“I Want to Wake Up with You” is a romantic reggae-pop song by Jamaican singer Boris Gardiner. The song was written by country music songwriter Ben Peters and first recorded by Mac Davis in 1980. Gardiner’s cover was released in 1986 with “You’re Good For Me” on the B-side as the single from his album, “Everything to Me.”. The song became one of Gardiner’s most successful tracks.
The song’s lyrics express the desire to wake up beside a loved one, emphasizing the intimacy and emotional connection shared between partners. Its gentle melody and Gardiner’s soothing vocals contribute to its romantic and heartfelt essence.
“I Want to Wake Up with You” achieved considerable success, topping charts in various countries, including the UK and Australia. It became one of Boris Gardiner’s signature songs and remains popular, often associated with romantic sentiments and love-themed playlists.