For My Lover Lyrics – Tracy Chapman

English 29 April 5, 1988
The lyrics of "For My Lover" by Tracy Chapman tells the story of a person who is deeply in love and willing to make significant sacrifices for their lover. The lyrics highlight the challenges and consequences faced, including a stint in jail and a high bail amount. The narrative explores the theme of love's intensity, the lengths one would go for it, and the scrutiny faced from others. ...Read More

For My Lover Lyrics

[Hook: Tracy Chapman]
Two weeks in a Virginia jail
For my lover, for my lover
Twenty thousand dollar bail
For my lover for my lover

[Verse: Tracy Chapman]
And everybody thinks that I'm the fool
But they don't get any love from you
The things we won't do for love
Climb a mountain if I had to
Risk my life so I could have you
You, you, you, you, you, you, you, you, you

[Hook 2: Tracy Chapman]
Everyday I'm psychoanalyzed
For my lover, for my lover
They dope me up, and I tell them lies
For my lover, for my lover

[Verse: Tracy Chapman]
And everybody thinks that I'm the fool
But they don't get any love from you
The things we won't do for love
Climb a mountain if I had to
Risk my life so I could have you
You, you, you, you, you, you, you, you, you

[Bridge: Tracy Chapman]
I follow my heart
And leave my head to ponder
Deep in this love
No man can shake
I follow my heart
And leave my mind to wonder
Is this love worth
The sacrifices I make?

[Hook: Tracy Chapman]
Two weeks in a Virginia jail
For my lover, for my lover
Twenty thousand dollar bail
For my lover for my lover

[Hook 2: Tracy Chapman]
Everyday I'm psychoanalyzed
For my lover, for my lover
They dope me up, and I tell them lies
For my lover, for my lover

[Verse: Tracy Chapman]
And everybody thinks that I'm the fool
But they don't get any love from you
The things we won't do for love
Climb a mountain if I had to
Risk my life so I could have you
You, you, you, you, you, you, you, you, you

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Last Update: February 5, 2024

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Who is the singer of "For My Lover" song?

"For My Lover" song is sung by Tracy Chapman.

Who is the lyrics writer of "For My Lover" song?

"For My Lover" song lyrics written by Tracy Chapman.

Who is the music producer of "For My Lover" song?

"For My Lover" song music composed & produced by David Kershenbaum.

When was "For My Lover" song released?

"For My Lover" song was released on April 5, 1988.