It could happen here today
It could happen here today
And I can't wait to see your face
No I can't wait to see your face

Can you hold on while I take hold of myself
Can you hold on while I take hold of myself

You're the little thing, my saving grace
You're just a little thing, my saving grace

It could happen here today
It could happen here today
You aer my saving grace
You are my saving grace

Will you be strong while I take hold of myself
Will you be strong while I take hold of myself

It could happen here today
I could happen here today
You are my saving grace
You are my saving grace


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Saving Grace Lyrics as written by Dolores Mary O'riordan

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    Woah, no one's commented... I was looking at all the Cranberries' songs and I came across this one... I'm going to college soon, and this song makes me think of leaving my little sister behind...

    The "I can't wait to see your face No I can't wait to see your face"

    Like, I'm sorta looking forward to her seeing how much she needs me, and whether when I'm actually leaving it'll finally set in and she'll regret all the "I hate you" and "I wish I didn't have a sister" moments.

    "Can you hold on while I take hold of myself Can you hold on while I take hold of myself"

    And then I start to worry about her- while I go out into the world, will she be able to get through high school on her own, and deal with our parents and everything without me?

    "You're the little thing, my saving grace You're just a little thing, my saving grace"

    And finally how small she seems, and how in truth I probably depend on her more than she depends on me...

    lizard10250on January 26, 2011   Link
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    My interpretation is this song is about giving birth.

    Lyrics seem to point to that.

    Also I read Dolores had a child around the time this album was made or had just given birth.

    So this is my guess.

    Not a big fan just heard the tune today for the 1st time.

    Pregnancy and Birth.

    james10047on December 18, 2016   Link

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