Elton John - Candle in the Wind 1997 Lyrics

Elton John Something About the Way You Look Tonight / Candle in the Wind 1997 cover art
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Goodbye England's rose
May you ever grow in our hearts
You were the grace that placed itself
Where lives were torn apart
You called out to our country
And you whispered to those in pain
Now you belong to heaven
And the stars spell out your name

And it seems to me you lived your life
Like a candle in the wind
Never fading with the sunset
When the rain set in
And your footsteps will always fall here
Along England's greenest hills
Your candle's burned out long before
Your legend ever will

Loveliness we've lost
These empty days without your smile
This torch we'll always carry
For our nation's golden child
And even though we try
The truth brings us to tears
All our words cannot express
The joy you brought us through the years

And it seems to me you lived your life
Like a candle in the wind
Never fading with the sunset
When the rain set in
And your footsteps will always fall here
Along England's greenest hills
Your candle's burned out long before
Your legend ever will

Goodbye England's rose
May you ever grow in our hearts
You were the grace that placed itself
Where lives were torn apart
Goodbye England's rose
From a country lost without your soul
Who'll miss the wings of your compassion
More than you'll ever know

And it seems to me you lived your life
Like a candle in the wind
Never fading with the sunset
When the rain set in
And your footsteps will always fall here
Along England's greenest hills
Your candle's burned out long before
Your legend ever will

Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Something About the Way You Look Tonight
  • 2 Candle in the Wind 1997
  • 3 You Can Make History (Young Again)
  • Credits
    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Bernie Taupin, Elton John
    album: Track 2 in album Something About the Way You Look Tonight / Candle in the Wind 1997
    release date: 1997
    popularity : 2731 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop
    styles: Soft Rock/Pop Rock
    length: 4:11
    producer: George Martin
    composer: Elton John
    lyricist: Bernie Taupin
    Album Information
    label: The Rocket Record Company
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 731456810928
    script: Latin