Memory Lyrics

Barbra Streisand

publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Julius Voigtlaender, Swen Weber
album: Track 10 in album A Collection: Greatest Hits... and More
release date: 1989-10-13
popularity : 11 users have visited this page.
length: 3:55
vocal: Barbra Streisand
lyricist: Trevor Nunn, T. S. Eliot
composer: Andrew Lloyd Webber

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Barbra Streisand A Collection: Greatest Hits... and More cover art
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Daylight, see the dew on the sunflower
And a rose that is fading
Roses whither away like the sunflower
I yearn to turn my face to the dawn
I am waiting for the day

Midnight, not a sound from the pavement
Has the moon lost her memory?
She is smiling alone in the lamplight
The withered leaves collect at my feet
And the wind begins to moan

Memory, all alone in the moonlight
I can smile at the old days, I was beautiful then
I remember the time I knew what happiness was
Let the memory live again

Every street lamp
Seems to beat a fatalistic warning
Someone mutters and the street lamp gutters
And soon it will be morning

Daylight, I must wait for the sunrise
I must think of a new life
And I mustn't give in when the dawn comes
Tonight will be a memory too
And a new day will begin

Burnt out ends of smoky days
The stale cold smell of morning
The street lamp dies, another night is over
Another day is dawning

Touch me, it's so easy to leave me
All alone with the memory
Of my days in the sun if you touch me
You'll understand what happiness is

A new day has begun

Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 We're Not Makin' Love Anymore
  • 2 Woman in Love
  • 3 All I Ask of You
  • 4 Comin' In and Out of Your Life
  • 5 What Kind of Fool
  • 6 The Main Event / Fight
  • 7 Someone That I Used to Love
  • 8 By the Way
  • 9 Guilty
  • 10 Memory
  • 11 The Way He Makes Me Feel (studio version)
  • 12 Somewhere