Heartbreaker

Album: Heartbreaker (1982)
Charted: 2 10
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  • I got to say it and it's hard for me
    You got me cryin' like I thought I would never be
    Love is believin' but you let me down
    How can I love you when you ain't around?
    And I,

    Get to the morning and you never call
    Love should be everything or not at all
    And it don't matter what ever you do
    I made a life out of lovin' you

    Only to find any dream that I follow is dying
    I'm cryin' in the rain
    I could be searchin' my world for a love everlasting
    Feeling no pain, when will we meet again?

    Why do you have to be a heartbreaker?
    Is it a lesson that I never knew?
    Gotta get out of the spell that I'm under
    My love for you

    Why do you have to be a heartbreaker
    When I was bein' what you want me to be?
    Suddenly everything I ever wanted has passed me by
    This world may end, not you and I

    My love is stronger than the universe
    My soul is cryin' for you
    And that can not be reversed
    You made the rules and you could not see
    You made a life out of hurtin' me

    Out of my mind, I am held by the power of you love
    Tell me when do we try, or should we say goodbye?

    Why do you have to be a heartbreaker
    When I was bein' what you want me to be?
    Suddenly everything I ever wanted has passed me by

    Oh, why do you have to be a heartbreaker?
    Is it a lesson that I never knew?
    Suddenly everything I ever wanted
    My love for you, oh

    Why do you have to be a heartbreaker
    When I was bein' what you want me to be?
    Suddenly everything I ever wanted has passed me by Writer/s: Barry Gibb, Maurice Ernest Gibb, Robin Hugh Gibb
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 9

  • Frank from ChicagoBacharach-David are my favorite songwriters, but Heartbreaker is my favorite Dionne Warwick song.
  • Seventhmist from 7th HeavenI always thought it would have been an even bigger hit, had it been labeled "Dionne Warwick, featuring the Bee Gees."
  • Andrew from Philadelphia I love Dionne. It's so ironic that Dionne hated some of her biggest hits. This was Warwick's last solo single to reach the Top 10 in the United States
  • Donna from Ft. Lauderdale, FlI went with my then-boyfriend to a Johnny Mathis Christmas concert in touring through Chicago in the mid-1980s. She was a guest artist and performed this song which was still very popular. They were both such legends, I was excited to see them in person. He was amazing. She on the other hand was a disappointment. I don't know if she was fighting a head cold or a sore throat, but she just kind of warbled blandly through her solos and duets. Hey, stuff like that happens when you're on the road, anyone can have an off night. But I think she would have won us over more if she had addressed this openly or made a small joke. She just entered and left the stage asap. By contrast Mathis bantered very easily with the audience throughout the night!
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 9th 1983, "Heartbreaker" by Dionne Warwick peaked at #10 (for 2 weeks) on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; it had entered the chart on October 3rd, 1982 and spent 22 weeks on the Top 100...
    And on December 12th, 1982 it reached #1 (for 1 week) on Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks chart, #2 in Australia & the U.K., and #14 on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
    Ms. Warwick, born Marie Dionne *Warrick, celebrated her 73rd birthday less than a month ago on December 12th (2013)...
    * Surfed the internet and can't find the reason behind why her last name was changed from Warrick to Warwick???
  • Aimee from Plant City, FlGreat song and one of my favorites! The Bee Gees just get it. I wish they'd record again!
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyThis is just one of five different songs that have charted with the title of "Heartbreaker"; the others are by Pat Benatar, Dolly Parton, Grand Funk Railroad, & Mariah Carey...
  • Les from Joplin, MoAlthough her biggest Top 10 hits have been when she has collaborated with other artists, this one and "I'll Never Love This Way Again" are the very best of her 50-year career!
  • Tanya from La Verne, CaA great tune by Dionne and the Gibbs.
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