Love hurts
Love scars
Love wounds and marks
Any heart not tough or strong enough
To take a lot of pain, take a lot of pain
Love is like a cloud, holds a lot of rain
Love hurts
Ooh-ooh, love hurts

I'm young
I know
But even so
I know a thing or two, I learned from you
I really learned a lot, really learned a lot
Love is like a flame, it burns you when it's hot
Love hurts
Ooh-ooh, love hurts

Some fools think
Of happiness, blissfulness, togetherness
Some fools fool themselves, I guess
They're not foolin' me
I know it isn't true, I know it isn't true
Love is just a lie made to make you blue
Love hurts
Ooh-ooh, love hurts
Ooh-ooh, love hurts

I know it isn't true
I know it isn't true
Love is just a lie made to make you blue
Love hurts
Ooh-ooh, love hurts
Ooh-ooh, love hurts
Ooh-ooh


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Love Hurts Lyrics as written by Boudleaux Bryant

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  • +2
    General Comment

    Boy I couldn't agree more with this song.

    C-Pacon May 22, 2002   Link
  • +2
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    those good nazareth folk are some bad azz lyricists that's for sure. nazareth rule!

    magicnudiesuiton June 05, 2002   Link
  • +1
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    I get so much crap for having this song proudly featured on my Morpheus playlist. I'm sorry, this song is the epitome of the great genre known as the power ballad. Cheesy, yes. Bad, no. Wonderful, most def.

    myfavoriteunderwearon February 18, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    This song is entirely true, I could not agree more with it. Love is painful, there's no way to keep it from hurting. Yes, the song is cheesy. What it means, is not. I think most everyone could relate to this song.

    383strokeron August 11, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    love hurts. love sucks. love is shite.

    arcruton January 09, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Song was not originally written by Roy Orbison. It was penned by Felice and Boudleaux Bryant. The Everly Brothers orginally recorded it, then Roy Orbison in 1961. Nazareth came out with it in 1975 . Even Cher, Joan Jett and Rod Stewart have recorded this song.

    It'll always be a Nazareth song to me though.

    Crazy_Gurl711on December 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
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    I'm forever suprised that not many people seem to have not posted on this song! True to its words, Love Hurts

    aerogirl1on September 29, 2005   Link
  • 0
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    anyone whos heart has ever been broken... they know this is true...

    its meaning is so simple... but... its just saying what most artists hint at at some point.,.. they point to a specific broken heart... a time when lvoe hurt them... this just sums it up

    nunnibleon March 27, 2006   Link
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    myfavoreiteunderwear- I'm 15 and I love this song. I get hell all the time for not liking the "in" music, but who fucking cares!

    I was named after a Nazareth song and I will forever love them. And this song is the best broken-heart song I've ever heard.

    The_Drummers_Angelon April 01, 2006   Link
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    Great song, great band. Got to actually see them perform few years back. The lyrics speak for themselves. However, this song was originally written and performed by the late, great Roy Orbison :)

    billionon April 06, 2006   Link

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