Memory Lyrics

Elaine Paige


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Ramon Zenker, Joern Friese, Dirk Duderstadt, Marco Duderstadt
album: Track 16 in album Stages
release date: 1983
popularity : 331 users have visited this page.
length: 4:10
lyricist: Trevor Nunn, T. S. Eliot
composer: Andrew Lloyd Webber

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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 dream of the old days
I was beautiful then
I remember the time I knew what happiness was
Let the memory live again

Every streetlamp 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

(Music interlude)

Burnt out ends of smoky days
The stale cold smell of morning
A streetlamp 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
Look, a new day has begun.

Track Listing

  • 1 Memory
  • 2 Be on Your Own
  • 3 Another Suitcase in Another Hall
  • 4 Send in the Clowns
  • 5 Running Back for More
  • 6 Good Morning Starshine
  • 7 Don't Cry for Me Argentina
  • 8 I Don't Know How to Love Him
  • 9 What I Did for Love
  • 10 One Night Only
  • 11 Losing My Mind
  • 12 Tomorrow