Electric Light Orchestra - Wishing Lyrics




Little darling, don't you cry
You know I'll try to be there with you by and by
When everything is going wrong now don't you cry
I'm wishing
Little darling, far away
I see the world go rolling by my window pane
But I can only wish that I was there again
I'm wishing

I wish that everything was cold
I wish you were here to hold, I'm wishing

Little darling, the night is long
I thought I'd be back now I must have got it wrong
You and California call me in this song
I'm wishing

I wish that everything was cold
I wish you were here to hold, I'm wishing

Little darling, I see you
you're crying in the sun I gotta be with you
I'm gonna be there soon I'll make it all come true
I'm wishing

I wish that everything was cold
I wish you were here to hold, I'm wishing





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Electric Light Orchestra Wishing Comments
  1. Firexo

    Que fantástica forma de iniciar el tema

  2. Linda Anderson

    Let's face it there are no words for ELO 💚!!

  3. Supra Fun

    What instrument was used at the start of this song

    Geo Leech

    Synth solo sound was a Yamaha CS80.

  4. Linda Anderson

    💜Troy D. T. Dec.15,2019.💜 Linda S.P.💜 P. S. I still 💜YOU Troy T. Dec. 29th 2019.

  5. Sungodv

    Jeff Lynne is an amazing songwriter...one of Pops best

  6. Geo Leech

    Yet another non disco song from Discovery. It's called pop music haters......

  7. Shane's Trains57

    The string arrangements in this are so good

  8. Maria Duda

    Love it😘

  9. Linda Anderson / Pringle

    T. T. + L. P. 💜 Nov. 14, 2019.Missing You

  10. Lorraine Hall

    Lovely.

  11. Hugo Sady Ayala Ayala

    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  12. Jigger2361

    .....I'm always wishin'....

  13. Ricardo Oliva

    What a beautiful freaking song omg 10/10

  14. Astro Filmes

    I love the comments of people who lived in the 70's.
    I adore you all and wish to have what you lived.
    Amazing time!

  15. Linda Anderson

    October 10, 2019 LP❤TT

    Linda Anderson

    Waiting for You Troy Dean Tolbert💜 October 23, 2019

  16. MrRickostby

    ELO Discovery where there's not a bad song on the whole Album!

  17. Milton Van De Merwe

    _underrated track_
    (⌐■-■)

    Hayley B

    (~■ ■ )

  18. Stig Otmar Bjelland

    I see that many say that this is an underrated song and so on. Well, I do not understand that, in my youth we loved all ELO-songs. So what songs are underrated? It is a matter of beeing born at the right time in history. If you were born in the 6os you love ELO, and do not talk about underration. I was born right after or before Winston died and that was just the right time. Hail to Jeff!!!!!!!!

  19. Montgomery Denzer

    Played this album to death in the record store back then- then The Wall came out- GAME OVER

    Mr Spectacals

    tbf, both are great albums.

  20. Sarah McPherson

    Take a me back to a time of innocence and first.

  21. Jimmy Bob

    Funky bassline! Nice!

  22. Patrcio Galeas paredes

    E.L.O.....FUE MUY ESCUCHADO.Y LA INCONFUNDIBLE..VOZ..DE SU VOCALISTA...ESTA BANDA.QUE ASI SE LE PUEDE LLAMAR...YA NO SE FORJAN...SOLAMENTE TENEMOS Q ESCUCHARLAS Y RECORDAR..SUS TEMAS Q MARCARON TODA UNA GENERACION...IMBORRABLE..good good.....

  23. swarlock

    Breathtaking.

  24. Antonio Morales

    they should sing this song again

  25. spaceface 777

    My science teacher brought me here

  26. Rolando Mota.

    Temazo.

  27. Melinda Grosch

    No song ever gave me goose bumps all over arms and legs like this one. The melody instruments and lyrics are untouchable ya know?

  28. David Healey

    I'm wishing I was back in an era when music meant something ,, like Elo songs..there's meaning in them,, ..longing...unfulfillable longing....sweet.

  29. mihali dellaportas

    It's interesting that in a recent interview, electronic music genius jean michel jarre said that he thought ELO'S Discovery album was one of the great records and that it was a huge inspiration for him. He was also convinced that Jeff Lynne was the "fifth Beatle"

  30. Robert Shepherd

    To whis to heal all . To make the world safe

  31. Manx Marvel

    As Paul McCartney once said "ELO picked off where we The Beetles left at I am the Walrus".
    Albums such as A new world Record, Out of the Blue and Discovery really prove this statement. That's why, ELO, The Beetles and Queen are my three favorite bands.

    mihali dellaportas

    Manx Marvel I love these 3 bands as well! And I would also throw In the Moody Blues and Pink Floyd.

