Well, I guess it would be nice if I could touch your body
I know not everybody has got a body like you, oh
But I gotta think twice before I give my heart away
And I know all the games you play because I play them too

Oh, but I need some time off from that emotion
Time to pick my heart up off the floor
Oh, when that love comes down without devotion
Well, it takes a strong man, baby
But I'm showin' you the door

'Cause I gotta have faith
I gotta have faith
Because I got to have faith, faith, f-
I got to have faith, faith, faith

Baby, I know you're askin' me to stay
Say, "Please, please, please don't go away"
You say I'm givin' you the blues
Maybe, huh, you mean every word you say
Can't help but think of yesterday
And another who tied me down to loverboy rules

Before this river becomes an ocean
Before you throw my heart back on the floor
Oh, oh baby, I reconsider my foolish notion
Well, I need someone to hold me
But I'll wait for somethin' more

Yes, I gotta have faith
Ooh, I gotta have faith
Because I gotta have faith, faith, faith
I gotta have faith, faith, faith

I'll just have to wait
Because I've got to have faith
I gotta have faith
I've got to, got to, got to have faith

Before this river becomes an ocean
Before you throw my heart back on the floor (I just got to have faith)
Oh, oh baby, I reconsider my foolish notion
Well, I need someone to hold me
But I'll wait for somethin' more

'Cause I gotta have faith
Ooh, I gotta have faith
Because I gotta have faith, faith, faith
I gotta have faith, faith, faith


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Faith Lyrics as written by George Michael

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  • +6
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    I think it's about hanging out for something real - having faith that someone special is going to come along - rather than just settling for whoever is around just because you're lonely.

    highonsugaron June 19, 2009   Link
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    I dont think its about being IN a relationship..

    I relate it to an ex wanting you back, trying to kiss you etc. and knocking her back, feeling tempted because youre lonely, but having faith that you can hold out for something better..

    ...Well it takes a strong man baby But I'm showing you the door....

    Polakon December 10, 2005   Link
  • +1
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    featherfeat- i think its more like, he wanted someone to hold, but will wait for someone who will be something MORE than just... a body to be with.

    socratesjohnsonon December 14, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    You sing it George Michael! You gotta have faith! And a shitty relationship is not worth it just to have someone!

    kaleidoscopeeyes8on July 03, 2005   Link
  • +1
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    I was going through some stuff in a relationship not long after this came out and my friend MADE me listen to it and pay attention to the words...

    Thankyou George Michael for saving me!! (Well, waking me up and bringing me to my senses and stuff anyway! :D)

    Red_Lionesson July 03, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    really like this song, its about waiting for the right person, and they have to prove there worth it xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    princess*delilahon November 10, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    I agree with princess*delilah, though I'm not sure if this songs fits into our world today, but it's great to visualise a place and time when courting and self control, were prioritised above tying another notch in your belt, or giving into lonelyness

    WhatsWhaton January 08, 2007   Link
  • +1
    Memory

    This song is about having two women, one who the man loves, and the other who has sex with him but doesn't love him, and he's show the second one the door.

    darrenb0092on April 29, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    This song is the best part of 'Rules of Attraction' HANDS DOWN

    hadakangon February 02, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    I just want to point out that the organ during the fade-in intro is playing the Wham! song "Freedom."

    fredwardjaydavieson March 31, 2011   Link

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