Everybody needs a little time away
I heard her say
From each other
Even lovers need a holiday
Far away
From each other

Hold me now
It's hard for me to say I'm sorry
I just want you to stay
After all that we've been through
I will make it up to you
I promise to
And after all that's been said and done
You're just the part of me I can't let go

Couldn't stand to be kept away
Just for the day
From your body
Wouldn't want to be swept away
Far away
From the one that I love

Hold me now
It's hard for me to say I'm sorry
I just want you to know
Hold me now
I really want to tell you I'm sorry
I could never let you go
After all that we've been through
I will make it up to you
I promise to
And after all that's been said and done
You're just the part of me I can't let go

After all that we've been through
I will make it up to you
I promise to

You're gonna be the lucky one

When we get there gonna jump in the air
No one'll see us 'cause there's nobody there
After all, you know we really don't care
Hold on, I'm gonna take you there


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae

Hard to Say I'm Sorry/Get Away [Medley] Lyrics as written by David Walter Foster Peter P. Cetera

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Peermusic Publishing

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  • +3
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    great tune abt forgiveness,and learning to put aside all ego just to erase that little chpter of sadness and start again..sigh..so sweet

    dariofooon July 02, 2002   Link
  • +3
    General Comment

    This song always makes me cry. Every time I hear it, I sit and wonder what he did wrong, if she did forgive him, and most importantly I wonder if she was "The Lucky One"...

    denise1671on July 02, 2015   Link
  • +2
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    Yup...I've lived this song too. He apologizes...does she accept?

    y2doggyon May 28, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Me again...but I think I may be reliving this yet again...but in the reverse. She apologized...do I accept?

    y2doggyon September 16, 2002   Link
  • +1
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    You know it's a good song/band when you're dad listened to them in High school and now you're listening to them.

    Mr. Tinkelson March 24, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    a very nice love song about hard times in relationships and making up.

    MathiasCronqviston December 23, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    This song is great. Its just got some great music and good lyrics. I love it.

    DrFeelgood03on March 27, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    "Couldn't stand to be kept away Just for the day From your body"

    does anyone else think that part sounded porno

    anyhow i like all the chicago classics, like this one

    deludedon April 18, 2006   Link
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    Mr. Tinkels:

    hahaha just last week i was listening to chicago and mom came into my room and said "wow chicago, me and your dad used to listen to them..."

    Goaton May 01, 2006   Link
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    I agree, that part does sound porno...

    But other than that, I LOVE the intro. Great song.

    webmasterdeeon February 14, 2007   Link

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