Ronan Keating - The Long Goodbye Lyrics




I know they say if you love somebody
You should set them free (so they say)
But it sure is hard to do
Yeah, it sure is hard to do
And I know they say if they don't come back again
Then it's meant to be (so they say)
But those words ain't pulling me through
Cos I'm still in love with you
I spend each day here waiting for a miracle
But it's just you and me going through the mill
(climbin' up a hill)

This is the long goodbye
Somebody tell me why
Two lovers in love can't make it
Just what kind of love keeps breaking a heart?
No matter how hard I try
You're gonna make me cry
Come on, baby, it's over, let's face it
All that's happening here is a long goodbye

Sometimes I ask my heart did we really
Give our love a chance (just one more chance)
and I know without a doubt
We turned it inside out
And if we walked away
would make more sense (only self defense)
But it tears me up inside
Just to think we still could try
How long must we keep riding on a carousel
Going round and round and never getting anywhere?
(on a wing and prayer)

This is the long goodbye
Somebody tell me why
Two lovers in love can't make it
Just what kind of love keeps breaking a heart?
No matter how hard I try
You're gonna make me cry
Come on, baby, it's over, let's face it
All that's happening here is a long goodbye

How long must we keep riding on a carousel
Going round and round and never getting anywhere?
on a wing and prayer

This is the long goodbye
Somebody tell me why
Two lovers in love can't make it
Just what kind of love keeps breaking a heart?
No matter how hard I try
You're gonna make me cry
Come on, baby, it's over, let's face it
All that's happening here is a long goodbye

The long goodbye
The long goodbye
This is the long goodbye

Someone please tell me why

Are you ever coming back again...





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Ronan Keating The Long Goodbye Comments
  1. FNB Manager Royal Classic

    who else with me on 2020

  2. Carol Costa

    Volta , não vai embora !!! O homem mais simétrico do mundo me deixou ???

  3. Carol Costa

    Chora por mim....rsrsrsrs

  4. Carol Costa

    Estou em 2020, mas quanto mais velho vc estiver, mais lindo estará !!!! Beautiful !!!!!

  5. Catie Ralte

    Come on baby its over lets face it ...all thats happening is a long goodbye.......

  6. Geles Castro

    2020 anyone?

  7. Jz Re

    I know this is a cover. But back in 2003 i remember seeing this first on MTV Asia. This is the version i came to know. Ronan cowrote this too so I love it more LOL.

  8. Irfan Hussain

    Is Ronan a racist

  9. Nhung Nguyen

    I have heard this song is more than 10 years and will continue....a perfect song that i think...thanks Ronan..

  10. Mpok Remps

    It’s the year 2020.
    And you’re still my idol, Ro.
    Greeting from Jakarta, Indonesia..

  11. K Vanlalmuana

    I still loves this song in 2020

  12. cutty mcevans

    Best song..best singer😍

  13. Betty

    Magnifique et triste

  14. Mikhail Fernandes

    Still waiting since 2008

  15. a10

    I had to let her go recently but it was not easy for me at all. Felt like I was always the one making the effort and she simply didn't care....the most painful part is when I did leave I expected her to show some fight but she didn't even say a word. Live and learn I guess.

  16. Terry Spry

    I prefer the duets version with Aussie 🇦🇺 Lee Kernaghan

  17. sirc perez

    i got crush on you, ronan! love you!!!

  18. Talita Barreto

    Í Love Ronan's voice! 😍😍

  19. Denise Poling

    i am its 11 15 2019 love his voice

  20. Adamos Antonio

    🇮🇪=best singers in the world

  21. Ágnes Gyebnár

    Gyönyörű, Köszönöm!

  22. Lorena Indayo

    one of my best song everrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

  23. fioruccilaone

    I luv this song and i really miss those years.

  24. Arah Alday

    My fave lead singer of the boyzone😊

  25. Carmen Popoiu

    I just love this amazing man. 😘 😘

  26. wendy lock

    Listening August 2019 xxxx still love boyzone & Ronan......🥰

  27. sydel estrebor

    I have finally found this song that I've been looking for almost 7 years. It is the only song in my phone way back 2008-09 even the year i forgot hahaha what a great song

  28. livello

    The exact feeling of mine right now...

  29. Candace Shirley

    I agree Ronan the long goodbye is tough.
    Sometimes when they let you down constantly it's just for the best.
    Always time for everybody but you...

  30. ordoveritas

    This right here is the ultimate break up song.
    Enjoy it unless its the second love of your life this year.

  31. Miron Silva

    2019,6,21 😀😀 one of the best songs
    Time goes by so fast

  32. Calvin Mercer

    Always listening!

  33. Lalaine Herrera

    Hirap talaga ng hindi pwede😔

  34. 星辰

    one of my favorite song in this world!

  35. alexender Alexander

    She left me 3 days back for another guy... Found solace in this song....

  36. Febby Mardian

    2012 we met, 2012 we said goodbye......2019 we are in the same city, wondering if she still remembering me.......

  37. Rab wtf

    I am long settled down now but ther is one girl who played this 2 me along time ago from Lisburn I was from Scotland and thought we had a chance but 2 much shit hope she's doing well now 💕👍

  38. cutty mcevans

    April 2019😘 i could listen to this forever...never bored for ronan😚

  39. Alf Deaizpurua

    Listening in 2019...timeless

  40. Preshen Salig

    I will miss you during the course of my life time

  41. elle vs

    Listening in 2019

  42. Teresa Ngurliansangi

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY RONAN ❤️❤️

  43. James Bagwell

    Who else is listening in 2019?

    stuart myring

    ME a great song !!

