"Waiting" as written by and Billie Joe/wright Iii Armstrong....
I've been waiting a long time
For this moment to come
I'm destined
For anything, at all
Downtown lights will be shining
On me like a new diamond
Ring out under the midnight hour
Oh, no one can touch me now
And I can't turn my back
It's too late ready or not at all

I'm so much closer than
I have ever known
Wake up

Dawning of a new era
Calling, don't let it catch you falling
Ready or not at all
So close enough to taste it
Almost, I can embrace this
Feeling, on the tip of my tongue

I'm so much closer than
I have ever known
Wake up
Better thank your lucky stars

Well, I'm so much closer than
I have ever known
Wake up
Better thank your lucky stars

I've been waiting a lifetime
For this moment to come
I'm destined for anything at all

Dumbstruck
Color me stupid
Good luck
You're gonna need it
Where I'm going if I get there
At all

Wake up
Better thank your lucky stars


Lyrics submitted by kevin

"Waiting" as written by Billie Joe Armstrong Tony Hatch

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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  • +1
    General Commentthere's just something about the chord changes in this song,
    especially at the start of the song
    something regretful, almost as if you're regretting something, but the anticipation of something else is kind of cancelling that out
    sorry, i'm not being very articulate
    i can't explain it properly.
    :)
    thosethreewordson November 01, 2009   Link

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