Far Away Eyes Lyrics

The Rolling Stones


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Keith Richards, Mick Jagger
album: Track 6 in album Some Girls
release date: 1978-6-9
popularity : 10 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Funk / Soul Pop
styles: Blues Rock/Rock & Roll/Arena Rock/Classic Rock
length: 4:24
producer: The Glimmer Twins
mixer: Chris Kimsey
recorded by: Chris Kimsey
composer: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards

Cover Art

The Rolling Stones Some Girls cover art
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I was driving home early Sunday morning through Bakersfield
Listening to gospel music on the colored radio station
And the preacher said, "You know you always have the Lord by your side"
And I was so pleased to be informed of this that I ran
Twenty red lights in his honor
Thank you Jesus, thank you Lord

I had an arrangement to meet a girl, and I was kind of late
And I thought by the time I got there she'd be off
She'd be off with the nearest truck driver she could find
Much to my surprise, there she was sittin' in the corner
A little bleary, worse for wear and tear
Was a girl with far away eyes

So if you're down on your luck
And you can't harmonize
Find a girl with far away eyes
And if you're downright disgusted
And life ain't worth a dime
Get a girl with far away eyes

Well the preacher kept right on saying that all I had to do was send
Ten dollars to the church of the Sacred Bleeding Heart Of Jesus
Located somewhere in Los Angeles, California
And next week they'd say my prayer on the radio
And all my dreams would come true
So I did, the next week, I got a prayer with a girl
Well, you know what kind of eyes she got, well I'll tell ya

So if you're down on your luck
I know you all sympathize
Find a girl with far away eyes
And if you're downright disgusted
And life ain't worth a dime
Get a girl with far away eyes

So if you're down on your luck
I know you all sympathize
Find a girl with far away eyes


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Miss You
  • 2 When the Whip Comes Down
  • 3 Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
  • 4 Some Girls
  • 5 Lies
  • 6 Far Away Eyes
  • 7 Respectable
  • 8 Before They Make Me Run
  • 9 Beast of Burden
  • 10 Shattered