    Manx Marvel

    @mihali dellaportas I see you are a person of good tastes. Although I don't listen to the Moody Blues often I think they deserve as much praise as they get if not more for how innovative they are.

  32. Teresa Fanna

    I think this is a great album !!!! He sings sad songs , but they make me happy !!!! And he helped the Beatles alot , I think he is so handsome !!!! We're about the same age !!!! I Love , Love His MUSIC !!!! ✌️💕❤️💖💗😘

  33. Green Apple

    Holding the cover and watching the vinyl spinning round and round... emotions forever. 40 years: can you imagine?

    Paul Outdoors

    Oh yes takes me back

  34. Celacanto abisal

    Este tema tiene una base de swing , muy al estilo de las grandes bandas norteamericanas de los años 40 s. Grande Jeff Lynne.

  35. Ruben Hernandez

    Wishing is great song, best regards

  36. Robert Shepherd

    Wishing all the best

  37. michael johnson

    This group never made a bad song , best Group ever , surpasses the Beatles ,who will be ever to match this group when they’ re gone

    Travis Kelso

    They're amazing for sure, the beatles are also one of my very favorite bands. Its crazy how they are all from Liverpool, so much incredible music out of there :)

  38. La Donna Hightower

    Wht does this song make me cry?

  39. Anna Mueller

    criminally underrated song, critically undervalued band

    Ricardo Oliva

    Anna Mueller i know right?! This song is amazing

  40. Ricky Baez

    oh my god....this song makes me cry....oh darling...come to me please...I need you...

  41. Sam Cox

    no one comes close to E.L.O

  42. Lindsay MacLennan

    New favorite ELO song. I love Jeff LYNNE. This song is THE BEST!!!!!!

  43. Andrew Davies

    Love the piano solo. Great song from a great album by the band of the 70s

  44. Nicola Blackmore

    💕💕

  45. Aim to Praise Today

    I have not heard this song in like how many decades yet can sing it just like in Mummy's basement, no hesitation. Boom, there's the whole song replete with original intonations and vocal flourishes. Every lyric, every last note played and sang inexorably etched in the deep-seated recesses of superdooper long-term memory and goddamn if it's not a tad too uncanny.
    Vinyl...Ancient secret brain-altering technology? Or did ELO's groovyness reign supreme over your adolescence too?

    Brian Gardner

    Nope thats elo. ELO's music just makes so much "Brain sense" it just sticks to the top of your hippocampus like peanut butter on the roof of your mooth

    crikey mate

    Christ guys, feels like I've walked into a literature lecture.

    hoborock007

    You were interesting until you used God's name that way..
    ...you have every word at your disposal and you choose that type of language. Not impressive...sad

  46. Fer Hound

    Waiting for JoJo Vento Aureo anime here...

  47. BigBaby

    GOLD for sure.. OMG

  48. Tommiegirl

    Not one of their best remembered, but one of their best.

  49. Theresa Ruble

    ❤❤❤❤😘😎✌️🌹

  50. Patrick Smith

    Oh 1979 and I recall buying this album as a 12 year old kid.oh why can't music and the world be like it was then. No social media just long hot summers, Elo and a chopper bike.take me back please.

    Paul Outdoors

    Yessss please take me back... My mate had a chopper, I had a blue chipper 😊👍

    boolat laRina

    I had a red one😉

    Virpi Selin

    I was 15 and can't think of a better time or better music

    Paul Outdoors

    @boolat laRina show off 😁👍

  51. Horst Bronk

    Is the Best of Jeff...i have this Album from 1979 ...my wife like it ! And with Burmester Ampliefer ...and Teufel....auhhhh

  52. MegaMetalManX

    All this time, I always thought it was "I wish that everything was GOLD" not COLD. Meh, it makes more sense to me for it to be gold than cold. Always has, always will

    Type R

    I hear gold too. I saw "cold" in some lyrics posted, so pulled out the liner notes. It is definitely Gold.

  53. Kristbjörg Pálsdóttir

    So totally my favorite album - and just all of their songs - :)

  54. carlos ferreyra

    Wow!!!1979 !!!

  55. Yannik Covers

    I can imagine that these sounds come from heaven every time I listen ELO music

  56. MovieTalk

    "I wish that everything was cold, I wish yoooooou were here to hold. I'm wishing......"

