Sweet Amelia lyrics by Aaron Neville - original song full text. Official Sweet Amelia lyrics, 2019 version | LyricsMode.com
Request & respond explanations
  • Don't understand the meaning of the song?
  • Highlight lyrics and request an explanation.
  • Click on highlighted lyrics to explain.
Aaron Neville – Sweet Amelia lyrics
(aaron neville, gordon chambers, robbie nevil, bradley spalter)

Oh amelia, oh amelia
A southern woman, a southern woman
Never had a chance to say goodbye

I met her back in sixty-three, she was such a mystery
She was there on barron street, down in new orleans
So wild, but yet so tame, she could calm a hurricane
She was only seventeen and amelia was her name

Oh when I took her for a ride, she got close by my side
And when I looked into her eye, amelia kept me hypnotized
But in my heart she fell, oh I got pulled into her spell
I can still see her there, with the flowers in her hair

Oh amelia, my southern woman, oh my woman
I can still feel you, feel you, feel you, everytime I close my eyes
Sweet amelia, sweet amelia
Where did you run to
We never had a chance to say goodbye
Never heard her say goodbye

I remember making love underneath the stars above
I can feel the summer breeze up in magnolia trees
That night in the southern light, the girl she took me by the hand
I was weak as a little lamb, but I became a man

Love was pumping through my veins, her lips were sweet like sugarcane
We rode all night in the rain, 'cross lake poncetrain
She had a heart as fine as fire, burning innocent desire
I can still see her there, with flowers in her hair

Oh amelia, oh amelia
A southern woman, a southern woman
I can still feel you, everytime I close my eyes
Sweet amelia, sweet amelia
Where did you run to, where'd you run to
We never had a chance to say goodbye
Never want to say goodbye

Just like a shooting star, she vanished in the night
But I'll always remember her lips so warm and tender
And in my heart she'll always shine so bright
Sweet amelia, if I could just see her one more time

Oh amelia, my southern woman
A southern woman,
I can still feel you, oh I can feel you, everytime I close my eyes, close my eyes
Sweet amelia, sweet amelia
Where did you run to
We never had a chance to say goodbye (never, never, never, never never say goodbye)

Oh amelia, oh amelia
A southern woman, a southern woman
I can still feel you, everytime I close my eyes
Sweet amelia, sweet amelia
Where did you run to
We never had a chance to say goodbye

Oh amelia, a southern woman,
A southern woman
I can still feel you, everytime I close my eyes, from the bottom of my heart
Sweet amelia, sweet amelia,
Where did you run to
Where did you run to
We never had a chance to say goodbye
×



Lyrics taken from /lyrics/a/aaron_neville/sweet_amelia.html

  • Email
  • Correct

Sweet Amelia meanings

Write about your feelings and thoughts about Sweet Amelia

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
Min 50 words
Not bad
Good
Awesome!

Post meanings

U
Min 50 words
Not bad
Good
Awesome!

official video

Featured lyrics

0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z