Can We Still Be Friends?

Album: Hermit Of Mink Millow (1978)
Charted: 29
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  • We can't play this game anymore, but
    Can we still be friends?
    Things just can't go on like before, but
    Can we still be friends?

    We had something to learn
    Now it's time for the wheel to turn
    Things are said one by one
    Before you know it's all gone

    Let's admit we made a mistake, but
    Can we still be friends?
    Heartbreak's never easy to take, but
    Can we still be friends?

    It's a strange sad affair
    Sometimes seems like we just don't care
    Don't waste time feeling hurt
    We've been through hell together

    La la la la, la la la la
    Can we still be friends?
    Can we still get together sometime?

    We awoke from our dream
    Things are not always what they seem
    Memories linger on
    It's like a sweet sad old song Writer/s: TODD RUNDGREN
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 10

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn July 21, 1978, Todd Rundgren performed "Can We Still Be Friends" on the NBC-TV late night musical variety program 'The Midnight Special'...
    At the time the song was at #32 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; eight days later on July 29th it would peak at #29 {for 1 week} and it spent 15 weeks on the Top 100...
    Between 1972 and 1978, as a solo artist he had seven records on the Hot Top 100 chart; one made the Top 10, "Hello It's Me", it peaked at #5 {for 1 week} on December 16th, 1973...
    He charted six more times as a member of Utopia {2 times}, Runt {3 times}, and Nazz {1 time, and that was with the original version of "Hello It's Me" in 1969}...
    Todd Harry Rundgren celebrated his 69th birthday one month ago on June 22nd, 2017.
  • David from Liverpool, United KingdomI think he wrote it for Bebe Buell. 'Hurting For You', on the same album, is in the same vein.
  • Alma from Laredo, TxThis song was also in featured in the movie, Lethal Weapon 2 at the closing credits. Robert Palmer's cover is the best.
  • Gavin from Perth, AustraliaOne of the best ballads of all time!

    Also recorded by Rod Stewart.
  • Joe from Chicago, IlAre you kidding me!?! Mandy Moore's version sucks!!!
  • Weavil from Wisconsin Rapids, WiTodd also re-did this Bossa Nova style on 1997's "With A Twist"
  • Shane from Monticello, IlMandy Moore's version is amazing, if it wasn't for her I never would've heard the original.
  • Fyodor from Denver, CoSometimes called the belated follow-up to "Hello, It's Me".
  • Markus from Stockholm, SwedenMandy Moore also made a decent cover of this
  • Shirl from Bay Area, CaThis song was re-recorded by Robert Palmer in the 80's. His tempo is a little more upbeat.
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