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Don't Open the Door Half Way

 
Credits
Lyric Credits: Craig Hlady
Music Credits: Craig Hlady
Producer Credits: CRAIG HLADY
Publisher Credits: Craig Hlady
Performance Credits: Amy Rome -Vocal Craig Hlady -guitars
Description
Short Song Description:
Love
Long Song Description:
Don't let love into your life if you are not going to go for it all the way
Metadata
Song Length:
5:26
Primary Genre:
Pop-Easy Listening
Secondary Genre:
Jazz-Contemporary
Tempo:
Medium (111 - 130)
Lead Vocal:
Female Vocal
Subject Matter 1:
Falling in Love
Subject Matter 2:
Searching for Love
Mood 1:
Passive
Mood 2:
Tranquil
Language:
English
Era:
2000 and later
Lyrics
Don't Open The Door Half Way

Words and Music by Craig Hlady

You need dry wood to get a fire to burn,
Dew covered logs only smolder and choke.
Kindle a fire, so a spark can grab hold.
When you've got half a heart it leaves you with half a soul,
Then there's not much left and that can take its toll.

But a real fire steadily burns through the night,
Crackles and pops, and dances around with it's jig.
It makes me real strong, then weak in the knees,
If you let me touch your heart, I won't take, but just give.
So don't open the door half way and not let me in.
Don't open the door half way and not let me in

There's a wild wind, that blows hot and cold,
A cool breeze, makes me shiver and shake.
When the south wind comes, there's a warmth I long to know,
For such a long time it's been so hard to wait.
So don't let the sun shine in and then close my shades

For so long, I've wandered on.
Now I've found my way,
To a place I know, I want to go and stay.

(solo)

Hold on here's a thread, it can mend a torn heart.
Closes the hole, I won't feel winter again.
When the darkness subsides, the morning sun shines bright,
The light that you shine upon me never dims.
So don't open the door half way and not let me in.
Don't open the door half way and not let me in.


©1999 C. Hlady