Dermot Kennedy - An Evening I Will Not Forget Lyrics




When love was found
I kept my hope just like I'd hoped to
Then sang to the sea for feelings deep blue
And coming down
We've had problems that we've grown through
But I bet you dream of what you could do
At seventeen I was alright
Was like nothing I could feel inside
And wishing you were here tonight
Is like holding on
But I still get to see your face, right?
And that's like nothing they can take, right?
So there won't be no feeling in the firelight
Hoping this will be right
Time to show your worth, child
I remember when her heart broke over stubborn shit
That's no way to be living kid
The angel of death is ruthless
And I'm always thinking summertime with the bikes out
Pushing our luck getting wiped out
Days with nothing but laughing loud
Underneath my coat won't you tap my shoulder, hold my hand
Nights with nothing but dark in there
You can be my armor then
Island smiles and cardigans
The nights that we've been drinking in
We're here to help you kill all of this hurt that you've been harboring
Confessions should be better planned
Alone, that night, I'm surely damned
Run away. I'll understand
What's important is this evening I will not forget
Purple, blue, orange, red
These colors of feeling, give me love, I'll put my heart in it
I think about it all the time
The lights went out, you were fine
You kinda struggle not to shine
I still love you though
I still love you though
I still love you always
So hold me when I'm home, keep the evenings long
Crack and break and part ways
I still love you though
I still love you though
I still love you always
So hold me when I'm home, keep the evenings long
Let's not crack and break and part ways
And I wonder if I could let her down
It's for real, it's for real
It's for real, it's for real





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Dermot Kennedy An Evening I Will Not Forget Comments
  1. Unfable

    February 25th my life will change forever when I get to see this magical creature perform live.

  2. Amadeus '

    Song number one

  3. Joelle Williams

    I love your music so so much

  4. The Rebels

    Just heard him perform live and it was magical!!!

  5. MsShannab

    This song will mean more to me than you will ever know. I heard for the first time it today randomly and since I've been home, I have listened to it on repeat for several hours crying so hard that I felt physical pain in my soul. Every word takes me somewhere and heals pain inside me that I didn't even realize I was still holding on to. This has been one of the most spiritual moments I've ever experienced and your song gave that to me. With all of my gratitude and sincerity, thank you for giving this to the world.

  6. leanne lovesmusic

    Has Dermot, maybe sampled 'Richard's Ashcrofts" real world'? More at the end I though, maybe. (Think right title) He may not have..! I wondered, as I've heard this song a thousand times but was live... This is even more lovely with that melody behind... If that's possible, his lives are out of this world.

  7. Dnax 04

    I ain’t a guy for shit like this I’m into drill and dat but this is 1 song that gets me

  8. Toadstool Mario Kart

    Bro every release of this song is better than the last I can’t and they’re all so good 😩❤️❤️

  9. Blu

    Haunting...and perfect.

  10. Abigail Welly

    This song has actually changed my life

    Weegie Oppa

    Heard him years ago thanks to Spotify's discover weekly playlist. His music came in at the perfect time in my life. Been a fan ever since and so lucky to see him live in Glasgow

  11. Rosie

    please can someone confirm that dermot not 5ft 1 ?!?!

  12. PixelPanda

    Okay so I'm old fashioned and I decided to buy your album to listen to it in my car since I'm always listening to your songs ☺

  13. RobbieGordon93

    Why does this song bring tears to my eyes every time I hear it? I'm a grown ass man!

  14. VADE

    Such passion wow

  15. VADE

    U are so so good o my god you are the best dude damn you have a very amazing voice

  16. VADE

    How does he only have 200k he is the best

  17. Daniel Narożniak

    My evening I will not forget give me power and death

  18. Boss Knight

    This song is perfect

  19. Siobhan O Sullivan

    My favourite

  20. Brooke Antonio

    Ill never be over this song. ever.

  21. Elite Killa

    Shite this is all over adverts what load a crap

  22. Zvi Sudranski

    The sound at 1:54 was everything, the lyrics and production in this are inspirational.

