The World Can Wait Lyrics

Over the Rhine


album: Track 1 in album Films for Radio
release date: 2001-3-13
popularity : 3 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Country Rock/Pop Rock
length: 5:46
lead vocals: Karin Bergquist
electric guitar: Jack Henderson
bass: Byron House
ebow: Dave Perkins
Hammond organ: Linford Detweiler
upright piano: Karin Bergquist
drumset & percussion: Don Heffington
cello arranger: Linford Detweiler
lyricist: Linford Detweiler, Karin Bergquist
composer: Karin Bergquist

Cover Art

Over the Rhine Films for Radio cover art
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If this should end tomorrow
All our best laid plans
And all our typical fears
Am I running out of lifetimes
This is not the first time
Something ends in just tears

but tomorrow I can't imagine
How am I supposed to know
What's yet to go down
Is there only one religion
The kind that whispers
When nobody comes around

the world can wait
The world can wait
I want to drink the water from your well
I want to tell you things I'll never tell

The world can wait
The world can wait
I'm wide awake
And the world can wait

I want to feel and then some
I have five senses
I need thousands more at least
Every day a page of paper

every night a photograph
A moveable feast

So fade to black and white now
Roll the movie of my life
Inside of my head
'Cause like all true believers
I am truly skeptical
Of all that I have said

The world can wait
The world can wait
I want to drink the water from your well
I want to tell you things I'll never tell

The world can wait
The world can wait
I'm wide awake
And the world can wait

Haven't I said enough
Haven't I said far too much
Haven't I done enough
Haven't I done far too much
Far too much
The world can wait


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 The World Can Wait
  • 2 If Nothing Else
  • 3 Give Me Strength
  • 4 Fairpoint Diary
  • 5 I Radio Heaven
  • 6 Little Blue River / In the Garden
  • 7 Goodbye (This Is Not Goodbye)
  • 8 Whatever You Say
  • 9 The Body Is a Stairway of Skin
  • 10 Moth
  • 11 When I Go