Mary cries out "For the love of God"
As she's walking out of the laundromat
Down the street and it's the short way home
Feeling special cause she's so alone

But we know
(World is full of lonely people)
And it shows
(World is full of lonely people)

She shrugs her coat off and unlocks the door
Eats her dinner on the kitchen floor
Writes a poem and turns the radio on
Every singer sings the same old song

And it goes
(World is full of lonely people)
And it shows
(World is full of lonely people)

But when we she wanted me to go
She just had to let it show
To bring me down
If she wanted me to leave
She'd just wore it on her sleeve
But at least, I was around

Mary Ellen makes the moment count
As she's looking through old photographs
Pictures taken from an early age
Faces look back at her from the page

And they say
(World is full of lonely people)
It's ok
(World is full of lonely people)
It's ok
(World is full of lonely people)

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    why not to consider this really beautiful and sad song? do anyone know who can be Mary Ellen? I fantasize very much about it. maybe it is just about the lonelyness and people who can't get off their situation or off the sensation to be abandoned. but I ask you: why ?she makes the MOMENT COUNT?

    seira70on September 25, 2007   Link
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    This is indeed a powerful song. A very obscure song by A-ha but beloved by its fans. Truly a thought provoking song that deals with sadness and depression

    indyagenton March 18, 2008   Link

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