Say the Words by DC Talk

© 1992. Written by Toby McKeehan and Mark Heimermann Drum Program: Toby McKeehan, Mark Heimermann
Additional Programming: 2 the T
Keyboards: Mark Heimermann
Bass: Jackie Street
Guitars: George Cocchini
Spice: 2 the T, Toby McKeehan
Additional Background Vocals: Mark Heimermann



Lyrics

Solomon once wrote:
Better is open rebuke, than hidden love
So say the words

Silence is golden but these are the words
That the world needs to hear
Terms of compassion will cause a reaction
As love drives them near

But still we choose to hide behind the face of pride
Pretending we are blind to the calling
This is my point and case, if hate can be erased
With such a simple phrase, why are we stalling?

Say the words, say the words, say "I love you"
Say the words I long to hear
Say the words, say the words, say "I love you"
Say the words I long to hear

Some just assume we already know
Of the love that they feel
Some have a heartfelt emotion
But never the words to reveal

I think we all relate, so why are we afraid
To let our hearts convey what we're feeling?
There is a world in need with hungry souls to feed
And love can intercede if we're willing, so

The word love, well it was once overused
Back in the 70's the word was abused
But I refuse to let love be diluted
We can't allow physical lust to intrude it
Or pollute it cause there ain't no excuse
For the greatest gift of all to be abused
So choose to lose the pride that may tug at you
Don't be afraid of the words "I love you"



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The remix featured on Intermission was produced by Matt Bronleewe


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