Speak the Word Song Lyrics

Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman Telling Stories cover art
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Unsettled hearts
Promise what they can't deliver
Bring me the wine
And the cold night air to clear my head
Gray matter memory house
Master of this trembling flesh
Steady still my doubts
Let me speak the word that precedes bliss
Let me speak the word
Let me speak the word

Love love love love love love love love

Let me speak the word
Let me speak the word
Unsettled hearts
Promise what they can't deliver
Bring me the wine
And the cold night air to clear my head
Gray matter memory house
Master of this trembling flesh
Steady still my doubts
Let me speak the word that precedes bliss
Let me speak the word
Let me speak the word

Love love love love love love love love

Let me speak the word
Let me speak the word
Unsettled hearts
Promise what they can't deliver
Bring me the wine
And the cold night air to clear my head
Gray matter memory house
Master of this trembling flesh
Steady still my doubts
Let me speak the word that precedes bliss
Let me speak the word
Let me speak the word

Love love love love love love love love

Let me speak the word
Let me speak the word
Unsettled hearts
Promise what they can't deliver
Bring me the wine
And the cold night air to clear my head
Gray matter memory house
Master of this trembling flesh
Steady still my doubts
Let me speak the word that precedes bliss
Let me speak the word
Let me speak the word

Love love love love love love love love

Let me speak the word
Let me speak the word
Unsettled hearts
Promise what they can't deliver
Bring me the wine
And the cold night air to clear my head
Gray matter memory house
Master of this trembling flesh
Steady still my doubts
Let me speak the word that precedes bliss
Let me speak the word
Let me speak the word

Love love love love love love love love

Let me speak the word
Let me speak the word
Unsettled hearts
Promise what they can't deliver
Bring me the wine
And the cold night air to clear my head
Gray matter memory house
Master of this trembling flesh
Steady still my doubts
Let me speak the word that precedes bliss
Let me speak the word
Let me speak the word

Love love love love love love love love

Let me speak the word
Let me speak the word

Track Listing

  • 1 Three Little Birds (Live)
  • 2 House of the Rising Sun (Live)
  • 3 Mountains o' Things (Live)
  • 4 Behind the Wall (Live)
  • 5 Baby Can I Hold You
    HDCD 2
  • 1 Telling Stories
  • 2 Less Than Strangers
  • 3 Speak the Word
  • 4 It's OK
  • 5 Wedding Song
  • 6 Unsung Psalm
  • 7 Nothing Yet
  • 8 Paper and Ink
  • 9 Devotion
  • 10 The Only One
  • 11 First Try
    HDCD 3
  • 1 Three Little Birds (live)
  • 2 House of the Rising Sun (live)
  • 3 Mountains O'Things (live)
  • 4 Behind the Wall (live)
  • 5 Baby Can I Hold You


  • credits


    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Tracy L Chapman
    album: Track in album Telling Stories
    release date: 2000-2
    popularity : 175 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Folk Rock/Pop Rock
    length: 4:13
    producer: David Kershenbaum and Tracy Chapman
    vocal: Tracy Chapman
    engineer: Duane Baron
    lyricist: Tracy Chapman
    composer: Tracy Chapman

    Album Information

    label: Elektra
    country(area): Europe
    barcode: 075596247825
    script: Latin