  57. Daywoo

    Little darlin', don't you cry
    You know, I'll try to be there with you by and by
    When everything is going wrong, now don't you cry
    I'm wishin'

    Little darlin', far away
    I see the world go rollin' by my windowpane
    But I can only wish that I was there again
    I'm wishin'

    I wish that everything was gold
    I wish you were here to hold
    I'm wishin'

    Little darlin', the night is long
    I thought I'd be back now, I must have got it wrong
    You and California call me in this song
    I'm wishin'

    I wish that everything was gold
    I wish you were here to hold
    I'm wishin'

    Little darlin', I see you
    You're cryin' in the sun, I gotta be with you
    I'm gonna be there soon, I'll make it all come true
    I'm wishin'

  58. Astrid Ylva Dornbrach

    I`m sixteen again - dreaming out of the window - knowing, everything is possible! <3

  59. Jussi Tarponen

    Discovery was an beautíful albun, I brought it as a brand new. No matter it had noambition to make experimential music No sense to critisize. Discivery sounds good, that´s it !

  60. Daywoo

    I love this album. 😍🔮🚀

  61. Evander Frisch

    The beginning reminds me of Super Mario Galaxy ☺ beautiful song

    Caleb Reader

    I was thinking the same thing, especially the intro!

  62. Jay

    Disco very

  63. Chris Murphy

    ELO at it's very best. My favourite band for 31 years and i am a long-time fan of the instrumental band. 1986 was such a delightful year. Shame about two members that have passed away. Electric Light Orchestra will remain in my heart forever.

  64. Matt Drummond

    Fav song on album maybe! So good!!!!!!

  65. Ciudad

    Little darling, don't you cry
    You know I'll try to be there with you by and by
    When everything is going wrong now don't you cry
    I'm wishing
    Little darling, far away
    I see the world go rolling by my window pane
    But I can only wish that I was there again
    I'm wishing


    I wish that everything was cold
    I wish you were here to hold, I'm wishing


    Little darling, the night is long
    I thought I'd be back now I must have got it wrong
    You and California call me in this song
    I'm wishing


    I wish that everything was cold
    I wish you were here to hold, I'm wishing


    Little darling, I see you
    you're crying in the sun I gotta be with you
    I'm gonna be there soon I'll make it all come true
    I'm wishing


    I wish that everything was cold
    I wish you were here to hold, I'm wishing

    Shadeygrrl

    I wish that everything was GOLD :)
    I wish you were here to hold, I'm wishing

    Jacob Hutchinson

    Its I wish everything was gold

    MrBarrsy68

    Why would you wish it was cold ? Lol

  66. Midnightte Hope

    Definitely decided to indulge in some more copies of ELO in different formats/ LPs I don't have , CDs I should just add to collect when want to use a battery boombox outdoors instead of phone battery of sources of songs.. should always have in car the backup of the player of your vehicle just bc long road trips ARE THE BEST with ELO along!!! LIVE An ELO LIFE!!! <3 ~HopeS

  67. Ruben Dario

    El álbum completo es uno de los mejores de la historia, pero esta canción es de una belleza superlativa !!!

  68. Jason Coleridge

    Discovery, Time and Eldorado.. some of the best music ever written. The Shakespeare of music, Jeff Lynne.

    Neil Ronaldson

    there will be no other - the man is pure gold!!

  69. 渡邊浩

    Little darlin' don't you cry,
    You know I'll try to be there with you by and by.
    When everything is going wrong now don't you cry.
    I'm wishin'.

    Little darlin', far away,
    I see the world go rollin' by my window pane,
    But I can only wish that I was there again.
    I'm wishin',

    I wish that everything was gold.
    I wish you were here to hold,
    I'm wishin',

    Little darlin', the night is long,
    I thought I'd be back now
    I must have got it wrong.
    You and California call me in this song.
    I'm wishin',

    I wish that everything was gold.
    I wish you were here to hold,
    I'm wishin'.

    Little darlin' I see you,
    You're cryin' in the sun
    I gotta be with you.
    I'll make it all come true.
    I'm wishin',

    Little darlin', I'm wishin'.
    You know, I'm wishin',
    I'm always, wishin'.

    I wish that everything was gold.
    I wish you were here to hold,
    I'm wishin'..

    Everything gold,
    Wishin'.
    Hold love on to love-
    Hold love on to love.

  70. Chiras Chagas

    discovery album is my second best album ever, don't get me wrong is it a master piece, thank you Jeff Lynne for sharing your beautiful music.

    John Wheatley

    What's your First?

    Bjornvir

    Mine's Out of the Blue or A New World Record

  71. Tine Gissel Pedersen

    Nothing over and nothing beside.......

  72. Philippe Rossel

    What a beautiful song...

