It's late at night and I'm feeling down
There are couples standing on the street
Sharing summer kisses and silly sounds

So I step inside, pour a glass of wine
With a full glass and an empty heart
I search for something to occupy my mind

'Cause you are in my head, swimming forever in my head
Tangled in my dreams, swimming forever

So I listen to the radio (listen to the radio)
And all the songs we used to know (we listened to)
So I listen to the radio (listen to the radio)
Remember where we used to go?

Now it's morning light and it's cold outside
Caught up in a distant dream
I turn and think that you are by my side

So I leave my bed and I try to dress (I try to dress)
Wondering why my mind plays tricks
And fools me into thinking you are there

But you're still in my head
Swimming forever in my head
Not lying in my bed, just swimming forever

So I listen to the radio (listen to the radio)
And all the songs we used to know (we listened to)
So I listen to the radio (listen to the radio)
Remember where we used to go?

So I listen to the radio (listen to the radio)
And all the songs we used to know (we listened to)
So I listen to the radio (listen to the radio)
Remember where we used to go?

You are in my head, swimming forever

So I listen to the radio (listen to the radio)
And all the songs we used to know (we listened to)
So I listen to the radio (listen to the radio)
Remember where we used to go?

I listen to the radio (listen to the radio)
To all the songs we used to know (we listened to)
I listen to the radio (listen to the radio)
To all the songs, all the songs we used to know

Yeah (listen to the radio)
Oh, the songs we used to know, yeah (listen to the)
(Listen to the radio)
All the songs we used to know


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Radio Lyrics as written by Caroline Corr Andrea Jane Corr

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    General Comment

    FANTASTIC SONG one of the best from the 'in Blue' album. I love the lyrics and the backing track to the song. Written by Sharon Corr who wrote this song the day after she wrote the Corrs other hit 'So Young' [she s too fuckin good!!!]

    Best part of the song: Now it's morning light And it's cold outside Caught up in a distant dream I turn and think that you are by my side

    So I leave my bed And I try to dress Wandering why my mind plays tricks And fools me into thinking you are there

    But you're just in my head Swimming forever in my head Not lying in my bed Just swimming forever

    EXCELLENT!!!!!**

    mikus-fikuson August 28, 2005   Link
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    General Comment

    I can't believe no one's commented on this song - I love it!

    rockfreakon July 19, 2005   Link
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    General Comment

    I love this song, especially the lyric is really touching. I always get emotional every time I listen to this song.

    cygnus2622on August 30, 2005   Link
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    Amazing song, I think it's about someone who is thinking of an ex. and simple things like songs on the radio are reminding her of them. Great vocals.

    ABoyNamedGooon May 30, 2006   Link
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    I love how the music is cheery but the lyrics aren't really. It seems to me as if she's trying to forget, or trying to put on a brave face. I think the radio is supposed to take her mind off the guy, but it doesn't obviously. What does? Unrequited love. It's something people can easily relate to. I love it. (Not unrequited love, the song =p)

    personno.1on May 21, 2007   Link
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    fantastic song, my second favorite corrs song after Make you Mine.

    SMUSER17185761on June 25, 2007   Link
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    Personally, I think her lover might have died. The chorus is a bit of a giveaway. If she was trying to get over a break-up, she would be upset by hearing "their songs" on the radio, or "all the songs they used to know." Instead, she listens to the radio of her own free will, and embraces the memories, because that's all that is left of her love. The violin solo seems very whimsical and reminiscent, almost in mourning. Other lyrics make me think this disconnect happened suddenly and unexpectedly, like an untimely death. Lyrics like, "I turn and think that you are by my side," and "my mind... fools me into thinking you are there." So, this song would be about a lover who recently passed, and his/her lover grappling with the shock and despair of their death.

    innos1nton January 10, 2010   Link

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