"Too Late for Love" as written by and Redmonds,duncan/crighton,andy/wells,simon....
Somewhere in the distance I hear the bells ring
Darkness settles on the town as the children start to sing
And the lady 'cross the street she shuts out the night
There's a cast of thousands waiting
As she turns out the light

But it's too late, too late, too late
(Too late) too late for love
Too late, too late, too late, too late

London boys are gazing as the girls go hand in hand
With a pocket full of innocence, their entrance is grand
And the queen of the dream stands before them all
She stretches out her hand as the curtains start to fall

But it's too late, too late, too late
Too late, too late for love
Too late, too late, it's too late, too late

Oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh

Standing by the trapdoor aware of me and you
The actor and the clown they're waiting for their cue
And there's a lady over there she's acting pretty cool
But when it comes to playing life
She always plays the fool

But it's too late, too late, too late, it's too late, too late for love
Too late, it's too late, too late, too late
Oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh
It's a little too late
Oh, oh, oh, oh
That's too late
Oh, oh, oh, oh
Is it all too late

Yeah, it's too late
Too late, too late, too late
Too late for love
Too late, too late, too late
Too late

Too late, too late, too late
Too late for love
Too late, too late, too late


Lyrics submitted by spliphstar, edited by ErikO

"Too Late for Love" as written by Jimmy Wakely

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    General CommentYeah seems like its about a prostitute who maybe wants to stop that way of life, or has tried but always seems to get sucked back into it? Not sure.

    I always thought the title was "Too Late For Love" - am I wrong??
    Justintimeon August 03, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMy personal favorite DL song.
    jules4099on May 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSounds like a prostitute wants to quit her job.
    kfe2on February 04, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentgreaT HARD ROCK Song
    PinkFloyd96on February 17, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentno you are right justin
    Anilandon October 26, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is an awesome testament to the genre of British Rock. And what a British Rock group! London was heavily bombed during WWII. I do see the association with prostitution, but I wonder if the WWII era is being expressed through the music. Awesome tune.
    jumpy73on December 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI heard this just now and always turned it before, but I began when I first heard this on the radio. My high school days!! Got me thinking back of all the good and bad that I did as a teen.
    jutt2885on August 24, 2016   Link

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