Love Is a Losing Game Lyrics

Amy Winehouse


publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Amy Winehouse
album: Track 6 in album Back to Black
release date: 2006-10-30
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genres: Jazz Funk / Soul Blues Pop
styles: Rhythm & Blues/Soul/Contemporary Jazz
length: 2:35
producer: Mark Ronson
drums: Homer Steinweiss
conductor: Chris Elliott
piano: Victor Axelrod
trumpet: Steve Sidwell
mixer: Tom Elmhirst
recorded by: Mark Ronson and Vaughan Merrick
violin: Elizabeth Edwards, Chris Tombling, Tom Pigott-Smith, Jonathan Rees, Boguslaw Kostecki, Everton Nelson, Perry Montague-Mason, Mark Berrow, Peter Hanson and Warren Zielinski
alto saxophone: Snake Davis and Andy Macintosh
guitar: Thomas Brenneck and Binky Griptite
viola: Katie Wilkinson, Rachel Bolt, Bruce White and Jon Thorne
percussion: Frank Ricotti
cello: Joely Koos, Anthony Pleeth and John Heley
tenor saxophone: Mike Smith and Jamie Talbot
trombone: Richard Edwards
harp: Helen Tunstall
strings arranger: Chris Elliott
baritone saxophone: Dave Bishop
bass guitar: Nick Movshon
wind instruments arranger: Gabriel Roth and Mark Ronson
assistant mixer: Matt Paul
assistant recorded by: Mike Makowski and Jesse Gladstone
composer: Amy Winehouse
lyricist: Amy Winehouse

Cover Art

Amy Winehouse Back to Black cover art
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For you I was the flame
Love is a losing game
Five story fire as you came
Love is losing game

One I wished, I never played
Oh, what a mess we made
And now the final frame
Love is a losing game

Played out by the band
Love is a losing hand
More than I could stand
Love is a losing hand

Self-professed profound
Till the chips were down
Know you're a gambling man
Love is a losing hand

Though I battled blind
Love is a fate resigned
Memories mar my mind
Love is a fate resigned

Over futile odds
And laughed at by the gods
And now the final frame
Love is a losing game


Track Listing


Enhanced CD 1
  • 1 Rehab
  • 2 You Know I’m No Good
  • 3 Me & Mr Jones
  • 4 Just Friends
  • 5 Back to Black
  • 6 Love Is a Losing Game
  • 7 Tears Dry on Their Own
  • 8 Wake Up Alone
  • 9 Some Unholy War
  • 10 He Can Only Hold Her
  • 11 Addicted