The Breakup Song (They Don't Write 'Em)

Album: Rockihnroll (1981)
Charted: 15
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  • We had broken up for good just an hour before
    Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
    Now I'm staring at the bodies as there's dancin' 'cross the floor
    Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
    And then the band slowed the tempo and the music gets me down
    Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
    It was the same old song with the melancholy sound
    Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh

    They don't write 'em like that anymore
    They just don't write 'em like that anymore

    We'd been living together for a million years
    Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
    But now it feel so strange (out in the atmospheres?)
    Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
    And then the jukebox plays a song I used to know
    Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
    Now I'm staring at the bodies as they dancin' so slow
    Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh

    They don't write 'em like that anymore
    They just don't write 'em like that anymore

    Now I wind up staring at an empty glass
    Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh
    Cause its so easy to say that you'll forget your past
    Uh uh uh, uh uh uh uh uh

    They don't write 'em like that anymore, no!
    They just don't write 'em like that anymore

    They don't write 'em like that anymore
    They just don't write 'em like that anymore Writer/s: Gary Phillips, Gregory Kihn, Steve Wright
    Publisher: JOEL TURTLE
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Ken from San Mateo, CaThis was his best album - too bad there are no other songs.
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