Everytime You Go Away

Album: The Secret Of Association (1985)
Charted: 4 1
  • Hey!, if we can solve any problem
    Then why do we lose so many tears
    Oh, and so you go again
    When the leading man appears
    Always the same thing
    Can't you see, we've got everything goin' on and on and on

    Every time you go away you take a piece of me with you
    Every time you go away you take a piece of me with you

    Go on and go free, yeah
    Maybe you're too close to see
    I can feel your body move
    It doesn't mean that much to me
    I can't go on sayin' the same thing
    Just can't you see, we've got everything do you even know we know

    Every time you go away you take a piece of me with you, oh
    Every time you go away you take a piece of me with you

    I can't go on sayin' the same thing
    'Cause baby, can'tcha see, we've got everything goin' on and on and on

    Every time you go away you take a piece of me with you
    Every time you go away you take a piece of me with you

    Looking at the pieces (Every time you go away)
    Be careful (You take a piece of me with you)
    (Every time you go away) Every time you go, every time you go
    (You take a piece of me with you) You take a piece of me!
    (Every time you go away you take a piece of me with you) Every time you go!Writer/s: Daryl Hall
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., BMG Rights Management
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Comments: 10

  • Jim from Long Beach, CaYeah, that is the pat of the film that gets me too. This is a great song, it brings me back to the mid-80's which was part of my life when time stood still. Thanks.
  • John from Grand Island, NyIn the final scene of the John Hughes classic 1987 comedy "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" this song is played (sung by another artist). No matter how many times I watch that movie (in the hundreds now), I still get misty during that scene as the entire movie comes together and you find out that John Candy's character (Del Griffith) is homeless after the death of his wife whom he dearly loved. It is a scene that is wonderfully acted out by a truly underappreciated Candy. Sadly John Hughes life ended this past summer.
  • Slav from Warsaw, PolandThis a lovely song. I think that all people are run by their desires so they can see in it what they want or rather what their defects are. If you like canabis or other drugs, you wiil read it says about it. If you are a drunkard, you find it talking about abuse of spirit.If you tend to be a sort 'young female buds' lover, you acnowledge it talking about sex. So it is not the song that says about different evils, but perverted human minds which can notice things in accordance with their curved desires. It is as simple as that.
  • Lee from Euclid, OhThis has long been one of my favorite songs in the sense that I loved hearing it despite even when it got so much radio airplay when it was first considered a *hit*, that you'd normally tire of listening to it.
    I still feel the same way about it today.
  • Kal from Worthing, EnglandJust another okay UK copy of a great song written by an American.
  • Joshua from Twin Cities, MnCorrection: The "other" Paul Young died from a heart attack, not an aneurysm.
  • Joshua from Twin Cities, MnInterestingly, at about the same time this song charted in the U.S., a different singer named Paul Young also charted as a member of Mike & the Mechanics with "All I Need Is A Miracle". That Paul Young would record five albums with Mike & the Mechanics before dying of a brain aneurysm in 2000.
  • Anne from Atlanta, GaThey play this song at the end of the movie, "Planes, Trains, and Automobiles," when Steve Martin and John Candy finally make it home.
  • Tony (joycey) from Liverpool, EnglandWhile this was his biggest international hit Paul had a No1 hit in the UK with his third single 'wherever I lay my hat' in 1983
  • Geoff from San Francisco, CaThe bass player on Paul's version is Pino Palladino, and it's one of the most recognizable fretless bass in music.
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