Lorelei
by Styx

Album: Equinox (1975)
Charted: 27
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  • When I think of Lorelei, my head turns all around
    As gentle as a butterfly, she moves without a sound
    I call her on the telephone, she says be there by eight
    Tonight's the night she's movin' in and I can hardly wait

    The way she moves, oh oh oh, I gotta say

    Lorelei, let's live together
    Brighter than the stars, forever
    Lorelei, let's live together
    Brighter than the stars, forever
    Oh baby, forever

    Her eyes become a paradise, she softly speaks my name
    She brightens every lonely night, no one's quite the same
    She calls me on the telephone, she says be there by eight
    Tonight's the night she's movin' in, it's time to celebrate

    The way she moves, oh oh oh, I gotta say

    Lorelei, let's live together
    Brighter than the stars, forever
    Lorelei, let's live together
    Brighter than the stars, forever
    Baby, baby, forever

    Lorelei, let's live together
    Brighter than the stars, forever
    Lorelei, let's live together
    Brighter than the stars, forever
    Lorelei, let's live together
    Brighter than the stars, forever
    Lorelei, let's live together
    Brighter than the stars, forever
    Lorelei, let's live together Writer/s: Dennis De Young, James Young
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 9

  • Lorali from La Crosse, Wi My parents named me after this song and it has always been my favorite :) So glad it has such a rich history to it.
  • Stukka63 from St.augustine,fla.The Lorelei rock on the Rhine is where a mermaid sits n poses it’s self.
    Been by the rock x3 now n never witnessed anything but a rock.
    But this song kicks ass.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn February 8th 1976, "Lorelei" by Styx entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #90; and ten weeks later on April 11th, 1976 it peaked at #27 {for 1 week} and spent 14 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #6 on the Canadian RPM Singles chart...
    Between 1972 and 1991 the Chicago-based quintet had twenty-three Top 100 records; eight made the Top 10 with one reaching #1, "Babe" for two weeks on December 1st, 1979.
  • Nancy from Baltimore, MdI forgot about this song until I stumbled upon it by accident. It reminds me of my youth.
  • Jim from Jerome, IdI don't care if you are a fan of the Old STYX or the Styx 2.0 Dennis is the cat's ass Can't be the same without him
  • Drew from B'ham, AlSome people can hardly tell apart Queen & Styx. True, Queen sounds similar to Styx vocally, but not instrumentally. Sugarloaf, however, has vocal & even some instrumental similarities to Styx. If you've heard "Tongue-in-Cheek" by Sugarloaf, you'll know what I mean. Doesn't it remind you of this one?
  • Daevid from Glendale, CaGreat song, even though DeYoung's voice is annoying as hell.
  • Austin from Bristow, VaGreat song. Love the happy tone and the energy.
  • Randy from Colerain Twp., OhStyx occasionally performs this song live with JY doing lead vocals.
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