Carpenters - I Won't Last a Day Without You Lyrics

Carpenters A Song for You cover art
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Day after day, I must face a world of strangers
Where I don't belong, I'm not that strong
It's nice to know that there's someone I can turn to
Who will always care, you're always there

When there's no gettin' over that rainbow
When my smallest of dreams won't come true
I can take all the madness the world has to give
But I won't last a day without you

So many times when the city seems to be
Without a friendly face, a lonely place
It's nice to know that you'll be there if I need you
And you'll always smile, it's all worthwhile

When there's no gettin' over that rainbow
When my smallest of dreams won't come true
I can take all the madness the world has to give
But I won't last a day without you

Touch me and I end up singing
Trouble seems to up and disappear
You touch me with the love you're bringing
I can't really lose when you're near
When you're near, my love

If all my friends have forgotten half their promises they're not unkind
Just hard to find
One look at you and I know
That I couldn't learn to live without the rest
I've found the best

When there's no gettin' over that rainbow
When my smallest of dreams won't come true
I can take all the madness the world has to give
But I won't last a day without you

When there's no gettin' over that rainbow
When my smallest of dreams won't come true
I can take all the madness the world has to give
But I won't last a day without you
Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 A Song for You
  • 2 Top of the World
  • 3 Hurting Each Other
  • 4 It's Going to Take Some Time
  • 5 Goodbye to Love
  • 6 Intermission
  • 7 Bless the Beasts and Children
  • 8 Flat Baroque
  • 9 Piano Picker
  • 10 I Won't Last a Day Without You
  • 11 Crystal Lullaby
  • 12 Road Ode
  • 13 A Song for You (reprise)


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Paul H. Williams, Roger S. Nichols
    album: Track 10 in album A Song for You
    release date: 1972
    popularity : 208 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Ballad/Soft Rock/Vocal
    length: 3:49
    writer: Roger Nichols, Paul Williams
    Album Information
    label: A&M Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin