Walk Away

Album: Welcome To The Cruel World (1994)
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  • Oh no
    Here comes that sun again
    That means another day
    Without you my friend

    And it hurts me
    To look into the mirror at myself
    And it hurts even more
    To have to be with somebody else
    And it's so hard to do
    And so easy to say
    But sometimes, sometimes you just have to walk away
    Walk away

    With so many people
    To love in my life
    Why do I worry
    About one

    But you put the "happy"
    In my "ness"
    You put the good times
    Into my fun
    And it's so hard to do
    And so easy to say
    But sometimes, sometimes you just have to walk away
    Walk away
    And head for the door

    We've tried the goodbye
    So many days
    We walk in the same direction
    So that we could never stray
    They say if you love somebody
    Than you have got to set them free
    But I would rather be locked to you
    Than live in this pain and misery

    They say time will
    Make all this go away
    But it's time that has taken my tomorrows
    And turned them into yesterdays
    And once again that rising sun is droppin' on down
    And once again you my friend are nowhere to be found
    And it's so hard to do
    And so easy to say
    But sometimes, sometimes you just have to walk away
    Walk away
    And head for the door
    You just walk away
    Walk away
    Walk away
    Just walk on, walk on, turn and head for the door, just walk away. Writer/s: Benjamin Harper
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 6

  • Bennett from Kansas City, MoThis song is so powerful. Every time I hear "Oh no, here comes that sun again" I almost cry. Ben brilliantly captures the pain of losing a loved one in that one line alone.
  • Annie from Madison, WiYou could also say it is about the grieving, death of a loved one, process. Letting someone you love "go" so you can move on. It got me through my best friend's death, I can finally let him go and live my life like he wanted.
  • Vince from Leicester, EnglandLove this version as well as the cover by Eliza Carthy on Red Rice (definitely worth seeking out)
  • Kayla from LondonBen Harper has one of the best voices I have ever heard. He is incredible as is this song.
  • Dan from Sydney, AustraliaBrilliant Song , love it
  • Eric from Milwaukee, WiThis song is amazing. It sums up so many emotions in a very distinct song.
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