“Hanging by a Thread” Lyrics

I tried to tell you how I feel, but it came out wrong
It wasn’t what I meant, it was much too strong
But sometimes, baby, I just see red
I just see red

And before I had a chance to apologize
You went off alone, and I realized
Tonight I’m gonna face an empty bed
Hangin’ by a thread

Hangin’ on the hope that you still care
The tiny strand of rope is all we share
I’m gonna take back the things I said
Hangin’ by a thread

I don’t know what’s goin’ on in your mind
But I know I’m in a race against time
And all I see is trouble up ahead
Trouble up ahead

I close my eyes and see a bright razor blade
Cutting through the plan that we made
A picture of a future in my head
Hangin’ by a thread

Hangin’ on the hope that you still care
A tiny strand of rope is all we share
I’m gonna take back the things I said
Hangin’ by a thread

Hangin’ on a hope that you still care
A tiny strand of rope is all we share
I’m gonna take back the things I said
Hangin’ by a thread

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Before it’s all lost to the wind
Hear me out again
I’ve got something on my chest
And it won’t let me rest
Let me rest, let me rest
Let me rest, let me rest

Hangin’ on a hope that you still care
A tiny strand of rope is all we share
I wanna take back the things I said
Hangin’ by a thread

Hangin’ on a hope that you still care
A tiny strand of rope is all we share
I’m gonna take back the things I said

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  • Don’t Go / Hanging by a Thread (1990)