"A Song For Sleeping" as written by Dean Deleo, Robert Emile Deleo, Eric Kretz and Scott Richard Weiland....
Finally I've met you
The day has come
You're more than beautiful
And you're my son

I don't deserve this
I never thought it could be
Quite like the moment
When you first smiled at me
A toothless, wonderful feeling
Like I'd never seen

It's you, Noah, it's you

And when you lie down to sleep
I'll protect you
From the demons of the night
While I'm watching you grow

I'll pray
There's so much I could teach you
If you only have the time
There's so much God can teach you
If you only have the time

So will you tell me the little things?
What does God look like?
And angels' wings?
I don't remember these things
So would you teach them to me?
So for the moment
I'll watch you breathe

And when you wake up in the morning
And I pour the coffee
You're always smiling, sweetly

Lyrics submitted by trevor63

"A Song for Sleeping" as written by Robert Emile Deleo Dean Deleo

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentThis is a very beautiful. The lyrics are so pure and soothing.
    ophelia219on April 16, 2004   Link
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    General CommentWritten for Scott's son,Noah when he was born.
    Zlpemplehon October 14, 2004   Link
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    General Commentits amazin song, kinda shows how having children affects you. you would do anything for them, keep them safe and pray for the best in them all. even if you're in a mental rock band!
    Scottish_micon November 04, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song makes me cry. It's so beautiful, and so pure. Scott's love for Noah is so apparent, and I just love this song.
    illegal ion November 13, 2004   Link
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    General Commentscott wrote a song for his son but not his daughter.... maybe hes playing favorites :D
    ledzep66on May 23, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti sing this song to my baby daughter every night before she goes to sleep...... no not really but a kickass song
    maroon5isreallygayon May 29, 2010   Link
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    General Commentcant find a live performance of this song
    axlisadoucheon May 30, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti dont know why but i like to trip to this song
    pinkfloydacidtripon June 01, 2010   Link
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    General Commentnever heard this song .. im gonna look it up on youtube right now
    aliceinchains67on June 03, 2010   Link
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    General CommentWeiland wrote this with bass player Robert DeLeo. They composed it while sitting on the edge of Weiland's bathtub.

    spoonman333on June 13, 2010   Link

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