We’ve updated our Terms of Use to reflect our new entity name and address. You can review the changes here.
We’ve updated our Terms of Use. You can review the changes here.

When We Were Sleeping

from Dan Whitehouse by Dan Whitehouse

/

lyrics

When We Were Sleeping

I want light, I want love, I want the fear of falling over taken from my hands.
I want days, I want hours, I want a night that’s never over,
do you understand?

Moments are there to take you away.
Times we can share, I want to stay.

When we were sleeping it all became clear.

Here I am this is me as still as a dead man beside you.

Then your skin reached my skin and for a second it felt like you crawled in.

These moments we share they do not compare.

For what I’m feeling now I could not prepare.

When we were sleeping it all became clear.

When we were sleeping you took away my fear.

I searched for years telling everyone I meet all about you.
I had so many important things to do, then I met you.
Now all I have is you, now all I want is you.

credits

from Dan Whitehouse, released October 26, 2011
Lyrics: DW
Music: DW and SC

Drums: John Large
Bass: Steve Clarke
Piano and backing vocals: June Mori
Backing vocals: Fran Lancaster
Pedal Steel: BJ Cole
Banjo: MC

license

all rights reserved

tags

about

Dan Whitehouse Birmingham

“Subtle and delicate melodies” The Sunday Times

“Nothing short of beautiful – **** ” RnR Magazine

Singer-guitarist Dan Whitehouse renews, reinvents and reimagines - touching listeners with his observations and moving them with his sensitivity and impeccable songwriting.
... more

contact / help

Contact Dan Whitehouse

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

Report this track or account