Patrick Rydman
Patrick Rydman
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Gothenburg, Sweden
Total Song Plays: 697   
Member Since: 2004
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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Plays:

71

Song Description

A hooky, smoky pop tune with a bluesy/jazzy retro feel, slightly reminiscent of the Kinks "Sunny Afternoon". Structure is AAB, like old jazz standards.

Story Behind the Song

I wrote it by the piano at my countryplace in rural Finland. Just got into that bluesy feeling and let it transform into this piece.

Lyrics

A Heartache On The Side

Sitting in a bar with nothing left to spend
Just an empty glass
and a love that reached the end
So I´ll just have the blues
and a heartache on the side
Feeling so alone with nowhere left to go
Nowhere left to hide, there´ll be no more show
Just these broken dreams
and a heartache on the side

No more sense, like an old fat boxer I´m wasting away
Count to ten, I went down when she went away

I can hear the laughs of others having fun
But I´m just having teardrops
and a heartache on the side

Song Length
3:34
Genres
Blues - Modern, Pop - General
Tempo / Feel
Medium (111 - 130)
Lead Vocal
Male Vocal

Subject Matter
Heartbreak
Similar Artists
Tom Waits, Sting
Language
English
Era
1970 - 1979

Lyric Credits Patrick Rydman
Music Credits Patrick Rydman
Performance Credits Patrick Rydman & Moon Men