"When You Say Nothing At All" as written by Don Schlitz and Paul Overstreet....
It's amazing how you can speak right to my heart
Without saying a word, you can light up the dark
Try as I may I could never explain
What I hear when you don't say a thing

The smile on your face let's me know that you need me
There's a truth in your eyes saying you'll never leave me
The touch of your hand says you'll catch me if wherever I fall
You say it best when you say nothing at all

All day long I can hear people talking out loud
But when you hold me near, you drown out the crowd
Try as they may they can never define
What's being said between your heart and mine

The smile on your face let's me know that you need me
There's a truth in your eyes saying you'll never leave me
The touch of your hand says you'll catch me if wherever I fall
You say it best when you say nothing at all

The smile on your face let's me know that you need me
There's a truth in your eyes saying you'll never leave me
The touch of your hand says you'll catch me if wherever I fall
You say it best when you say nothing at all


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"When You Say Nothing at All" as written by Paul Overstreet Don Schlitz

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    General Commentallison krauss also does a version of this song, but she changes it to "webster's can't define" her verison is just amazing
    emmychloeon April 27, 2002   Link
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    General Commentmy sister is a really good singer and at a kareoke party she sang this song and it was so beautiful. not only was the song really pretty but my sister did a great job of singing it
    LithiumGrlon June 19, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI've had this song picked out to be my future wedding song since the first time I heard it :) I absolutely love it.
    emogreenon July 27, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI was jsut at a wedding today and a buddy of the families, Jeff Somers did this song, and it was great. He has sucha great voice and has his cd out, but it's totally local so meh
    Pift_skaon August 17, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti love this song its so sweet...........its the best!
    dangerousbtchon August 22, 2002   Link
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    miss_nattie88on July 29, 2005   Link
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    miss_nattie88on July 29, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is beautiful, it also fits its film notting Hill really well.
    its saying actions speak louder than words, and how everything about his other half lets him know that she loves him.
    little_miss_failureon January 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentLove this.

    He should make more music like this instead of raping Iris.
    Sirius1on September 14, 2006   Link
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    General Commentok, this is a dedication to my best mate jess, she loves this song and would probably dedicate this song to her bf or something... hahahaha i love it to bits as well.. i find it meaningful
    music_rox_my_lyfon May 05, 2008   Link

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