Blue hotel
On a lonely highway
Blue hotel
Life don't work out my way

Blue hotel
On a lonely highway
Blue hotel
Life don't work out my way
I wait alone each lonely night
Blue hotel
Blue hotel

Blue hotel
Every room is lonely
Blue hotel
I was waiting only
The night is like her lonely dream
Blue hotel
Blue hotel

Blue hotel
On a lonely highway
Blue hotel
Life don't work out my way
I wait alone each lonely night
Blue hotel
Blue hotel


Lyrics submitted by Jurak, edited by FLY2venus

Blue Hotel Lyrics as written by Chris Isaak

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  • +1
    General Comment

    such a moody song... beautiful.

    Scrabble_Lifeon January 28, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    I love this song. Everything about it's simplicity is awesome.

    MrFogon October 08, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Its just beautiful. Chris' voice brings the emotion you need.

    Mokkakopon February 23, 2014   Link
  • +1
    My Interpretation

    I've been lucky enough to see him perform one very rainy Valentine's night in SF back in the 80s in a little South of Market bar. The Blue Hotel in the song is an emotional place... it's about being lonely. Lonely highway, every room is loney. Life don't work out my way. Thank God they don't all write songs about how great love is, since heartbreak and lonliness are much harder to bear. At least we have Chris to serenade us as we cry into our pillows.

    FLY2venuson November 25, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    So so so SAD. No one knows chris isaak.I tihnk he rocks hard and ahve nice songs.instead i am the first person writing in this song........

    NeuralNoiseon October 30, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    but not the last. just further proves my theory that the majority of humans are fucking crap. isaak is a genius.

    meursaultsrevolveron May 01, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Yeah, Isaak really doesn't enjoy the popularity he deserves. Never understood why, he really rocks.

    cheesepleaseon May 31, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Great song. I'm in awe of Isaak. I heard it yestarday first time and fell in love with his voice.

    gnom13on February 16, 2008   Link

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