I Don't Want to Wait by Paula Cole


"'''I Don't Want to Wait'''" is a song written, performed and produced by Paula Cole. It was Cole's second single from her album This Fire and later served as the opening theme for the TV series ''Dawson's Creek. The single ranked #10 on the 1998 Billboard Hot 100 singles chart year-end summary. The single spent the most consecutive weeks in the top 50 without cracking the top 10, just missing out at #11. The single, with a 56-week-long run, is among the list of the 32 songs in the history of the Billboard'' Hot 100 to have had a chart run longer than 50 weeks.

VH1 ranked it as one of the 100 Greatest Songs of the '90s at #81.