Dark Side of the World

Marvin GayeBuy this song

Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984), born Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr., was an American singer-songwriter and musician whose career spanned more than two decades. Born and raised in Washington, D.C., he was the son of a storefront minister of a local Pentecostal church sect and grew up singing g… more »

Don't leave me, don't leave me here
On the dark side of the world, oh baby
Don't leave me, don't leave me here
On the dark side of the world

Cause my days are darker than your nights
Since I lost you, babe, since I lost you, babe
I'm like an ember fading out of sight
One more tear and I know I'll disappear

(Bring back the sunshine that you took away)
Come back baby 'cause I need you and I want you
And I just don't think I'm gonna make it without you, love

Don't leave me, don't leave me here
On the dark side of the world

Cause such loneliness I've never known
Since I lost you, babe, since I lost you, babe
I'm like a man who once knew splendor
Now all his wealth and riches, they're all gone

(Bring back the sunshine that you took away)
Listen honey, listen to me, if you can't come yourself
Please, don't send nobody else

Bring back the sunshine, baby, that you took away
Now my future lies in back of me
Since I lost you, babe, since I lost you, babe
I walk this lonely road into eternity
Just despair and emptiness everywhere

(Bring back the sunshine that you took away)
Bring it on back, baby, 'cause I need you and I want you
And I just don't think I'm gonna make it without you, love

Don't leave me, don't leave me here
On the dark side of the world

Don't leave me, don't leave me here
On the dark side of the world

Don't leave me, don't leave me here
On the dark side of the world

Written by: NICKOLAS ASHFORD, VALERIE SIMPSON

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

Lyrics Licensed & Provided by LyricFind

Discuss the Dark Side of the World Lyrics with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add these lyrics to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Dark Side of the World Lyrics." Lyrics.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 28 May 2017. <http://www.lyrics.com/lyric/17323808>.

Missing lyrics by Marvin Gaye?

Know any other songs by Marvin Gaye? Don't keep it to yourself!

Watch the song video

Dark Side of the World