Someone for Me
Whitney Houston Lyrics


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I'm here alone on a Friday night
Waiting here beside the phone
The TV, radio and me
Really ain't been getting along

I wish that I could fly away
And party 'til the break of day
And there I'll be sure to meet
The guy that would be special to me

Then mama comes and asks me
Why am I dreaming sitting alone?
Why not go out and have some fun
It's the only way I'll ever find
Someone for me
While I am young and seventeen

Someone for me
Someone for me
I've got to go find someone, someone
Someone for me
I've got to find someone, yeah

Now there's a party down at Angie's house
With people packed against the wall
I'm sitting in the corner here
Trying to make some sense of it all

And when I least expect it
Meeting the guy I see in my dreams
Here he is walking up to me and asking
If I'd like to come and dance with him
I think I've found someone for me

Someone for me
Someone for me
I've got to go find someone, someone
Someone for me
I've got to find someone

I need somebody for me
I need somebody for me
Someone

And so I'm finding out that dreams you believe in
Can come to be
And now I'm looking up to find the joy and happiness
Can come to you and me
At last I've found someone for me

Someone for me
Someone for me
I need somebody for me
I need somebody for me
Someone
Someone for me
Someone for me
Someone for me
Someone
Someone for me
Someone, someone, someone, someone, someone, someone for me
Someone for me
Somebody, somebody, somebody, somebody, yeah yeah
Someone for me
I need somebody for me
I need somebody for me
Someone
Someone for me
Someone for me
Someone for me
Someone
Someone for me
Someone, somebody, someone, somebody, someone, somebody for me




Someone for me
Someone, somebody, someone, someone for me

Overall Meaning

The opening lines of Whitney Houston's "Someone for Me" immediately establish the mood of the song – loneliness. Sitting at home on a Friday night, waiting by the phone as the TV and radio play in the background, the singer tells us that she just wishes she could "fly away and party 'til the break of day." She hopes that by doing so, she can finally meet that special someone. But it's not until her mother tells her to go out and have some fun that she finally gets up and heads to a party at Angie's house.


Here she sits, trying to make sense of the noisy party. But then unexpectedly, the guy she's been dreaming about walks up to her and asks her to dance. It's at this moment that she finally feels like she's found "someone for me." The song ultimately serves as a reminder that sometimes we need to get out of our own heads and make a move towards the people and things we want.


Overall, "Someone for Me" is a song about hope and perseverance. Despite feeling lonely at the start of the song, the singer pushes herself to step outside of her comfort zone and try something new in order to find love. It's a message that resonates with many of us who have experienced our own moments of loneliness.


Line by Line Meaning

I'm here alone on a Friday night
The singer is currently alone on a Friday night.


Waiting here beside the phone
She is waiting next to the phone.


The TV, radio and me
The singer has nothing to do but watch TV and listen to the radio.


Really ain't been getting along
The singer is not enjoying TV or radio.


I wish that I could fly away
She wishes she could escape her boredom.


And party 'til the break of day
The singer wants to party and dance all night long.


And there I'll be sure to meet
At the party, the singer hopes to meet someone special.


The guy that would be special to me
She's looking for a specific person who will be important to her.


Then mama comes and asks me
Her mother comes and speaks to her.


Why am I dreaming sitting alone?
Her mother wonders why she is daydreaming alone.


Why not go out and have some fun
Her mother suggests she go out and have fun.


It's the only way I'll ever find
Her mother believes going out is the only way to find someone.


Someone for me
The singer needs to find someone special.


While I am young and seventeen
The singer wants to find someone while she's still young.


Now there's a party down at Angie's house
There is a party at Angie's house.


With people packed against the wall
The party is full of people.


I'm sitting in the corner here
The singer is sitting in the corner of the room.


Trying to make some sense of it all
She's trying to understand the situation.


And when I least expect it
Unexpectedly,


Meeting the guy I see in my dreams
The person she always dreams of finally appears.


Here he is walking up to me and asking
The person comes towards her and asks her a question.


If I'd like to come and dance with him
He asks if she would like to dance with him.


I think I've found someone for me
The singer thinks she has found the special person she was looking for.


And so I'm finding out that dreams you believe in
The singer is learning that dreams can come true.


Can come to be
Dreams can become reality.


And now I'm looking up to find the joy and happiness
She is now searching for joy and happiness.


Can come to you and me
Anyone can find joy and happiness.


At last I've found someone for me
She has finally found someone special.


I need somebody for me
She needs someone to be with.


Someone
She needs a special person in her life.


Someone for me
She needs a unique person who will be important to her.


Somebody, somebody, somebody, somebody, yeah yeah
She is looking for someone special and repeats the word 'somebody' several times.


Someone, somebody, someone, someone for me
She is looking for a unique person who will be important to her.




Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Fred Douglas Washington Jr., Raymond C Jones

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