Do you ever get those times when a certain piece of music seems to be following you around?  It’s weird, for a long time I kept hearing ‘Time to Say Goodbye’ in random places, (funnily enough around the time I started dating my ex, perhaps someone was trying to warn me!).  More recently, whenever I turned the radio on I would always get the Wilson Phillips song ‘Hold on’ which is weird because it’s an oldie (well 1990-but not a recent song for the sort of modern radio stations I play in the car).   I love music and find that it helps lift me up when I’m feeling down.  I like to think its the angels giving me messages through music when I hear the same track played over and over again, and I love the sentiment behind this particular track.  Angels are well known for also liking music, so perhaps there’s something in this.

“Hold On”

I know this pain
Why do lock yourself up in these chains?
No one can change your life except for you
Don’t ever let anyone step all over you
Just open your heart and your mind
Is it really fair to feel this way inside?

[Chorus:]
Some day somebody’s gonna make you want to
Turn around and say goodbye
Until then baby are you going to let them
Hold you down and make you cry
Don’t you know?
Don’t you know things can change
Things’ll go your way
If you hold on for one more day
Can you hold on for one more day
Things’ll go your way
Hold on for one more day

You could sustain
Or are you comfortable with the pain?
You’ve got no one to blame for your unhappiness
You got yourself into your own mess
Lettin’ your worries pass you by
Don’t you think it’s worth your time
To change your mind?

[Chorus]

I know that there is pain
But you hold on for one more day and
Break free the chains
Yeah I know that there is pain
But you hold on for one more day and you
Break free, break from the chains

Some day somebody’s gonna make you want to
Turn around and say goodbye
Until then baby are you going to let them
Hold you down and make you cry
Don’t you know?
Don’t you know things can change
Things’ll go your way
If you hold on for one more day yeah
If you hold on

Don’t you know things can change
Things’ll go your way
If you hold on for one more day,
If you hold on
Can you hold on
Hold on baby
Won’t you tell me now
Hold on for one more day ‘Cause
It’s gonna go your way

Don’t you know things can change
Things’ll go your way
If you hold on for one more day
Can’t you change it this time

Make up your mind
Hold on
Hold on
Baby hold on

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