I went into town to see you yesterday
But you were not home
So I talked to some old friends
For a while, before I wandered off alone

It's so hard for me now
But I'll make it somehow
Though I know I'll never be the same
Won't you ever change your ways?
It's so hard to make love pay
When you're on the losing end
And I feel that way again

Well, I miss you more than ever
Since you've gone, I can hardly maintain
Things are different 'round here every night
My tears fall down like rain

It's so hard for me now
But I'll make it somehow
Though I know I'll never be the same
Won't you ever change your ways?
It's so hard to make love pay
When you're on the losing end
And I feel that way again

It's so hard for me now
But I'll make it somehow
Though I know I'll never be the same
Won't you ever change your ways?
It's so hard to make love pay
When you're on the losing end
And I feel that way again


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The Losing End (When You're On) Lyrics as written by Neil Young

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    General CommentI could relate to this song so much when my ex left me, it seemed to speak directly to me.
    danger birdon June 13, 2006   Link

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