Days filled with joy and days filled with sorrow
I don't know just what to do
Am I happy today, am I lonely tomorrow
Everything depends on you

I've been waiting for the angels to knock on my door
I've been hopin' that everything could be like before

Open your heart and tell me what's wrong
Why can't you talk like you used to do before
I don't know if I'm weak, I don't know if I'm strong
Hey girl, I can't cope anymore

I've been waiting...

Open your heart, let me hear you
Make up your mind, I want to hear you call
Open your heart, want to come near you
Make up your mind, oh girl, before I fall

Maybe the sun will continue to shine
Maybe the rain will continue to fall
Maybe you want to leave me behind
Maybe you'll change and give me a call

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"Open Your Heart" as written by Joey Tempest

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    General Commentthis is absolutely beautiful is not so much a slow song but just the lyrics will get you
    flamegirlon July 01, 2005   Link
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    General CommentLyrics hit a spot there for me, listen to it when you've had a breakup and it never fails to get the tears rolling, I first heard this back in 1987 I think and it's stuck with me ever since
    Tempest666on July 01, 2005   Link
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    andyman82on March 11, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis is an amazing song, just expresses how one feels after losing someone so close to them.
    "Days filled with joy, days filled with sorrow. I don't know just what to do." He wants so desperately to give love to someone again, but can't find anyone "I've been waiting, for the angels to knock on my door", but he still feels something for his ex lover "I've been hoping, everything could be like before". He wants to love his former lover, and tells her to "open your heart...make up your mind" because he knows it will be too late if she waits.
    In the bridge, he states the truth that nobody can "fix" how he's feeling except her, when she gives him an answer on what she is going to do/how she feels about him.
    MUtiger91on December 10, 2011   Link

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