Album: A New World Record (1976)
  • Sitting here, waiting for,
    Someone calling at my door,
    Too bad,
    I'm getting out of love.

    What's the use of changing things,
    Wonder what tomorrow brings,
    Who knows,
    I'm getting out of love.

    CHORUS
    My Shangri-la has gone away,
    Faded like the Beatles on Hey Jude
    She seemed to drift out on the rain
    That came in somewhere softly from the blue

    Clouds roll by and hide the sun,
    Raindrops fall on everyone,
    So sad,
    I'm getting out of love.

    CHORUS -- repeat x2 Writer/s: JEFF LYNNE
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Sim from Cleveland RocksA musical masterpiece. Great guitar. Riffs by Jeff Lynn. A hauntingly delightful closing as well. This song pretty much covers all the bases. A true GEM.
  • Melissa from Windsor, CanadaI love this song so much! The last 2 minutes of this song are incredibly beautiful. The last 2 minutes are probably my favourite because of their sad and haunting beauty.
    As for the meaning of the song, to me it's about loss, and lament, but also hope despite everything. Perhaps at the end, there is also a hint not just of hope and the possibility for gaining what was lost, but also an inevitable struggle that might be necessary to regain what was lost.
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