Oingo Boingo - Better Luck Next Time Lyrics




Black is for the nighttime
Preys upon the day
Red is for the blood that flows like rivers in our veins
Gray is for betrayal
What you did to me
White is for the blinding light
That I know I'll never see—know I'll never see

Found you in the gutter
You needed tenderness
I gave you everything I had
I gave you all my trust
Handed out so neatly
Caught me in your trap
When I needed you the most
You stab me in the back—stab me in the back

Better luck, better luck, better luck next time
If you do it once, there'll never be a second time
Better luck, better luck, better luck next time
Find somebody else; you're never gonna be mine
How do you find the nerve
To lie right to my face?
How do you find the nerve?

Black is for the nighttime
Preys upon the day
Red is for the blood that flows like rivers in our veins
I try and find excuses
For what you did to me
Can't forget that burning rage
When I wake up thinking of your face
For the blinding swiftness of revenge
That I know I'll never see—know I'll never see

Better luck, better luck, better luck next time
If you do it once, there'll never be a second time
Better luck, better luck, better luck next time
Find somebody else; you're never gonna be mine
Better luck, better luck, better luck next time

How do you find the nerve
To lie right to my face?
How did you find the nerve?
Better luck, better luck
Better luck next time





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  1. Fabian Patrizio

    cool film...remember it well...brings back so many 80s memories :)

  2. K.O.B

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NO8yIwFEAuQ&lc=z234d5r5okmyene4m04t1aokgr2pilpq2oyyt4mg33olbk0h00410 check out my guitar cover of this classic

  3. MrPolandball

    Beta male anthem

  4. iro Palooka

    Does anyone know why this song isn’t on any streaming apps?

  5. Victoria Buitron

    I love finding “new”songs from bands you’ve listed to for years 💕

  6. Randy Maloney

    You fucked Karen?

  7. ZapAtomic

    I know y'all here from the movie. But real talk, is this a JoJo reference?

  8. Amanda Martins

    o último americano virgem

  9. Dick Dragon

    Gary got fucked Over worse than anyone in movie history.

  10. Pete Turner

    Gary was such a douche

  11. ProgrammingFlaw 3489

    Gary's theme song "Better Luck Next Time".LOL

    Western Unity

    Kek yes

    K.O.B

    Fr lol I had to make a cover after watching it for the umpteenth time if you wanna check that out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NO8yIwFEAuQ&lc=z234d5r5okmyene4m04t1aokgr2pilpq2oyyt4mg33olbk0h00410

    violentjsgurl

    Yup poor guy

  12. gigisdad

    You know Rick. He's on em like flies to shit.

  13. Vincenzo Wolfen

    Funny how the supposed 'hot tough guy' Rick who wins the girl in real life was Music Mogul David Geffen's real life boyfriend! He's been out of the closet now for years and his sister Robin Antin created "The Pussycat Dolls"...

    Sacrificial Lamb

    The actor who played Gary is also gay

  14. R Pro.

    I hope Gary came back with a shotgun...

    Alexi Barona

    R Pro. Gary is a beta

    John Citizen

    and shooting up schools is what beta virgins do lol

    Vainglory 2KW8Ω

    "You and me are going on a car ride to hell, Karen..."

    Biff Malibu

    John Citizen your mom goes to college.

  15. JCarlonchitopoes

    the best song ..
    better luck better luck better luck next time ... IS GOOD

  16. Jonathan Cardwell

    HQ? I sure hope the CD edition I bought on eBay sounds better than this. Someone else posted this back in 2007 and it doesn't sound any worse than this one.

  17. pag3309

    For the blinding swiftness of revenge
    That I know I'll never see, know I'll never see........ That fucken sux Gary should of got revenge for getting fucked over

  18. Dan Richmond

    How do you find the nerve??

  19. ronthatus

    We should have known with this song playing earlier in the movie that when Gary walked into the party at the end what was coming next

  20. Pepe Pepov

    someone tell me more movies like this one please!

    psyche

    Giant Robot I just saw rivers edge because I saw this comment, and it was NOTHING like the last American Virgin haha, I expected to see a comedy but that immediately faded away within the first five minutes of the film. It was a really great movie though.

