If You Go Away (Ne Me Quitte Pas)

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Shirley Bassey

Dame Shirley Veronica Bassey, DBE (born 8 January 1937) is a Welsh singer. She found fame in the mid-1950s and was "one of the most popular female vocalists in Britain during the last half of the 20th century". In the US, in particular, she is best known for recording the theme songs to the James Bond films Goldfinger (1964), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), and Moonraker (1979). more »


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1988
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If you go away, on this summer day 
Then you might as well take the sun away 
All the birds that flew in the summer sky 
When our love was new and our hearts were high 
When the day was young and the night was long 
And the moon stood still for the night birds' song 
If you go away, if you go away, if you go away 
But if you stay, I'll make you a day 
Like no day has been or will be again 
We'll sail the sun, we'll ride on the rain 
We'll talk to the trees and worship the wind 
Then if you go, I'll understand 
Leave me just enough love to hold in my hand 
If you go away, if you go away, if you go away 
If you go away, as I know you will 
You must tell the world to stop turning till 
You return again, if you ever do 
For what good is love without loving you 
Can I tell you now as you turn to go 
I'll be dying slowly till the next hello 
If you go away, if you go away, if you go away 
But if you stay I'll make you a night 
Like no night has been or will be again 
I'll sail on your smile, I'll ride on your touch 
I'll talk to your eyes that I love so much 
But if you go I won't cry 
Though the good is gone from the word goodbye 
If you go away, if you go away, if you go away 
If you go away as I know you must 
There'll be nothing left in the world to trust 
Just an empty room full of empty space 
Like the empty look I see on your face 
I'd have been the shadow of your dog 
If I thought you might have kept me by your side 
If you go away, if you go away, if you go away

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Written by: Jacques Roman Brel, Rod McKuen

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