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I Need to Be in Love Lyrics

from Gold: 35th Anniversary Edition

"I Need to Be in Love" is track #15 on the album Gold: 35th Anniversary Edition. It was written by Carpenter, Richard Lynn / Bettis, John / Hammond, Albert Louis.
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The hardest thing I've ever done is keep believing
There's someone in this crazy world for me
The way that people come and go through temporary lives
My chance could come and I might never know

I used to say, "No promises, let's keep it simple"
But freedom only helps you say goodbye
It took a while for me to learn that nothin' comes for free
The price I've paid is high enough for me

I know I need to be in love
I know I've wasted too much time
I know I ask perfection of a quite imperfect world
And fool enough to think that's what I'll find

So here I am with pockets full of good intentions
But none of them will comfort me, tonight
I'm wide awake at four a.m. without a friend in sight
I'm hangin' on a hope but I'm alright

I know I need to be in love
I know I've wasted too much time
I know I ask perfection of a quite imperfect world
And fool enough to think that's what I'll find

I know I need to be in love
I know I've wasted too much time
I know I ask perfection of a quite imperfect world
And fool enough to think that's what I'll find

Songwriters
CARPENTER, RICHARD LYNN / BETTIS, JOHN / HAMMOND, ALBERT LOUIS

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Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, EMI Music Publishing

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