Relatively Speaking Song Lyrics

John Denver


writers: Arthur Hancock, John Denver
album: Track 3 in album Seasons of the Heart
release date: 1982-2
popularity : 70 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country Rock/Country
length: 3:33

Album Information

country(area): United States
script: Latin

Cover Art

John Denver Seasons of the Heart cover art


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Relatively speaking you make me who I am
I need you exactly like the ocean needs the land
I need you like the sunshine needs the shadows and the night
I need you the way love needs the savage hurtful fight

Relatively speaking I'm nothing without you
You are where I've been before you are where I'm going to
You are living out my dreams and you are all my fears
You evoke my laughter, you unleash every tear

The rich ones need the poor ones
The blind need those with sight
Sinners need the pure of heart
The black ones need the white


Track Listing

  • 1 Seasons of the Heart
  • 2 Opposite Tables
  • 3 Relatively Speaking
  • 4 Dreams
  • 5 Nothing but a Breeze
  • 6 What One Man Can Do
  • 7 Shanghai Breezes
  • 8 Islands
  • 9 Heart to Heart
  • 10 Perhaps Love
  • 11 Children of the Universe