"Solitaire" as written by Michael Masser and Gerald Goffin....
There was a man, a lonely man
Who lost his love through his indifference
A heart that cared, that went unchecked
Until it died in his silence

And solitaire's the only game in town
And every road that takes him, takes him down
And by himself, it's easy to pretend
He'll never love again

And keeping to himself he plays the game
Without her love it always ends the same
While life goes on around him everywhere
He's playing solitaire

Another day, a lonely day
So much to say that goes unspoken
And through the night, his sleepless nights
His eyes are closed, his heart is broken

And solitaire's the only game in town
And every road that takes him, takes him down
And by himself it's easy to pretend
She's coming back again

And keeping to himself he plays the game
Without her love it always ends the same
While life goes on around him everywhere
He's playing solitaire

A little hope, goes up in smoke
Just how it goes, goes without saying
Solitaire
And by himself it's easy to pretend
He'll never love again
Ohhh

And keeping to himself he plays the game
Without her love it always ends the same
While life goes on around him everywhere
He's playing solitaire
Solitaire, solitaire


Lyrics submitted by Idan

"Solitaire" as written by Sammy Cahn Jule Styne

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General Commentmy life...
    pistolero983on August 31, 2005   Link
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    General CommentSolitare is played on your own. It's talking about a man who is living his life alone. He may be getting delt a new hand everyday but life is still using the same deck...
    smooth_annon May 25, 2006   Link
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    General CommentBest recording of this song, hands down. Fantastic.
    If i had a Nickelon January 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentMy life story. A song of isolation and depression......obviously
    ISeeBluePeopleon July 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWhat a beautiful song! Iv just been listening to this all morning and I can't get over how sad and bittersweet the lyrics are. Karen's voice on this is so haretbreakingly beauitiful, I feel like I'm filling up with tears listening to this. So gorgeous! Her voice should never be forgotten because it is so timeless.
    jerseychickon November 22, 2009   Link

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