Alan Gillis (Gulliver)
The Night
See all songs
Lyrics
The Night (Words and music by Alan Gillis)

Verse 1
The neon lights flash out their message to the street below
Colours of the night on a thousand faces that come and they go
Red, white spotlights highlighting features in the pouring rain
Hiding the pain

Verse 2
I wait for the night and the neon lights to colour my life
You've taken my heart out. What did you use? Was it some kind of knife?
Needle in a haystack, face in the crowd, I can't find you
So here's what I do

Chorus
I wait for the night and the neon lights and the rain to come down
The rain in the night painting my face with the tears of a clown
I wait in the doorways of places we knew
Hoping that you might be waiting there too
And all through the day I sit and I wait
I wait for the night
All through the day I sit and I wait
I wait for the night

Bridge
I look at the queues of people down at the bus station
A ticket to ride but will I see you at the destination
And what if I find you and you're not alone
Who will you choose to take you back home?

Verse 3
You can't break my heart 'cause you know that it's already broken in two
I feel like the egg that fell of the wall but with me it's you
All the King's horses and all the King's men
Could never put me together again

Chorus

All through the day I sit and I wait

I wait for the night

© 1984
Description
Story Behind the Song:
Oct 18. Originally written early '80s and finally I've done something with it!
Credits
Lyric Credits: Alan Gillis
Music Credits: Alan Gillis
Producer Credits: Alan Gillis
Performance Credits: Alan Gillis
Metadata
Song Length: 4:01
Primary Genre: Pop-General
Secondary Genre: -
Tempo / Feel: Medium (111 - 130)
Lead Vocal: Male Vocal
Subject Matter 1: Lost Love
Language: English
Era: 1980 - 1989