the song
title : The right place
written by : Mark E. Nevin
song copyright : © 1994 MCA Music Ltd

the performance
musicians
Eddi Reader vocal, backing vocals
Teddy Borowiecki piano, organ
Mark E. Nevin guitar
Dean Parks guitar
David Piltch bass
Roy Dodds drums
music
key : A major
time-signature : 4/4
tempo : MM 112
form : V C b V′ C b M ½v V″ CX P
lyrics

provided for research and private study only (see above for copyright details):

The right place

the lights are on our side
driving out of town tonight
this night the colour of blue glass
the warm wind in our hair
summertime is everywhere
it’s funny how today just flew past

I’ve been in the wrong place
I’ve been in the wrong place
long enough to know
I’m in the right place now

– short link

five or ten lifetimes ago
there lived a girl that you don’t know
she walked about and answered to my name
oh but let’s not talk of strangers now
of where and when or why and how
I’ve turned around and I’m looking at a new day

I’ve been in the wrong place
I’ve been in the wrong place
long enough to know
oh I’m in the right place now

– short link

I’ve been waiting so long
I’ve been waiting so long
I’ve been waiting
so long, oh-oh
ah-yeah-yeah-yeah

now I don’t mind if the sun goes down
the night can’t hurt me now

the summer’s young and the road is clear
I thank whatever brought me here

I’ve been in the wrong place
I’ve been in the wrong place
I’ve been in the wrong place

long enough to know…
I’m in the right place… now

I’m in the right place now
woh-oh, summer’s young, mmmn
I’m in the right place now
hah-ee-ah, hah, hah


the recording
personnel
produced by : Greg Penny
recorded by : Jon Ingoldsby at El Mirador, Ojai, California; basic track at Oceanway, LA assisted by Steve Holroyd
mixed by : Jon Ingoldsby assisted by Andy Strange at Air Studios, London
mastered by : Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, LA
technical
track timing : 4:52
song timing : m:ss
released on
album : Eddi Reader track 1
album : Seventeen stories: the best of Eddi Reader   (comp.) track 4