Wet Wet Wet - Hold Back the River Lyrics

Wet Wet Wet Holding Back the River cover art
Credits
release date: 1989
popularity : 44 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Soft Rock/Pop Rock
length: 4:44
producer: Wet Wet Wet
trumpet: Paul Spong
mixer: Bob Clearmountain and Avril MacKintosh
engineer: Richard Evans
arranger: Wet Wet Wet
tenor saxophone: Steve Gregory
trombone: Neil Sidwell
strings arranger: Richard Niles
baritone saxophone: Steve Gregory
additional arranger strings arranger: Wet Wet Wet
writer: Marti Pellow, Tom Cunningham, Graeme Clark, Neil Mitchell
Lyrics
Stop your pretending
Listen to what I've got to say
How your head's went away
Only here for a day
And that grave I just made
Is for me when I get paid

Won't you wait a while
Move to the blue
Sometimes people don't want to say
Old time dancers don't die that way
See that grave I've just made
It's for me when I get paid

Somebody's gotta hold back the river
Somebody like you

Do you love and surrender
Sometimes I don't feel I can remember
I think it's fair to mention
About the days when I get paid

Somebody's gotta hold back the river
Somebody like you
Somebody's gotta hold back the river
Somebody like you

I want a little loving
I told you all to listen
But you never liked what you heard
I take what I am given
This may sound absurd
I share a double vision
That started the transition

Hey where's jimmy jazz
Steady on the scale

I told you to listen
I told you all to listen

Somebody's gotta hold back the river
Somebody like you
Somebody's gotta hold back the river
Somebody like you

You know that somebody
You know that somebody
You know that somebody
But it ain't you






Track Listing
CD 1
  • 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

  • Album Information
    label: The Precious Organisation
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 042284201124
    script: Latin