Time After Time


Written by Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman
Produced by Rick Chertoff
Executive Producer: Lennie Petze
Associate Producer and Engineer: William Wittman
Arrangements by Cyndi Lauper, Rick ChertoffRob HymanEric Bazilian

Release Information


Director: Edd Griles
Producer: Ken Walz
DP: Mike Negrin
Editor: Norman C. Smith
May be found on Twelve Deadly Cyns... And Then Some video.

The guy in the train station sitting on the bench sleeping is Cyndi's brother Butch.



Lying in my bed I hear the clock tick,

And think of you

Caught up in circles confusion--

Is nothing new

Flashback--warm nights--

Almost left behind

Suitcases of memories,

Time after--


Sometimes you picture me--

I'm walking too far ahead

You're calling to me, I can't hear

What you've said--

Then you say--go slow--

I fall behind--

The second hand unwinds



If you're lost you can look--and you will find me

Time after time

If you fall I will catch you--I'll be waiting

Time after time


After my picture fades and darkness has

Turned to gray

Watching through windows--you're wondering

If I'm OK

Secrets stolen from deep inside

The drum beats out of time--



If you're lost...


You said go slow--

I fall behind

The second hand unwinds--



If you're lost...

...time after time

time after time

time after time

time after time


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