Circle Dance Lyrics

Bonnie Raitt


publisher: ©BONNIE RAITT
writers: Bonnie Raitt
album: Track 5 in album Longing in Their Hearts
release date: 1994-3-14
popularity : 6 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Blues
styles: Blues Rock/Folk Rock
length: 4:12

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Bonnie Raitt Longing in Their Hearts cover art
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I dont' know why it should be sohard
Givin' up this circle dance
Worn out steps from long ago
don't give love a chance

It's a bitter heirloom handed down
these twisted parts we play
I'm not her and you're not him
It just comes out that way

Can't go back to make things right
(though I) wish I'd understood
time has made things clearer now
We did the best we could

I'll be home soon, that's what you'd say
And a little kid believes
After a while I learned that love
Must be a thing that leaves

I tried so hard just to hold you near
Was as good as I could be
Even when I had you here
You stayed so far from me

Can't go back to make things right
(though I) wish I'd understood
Time has made things clearer now
You did the best you could

Now that this has occurred tome
I just wanted you to know
I've been too faithful all my life
It's time to let you go



Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Love Sneakin' Up on You
  • 2 Longing in Their Hearts
  • 3 You
  • 4 Cool, Clear Water
  • 5 Circle Dance
  • 6 I Sho Do
  • 7 Dimming of the Day
  • 8 Feeling of Falling
  • 9 Steal Your Heart Away
  • 10 Storm Warning
  • 11 Hell to Pay
  • 12 Shadow of Doubt