If Leaving Me Is Easy Song Lyrics

Phil Collins

Phil Collins Face Value cover art
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I read all the letters, I read each word that you've sent to me
And though it's past now, and the words start to fade
All the memories I have still remain

I've kept all the pictures, but I hide my feelings so no-one knows
Oh sure my friends all come round, but I'm in a crowd on my own
It's 'cause you're gone now, but your heart, still remains
And it'll be here if you come again

You see, I'd heard the rumors, I knew before you let me know
But I didn't believe it, not you,
No you would not let me go
Seems I was wrong, but I love, I love you the same
And that's the one thing that you can't take away but just remember

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 In the Air Tonight
  • 2 This Must Be Love
  • 3 Behind the Lines
  • 4 The Roof Is Leaking
  • 5 Droned
  • 6 Hand in Hand
  • 7 I Missed Again
  • 8 You Know What I Mean
  • 9 Thunder and Lightning
  • 10 I’m Not Moving
  • 11 If Leaving Me Is Easy
  • 12 Tomorrow Never Knows


  • credits


    publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Peermusic Publishing
    writers: Phil Collins
    album: Track 11 in album Face Value
    release date: 1981
    popularity : 116 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Funk / Soul Pop
    styles: Soft Rock/Power Pop/Pop Rock/Ballad
    length: 4:56
    remixer: Nick Davis
    producer: Phil Collins
    lead vocals: Phil Collins
    vocal: Phil Collins
    engineer: Hugh Padgham
    bass: Alphonso Johnson
    alto saxophone: Don Myrick
    guitar: Eric Clapton and Daryl Stuermer
    flugelhorn: Michael Harris and Rahmlee Michael Davis
    strings arranger: Arif Mardin
    assistant engineer: Karen Segal and Nick Launay
    assistant producer: Hugh Padgham
    Rhodes piano & synthesizer & drums: Phil Collins
    composer: Phil Collins, Phil Collins
    lyricist: Phil Collins, Phil Collins

    Album Information

    label: Atlantic
    country(area): Europe
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin