The Long Goodbye

Album: In the Now (2016)
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Songfacts®:

  • This heartfelt song came from the loss of Barry Gibb's brothers Andy in 1988, Maurice in 2003 and Robin in 2012. He explained to The Sun: "I don't think it is specifically a love song, I think that's how it came about. We spent a lot of time dealing with each other, whether it was positive or negative — we dealt with it."

    "For the last few years, first losing Andy, then Mo and then Robin, it really was a journey for me," Barry Gibb added. "I am the eldest, I should have been the first. I am still sitting here wondering, 'Why?' Though I've accepted it more now."

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