  23. Rae 17

    61 haters hit the dislike button lol

  24. Rae 17

    61 haters hit the dislike button lol

  25. It’s Arianna

    this guy makes me cry ...but i cannot stop listening to him ...it is a beautiful pain

  26. Theo Palaskas

    Hearing this in 2015...
    And now he's going to as an upcoming singer.

    Omg

  27. Dublin 17 Anon

    On fire lad keep it up.

  28. Randy Riddle

    So many people sleeping on Dermot, but y’all 😍😍😍😍

  29. Hakan Kose

    "this evening I will not forget" gets me everrrryyytimmeeee

  30. Lucia Reiter

    The way he says "But I still get to see your face, right? And that's like nothing they can take, right?" breaks my poor little heart every time 😌💙

  31. Emily Wilson

    I’m just not sure I will ever fully grasp how your music hits me so deep. This song I can feel deep in my chest. I immediately start crying and get shivers down my legs. THANK YOU FOR SHARING YOUR SOUL WITH US!!! *WE ARE NOT WORTHY*

  32. Rumold 76

    ...and you, Sir, are an artist i will not forget...

    I’m pretty sure this song came from the heart, and I can assure you it went to the heart.

    Thank you!

  33. Rendel Jones

    when that beat drops! FIRE!!!

  34. Ellie Largent

    is it weird that when i listen to his songs i imagine heartbreaking scenes for a soap opera in my head?

    Aquila

    Ellie Largent Its too good for a soap opera.

    Although music of this genre does tend to find it's way into Medical and Forensic Dramas...

  35. stephine1986

    This man could sing the ABCs and it would be amazing 💘💞💖💕💓💗❤😍

    Sara St. John

    😂😂😂😂

  36. Ej Lea-Scandrett

    Confessions should be better planned
    Alone at night I'm surely damned
    So run away, I'll understand...

  37. Global SuperStar

    Last night i had an evening i will not forget

  38. K1W1PHR00T

    this has been one of my favourite songs since I heard it a year ago when he released it with Furthest Thing

  39. Elliott Harman

    Love his voice! 😳

  40. H ElYah

    Can anyone guess what he's saying from 3:21 to 3:31?

    Ellie Largent

    "hannnngggg gunna do huuuuh.....i'm a lonely huh huuuuh...... only you can save now!" is what i hear

    H ElYah

    Lmao thanks that part is so pretty I'd love to know what it's aboit

    Martijn Courteaux

    So far I'm at this:


    "Say what you will now, I-I
    See, I was only tryin' to help,
    Could it caught it on myself, nah!"


    Especially the last line is nonsense 😝

  41. Jeremy Pittson

    Given the like ratio and the comments, I feel like I'm in the minority here. But am I the only one thoroughly disappointed by this version of the song? I feel like it's overproduced to the point of butchering what was one of, if not my, favorite song of Dermot's. What set Dermot apart from other artists was the sheer emotion and power in his voice, and the inexplicable additives they threw on top of the most powerful part of this song completely overshadow his voice. It took one of his best songs and made it mediocre at best.

    Gary JMB

    I agree it has been over-produced but it still a serious piece of class. But yeah, the original is something special

    Junkie Junkson

    Yeah, its a shame.
    Feels like it started to go downhill after the big producers like Mike Dean got involved in Dermots music.

    They ripped out the soul and heart of every song to make them fit the standard popular music mold.

  42. Dark Knight

    Men made beer, god made Dermot Kennedy

  43. c.b

    we're witnessing brilliance that I feared was gone

  44. Aife White

    Such an amazing song!!!

  45. ola zayoud

    I lov uuuuu!!!!!

  46. ibtiseme zouzou

    His voice is like a spell cast on your soul ! So deep it rips your consciousness apart !

  47. Alan Noda

    A awesome song, with all these power e emotional.
    By the way come to Brazil !

  48. Mikkel Christensen

    So Amazing🙏🤩

  49. Olida Zafy

    When love was found
    I kept my hope just like I'd hoped to
    Then sang to the sea for feelings deep blue
    And coming down
    And we've had problems that we've grown through
    But I bet you dream of what you could do

    At seventeen, I was alright
    Was like nothing I could feel inside
    And wishing you were here tonight is like holding on
    But I still get to see your face, right?
    And that's like nothing they can take, right?
    So there won't be no feeling in the firelight
    Hoping this'll be right
    Time to show your worth, child

    I remember when her heart broke over stubborn shit
    That's no way to be living, kid
    The angel of death is ruthless
    And I'm always thinking summertime with the bikes out
    Pushing our luck, getting wiped out
    Days with nothing but laughing loud
    Underneath my coat, won't you tap my shoulder, hold my hand?
    Nights with nothing but dark in there
    You could be my armour then

    Island smiles and cardigans
    The nights that we've been drinking in
    We're here to help you kill all of this hurt that you've been harboring
    Confessions should be better planned
    Alone, that night, I'm surely damned
    Run away, I'll understand
    What's important is this evening I will not forget
    Purple, blue, orange, red
    These colors of feeling, give me love, I'll put my heart in it
    And I think about it all the time
    Lights went out, you were fine
    You kinda struggle not to shine

    I still love you, though
    I still love you, though
    I still love you always
    So hold me when I'm home, keep the evenings long
    Crack and break and part ways
    I still love you, though
    I still love you, though
    I still love you always
    So hold me when I'm home, keep the evenings long
    Let's not crack and break and part ways

    And I wonder if I could let her down
    It's for real, it's for real
    It's for real, it's for real

  50. Janti Pauwels

    Still prefer it more in its raw acoustic way. Some songs need to stay untouched, I feel.
    I just do not feel the feels and emotions as much in this version.
    Will always be my favourite though.

  51. Dawid Ru5ek

    Chrypka w głosie i ja jako facet mam ciarki

  52. Laly Valenzuela

    When Spain? 😭😭😭😭😭

  53. maître spirituel Fadonougbo vigninou

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  54. Aracely Cruz

    Normalmente escribo en inglés mis comentarios, pero ya no más. Soy de México y tengo aproximadamente un año y medio escuchado a Dermont, es uno de los mejores artistas en muchos aspectos y que en un país donde el reggaeton predomina es difícil encontrar. Espero de todo corazón que en Latinoamérica se pueda dar a conocer más y que tenga la dicha (yo) de que algún día pueda hacer una gira por México.
    Thank you Dermont, for so much, for you music and for being such a wonderful artist ❤️

  55. Dylan

    Never heard it like this before impressive but I love the stripped back version!

  56. Roxy Herron

    Incredible

  57. Sara Butterfield

    This was the first song of his I ever heard a few years ago and to hear it come full circle from first single to first album is making me emotional

  58. Witch Bitch

    This is so good.

  59. C Cunea

    Good job brother! Hope you will rise as you deserve. Always remember who you are.

  60. Dre Nara

    talent!

  61. 陈峰

    I've been waiting sooooo long for him to release this version he played in the tour with the drumbeats and now it's finally here😭😭

  62. Jen Kovacs

    Just when I thought I couldn’t love this song more, THOSE DISTORTED LAYERED VOCALS.

  63. JJ Daley

    This song is one of his best but the auto tune doesn’t show how good his voice is.. prefer the acoustic version,This album is a masterpiece though!

    gabriel w

    I feel that the autotune adds more to the song actually, it illustrates the emotional dissonance felt by the singer in a way that traditional vocals struggle to achieve short of just crying into a microphone

    BJ Saringan

    Yeah I actually listened to it again because I was looking for the part where he was very emotional and screaming because that part was so good in the acoustic version.But this version gives it a different kind vibe which is not bad. And it was a good decision to bring this song back for his new fans that will check his album. But I do hope they also check the acoustic version.

  64. Danika E Hollis

    So happy the album hits today!!! <3 <3 <3

  65. CoolX Gaming

    A true Legend who needs more attention.. this guy needs more follower.. please!! He is Best of best ! GOD LIKE !

  66. Questioning Everything

    Love this...Old version is better though

  67. missla tarman

    So perfect

  68. Kevin Kelley

    Throughout the album you can tell he uses some techniques and effects similar to Bon Iver and it’s amazing. Whole album is a masterpiece

  69. Carol Nicholl

    Absolutely beautiful Dermot!! You put your heart and soul into every song you write. Your voice is honestly one of a kind. Love it! ❤

  70. Priyanka Raval

    You always rock 🌟

  71. lenelovis

    Amazing!!!

