New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

The night is bitter
The stars have lost their glitter
The winds grow colder
And suddenly your older
And all because of the gal that got away

No more her eager call
The writing's on the wall
And all those dreams you dreamed
Have gone astray

The gal who won you
She's run off and undone you
That great beginning
Has seen it's final inning
Don't know what happened
It's all a crazy game

No more that all time thrill
Cause you've been through the mill
And never a new love
Will be the same

Good riddance good-bye
Every trick of hers you are on to
Fools may be fools
But where's she gone to?

The road gets rougher
It's lonelier and tougher
With hope you burn up
Tomorrow she may turn up
There ain't no let up
The live long night and day

Ever since this world began
There ain't nothin' sadder than
A long lost loser
Lookin' for the gal that got away

Please come back
Won't you come back



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/f/frank_sinatra/gal_that_got_away_the_lyrics.html

Correct | Report

songmeanings

Write about your feelings and thoughts

Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
u
Unregistered
Min 50 words
Not bad
Good
Awesome!
Explain

Write an explanation

Your explanation
Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
10 words
Good
Cool
Awesome!
Explanation guidelines:
  • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
  • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
  • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
×