Thank You for Hearing Me: The Definitive Sinéad O'Connor Discography

“Someone to Watch Over Me”

Composed by George Gershwin (music)/Ira Gershwin (lyrics)

1 version


Success Has Made a Failure of Our Home” single


(Source: as heard)

There's a saying old, says that love is blind.
Still we're often told, "Seek and ye shall find."
So I'm going to seek a certain lad I've had in mind.
Looking everywhere, haven't found him yet,
He's the big affair I cannot forget.
Only man I ever think of with regret.
I'd like to add his initials to my monogram,
Tell me where is the shepherd for this lost lamb?
There's a somebody I'm longing to see.
I hope that he turns out to be
Someone who'll watch over me.
I'm a little lamb who's lost in the woods ,
I know I could always be good
To one who'll watch over me.
Although he may not be the man some girls think of
As handsome,
To my heart he carries the key.
Won't you tell him please to put on some speed?
Follow my lead, oh, how I need
Someone to watch over me.
Someone to watch over me.

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