What does Wait It Out mean?

Search Login

Imogen Heap: Wait It Out Meaning


No tags, suggest one.

Get "Wait It Out" on MP3:

Get MP3 from Amazon

Wait It Out Lyrics

Play "Wait It Out"
on Amazon Music

Where do we go from here?
How do we carry on?
I can't get beyond these questions...

Clambering for the scraps in the shatter of us collapsed
that cuts me with every could-have-been

Pain on pain on play repeating
with the backup,...


    click a star to vote
    Apr 20th, 2016 4:07am report

    its about abuse


    click a star to vote
    Sep 17th, 2012 9:24pm report

    I think the question might be much larger than a break up. I think the song is about loss of any kind and th wretched feelings that one fells until time heals everything.


    click a star to vote
    Jun 8th, 2010 6:25am report

    heres what ive got

    "Where do we go from here? How do we carry on? I cant get beyond the questions."
    A breakup has just happened and she is confused and lost as to what happened and how to handle it.

    "Clambering for the scraps in the shatter of us collapsed"
    shes trying to put the pieces together of what happened to cause the break up. picking up the pieces of the broken glass so to speak to try to figure how it broke.

    "It cuts me with every could have been"
    It hurts more and more as she figures it out
    the broken scraps shes picked up are cutting her.

    "Pain on pain on play repeating."
    She keeps replaying it over in her head

    "Everybody says time heals everything but what of the wreched hollow? the endless in between? are we just going to wait it out?"
    She feels the wounds will heal eventually but what until then?

More Imogen Heap song meanings ยป


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]

Just Posted

The Nights anonymous
Knockin' on Heaven's Door anonymous
A Little More Love anonymous
Starving anonymous
Dandelion anonymous
Not To Touch The Earth anonymous
If I'm James Dean, You're Audrey Hepburn anonymous
This Love, This Hate anonymous
Sugar Wraith anonymous
Shake It anonymous
It's not Me it's You anonymous
Heartbreak Warfare anonymous
Whistle anonymous
R.I.P. 2 My Youth anonymous
New Year's Day anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

American Sports
Arctic Monkeys
She Looks Like Fun
Arctic Monkeys
Back To You
Selena Gomez
The Ones Who Got Me Here
Cole Swindell
Star Treatment
Arctic Monkeys
One Point Perspective
Arctic Monkeys
The Rising
Britton Buchanan
Golden Trunks
Arctic Monkeys