by my side lyrics – little river band

by beeb birtles and graham goble
i don’t know why at night i just can’t sleep,
i don’t know why sometimes i get tired of the beat,
and i don’t often see the light as it shines through,
don’t often get the chance to say i do,
and even so when things ain’t right
i understand and want you by my side, every night …
out of the blue i gave you my shelter,
into the blue you came like an angle to me,
and i so often fell the need of your laughter,
you turned out to be the one i was after,
and even though you break my heart
i understand and want you by my side, every night, by my side.
the first time i felt i was falling for you,
i only thought, how could it be? you’d never want me too,
i played the games that lovers play, i knew your every charm,
and hoped that time would bring the day i’d have you in my arms …
and i was deep in the mist, you came to my rescue,
off and adrift alone, i was waiting for you,
now i see all my troubled past (ain’t got no troubles) disappearing,
(they’re disappearing) i’ve got the chance at last for a hearing,
and even when we’re far apart
within my heart, you’re there right by my side.

/ little river band lyrics