Don't Walk Away

Album: Xanadu soundtrack (1980)
Charted: 21
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  • Why do I say, don't walk away
    You'll be the way your were before
    When you don't want me anymore

    Don't turn around, don't ever leave
    A lonely room where empty days
    Are gathering to meet me when you're gone-
    Gone- how in the world will I go on

    (Don't walk away) all you gotta do is stay
    (Don't walk away) all you gotta do is stay
    (Don't walk away)

    Don't walk away, don't say goodbye
    Don't turn around, don't let it die
    When shadows fall, when day is done
    All through the night, all of my life
    Don't walk away

    Is it a dream, when will it end
    When everything we've ever known
    Has ended and I'm all alone

    Where will I go, where will I be
    The feelings that I've never shown
    Maybe I'll find the answer when you're gone-
    Gone- how in the world will I go on

    (Don't walk away) all you gotta do is stay
    (Don't walk away) all you gotta do is stay
    (Don't walk away)

    Don't walk away, don't say goodbye
    Don't turn around, don't let it die
    When shadows fall, when day is done
    All through the night, all of my life
    Don't walk away Writer/s: JEFF LYNNE
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Oldpink from Farmland, InJeff from Boston, YouTube has the full animation if you want to watch it again.
    Look for "XANADU - Dont walk away" in their search box, and it comes up as the first entry.
  • Jeff from Boston, MaI don't think you can really appreciate this song if you haven't seen the animated "video" from the movie. It's one of the outsanding animations of all time, and I will never be able to hear the song without thinking of it.
  • Julia from Knoxville, TnI'd love to see a Broadway production of "xanadu". I have the soundtrack on CD. I just never thought it was good enough (or even feasible) to have as a stage production. Thanks for the bit of info, Montana Troy.
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