  72. ayala shoshani

    1,881 amazing!

  73. NinjazZ

    1 dislike
    Who the fu-

  74. Mel ll

    Amazing 💞 I can't get enough of his voice 😍 bad days headphones and sing along

  75. Wendy Raymond

    Absolutely amazing. .chills. .thanku. .love an god bless x

  76. Rossi

    From the first acoustic version to this masterpiece of a version, Dermot is killing me with every single thing he releases.

  77. mooncrafter

    OMG i just wanna cry when i listen to this beautiful song and beautiful voice😭😭❤❤

  78. Elena

    My favorite!🥰💕

  79. Global SuperStar

    eish!!!!! bro!!!! 💃💃💃🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 DK you are a musical genius brother!!!!

  80. Julia McElroy

    BIIIIG BON IVER ENERGY 🖤

  81. Chelsea Rae

    160 likes and 0 dislikes? Makes sense

  82. Jen Atkinson

    did you guys hear the part from 0:00 to 4:11, that part was amazing

    Chelsea Rae

    ItsYoBoi DepressedHoe and that 4:12?? ALL KILLIN IT

    Global SuperStar

    My favourite part no doubt!!!

    Miriam Ramieri

    Hahahahahahah agree with u

    Global SuperStar

    Miriam Ramieri facebook name ma'am. You mind?

    Nick D'Angelo

    @Chelsea Rae no that part was just okay

  83. Helina

    Do you hear that deep and haunting voice in the background of this version? Such a chilling sound.

    Hungry Plane

    Helina you mean at 3:22?

    janis d george

    Its so chill 😍

    Romario Ramana

    I can't understand what he says on this part, maybe you know?

  84. João Thonny

    This album = 🔥💚🎶😭 Perfection

  85. Shanon Michigan

    💚BEAUTIFUL DEARMONT💚👍👍

  86. Jill A

    This song n his voice literally vibrates my soul!! There is no one else like him. This album is beautiful n deliciously written!! Congratulations Dermot!! I so want him to have all the success in the world yet I want him all to ourselves in this almost secret society lol. Sending love from Las Vegas👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼🔥🔥🔥🔥❤️❤️❤️🤗🤗🤗🤗

  87. Letting Light Lead

    You are absolutely magnificent 🎶 brilliant masterpiece 🎶 🎁💝🌎

  88. Caroline Madsen

    I found you in 2015 when I came across the Killer was a Coward. The voice you have is so unique and beautiful. I’m so happy the album is finally here!!!

  89. rebecca kempen

    so very much in love ❤️

  90. Denka Salvosa

    I love this, I love this, this song have a special effect on me. So powerful and magical. I'm ecstatic!

  91. Courtney Dewitt

    One song in, and it's a song I've heard a million times.... But this version just gave me the UGLY cries.

    Annika Schulz

    I absolutly agree!!

    As Above So Below

    Yup 😭

    Warren Turnbull

    This was one of my favourite songs before the album came out, my word, this version just smashes it. Amazing.

    JUSTaDOT

    I have to buy new PC because this one have Volume only up to 100

  92. Rosie Mclane

    Yes yes yes that undercover dark trap beat n sound. Man it adds a whole new level for sure. 👑👑👑

  93. Sasha H

    My evening that I won't ever forget happened with a group of people but mostly him in a field trip to see a telescope. He showed me constellations with a green laser pointed at the sky and we discovered each other in the bus on the way back home. We never even got together but there was something so magical about the possibilities in that moment. Thank you for capturing that and inducing such strong emotions with music and poetry! I have loved this song since the first time I heard it and now it's a part of your album. I am so proud and happy for you, Dermot! Keep on shining!

  94. Esperanza Perez Encarnacion

    ❤❤❤

  95. Musical Frission

    This album is a work of art. I’m constantly in awe of his talent.

  96. Tabitha Horton

    Your music is on another level. Unbelievable, outstanding and raw. 🤘🏼

  97. Kiara Villalba

    ❤️❤️❤️

  98. Nadilla Ferreira

    Always perfect ❤️ AFF QUE HOMI MARVILHOSO