Why?

Artist: The Cranberries
Released on: Something Else (Track #13)
Length: 5:01 (Album) / 3:26 (Radio edit)

LYRICS

  • Official

Somewhere in between here and heaven
Somewhere in between where and why
Somewhere in another dimension
I can hear you asking me why
Why
Why
Tell me can you hear me I’m calling
Tell me you can hear me don’t cry
Tell me that you’re not feeling lonely
Somewhere in between where and why

I will wait for you
Will you wait for me?
I will wait for you
Will you wait for me?

(Tell me)
Somewhere at the crossroads of nowhere
Somewhere at the crossroads of why
Somewhere in another dimension
I can hear you asking me why

Why
Why

Will you wait for me?
I will wait for you
Will you wait for me?
I will wait for you

(Tell me)

Somewhere in between here and heaven
Somewhere in between where and why
Somewhere in another dimension
I can hear you asking me why

  • Transcribed by CW team – (Album version)

Somewhere in between here and heaven
Somewhere in between where and why
Somewhere in another dimension
I can hear you asking me why

Why
Why

Tell me can you hear me I’m calling
Tell me you can hear me don’t cry
Tell me that you’re not feeling lonely
Somewhere in between where and why

I will wait for you
Will you wait for me
I will wait for you
Will you wait for me

(Tell me)
(Tell me)
(Tell me)
(Tell me)

Somewhere at the crossroads of nowhere
Somewhere at the crossroads of why
Somewhere in another dimension
I can hear you asking me why

Why
Why

Will you wait for me
I will wait for you
Will you wait for me
I will wait for you

(Tell me)
(Tell me)
(Tell me)
(Tell me)

Somewhere in between here and heaven
Somewhere in between where and why
Somewhere in another dimension
I can hear you asking me why

ooh, aww
ooh, aww
ooh, aww
ooh, aww

  • Transcribed by CW team – (Radio edit version)

(Tell me)
(Tell me)

Somewhere in between here and heaven
Somewhere in between where and why
Somewhere in another dimension
I can hear you asking me why

Why
Why

Tell me can you hear me I’m calling
Tell me you can hear me don’t cry
Tell me that you’re not feeling lonely
Somewhere in between where and why

I will wait for you
Will you wait for me
I will wait for you
Will you wait for me

ooh, aww (Tell me)
ooh, aww (Tell me)

Somewhere at the crossroads of nowhere
Somewhere at the crossroads of why
Somewhere in another dimension
I can hear you asking me why

Why
Why

Will you wait for me
I will wait for you
Will you wait for me
I will wait for you

ooh, aww (Tell me)
ooh, aww (Tell me)
ooh, aww (Tell me)
ooh, aww (Tell me)

Somewhere in between here and heaven
Somewhere in between where and why
Somewhere in another dimension
I can hear you asking me why

(Tell me)

CREDIT INFORMATION

Music and lyrics Dolores O’ Riordan
Additional musicians: Kenneth Rice (Violin) and Ailbhe McDonagh (Cello)

MEANING

N/A

NOTES

  • Dolores mentioned in the album press release that “Why?” was “written just after her father passed, the hardest time”
  • Official lyrics off the “Something Else” commercial CD, catalog number 538274052

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