Don't let the sun catch you cryin'
The night's the time for all your tears
Your heart may be broken tonight
But tomorrow in the morning light
Don't let the sun catch you cryin'

The night-time shadows disappear
And with them go all your tears
For the morning will bring joy
For every girl and boy
So don't let the sun catch you cryin'

We know that cryin's not a bad thing
But stop your cryin' when the birds sing

It may be hard to discover
That you've been left for another
But don't forget that love's a game
And it can always come again
Oh don't let the sun catch you cryin'
Don't let the sun catch you cryin', oh no
Oh, oh, oh

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Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying Lyrics as written by Gerry Marsden Fred Marsden

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    General CommentIt's obvious what the song's about!
    Great lyric tho...
    donexileon April 11, 2010   Link
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    Gerry & The Pacemaker's took a sad song and made it sadder, but with hope....see "Big Girls Don't Cry by The Four Season's."
    Job well done.
    flashpointon March 10, 2010   Link
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    General CommentIt's from a passage in the Bible.....Psalms 30-5...For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning. It is about having hope and faith about facing hardships with courage & the promise of grace and goodness in our lives when we believe and preservere.
    joeo78501on October 31, 2011   Link
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    General CommentFrom the singer's pov this song is saying to the dumpee, in the most eloquent fashion possible... "Hey I know this is gonna hurt you a lot... But out of the blue I'm leaving you for someone else. But for my benefit please don't make this hard on me by letting me see you sad. So when I'm around, put on a happy face, so I don't have to feel guilty. So go ahead and cry tonight... but tomorrow you should shut up and dont act all butthurt.... Cos you'll be fine and eventually find someone else."
    As coldhearted as it gets while spin doctoring it with a flowery delivery.
    Does my interpretation seem bitter? If it does... It's because my baby just sent this song to me.
    chrys15855on March 31, 2016   Link

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