    Chris Allen

    The Last American Virgin is a remake of Lemon Popsicle a Bollywood film based in the fifties. The lemon Popsicle is a whole series of movies. I suggest any fan check them out.

    TheGaming Alien

    “Better off dead” also has Diane Franklin (Karen). Is also from the 80s. And is a classic. Great soundtrack

    violentjsgurl

    @ProgrammingFlaw 3489 Don't you mean Up the Creek? Gary was in that one.

    Biff Malibu

    Watch the sound of music. Or the wizard of oz

  21. mexicancomic13

    I love THE LAST AMERICAN VIRGIN...people get pissed off with the ending whenever I show it to friends who don't know what's gonna happen... that's why I love it...I tell them, love isn't always gonna be a happy ending for all and it sucked being a teenager pining over the girl who blew you off! :(

    John Hernandez

    saddest movie ever made...

    Dean Flaco

    mexicancomic13 well said ;)

    Steven Fallon

    People aren't "pissed at the ending" for the film ending that way at all, they're pissed at Karen, but praise the ending for being realistic. Big difference.

    Tron NSeven

    @Steven Fallon Good observation

    violentjsgurl

    @Steven Fallon Karen should not have kissed Gary. Gave him the wrong idea that she and him might work out. I hope Rick the Dick knocked her up again and ran off on her, she was stupid for getting back with him. I can understand her not having feelings for Gary, you can't force yourself to love someone, but damn... to get back with Rick after he took her virginity, knocked her up and dumped her? Stupid.

  22. R Pro.

    Gary got so fucked over !!!!

    LEGION XXIII

    R Pro. Its been over 30 years and i'm still pissed about this! Fkn bitch! Fk u Karen!

  23. Eduardo Castillo

    $50 each...Or Ruby Walks

    Bud Fox

    +Eduardo Castillo It was $30 each

    K Miller

    Ah well, Come on Fat-Ass, You're next.

  24. Manuel Gandini

    The lyrics are so fucking valid!

  25. haahahhsofunny

    wtf VyktahD

  26. Graham King

    great song cheers for postong

  27. john barschat

    Thanks for posting this

  28. StarKissedOcean

    just watched The last american virgin. what an 80's classic :) great throwback soundtrack!

  29. shakeexon

    this was recommended for me :)

  30. Jack Murray

    anytime pizza boy! anytime maan!

    Ulises Rodriguez

    PHilip Murray you know he's Gay in real life?....didn't see that coming. Lol

    Dean Flaco

    Ulises Rodriguez yes the over- acting friend of gary. The blondo.

    Western Unity

    Maaan ahahaha

    paul kersey

    @Ulises Rodriguez both of them are gay in real life.

    paul kersey

    "you'll regret this! you'll regret this gary MAAAAN!!"

  31. Joe G

    from the movie...."You F**KED Karen 9 times?????? lmaooo

    Nick Shamas

    @Joe Gruss lolll

    Trav D.

    Haha no they were talking about Ruby, the prostitute when Rick couldn't get the keys to Gary's grandmother's house. So they decided to go see Ruby instead.

    9 times?!?!?!

    iiCamaxtli

    "You screwed her 9 times". Referring to the hooker. Movie: Last American Virgin.

    Aaron Austin

    😂😂😂😂

    Aaron Austin

    +iiCamaxtli Your too busy teeny boppin with Karen !

  32. babba sup

    Karen's such a bitch

  33. JP Lopes

    Música da festinha do filme "O Último Americano Virgem".

  34. Neal Damiano

    Why is this song from them not available on iTunes?

  35. hyo ma

    i'm Japanese student
    This band is very cool!

    Superstitious Coconut

    hyo ma glad you've found them! Some albums I recommend if you like this song is either Boi-ngo or Good for Your Soul

  36. Felipe Vasquez

    Poor gary :(