You'll Be Lonely

Album: Give the People What They Want (2014)
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Songfacts®:

  • This was written by Sharon Jones' baritone saxophone player, Cheme Gastelum. The vocalist explained to Relix magazine: "I'm with him on the road and I know what he's going through—'You don't understand, I can love you like no one else can. You're going to be lonely when I'm gone.' I've meant that to someone in my life. I said that to plenty of them: 'You're gonna miss me when I'm gone; you're gonna be lonely. You're gonna realize this is the best thing you had.'"

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