    Andrea Dowling

    Me too awesome song

  44. LadyAnne

    Hating the long goodbye..

  45. Lillemor Bettan

    Always the long goodbye. I'm good at goodbyes....💔

  46. Rinto Meiryo

    Januari 21 2019

  47. Ramandeep Singh

    Anybody listening in 2019?

  48. Cassandra Sandra

    2018. My fav song since i was young. I'm glad i grow up these kind of song.

  49. Preshen Salig

    I will miss you during the course of my life time

  50. kitty rose

    2018 beautiful song😘

  51. Catherine Cooney

    💔💔💔💔

  52. Catherine Cooney

    👌👌👌👌🤗🤗🤗🤗💃💃💃💃

  53. Priyanka

    This song is imaging to get remind, if something troubling you, let it go by saying goodbye.

    I love this song and you are imaging Ronan

  54. Joannie Orellana

    How long must we keep riding in this carousel... that kinda stanza struck me a lot.

  55. Annieann2 Pisard

    I'm back to feeling the this way again because somebody just leaving from me.

  56. Clayton Couto

    Linda musica e letras 🎧

  57. Katy Cooney

    💔💔💔🙋🙋🙋😭😭😭

  58. Ma Rie

    I know they say if you love somebody you should set them free
    But it sure is hard to do
    It sure is hard to do
    I know they say if they don't come back again then it's meant to be
    Those words ain't pulling me through
    'Cause I'm still I love with you
    I spend each day here waiting for a miracle
    But it's just you and me going through the mill climbing up a hill

    This is the long goodbye
    Somebody tell me why
    Two lovers in love can't make it
    Just what kind of love keeps breaking a heart
    No matter how hard I try
    You're gonna make me cry
    Come on baby it's over let's face it
    All that's happening here is a long goodbye

    Sometimes I ask my heart did we really give our love a chance
    I know without a doubt
    That we turned it inside out
    And if we walked away it would make more sense
    But it tears me up inside
    Just to think we still could try
    How long must we keep running on this carousel
    Going round and round and never getting anywhere on a wing and prayer

    This is the long goodbye
    Somebody tell me why
    Two lovers in love can't make it
    Just what kind of love keeps breaking a heart
    No matter how hard I try
    You're gonna make me cry
    Come on baby it's over let's face it
    All that's happening here is a long goodbye

    This is the long goodbye
    Somebody tell me why
    Two lovers in love can't make it
    Just what kind of love keeps breaking a heart
    No matter how hard I try
    You're gonna make me cry
    Come on baby it's over let's face it
    All that's happening here is a long goodbye

    The long goodbye
    The long goodbye
    This is the long goodbye

  59. Jean Branch

    love you :)

  60. Alan Lyons

    This is Paul Brady's song he wrote and sang it in 2000

  61. Mike de Gracias

    Finally after searching for 10 years.. I found this song.. Love it..

  62. rashida begum

    Which is that instrument at 3:00? I've always loved the way it sounds, is it violin?

  63. Colin Hickey

    love is totally blind x

  64. William Mcbride

    I hate good bye they hate other s

  65. Bonnie's World.

    The most beautiful song ever

  66. Teresa Ngurliansangi

    Oh, how I love ronan, his voice and his songs, he is still the best 💞💞

  67. Obey Faka

    Whos still listening in 2018

  68. Isaura Rojas

    Listening July 2018

  69. Yoyo Gresik

    2018 listening the long goodbye.... Somebody has pass away 1 year ago

    Yoyo Gresik

    And always cant stand strong to hear this song

  70. Erlyn Sanchez

    Great song Ronan. Amazing talent.

  71. Ágnes Gyebnár

    Gyönyörű!

  72. Katy Cooney

    4 yrs ago I said long good bye best thing me n kids done xx

  73. Robert ackroyd

    Listening in 2018

  74. indair raine

    June 2018

  75. emarizcruz

    it’s 2018, this song suddenly pop out in my head.

  76. Adrienne Park

    This song is very poignant and means a lot to me 😊

  77. Janisha Hernandez

    Still Listening in 2018 😍

  78. mI sAc

    i losted love.
    but we live everyday
    when we sad
    weak.

  79. Madelyn Van Eeden

    2018...profound...😢

  80. Yashasvi Prasad

    Soulful music moving lyrics ! All time favourite melodies

  81. Paul Lewis

    May 2018

  82. xolani xp

    I'm still here in 2018

  83. Thicc Booty

    Listening in 2018

  84. Sandeep Singh

    Listening to this from 2013. Over nd over again

  85. Jasmen Haydee Ballete

    I really love your songs Mr. Ronan Keating :)

  86. Katy Cooney

    set them free 2018

  87. Selenophile Nyctophile

    listening in 2018 :)

  88. Katy Cooney

    2018 and rest life why I suppose that's all I'm good at long goodbyes but one good side he's stunning n some singer song writer n lyrics touched my 💕💕💕💕 every time cause walking away makes more sense 😘😘😘

  89. Riz Elliz

    still listening in 2018 😍😍😍