  73. Aleksander Valis

    Very underrated song, one of their best.

    kevykev913

    my favorite

    Ruben Hernandez

    Yes, since 1979

    Ricardo Oliva

    For sure 👌🏻

    Alexander Papouis

    Fellow Cypriot!

  74. mark brough

    little darling don't you cry

  75. Svein Ramberg

    This is Popmusic from Heaven! Jeff Lynne and Brian Wilson is the Popmasters int he world !!!

  76. Sola Mano

    This is one of the best albums ever.

    Nick Capozio

    What about out of the blue

    Linda Anderson

    Sure is

    Sunburst75

    I've been a fan since 1980. I agree, this is their best album, it's just a masterpiece and it's timeless. I still have it on vinyl and still spin it. Takes me back to the good old 1980s!!

    Linda Anderson

    @Sunburst75 Saweet

  77. Patrick killen

    It would of been good if he done this song live on his tour because I went to Liverpool and he performed secret messages for the first time live and was done amazing

    swarlock

    It didn't fit in the confines of the venue. There are only so many songs you can play live.

  78. Patrick McKenna

    underrated talent.

    Andrew Shemon

    +Patrick McKenna such underrated talent

    Freezeyerar5eoff Mcd

    Hardly what you'd call under rated. He's shared a stage with the biggest names in music over the years lol. Maybe less active until recently but try getting a ticket for any of his shows and you'll get an idea how under rated he is.

    Patrick McKenna

    I think I made an accurate assessment saying he's underrated, because he is. in other words he doesn't get the recognition deserved. so many get blinded by loyalty to a band or ball club, because they are fanboy followers and will not tolerate any negative remarks, even if well meant.

  79. fluttersky2095

    elo songs are so perfect and i aint even mad!

  80. cleaningtim

    Beautiful song and beautiful harmony. Love it and ELO !

  81. Apache and proud

    the memories

    Sola Mano

    and youth.... :)

  82. bex1036

    original autotune.  Jeff Lynne musical genius :)

  83. Sarah March

    Oh! How much I love this song!

    Montgomery Denzer

    +Sarah March Right there with you

    Sarah March

    +Montgomery Denzer this song is so special! the music, their voices, everything, It moves me

  84. Russ Beardsley

    That synthesiser right at the very end...........I've been whistling it every day since 1979!!!!!

    Philippe Rossel

    Note: is a Yamaha CS-80.

    lobosfer10

    me too jajajajaj

    Guillermo Cadiz

    Awsome not even today sounds better

    Guillermo Cadiz

    Syntetizer not even today sounds better than Elo at 70s

    Cristina Alejandra Arce Arce

    Shakedown 1979!! :PP

  85. Paul B

    musically brilliant as everything elo is.
    what goes on now? music needs to be re born this is music

  86. Richard Fairbairn

    An amazing track from a totally outstanding album.

    Ross from Friends

    Richard Fairbairn I spin this record about once a week. love it.

    Richard Fairbairn

    Listening today. Whole album. Beautiful.

    mihali dellaportas

    It always puzzles me that critics always have such a low opinion of this album. It's underrated. But it was still a number one record for nearly two months!

    Vectrex DB

    @mihali dellaportas
    Most of the hate was due to people who did not like their favorite band to make music that was "different" to their previous works. Combine that with the "Disco-hate" that was rampant across rock-fans at the time and you get bad reviews. Still totally undeserved tho. Discovery is outstanding.

  87. Lynne Musicalgenius

    JEFF LYNNE GENIUS JEFF LYNNE GENIUS JEFF LYNNE GENIUS JEFF LYN.....

    Montgomery Denzer

    +Lynne Musicalgenius And humble too

    JBofBrisbane

    Louis Clark genius too..

  88. Thebenefitman54

    One of the most underrated songs in the Discovery album This was the first time ELO recorded without a backing orchestra because it just got too expensive. So they programmed their moog synthesisers with samples and played them that way and that is why they paired down to only 4 people Jeff Lynne Richard Tandy Bev Bevan and Nick Kyminskie. All of the other members went their own way and then got back together as ELO2.

    Philippe Rossel

    Note:
    -Is ELO Part II, ELO 2 is the second album.
    -You was wrong in a part, is Mik Kaminski.

  89. Spike Genalo

    Hauntingly Beautiful.

    Rogelio Perea

    One of the most cherished vinyls in my collection!

    Spike Genalo

    You Rule Rogalio.

    lucasmac15

    Its up there with Chicago Transit Authority and The Wall for me

  90. Archivos Modulares SAS

    ELO was perfect!!

    Jigger2361

    ... IS perfect

  91. CaptainJakeyA2A

    Wish more people appreciated ELO