I Wish Lyrics

Wet Wet Wet


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Matthew Bair, Benjamin Ruttner, James Patterson, Ross Clark
album: Track 6 in album Holding Back the River
release date: 1989
popularity : 6 users have visited this page.
length: 5:06
arranger: Wet Wet Wet
engineer: Steve Jackson
trumpet: Paul Spong
trombone: Rick Taylor
saxophone: Steve Gregory
mix: Fat Johnny, Bill Price
producer: Wet Wet Wet
writer: Marti Pellow, Tom Cunningham, Graeme Clark, Neil Mitchell

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Come on up, hey little darling

That was the way when I first met you baby
You weren’t right for me
I didn’t really care
Act quite naturally

She said
Went on a boat going down by the river
Plenty more supplies
Seen a lot of planes going up in the air

Do you ever get the feeling
That you want to fly like a bird in the sky

Hey lucille, you’ll be the talk of the town
Lucille hey, you’ll be the talk of the town
She met a young man called johnnie
He played a little mean guitar

No matter how hard I try
I want to fly like a bird in the sky
I want to fly like a bird in the sky

I wish I could take time
I wish oh I wish so hard
I wish I could take time
I wish oh I wish so hard

Living the night, doing it wrong

It’s a little lonely without you
The feeling was strong
The world was holding on
I want to be on my own

I wish I could take time
I wish oh I wish so hard
I wish I could take time
I wish oh I wish so hard

Won’t you stay with me

Take from me what I take form you
You can take from me what I find in you

Come on, tell me, tell me, tell me

I wish I could take time
I wish oh I wish so hard
Hey, I wish I could take time
I wish oh I wish so hard

Say I can’t get by without your love
Say I can’t get by without your love

Say I can’t get by without your love
Say I can’t get by without your love

I wish I could take time
I wish oh I wish so hard
I wish I could take time
I wish oh I wish so hard

I wish I could take time
I wish oh I wish so hard

Track Listing

  • 1 Sweet Surrender
  • 2 Can't Stand the Night
  • 3 Blue for You
  • 4 Broke Away
  • 5 You've Had It
  • 6 I Wish
  • 7 Keys to Your Heart
  • 8 Maggie May
  • 9 Hold Back the River
  • 10 How the Hell Did They Get There