"Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word" as written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin....
What have I got to do to make you love me
What have I got to do to make you care,
What do I do when lightning strikes me
And I wake to find that you're not there?

What have I got to do to make you want me,
What have I got to do to be heard,
What do I say when it's all over?
And sorry seems to be the hardest word.

It's sad (so sad)
It's a sad, sad situation
And it's getting more and more absurd.
It's sad (so sad)
Why can't we talk it over?
Oh it seems to me
That sorry seems to be the hardest word.

What have I got to do to make you love me
What have I got to do to be heard,
What do I do when lightning strikes me
What have I got to do?
What have I got to do
When sorry seems to be the hardest word?


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"Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" as written by Elton John, Bernie Taupin

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    General CommentI listen to it quite often and every time I realize how much is hidden behind all this simplicity. You can't make someone love you, if he or she doesn't want it and you never know what, actually, to say when it's all over, and it gives you a pain to manage any word.

    And these sad situations get absurd so often.
    Karinchenon June 20, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt is about being unhappy in love. Sorry is the hardest word, if you hear, I'm so sorry, but we can't be togther.
    chrigaon June 15, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is just one of a KIND
    wpafineston September 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentif you really love someone and you both know it do you even need to ever say that you are sorry or that you love them?
    Synchon June 05, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthmm it kinda dosnt sound like him a bit, but its good
    ßëÇ•Ðà•ßØmßon July 01, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment??? umm it totally sounds like him..it is one of his best, in my opinion. kinda sad and simple, but still awesome. elton john does no wrong.
    SexyAshlyRoseon June 24, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsuch true lyrics to such great music. perfect!
    liv85on October 11, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentElton John said in an interview, that this was his favorite song to write and sing. #2 was "Your Song".
    nillad1000on February 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGood song, but it sounds empty with just Elton. The best version i have heard of this is when he did a duet with Ray Charles.
    Silentlisteneron February 10, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthard to say "sorry" .
    4everinloveon July 10, 2006   Link

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