking about her power. Even in the bridge when she talks about someone she loves, she says 'You're the only way I'll win' I don't think it's solely about someone that she's 'chosen' I think it's about her and this mystery person taking on something that requires her to be powerful.
    MelodyUKon December 28, 2011   Link
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    General CommentThe whole song doesn't make sense.

    I heard that it's about her telling guys to wait for their turn to be with her. If it's supposedly about her telling guys to wait in line with the rest for their turn to be with her, why is she saying they will be taking over? What are they gonna take over and for what reason?

    youwillneverknowon December 31, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThe only problem I have with this song is the fumble part. "fumble, don't you fumble, that's a flag on the play." A fumble doesn't cause a flag to be thrown, the line doesn't make sense. Also, I think in the unedited version she says "I'm such a fucking lady" because on her twitter it says "I'm such a ____ lady". Dunno why it would have a ____ there if it didn't mean something other than a cuss word.
    flamarlin21on November 08, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is Rihanna's game, and her rules...you fumble and your flagged!
    JJ2613on November 23, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne change to the lyrics. It should read "I'm such a fuckin lady"
    flamarlin21on November 26, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentone of my fav songs on the album..i don't know if its strictly about all guys having to wait to finally get with her though...
    gunner-chicaon January 12, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think its that she was telling a guy to wait his turn cause she had so many guys who liked her but finally she decided to give him a try after turning him over so many times and realise he was the love of her life. good beat but the lyrics are meh.
    Mystical_nighton May 12, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthere is no guy..

    the eye, in church, babe if you don't wanna
    Then you don't have to wait
    [But together]
    We gon' be taking over..

    think ppl
    vicma79on December 15, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAnother Hiphop/R&B song about "I'm coming to rule", "I'm the best", ...
    Paymaanon April 01, 2013   Link

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