Indigo Girls Lyrics

Overview / Lyrics (see all) / Photos / Videos / News

print correct

Hope Alone Lyrics

from Become You

"Hope Alone" is track #7 on the album Become You. It was written by Saliers, Emily Ann / Roboff, Annie.
Edit
"Hope Alone" is track #7 on the album Become You. It was written by Saliers, Emily Ann / Roboff, Annie.
For Example...
What chart rank did the song debut? What is the song about? Has it won any awards?, etc.
Cancel Submit
Thank You For Your Submission
Your introduction will appear once it has been deemed awesome by our team of wizards.

Submit Corrections Cancel

Let's not drag this out
Everything's in motion
Although I've only ever loved you kind
And with devotion

And remember when I met you
Leaving from the start
I thought one day you'd probably
Just come home and break my heart

It's funny what you know
And still go on pretending
With no good evidence
You'll ever see that happy ending

You were looking for your distance
And sensing my resistance
You had to do your will
I had to learn the hard way
We were just an empty dream too big
For hope alone to fill

I know I'm a dreamer so I'll give you that
Still I hope I'm more than just a place you laid your hat
You're a land of secrets its only citizen
And though I paid my dues I was never allowed in

And so I am a stranger
Especially today
'Cause I get sad and lonely
And you get your way

You were looking for your distance
And sensing my resistance
You had to do your will
I, I had to learn the hard way
That we were just an empty dream too big
For hope alone to fill

Holding on for change I know
We never stood a chance
So, I could only wait and watch you
Slip right through my hands

You were always looking for your distance
And sensing my resistance
You had to do your will
I, I had to learn the hard way
We were just an empty dream too big
For hope alone to fill

Songwriters
Saliers, Emily Ann / Roboff, Annie

Published by
Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group

Featured Video video

Jack Johnson, Phoenix, Thirty Seconds…

Featured Video

Listen to Indigo Girls Radio on Last.fm, Radio.com or Jango

Poll

Vote Now
Next Poll