You Better Wait

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"You Better Wait"
Single by Steve Perry
from the album For the Love of Strange Medicine
Released September 1994
Genre Rock, pop rock

4:51 (album version)

3:45 (single edit)
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Lincoln Brewster, George Hawkins, Moyes Lucas, Steve Perry, John Pierce, Paul Taylor[1]
Steve Perry singles chronology
"Foolish Heart"
"You Better Wait"
"Missing You"
"Foolish Heart"
"You Better Wait"
"Missing You"
Music video
"You Better Wait" on YouTube

"You Better Wait" is a song by Steve Perry from his album For the Love of Strange Medicine. It was Perry's first single from the album, the first following his official departure from his former band, Journey. The song peaked at number 29 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1994.[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video was filmed in late August 1994 in the Grand Canyon area.


Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Position
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[3] 49

Track listing[edit]

  1. "You Better Wait (Single Mix)" (Perry, Paul Taylor, Lincoln Brewster, Moyes Lucas, George Hawkins, John Pierce)
  2. "Stand Up (Before It's Too Late)" (Perry, Brewster, Taylor, Lucas, Larry Kimpel)

Maxi Single

  1. "You Better Wait (Single Mix)"
  2. "Stand Up (Before It's Too Late)"
  3. "Forever Right or Wrong (Love's Like a River)" (Perry, Randy Goodrum, Lamont Dozier, Michael Landau, Randy Jackson, Larrie Londin, Bill Cuomo)


  1. ^ Allmusic song info
  2. ^ Allmusic chart info
  3. ^ "RPM 100 Hit Tracks of 1994". RPM. Retrieved November 23, 2017. 

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