If It Wasn't for the Nights Lyrics

ABBA


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Benny Goran Bror Andersson, Bjoern K. Ulvaeus
album: Track 16 in album Voulez-Vous
release date: 1979-4-23
popularity : 13 users have visited this page.
length: 5:11
engineer: Michael B. Tretow
guitar: Janne Schaffer, Björn Ulvaeus
keyboard: Benny Andersson
drumset: Ola Brunkert
bass guitar: Mike Watson
percussion: Malando Gassama
strings arranger: Anders Eljas
mastering: Jon Astley, Tim Young
producer: Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus
sound: Michael B. Tretow
lead vocals: Anni-Frid Lyngstad
writer: Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson

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I got appointments, work I have to do
Keepin' me so busy all the day through
They're the things that keep me from thinkin' of you
Oh baby, I miss you so, I know I'm never gonna make it
Oh, I'm so restless, I don't care what I say
And I lose my temper ten times a day
Still it's even worse when the night's on its way
It's bad, oh, so bad

Somehow I'd be doin' alright if it wasn't for the nights
(If it wasn't for the nights I think that I could make it)
I'd have courage left to fight if it wasn't for the nights
(If it wasn't for the nights I think that I could take it)
How I fear the time when shadows start to fall
Sittin' here alone and starin' at the wall
Even I could see a light if it wasn't for the nights
(Even I could see a light I think that I could make it)
Somehow I'd be doin' alright if it wasn't for the nights
(If it wasn't for the nights I think that I could take it)

No-one to turn to, you know how it is
I was not prepared for something like this
Now I see them clearly, the things that I miss
Oh baby, I feel so bad, I know I'm never gonna make it
I got my business to help me through the day
People I must write to, bills I must pay
But everything's so different when night's on its way
It's bad, oh, so bad

Somehow I'd be doing alright if it wasn't for the nights
(If it wasn't for the nights I think that I could make it)
I'd have courage left to fight if it wasn't for the nights
(If it wasn't for the nights I think that I could take it)
How I fear the time when shadows start to fall
Sittin' here alone and starin' at the wall
Even I could see a light if it wasn't for the nights
(Even I could see a light I think that I could make it)
Guess my future would look bright if it wasn't for the nights
(If it wasn't for the nights I think that I could make it)

If it wasn't for the nights
(If it wasn't for the nights I think that I could take it)
if it wasn't for the nights
(If it wasn't for the nights I think that I could make it)

Even I could see a light if it wasn't for the nights
(Even I could see a light I think that I could make it)
Guess my future would look bright if it wasn't for the nights
(If it wasn't for the nights I think that I could take it)

If it wasn't for the nights
(If it wasn't for the nights I think that I could make it)
If it wasn't for the nights
(If it wasn't for the nights I think that I could take it)

Even I could see a light if it wasn't for the nights
(Even I could see a light I think that I could make it)
Guess my future would look bright if it wasn't for the nights

Track Listing

  • 1 As Good as New
  • 2 Voulez-Vous
  • 3 I Have a Dream
  • 4 Angeleyes
  • 5 The King Has Lost His Crown
  • 6 Does Your Mother Know
  • 7 If It Wasn't for the Nights
  • 8 Chiquitita
  • 9 Lovers (Live a Little Longer)
  • 10 Kisses of Fire