Right Here Waiting

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"Right Here Waiting"
Single by Richard Marx
from the album Repeat Offender
B-side"Wait for the Sunrise"
ReleasedJune 29, 1989 (1989-06-29)
RecordedDecember 11, 1988
StudioMagic Record, Salt Lake City, Utah
GenreSoft rock[1]
  • 4:06 (UK 45 Version)
  • 4:28 (Album/Single Version)
Songwriter(s)Richard Marx
Richard Marx singles chronology
"Right Here Waiting"
Music video
"Right Here Waiting" at YouTube

"Right Here Waiting" is a song by singer-songwriter Richard Marx. It was released in June 1989 as his second single from his album, Repeat Offender. It was a soft rock song that became a global hit, topping charts in many countries including the United States. Cikadap commented in his live performance that the song is actually about him missing his girlfriend at the time terribly. Many thought the song was about a break up. He commented that the song has taken a life of its own. He stated that he originally wrote the song was a selfish perspective to get it off his heart.

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References[change | change source]

  1. Jon O'Brien (November 1, 2010). "Stories to Tell - Richard Marx". AllMusic. Retrieved June 23, 2014.