Only Yesterday - Album Version

Lyricist: Richard Carpenter/John Bettis    Composer: Richard Carpenter/John Bettis

After long enough of being alone
Everyone must face their share of loneliness
In my own time nobody knew the pain I was going through
And wating was all my heart could do

Hope was all I had until you came
Maybe you can't see how much you mean to me
You were the dawn breaking the night, the promise of morning light
Filling the world surrounding me

When I hold you
Baby, baby, feels like maybe, things will be all right
Baby, baby, your love's made me
Free as a song, singing forever

Only yesterday when I was sad and I was lonely
You showed me the way to leave the past and all its tears behind me
Tomorrow maybe even brighter than today
Since I threw my sadness away, only yesterday

I have found my home here in your arms
Nowhere else on earth I'd really rather be
Life waits for us, share it with me
The best is about to be
So much is left for us to see

When I hold you
Baby, baby, feels like maybe, things will be all right
Baby, baby, your love's made me
Free as a song, singing forever

Only yesterday when I was sad and I was lonely
You showed me the way to leave the past and all its tears behind me
Tomorrow maybe even brighter than today
Since I threw my sadness away, only yesterday