Isaak, Chris - Only The Lonely Lyrics



Only the lonely, know the way I feel tonight.
Only the lonely, know this feeling ain't right.

There goes my baby, there goes my heart, they're gone forever, they're so far apart.
But only the lonely, know why I cry. Only the lonely, only the lonely.

Only the lonely, know the heartaches I've been through.
Only the lonely, know I've cried and cried for you.

Maybe tomorrow, a new romance, no more sorrow, but that's the chance.
You got to take,
If you lonely heart breaks. Only the lonely, only the lonely, only the lonely.




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  1. Ellen Muleya

    His voice is so lovely calming and sexy.

  2. Rebeca Alvarez

    lovely music !

  3. Ian .M

    Amazing singer and hands down one of the best live shows you will ever see.

  4. A nn

    Love his music

  5. A nn

    Lol he was funny on friends lol

  6. j c

    love roy but this good.

  7. Lia Nitu

    I like Roy Robinson..The best!

  8. John Brown

    I saw in concert last week in Saratoga CA he was awesome

  9. jim redding

    awesome

  10. jerry sj

    Such a smooth version. You’re the best Chris.

  11. cowsongs

    Chris Isaak is about the only person on Earth qualified to cover Roy Orbison songs. He's got the voice and the style to pull it off beautifully.

  12. Gary Amato

    nice guitar work

  13. Simmon Tam

    Love Chris Isaak sing this wonderful song ! Much better than Roy Orbison

  14. meatloaf ninetythree

    Hearing this, you can understand why Roy Orbison held Chris Isaak in such high regard

    Vicki Foster

    so very true

  15. ytubepuppy

    Love Chris Isaak but he doesn't have the range that Roy Orbison had.

    Jeffrey Wright Photography

    Few do but he has the spirit.

  16. slash2sparky

    There's so much depth of feeling here. This is the best cover of this song I've ever heard. Thank you, Chris!

    Deborah Bertolani

    I agree, he puts so much feeling into whatever song he sings. Curls my toes

  17. Chris Pitrakkos

    Hi all that gave good comments, we know the originals are great, but let us that love this kind of music just aprriciate it. All great singers, lovely music.

  18. OnTheBrightSide

    Pure listening pleasure...♥ from South Africa

  19. Blues Rain

    Only the Lonely

  20. Профессор Плейшнер

    ... thanks Connie... with gratitude from Russia...

  21. Kelly Stevens

    The man knows how to pay a tribute...got damn!

  22. Glen Boyd

    Anyone game enough to try this song and do it justice, Roy and Chris nail it such great talents . Only these two can pull it off.

  23. Terry Buhler

    Chris Isaak has the best voice! Better version than Roy Orbison's

  24. mo mo

    I Miss you BKG

  25. Gerardo Filho

    Uma bonita voz e uma linda canção...

  26. anniebgood1

    best rendition ever!!

  27. Eileen Barker

    Didn’t think anyone could do this as good as Roy but yeh he did it 👍🙏❤️Thanks Chris you have a super voice😘

  28. MrFobob

    ONLY THE LONELY COULD GIVE THIS SONG A THUMBS DOWN ,ITS A SOLID TEN OF A VERSION OF THIS MAGNIFICENT BALLAD

  29. Peron Rodrigues

    The best. The voice.

  30. Jim Clarke

    Great entertainer

  31. Mr22thou

    I love Roy's version so much. It is truly brilliant. But this one really moves me. It stirs my own sadness more. Not many songs can do that to me.

  32. Berit Samuelsson

    SÅ FINT

  33. Cody

    He sounds like a mix between Elvis and Roy Orbison. Very unique.

  34. sycamoreleaves74

    Underrated talent. One of the most beautiful voices ever and the last of the crooners.

  35. Frank Blosser

    SOOOOOO Nice

  36. Les Reed

    I think Chris is one of very few performers that could pull off doing a Roy cover.

  37. Brian Jacobi

    Well done, hard to follow a singer like Roy Orbison Just as good, You are a great singer sir, as for whoever is playing the Guitar, totally wonderful playing. Thank you so much for posting. Brian. NZ

  38. Lynn Lass

    Going to see him oct 4 2017. Can't wait.

  39. Medea Gachava

    amazing <3

  40. VeryDarkMatter

    Roy O. would like this version and do a "thumb up"

  41. Sharon Park

    Love love this song I grew up with song and so many others. Single lady who's heart melts every second Chris sings.

  42. Maxim Tsitsejev

    Another great classic masterpiece!

  43. Isaac Mesquita

    I Love Chris Isaak,He's one of the most greatest singer I've ever heard since he has an awesome voice

  44. Gerrit De Weerd

    een mooie video conny

  45. Michael Crowe ᄊc

    Very nice... difficult to sing

  46. Jay Igaboo

    I added the lyrics below because I like to sing along! Thanks for posting this clip.

    Connie K

    Thanks for doing that :)

  47. Jay Igaboo

    Only the lonely, know the way I feel tonight.
    Only the lonely, know this feeling ain't right.

    There goes my baby, there goes my heart, they're gone forever, they're so far apart.
    But only the lonely, know why I cry. Only the lonely, only the lonely.

    Only the lonely, know the heartaches I've been through.
    Only the lonely, know I've cried and cried for you.

    Maybe tomorrow, a new romance, no more sorrow, but that's the chance.
    You got to take,
    If you lonely heart breaks. Only the lonely, only the lonely, only the lonely.

    Brian Erickson

    Why do people have this need to rewrite lyrics.

