A Rainy Night in Soho Lyrics – The Pogues

English 689 February 24, 1986
"A Rainy Night in Soho" by The Pogues is a poignant and nostalgic reflection on love, time, and memories. The lyrics weave a narrative of a long-lasting love that has weathered the years, accompanied by the ups and downs of life. Set against the backdrop of Soho, the song captures the essence of enduring emotions, shared experiences, and the passage of time. ...Read More

A Rainy Night in Soho Lyrics

[Verse 1: Shane MacGowan]
I've been loving you a long time
Down all the years, down all the days
And I've cried for all your troubles
Smiled at your funny little ways

[Verse 2: Shane MacGowan]
We watched our friends grow up together
And we saw them as they fell
Some of them fell into Heaven
Some of them fell into Hell

[Verse 3: Shane MacGowan]
I took shelter from a shower
And I stepped into your arms
On a rainy night in Soho
The wind was whistling all its charms

[Verse 4: Shane MacGowan]
I sang you all my sorrows
You told me all your joys
Whatever happened to that old song?
To all those little girls and boys

[Verse 5: Shane MacGowan]
Sometimes I wake up in the morning
The ginger lady by my bed
Covered in a cloak of silence
I hear you talking in my head

[Verse 6: Shane MacGowan]
I'm not singing for the future
I'm not dreaming of the past
I'm not talking of the first time
I never think about the last

[Verse 7: Shane MacGowan]
Now this song is nearly over
We may never find out what it means
Still there's a light I hold before me
And you're the measure of my dreams, the measure of my dreams

[Repeat-Verse 5: Shane MacGowan]
Sometimes I wake up in the morning
The ginger lady by my bed
Covered in a cloak of silence
I hear you talking in my head

[Repeat-Verse 6: Shane MacGowan]
I'm not singing for the future
I'm not dreaming of the past
I'm not talking of the first time
I never think about the last

[Repeat-Verse 7: Shane MacGowan]
Now this song is nearly over
We may never find out what it means
Still there's a light I hold before me
And you're the measure of my dreams, the measure of my dreams

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Last Update: November 30, 2023

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Who is the singer of "A Rainy Night in Soho" song?

"A Rainy Night in Soho" song is sung by The Pogues.

Who is the lyrics writer of "A Rainy Night in Soho" song?

"A Rainy Night in Soho" song lyrics written by Shane MacGowan.

Who is the music producer of "A Rainy Night in Soho" song?

"A Rainy Night in Soho" song music composed & produced by Elvis Costello.

When was "A Rainy Night in Soho" song released?

"A Rainy Night in Soho" song was released on February 24, 1986.