The sweet agony of unrequited love in songs
Oh, what could be if you weren't so blind to the great love story that is us.
- •Sweet Emma "I'm alone because I love you" https://youtu.be/bk1E1AIQXkE (original Eddy Armold)"I'm alone because I love you, love you with all my heart. I'm alone because I had to be true. Sorry I can't say the same about you"
- •Björk "It's oh so quiet" https://youtu.be/htobTBlCvUU (original: Betty Hutton)"...You've never been so nuts about a guy You want to laugh you want to cry You cross your heart and hope to die..."
- •Eric Clapton "Leyla" https://youtu.be/ZtxO1gwbHPQ"I tried to give you consolation When your old man had let you down Like a fool, I fell in love with you You turned my whole world upside down"
- •Killers "Mr. Brightside" https://youtu.be/gGdGFtwCNBE..."And my stomach is sick And it's all in my head But she's touching his chest Now, he takes off her dress Now, let me go..."
- •Adele "One and only" https://youtu.be/PG0ggtkvSaU"You've been on my mind I grow fonder every day Lose myself in time Just thinking of your face..."
- •Tanya Stephens "It's a pity" https://youtu.be/OEHJuZvVv6E"I would a like one of these mornings to wake up and find Your face on a pillow lying right next to mine I would a cut out the partying the smoking and the rum.."
- •Leonard Cohen "Take this longing" https://youtu.be/FqVvNpcX5HQ"Just take this longing from my tongue, all the useless things my hands have done, let me see your beauty broken down, like you would do for one you love."