  48. Александр Залуцкий

    Последний американский романтик

  49. Carrie Sullivan

    I love Chris Isaak he sounds so much like Roy Orbison

  50. Иван Бугрименко

    Классные песни у Криса! С детства обожаю и до сих пор все актуальны... потому что романтика, любовь, чувства - это вечно! А в его исполнении и этой музыкой - шедевры! Хороший видеоряд! Спасибо!

  51. KT the 90s girl

    What lovely pictures to go with a great 60s classic.
    Lovely video
    Kate x

    Connie K

    Thanks you so much! :)

  52. Mark Fahey

    Chris Isaak is one of the best singers we have.

  53. Carlos Busa

    Very soft to listen..love it.

  54. Niu Niek

    Fantastyczne wykonanie!

  55. Jan Kłaczka

    aż ciary wyłażą na plecki :) Chris I...s the best

  56. Mylitla

    I believe Roy Orbison would approve.

  57. jessica Bowie

    omg hes so sexy

  58. Critical Bill

    Stunning version with respect and love. Good as it gets.

  59. Andreas Glemma

    I like you way of gently singing and playing quitar!

  60. marie-noelle Confrerea

    j adore chris isaak je préfère roy orbison dans cette chanson

    Tucheh Stone

    Mais je préfère et adore Chris Isaak.

  61. Antonya Mont

    Bravissimo:n' 1 Elvis, n' 2 Chris Isaak in The World!

  62. Brunon Paul Bielinski

    Sad.  Good listening.  Did Chris ever revive a Boudeleaux & Felice Bryant tune?

  63. Ava Grace

    CHRIS ISAAK SUCH A BEAUTIFUL SONG FROM ROY ORBISON..."ONLY THE LONELY". THANKS FOR SHARING

  64. landyachtfan79

    Simply the most beautiful thing you will ever hear!!!!!!

  65. Dominic AaAaa

    beautiful (8 roy orbison and chris isaak both sound amazing

    Eric Biddle

    +Dominic Foxx agreed

  66. jarabio jarabios

    preiosa version de chris

  67. tim key

    Amazing.

  68. ServantDujmovJr

    Chris Isaak singing Roy Orbison's "Only the Lonely".

  69. greg wigren

    There was a comment about Mr Isaak being the only one good enough to do justice to the great Roy Orbison. Great job, yes, but you forget one vocalist, Raul Malo (of the Mavericks). I'm sure this is just an over site or you really should give Raul a listen. Isn't an Orbison tune he can't cover and cover well. Again, a beautiful job by Chris.Peace

    Joe King

    The Raul Malo song is "Your only lonely" a completely different song listen to it again, two different songs! 

    greg wigren

    My Bad, your right

  70. michael williams

    I like Chris a lot and he is one great singer,,,but?   I do not think anyone EVER will nail it like my man Roy... R.I.P.

    Fred Johnson

    Agreed! Even Elvis called him the real "king" of rock. Back in 1966 he opened for the Beatles in Wembley stadium and the crowd went wild for him, so much so that when the Beatles came out they jokingly told him "go home Yank." There will never be another voice as great as Roy!

  71. Douglas Modig

    A sensational cover: Isaak is intelligent enough to deliver a dignified, held back and tender version...Bravo, Isaak -:)))

  72. Ruby Pierce

    That song made me cry.

  73. Sandra Richards

    Fantastic xxx

  74. Etthyriouse

    very beautiful

  75. alberts1985

    Spark Space . Look so will the incredible

  76. Stella Gentilini

    I listen the song the first time and love it 

  77. Stella Gentilini

    Powerful song .

  78. alberts1985

    Twist up a j packed with the incredible

  79. alberts1985

    Puff it up

  80. zredband

    Nailed it!

  81. ongawesgone

    Being a Roy Orbison fan, of course no one can top the late-Master, but his version wowed me. Wow! Yes, I've watched Black and White Night several times, and it lives me in awe how someone can have such an easy vibrato like Roy had. No one else ever will.

  82. HelenM Coombs

    Bdeautiful

    Connie K

    Thanks for the listen! Happy Holiday's!  :)

  83. Niina Knuutinen

    Beautyful song<3

  84. Arlene Adkins-Zell

    Lovely.

  85. Travis C

    I love it when Chris covers Roy. He does it right!

  86. Connie K

    My pleasure...glad you enjoyed!

  87. 832existentialiste

    Wicked Game and Only the Lonely are two songs which remind of me of a once very special person in my life. I’m so thrilled right now…I never knew Chris Isaak did a wonderful cover of the latter. Thank you for posting.

  88. wolfowner

    Chris is the man... !

  89. Connie K

    My pleasure :)

  90. tralala1958

    i love this one soooo much! thanks for posting. i'll be singing it for days.

  91. Gringo loko

    Roy orbison sang this before

  92. sportshistorybuff

    Does anyone remember this song being covered in the 1990's at a more up tempo beat? Who was that artist?

  93. Connie K

    I'm so jealous! :) Thanks for the listen and the comment :)

  94. MegaObamasux

    If this guy gets within 500 miles of you and is performing, your wrong to miss it. Just took the wife to see him last night. Did the meet and greet with him and his band. What a down to earth guy, awesome performer.......great show.

  95. Connie K

    Thank you so much :)

  96. Angelostontheon

    Another Amazing voice! Wow! Beautiful video - thanks.

  97. lightlyone

    Not a bad shot at it. Gutsy to cover this one and he did a good job. Captured much of the emotional content.