I can tell by your eyes that you've prob'bly been cryin' forever,
and the stars in the sky don't mean nothin' to you, they're a mirror.
I don't want to talk about it, how you broke my heart.
If I stay here just a little bit longer,
If I stay here, won't you listen to my heart, whoa, heart?

If I stand all alone, will the shadow hide the color of my heart;
blue for the tears, black for the night's fears.
The star in the sky don't mean nothin' to you, they're a mirror.
I don't want to talk about it, how you broke my heart.
If I stay here just a little bit longer,
if I stay here, won't you listen to my heart, whoa, heart?
I don't want to talk about it, how you broke this ol' heart.

If I stay here just a little bit longer,
if I stay here, won't you listen to my heart, whoa, heart?
My heart, whoa, heart.


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  • +2
    General CommentA beautiful mixture of strength and vulnerability. He's defiant and doesn't want to talk about how badly he's hurt but at the same time can't help making a plea that things might be different.
    gracelynon August 15, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis is one of the saddest songs I know for me. For me the songs about someone who's been broken up with, left alone. He still loves the person who left him and I think that's half the reason this song is so sad, he's almost begging for them to stay with him and yet he tries to be strong by not talking about it.
    Beautifully sad, this song makes me cry.
    ABoyNamedGooon May 22, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthe most dissapointed moment in my life when u broke my heart..... i lost faith in all human so much so that i believe no expectations will lead to no dissapointments... and once in awhile a song like this will set my heart bleeding once more....
    tigresson April 20, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentanother great love song by rod stewart
    perplex_on April 11, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI've sang this in high school during a recital-- and this is not an easy song to sing, especially when not long before that your then-very-good-friend decide to start fighting you over a common female friend.
    penwhaleon May 17, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDammit Rod you make me cry.
    Jillian04on August 27, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWritten by Danny Whitten of Crazy Horse. The original is better
    HappyDudeon January 22, 2008   Link

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