Tell me what you've done yourself
I would like to know
Write it on the rocks and then
Tell me where to go
I used to wait
Wait
Tell me you're the lucky one
How fast you can throw
Tell me all the things you've done
I would like to know
Why you say wait
Why

Tell me how you like yourself
Tell me how you go
Unlike you were someone else, now
Wanna know why you say wait
Why you say
Oh wait

Why you say
Why you say wait

Why you say
Why you say wait

So tell me something bad you've done
Tell me 'bout your ghost
Tell me bout the game you won
Name the one loss
Why you say wait
Wait

Tell me 'bout your magic touch
Every coin you toss
The cat get out, the dog get in
That's how it's always been
Why you say wait
Why

Now tell me what's so funny, man
Tell me, what'd I miss?
Write it on the rocks and then
Tell me how it is
Why you say wait
Why you say
Oh wait

Why you say
Why you say wait

Why you say
Why you say wait
Why

It's not worth saving, when you say wait
Why you say
It's not worth saving, when you say wait
Why you say wait

It's not worth saving, when you say wait
Why you say
It's not worth saving, when you say wait
Why you say wait

Get in the swing boys, get in the swing
Get in the swing boys, get in the swing
Get in the swing boys, get in the swing
Get in the swing boys, get in the swing


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Wait Lyrics as written by David Foster Allee Willis

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    I think she's talking about somebody she really admires and is almost obsessed with. She's impatient and impulsive as opposed to the person she's talking about who wants her to just chill, enjoy the moment and not jump the gun. I really like this song cos I guess a lot of the time we just need people to tell us to wait.

    Rukaon December 20, 2004   Link
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    This song is in the new movie Children of Men, it's funny because the movie is set in the future, and they talk about this song as "classic rock". Ha!

    DevastatorJr.on February 23, 2007   Link
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    General Comment

    I'm thinking of a person who boasts about themselves hiding their imperfections. It seems to be wearing on the person and after their done telling them what he/she wants to hear almost revels the truth... "wait". The other person is trying to get it out and tell them it's okay, you don't have to always be perfect and that we're only human type of thing. Trying to get them to reveal their WHOLE selves instead of what people wants them to hear.

    Defanieon February 26, 2011   Link

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