"Lonely At The Top" as written by Jon Bon Jovi and Richard Sambora....
Tell Franie I'm sorry she didn't get to know her dad
I'll bet he's sorry he didn't get to know you too
Tell her there'll be people singing things that make her sad
How her daddy felt alone how he was hurtin' bad
I guess that won't be too far from the truth

Yeah, it's lonely at the top
Happy is one thing it's not.

I was jaded, suffocated, it got too hard to breath
But I never got as high as I needed to be
You know life becomes worthless when they steal your dreams
I just couldn't live with what was left for me
And I couldn't run far enough from the truth, what's the use

Yeah, it's lonely at the top
Happy's one thing it's not

Before you know you find yourself alone and looking down
No one there can help you stop before you hit the ground
It's lonely at the top ooh yeah

Tell Franie, I'm sorry I better kiss her when she cries
I'm sorry I left her, never said good bye
Didn't mean to leave you all alone but then the music died
Through the song remains the same, I couldn't live that lie
You know that ain't too far from the truth

Yeah, it's lonely at the top
Happy's one thing it's not

Before you know you find yourself alone and looking down
No one there to help you stop before you hit the ground
Yeah, it's lonely at the top
Yeah, it's lonely at the top
It's lonely


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae

"Lonely at the Top" as written by Jon Bon Jovi Richard Sambora

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    General CommentThis song is about Kurt Cobain and his little girl, Francis Bean (Franie). R.I.P. Kurt
    Good_OL_MCon July 23, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI LOVE this song. I think it was writen as sort of a letter for Kirt Cobain's daughter.
    BonJoviIsMyLife83on July 05, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis is an extraordinary song. Jon and Richie wrote it for Kurt Cobains daughter right after they heard that he had killed himself. Jon's daughter was about the same age as Kurt's daughter and he was very upset for the little girl.
    aboldoneon August 03, 2007   Link

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