Request & respond explanations
  • Don't understand the meaning of the song?
  • Highlight lyrics and request an explanation.
  • Click on highlighted lyrics to explain.
Thomas Dolby – I Love You Goodbye lyrics

I would never normally go bowling on a Friday morning in New Orleans
But I like to come here to remember the kind of places you took me
Like the time we stole a Datsun and drove all night to the everglades
Until we crashed it in a big electric storm and stood there listening to bayou rain (Listen)

The county sheriff had a hair lip, Louisiana's pride and joy
He said politely as he cuffed me, "I never busted an English boy
But I will accept a contribution to the Opelousas' Charity Ball
But you better drive this dirty Datsun into the Gulf of Mexico"
Under a Cajun moon I lay me open
There is a spirit here that won't be broken
Some words are sad to sing, some leave me tongue-tied (But the hardest thing to tell you)
The hardest words I know, "I love you goodbye, I love you goodbye (Goodbye)"

Typhoon Pierre delayed my plane 'till morning (Jusqu'au matin)
Let the bontemps rouler from your accordion (L'accordien)
Under a Cajun moon I lay me open (Y a un esprit partout)
There is a spirit here that won't be broken (Simple words)
Some words are sad to sing (Are sad to sing)
Some leave you tongue-tied (They leave me tongue-tied)
(But the hardest thing to tell you) The hardest words I know (My friend)
I love you goodbye (Is I love you goodbye) (Je t'aime, au revoir)
I love you goodbye (Je t'aime, toujours)
I love you, goodbye
I love you, I love you, I love you, I love you goodbye



Lyrics taken from /lyrics/t/thomas_dolby/i_love_you_goodbye.html

  • Email
  • Correct
Corrected by BoneMachine

I Love You Goodbye meanings

Write about your feelings and thoughts about I Love You Goodbye

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