"A Tale That Wasn't Right" as written by and Michael Weikath....
Here I stand all alone
Have my mind turned to stone
Have my heart filled up with ice
To avoid it's breakin' twice

Thanks to you, my dear old friend
But you can't help, this is the end
Of a tale that wasn't right
I won't have no sleep tonight

In my heart, in my soul
I really hate to pay this toll
Should be strong, young and bold
But the only thing I feel is pain

It's alright, we'll stay friends
Trustin' in my confidence
And let's say it's just alright
You won't sleep alone tonight

In my heart, in my soul
I really hate to pay this toll
Should be strong, young and bold
But the only thing I feel is pain

With my heart, with my soul
Some guys cry, you bought and sold
They've been strong, young and bold
And they say, play this song again

In my heart, in my soul
I really hate to pay this toll
Should be strong, young and bold
But the only thing I feel is pain


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"A Tale That Wasn't Right" as written by Michael Weikath

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  • +3
    General CommentA great song from Helloween, this one tells about ending a relationship that wasn't going the right way, the pain felt resulting from the break-up and the desire to stay in touch.
    mopion May 04, 2004   Link
  • +3
    General CommentIt's about a friend backstabbing the other. At many parts of the song he still forgives him and says no matter what, he will always be there for him. It seemed to me as if he was betrayed by his best friend and couldn't believe it.
    Khaidenon November 16, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General CommentIt's a great song anout braking up with the person you love who is cheating on you "You won't sleep alone tonight" while you're faitfull to her.
    madman2on February 01, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General CommentSounds like his girl is cheating on him with his friend. "Thanks to you, my dear old friend, but you can't help..."
    Zughiaqon September 20, 2008   Link
  • +2
    General CommentIt's about a friend backstabbing the other. At many parts of the song he still forgives him and says no matter what, he will always be there for him. It seemed to me as if he was betrayed by his best friend and couldn't believe it.
    Khaidenon November 16, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"Thank to you, my dear old friend
    But you can't help, this is the end
    Of a tale that wasn't right
    I won't have no sleep tonight"

    it's about a guy that is saying about a relationship that ended to your friend
    rockorhellon October 25, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI agree... this song just rocks! Madman2, that is an interesting interpretation, I always thought the line 'you won't sleep alone tonight' meant they will have one more time together before officially calling it off.
    ShadowManon September 11, 2008   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationI'ts all about a tale that's wasn't right.
    meaning a relationship that ended by a slander
    metalsbyon January 10, 2012   Link
  • -1
    General CommentThis is a beautiful song really, it gets trashed on alot but I love it. Anyone notice that Kiske sounds ALOT like Elton John in a couple parts of this song?
    Muzzyon September 26, 2007   Link
  • -1
    General CommentIt's about a friend backstabbing the other. At many parts of the song he still forgives him and says no matter what, he will always be there for him. It seemed to me as if he was betrayed by his best friend and couldn't believe it.
    Khaidenon November 16, 2010   Link

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