Turn Around Look At Me
The Vogues Lyrics


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There is someone walking behind you
Turn around, look at me
There is someone watching your footsteps
Turn around, look at me

There is someone who really needs you
Here's my heart in my hand
Turn around, look at me

And understand this
That there is someone who'll stand beside you
Turn around baby and look at me
And there's someone who'll love and guide you
Turn around, look, look at me
Oh I've waited, but I'll wait forever
I'm gonna wait for you to come to me
Look at someone look at someone who really loves you
Turn around, look at me

Ooh there's someone who'll stand beside you
Turn around baby and look at me
And there's someone yo love and guide you
Turn around babe, turn around and look at me

I've waited, but I'll wait forever
I'm gonna wait until you to come back to me
Look at someone who really loves you
Turn around and look at me



Turn around, look at me
Look over your shoulder babe

Overall Meaning

The Vogues' song Turn Around Look at Me is a heart-wrenching plea to a lost love. The opening lines, "There is someone walking behind you, Turn around, look at me" introduce the song's central theme of regret. There is someone longing for their love, watching their every move and wishing they would just turn around and notice them. The next line intensifies this feeling of longing by emphasizing that someone needs the addressee. The phrase "Here's my heart in my hand" indicates a vulnerability that comes with opening up to someone.


The chorus brings out the emotion of the song. The repetition of "Turn around, look at me" is haunting, emphasizing the urgency and longing of the person behind the addressee. The phrase "there is someone who'll stand beside you" speaks of loyalty and support, while "there's someone who'll love and guide you" implies that the addressee, even though they are not acknowledging their love, still needs guidance and love.


The final verse conveys a deep sense of waiting: "Oh, I've waited, but I'll wait forever. I'm gonna wait for you to come to me." The use of "forever" underlines the depth of emotions the person feels. The song ends with the addressee being told to look over their shoulder once more, while the person behind them and singing the song holds out hope that the addressee will "turn around and look at me."


Line by Line Meaning

There is someone walking behind you
I want you to know that there's somebody else out here who is following and sharing your footsteps


Turn around, look at me
Stop for a moment, turn around, and face me to acknowledge my presence


There is someone watching your footsteps
I'm paying attention to you and everything you're doing


There is someone who really needs you
I need you and I want you to understand that


Here's my heart in my hand
I'm offering you my heart and all that it contains


And understand this
I need you to comprehend what I'm telling you


That there is someone who'll stand beside you
I want you to know that I'll be there for you, no matter what


Turn around baby and look at me
Hey, sweetheart, please turn around and acknowledge my presence


And there's someone who'll love and guide you
I'm willing to love you and help you navigate life


Turn around, look, look at me
Please turn around and really see me


Oh I've waited, but I'll wait forever
I've been waiting for you, but I'm willing to keep waiting as long as it takes


I'm gonna wait for you to come to me
I'll patiently wait for you to come to me when you're ready


Look at someone look at someone who really loves you
Please take a good look at someone who genuinely loves and cares for you


Ooh there's someone who'll stand beside you
I'll be right there by your side through thick and thin


Turn around babe, turn around and look at me
Please turn around and take a good look at me


I've waited, but I'll wait forever
I'll keep waiting as long as necessary because I truly care about you


I'm gonna wait until you to come back to me
I'll wait for you to realize how much I love you and come back to me


Look at someone who really loves you
Take a moment to look at someone who truly loves and adores you


Turn around and look at me
Turn your head and truly see me for who I am


Turn around, look at me
One last time, please turn around and look at me


Look over your shoulder babe
Take one final glance back to see me before you go




Lyrics © Kanjian Music, BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: JERRY NEAL CAPEHART

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Bret Stanley

Can you imagine turning on the radio and hearing new music like this? What an era of music!

Anna Marfa

Ill be scared hehehe.

Boro Bil

I imagine my wife singing this to me from heaven (she passed 9 years ago) and saying she will wait forever for me to join her. Brings tears every time I listen to it.

Haylee Lee

This song gives me chills because of Final Destination 3.

Jeffrey Glenn

I know, just what you mean with this song. I remember that movie, too.

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Aaron Murdoch

Thank you!!! I’ve gotten this song stuck in my head at random times over the last 10+ years and always wondered what it was lol. I thought it was a false memory or someyhing

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Conrad Brooks

My mother passed away just two days ago. I remember how she loved this song. I wish she'd turn around and see me again, I want her to tell me she loves me, and that I adore her. This song enters my mind and I break down crying and screaming. Mom, I love you so much and I always will. Thank you for everything. You were and are an angel. I love you.

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