Meat Loaf - Heaven Can Wait Lyrics

Meat Loaf Bat Out of Hell cover art
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Heaven can wait
And a band of angels wrapped up in my heart
Will take me through the lonely night
Through the cold of the day
And I know
I know
Heaven can wait
And all the gods come down here just to sing for me
And the melody's gonna make me fly
Without pain
Without fear
Give me all of your dreams
And let me go along on your way
Give me all of your prayers to sing
And I'll turn the night into the skylight of day
I got a taste of paradise
I'm never gonna let it slip away
I got a taste of paradise
It's all I really need to make me stay
Just like a child again

Heaven can wait
And all I got is time until the end of time
I won't look back
I won't look back
Let the altars shine

And I know that I've been released
But I don't know to where
And nobody's gonna tell me know
And I don't really care
No no no
I got a taste of paradise
That's all I really need to make me stay
I got a taste of paradise
If I had it any sooner you know
You know I never would have run away from my home

Heaven can wait
And all I got is time until the end of time
I won't look back
I won't look back
Let the altars shine

Heaven can wait
Heaven can wait
I won't look back
I won't look back
Let the altars shine
Let the altars shine
Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Bat Out of Hell
  • 2 You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night)
  • 3 Heaven Can Wait
  • 4 All Revved Up With No Place to Go
  • 5 Two Out of Three Ain't Bad
  • 6 Paradise by the Dashboard Light
  • 7 For Crying Out Loud


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Jim Steinman
    album: Track 3 in album Bat Out of Hell
    release date: 1977-10-21
    popularity : 112 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Stage & Screen
    styles: Rock & Roll/Pop Rock/Classic Rock
    length: 4:41
    producer: Todd Rundgren
    piano: Roy Bittan
    lead vocals: Meat Loaf
    mixer: Todd Rundgren
    engineer: Todd Rundgren
    arranger: Todd Rundgren and Jim Steinman
    background vocals: Todd Rundgren and Rory Dodd
    strings arranger: Kenny Ascher
    composer: Jim Steinman
    lyricist: Jim Steinman
    Album Information
    label: Epic
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin