Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word Song Lyrics

Elton John

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What have I got to do to make you love me
What have I got to do to make you care,
What do I do when lightning strikes me
And I wake to find that you're not there?

What have I got to do to make you want me,
What have I got to do to be heard,
What do I say when it's all over?
And sorry seems to be the hardest word

It's sad, so sad (so sad)
It's a sad, sad situation
And it's getting more and more absurd
It's sad, so sad (so sad)
Why can't we talk it over?
What have I got to do to make you love me
What have I got to do to make you care,
What do I do when lightning strikes me
And I wake to find that you're not there?

What have I got to do to make you want me,
What have I got to do to be heard,
What do I say when it's all over?
And sorry seems to be the hardest word

It's sad, so sad (so sad)
It's a sad, sad situation
And it's getting more and more absurd
It's sad, so sad (so sad)
Why can't we talk it over?

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Your Starter For
  • 2 Tonight
  • 3 One Horse Town
  • 4 Chameleon
  • 5 Boogie Pilgrim
  • 6 Cage the Songbird
  • 7 Crazy Water
  • 8 Shoulder Holster
    12" Vinyl 2
  • 1 Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word
  • 2 Out of the Blue
  • 3 Between 17 and 20
  • 4 The Wide-Eyed and Laughing
  • 5 Someone's Final Song
  • 6 Where's the Shoorah?
  • 7 If There's a God in Heaven (What's He Waiting For?)
  • 8 Idol
  • 9 Theme From a Non-Existent TV Series
  • 10 Bite Your Lip (Get Up and Dance!)


  • credits


    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Bernie Taupin, Elton John
    album: Track in album Blue Moves
    release date: 1976-10-22
    popularity : 219 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Funk / Soul
    styles: Pop Rock/Soul/Disco/Soft Rock/Rhythm & Blues/Psychedelic Rock/Gospel/Ballad
    length: 3:48
    producer: Gus Dudgeon and John Stewart
    conductor: James Newton Howard
    piano: Elton John
    lead vocals: Elton John
    engineer: Mark Howlett and Gus Dudgeon
    accordion: Carl Fortina
    vibraphone: Ray Cooper
    bass guitar: Kenny Passarelli
    electric piano: James Newton Howard
    strings arranger & accordion arranger: James Newton Howard
    composer: Elton John
    lyricist: Bernie Taupin

    Album Information

    label: The Rocket Record Company
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin