For My Lover Lyrics

Tracy Chapman


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Tracy L Chapman
album: Track 9 in album Tracy Chapman
release date: 1988-4-1
popularity : 1638 users have visited this page.
length: 3:13
engineer: Kevin Smith
bass: Larry Klein
acoustic guitar: Tracy Chapman
steel guitar: Ed Black
dobro: Jack Holder
harmonica: Steve Kaplan
drums: Denny Fongheiser
mix: Kevin Smith
producer: David Kershenbaum
vocal: Tracy Chapman

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Two weeks in a Virginia jail
For my lover for my lover
Twenty thousand dollar bail
For my lover for my lover

And everybody thinks
That I'm the fool
But they don't get
Any love from you
The things we won't do for love
I'd climb a mountain if I had to
And risk my life so I could have you
You, you, you...

Everyday I'm psychoanalyzed
For my lover for my lover
They dope me up and I tell them lies
For my lover for my lover

I follow my heart
And leave my head to ponder
Deep in this love
No man can shake

I follow my heart
And leave my mind to wonder
Is this love worth
The sacrifices I make

Track Listing

  • 1 Talkin’ Bout a Revolution
  • 2 Fast Car
  • 3 Across the Lines
  • 4 Behind the Wall
  • 5 Baby Can I Hold You
  • 6 Mountains o’ Things
  • 7 She’s Got Her Ticket
  • 8 Why?
  • 9 For My Lover
  • 10 If Not Now…
  • 11 For You