"I Can't Wait" as written by and Hugo Peretti George Weiss....
Mmmm, oh

Should've known, from the start
With the year going nowhere
You and I, on your terms
You build me up just to let me down

Boy I wonder, were you ever true?
Boy I wonder, is it me or you?

I don't wanna chance my heart
When we are worlds apart
I can't wait, I can't wait, I can't wait for love
Now I turn and walk away
There's nothing left to say
It's too late, it's too late, it's too late
Cos I'm tired of my heart crash into love when you go
I don't wanna drift apart
And though it breaks my heart
I can't wait, I can't wait, I can't wait for you

Ooh, yeah

Never were, I need true love
Can't give me all I deserve
It shouldn't be a complex thing
And what is wrong with wanting everything?

I used to love you through rose-tinted eyes
I finally see through cracks in your disguise

I don't wanna chance my heart
When we are worlds apart
I can't wait, I can't wait, I can't wait for love
Now I turn and walk away
There's nothing left to say
It's too late, it's too late, it's too late
Cos I'm tired of my heart crash into love when you go
I don't wanna drift apart
And though it breaks my heart
I can't wait, I can't wait, I can't wait for you

For you came so near
We were almost right
I woke up (I woke up)
Just in time (just in time)
Wasn't real

Suddenly I'm breathing

I don't wanna chance my heart
When we are worlds apart
I can't wait, I can't wait, I can't wait for love
Now I turn and walk away
There's nothing left to say
It's too late, it's too late, it's too late
Cos I'm tired of my heart crash into love when you go
I don't wanna drift apart
And though it breaks my heart
I can't wait, I can't wait, I can't wait for you


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    General CommentSuch a lovely song, too bad it's a B-side. Basically, he's been treating her wrong, she's finally realized what he's really like, and despite all of that she still wants to be with him. Or not...
    LondonSkieson June 05, 2011   Link
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    My OpinionI love this song so much :)

    I think this song is about being in a bad relationship, where she has been hurt and let down so many times. She is still in love with the guy, but is leaving him (even though it will break her heart) because she can't be with him and wait for him to change.

    I think the line "I used to love you through rose-tinted eyes, I finally see through cracks in your disguise" means that the girl thought that he was good for her and wanted to believe that, but now she has seen who he really is. She can't pretend she doesn't know anymore.

    "Came so near, We were almost right" maybe means that the relationship was nearly how it should have been in the beginning, but she realised it was all just make believe and nothing had really changed, so she decides to leave.
    Abbie96on May 02, 2014   Link

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