Tearing Us Apart

Album: August (1986)
Charted: 56
  • You know the sun is shining
    It's raining in my heart
    I don't know what to do
    Since we've been apart
    Why don't you tell me, babe
    What is going on
    You know I love you darling
    Don't want to be alone

    They're tearing us apart
    They're breaking up my heart
    I knew it from the start
    Your friends are tearing us apart

    You know I can't go on
    Feeling this old way
    You know my heart is burning
    It's burning everyday
    You know I love you, baby
    No one else will do
    Why don't you reconsider
    Do what I want you to

    They're tearing us apart
    They're breaking up my heart
    I knew it from the start
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 2

  • Mike The Quik. from R.i.A repetitive Groove that will have you tapping your foot 3 hours later!!
  • David from Encino, CaThis Song was written about the circle of friends of Patti Boyd Clapton called "The Committee" who Eric blamed for coming between them. At the time, Eric was living with Lori Del Santo and he told her that he was going back to his wife, she responded: "Thats not good news at all, because I'm pregnant"

    from page 227-Clapton-The Autobiography
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