Don't Shed a Tear

Album: One Good Reason (1987)
Charted: 60 9
  • Cab fare to nowhere is what you are
    A white line to an exit sign is what you are
    Oh but I saw in you, now I see through
    Don't shed a tear for me, my life won't end without you
    Long as the night will be, the sun will rise without you
    A locked door on a candy store is what you are
    A slim chance in tight pants is what you are
    All that I loved you for, I want it more
    Don't shed a tear for me, my life won't end without you
    Long as the night will be, the sun will rise without you
    You are giving what I'm not taking
    I'm not missing what we ain't making
    Oh but I saw in you, now I see through
    Don't shed a tear for me, my life won't end without you
    Long as the night will be, the sun will rise without you
    Don't shed a tear for me, my life won't end without you
    Long as the night will be, the sun will rise without you
    Don't shed no tears,
    I don't need a thing.

    Writer/s: Eddie Schwartz, Robert Friedman
    Publisher: Bluewater Music Corp., BARRY BERGMAN DBA WOOD MONKEY MUSIC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 8

  • Margaret from ScotlandSaw Paul in January. His show was outstanding and if possible, I'd say voice is only getting better. Amazing.
  • Kayla from Winnipeg, MbThis is a really great song! I think that Paul Carrack is terribly underrated! He was great solo and with Mike + The Mechanics! My favourite song by him is "One Good Reason".. there is one part on that song that I play over and over and over again because it's just so good! I love it! <3
  • Keith from Philadelphia, PaSo underrated.........great track
  • Hanny from Roden, NetherlandsPaul Carrack has got one of the most beautiful voices.And I know for afact that he himself doesn't mind not having a superstardom career, but I think if he would ,he could.
    His style can sometimes be compared to the style of his friend Phil Collins.(Phil has been playing on some of the Mike & the mechanics albums and they have been touring together a few years ago)
  • Steve from Torrance, CaThe name of the album this song appeared on is "One Good Reason", not "When you walk in the room". Paul used producer Christopher Neil and drummer Peter Van Hooke from Mike + the Mechanics, guitarist Tim Renwick, and keyboardist Paul "Wix" Wickens.
  • Joshua from Twin Cities, MnOn the first Mike + The Mechanics album, Carrack actually sang lead on "Silent Running", NOT "All I Need Is A Miracle". "Miracle" was actually sung by the late Paul Young (not the same Paul Young who covered "Everytime You Go Away" that same year).
  • Joe from St. Louis, MoPaul Carrack wrote the song "Love Will Keep Us Alive" that was sung by Timothy B.Scmidt when he was with The Eagles reunion. Appears of Hell Freezes Over
  • Geri from Nova Scotia, CanadaPaul Carrack, in my opinion, could sing the telephone directory! One of Rock's most amazing voices.
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