You want commitment
Take a look into these eyes
They burn with fire (yeah)
Until the end of time
And I would do anything
I'd beg, I'd steal, I'd die
To have you in these arms tonight

Baby, I want you
Like the roses want the rain
You know I need you
Like a poet needs the pain
And I would give anything
My blood, my love, my life
If you were in these arms tonight

I'd hold you
I'd need you
I'd get down on my knees for you
And make everything alright
If you were in these arms
I'd love you
I'd please you
I'd tell you that I'd never leave you
And love you 'til the end of time
If you were in these arms tonight, oh yeah, yeah

We stared at the sun
And we made a promise
A promise this world
Would never blind us
And these were our words
Our words were our songs
Our songs are our prayers
These prayers keep me strong
And I still believe
If you were in these arms

I'd hold you
I'd need you
I'd get down on my knees for you
And make everything alright
If you were in these arms
I'd love you
I'd please you
I'd tell you that I'd never leave you
And love you 'til the end of time
If you were in these arms tonight

Your clothes are still scattered all over our room
This whole place still smells like your cheap perfume
Everything here reminds me of you
There's nothing I wouldn't do

And these were our words
They keep me strong, baby

I'd hold you
I'd need you
I'd get down on my knees for you
And make everything alright
If you were in these arms
I'd love you
I'd please you
I'd tell you that I'd never leave you
And love you 'til the end of time
If you were in these arms tonight

If you were in these arms tonight
If you were in these arms tonight
If you were in these arms, baby

Like the roses need the rain
Like the seasons need to change
Like a poet needs the pain
I need you in these arms tonight


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae

In These Arms Lyrics as written by David Bryan Jon Bon Jovi

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

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  • +4
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    A great love song. Full of meaning from a great album. This song rocks.

    antmannon June 10, 2003   Link
  • +4
    General Comment

    This is a great song. It reminds me of an ex, that I couldn't commit to for that little bit extra in our relationship. ie Marriage/Engagement,.

    But after we had broken up, in reflection I realised how much I missed her and would give anything to get her back.

    I think some of you are missing the point of this song though. It is not a love song to be shared between two people. It is a song of pain for losing someone you wish you still had, in a reflective perspective and how you would do anything to get them back !

    deputydickon August 30, 2006   Link
  • +3
    General Comment

    "Like the roses need the rain, like the seasons need to change, like the poets need the pain" awesome song!!

    BonJovi08on February 02, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    This song is absolutely awesome. I love it beginning to end.

    allenegirlon May 24, 2004   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    There should be pages and pages of comments on this song. One of my all time faves of Bon Jovi. Amazingly sung, pure beauty. Means a lot to me also.

    MaverickXon February 06, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    this was the real bon jovi i mean,power and feeling like few bands.

    pichimangasoon April 11, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Deputy has it right. Although I might want to add another dimesion to it.

    I've been listening to this song alot since my holiday. I'll be breif, I got close with a mate of mine (except for kissing etc). And she wasn't exactly happy with her bf, and I didn't say anything but I just thought the same sentiment thats in this song. Your in my arms, I'll protect you from everything etc.

    God bring a tear to the eye haha :)

    Burkezillaron September 11, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    One of the greatest love songs...EVER!

    Behzadon April 09, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    This is a great song, reminds me of an ex, it sounds cheesy but its true. Yeh, good song, and im surprised nobody has really posted here

    gnr-acdc-eagleson June 21, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    yeah , this song is my all time favourite , it reminds me one of my friend who used to listen to it ,,, when he was in schoool ,,, akinda of different one unlike other love songs ,,, it is not soft ,,, it rocks .

    avion January 26, 2006   Link

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