Sarah McLachlan - Wait Lyrics

Sarah McLachlan Fumbling Towards Ecstasy cover art
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Under a blackened sky
Far beyond the glaring streetlights
Sleeping on empty dreams
The vultures lie in wait
You lay down beside me then
You were with me every waking hour
So close I could feel your breath
When all we wanted was the dream
To have and to hold that precious little thing
Like every generation yields
The new born hope unjaded by their years
Pressed up against the glass
I found myself wanting sympathy
But to be consumed again
Oh I know would be the death of me
And there is a love that's inherently given
A kind of blindness offered to appease
And in that light of forbidden joy
Oh I know I won't receive it
When all we wanted was the dream
To have and to hold that precious little thing
Like every generation yields
The newborn hope unjaded by their years
You know if I leave you now
It doesn't mean that I love you any less
It's just the state I'm in
I can't be good to anyone else like this
When all we wanted was the dream
To have and to hold that precious little thing
Like every generation yields
The new born hope unjaded by their years
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Possession
  • 2 Wait
  • 3 Plenty
  • 4 Good Enough
  • 5 Mary
  • 6 Elsewhere
  • 7 Circle
  • 8 Ice
  • 9 Hold On
  • 10 Ice Cream
  • 11 Fear
  • 12 Fumbling Towards Ecstasy / Possession (piano version)


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Jaime Brian Harding, Anthony Paul Grantham, Phillip Cunningham
    album: Track 2 in album Fumbling Towards Ecstasy
    release date: 1993-10-22
    popularity : 150 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Folk Rock/Soft Rock/Pop Rock
    length: 4:10
    drums: Ashwin Sood
    vocal: Sarah McLachlan
    guitars: Sarah McLachlan
    Hammond organ: David Kershaw
    bass & shakers: Pierre Marchand
    composer: Sarah McLachlan
    Album Information
    label: Arista
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 078221872522
    script: Latin