Orchard Road

Leo Sayer


Top 40


Top 40


Top 40


Top 40

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De titel "Orchard Road" doet wellicht denken aan de beroemde retailwinkels en entertainmentzaken van Orchard Road in Singapore. Volgens Sayer is de tekst van dit lied echter gebaseerd op een telefoongesprek in een openbare telefooncel dat hij had met zijn toenmalige vrouw en dat de hele nacht duurde. Hij pleitte voor haar terugkeer naar de flat en vroeg om vergeving na problemen in hun 7-jarig huwelijksleven. De straatnaam in de titel van het nummer is verzonnen. Orchard Road verwijst in werkelijkheid naar Churchfield Road in Acton (Groot Londen), waar zijn ex-vrouw Janice naartoe verhuisd was.


Leo Sayer

A-kant Titel

Orchard Road

A-kant Lengte


A-kant Componist(en)

Alan Tarney, Leo Sayer

A-kant Producer(s)

Alan Tarney

B-kant titel

Gone Solo

B-kant lengte


B-kant componist(en)

Alan Tarney, Leo Sayer

B-kant producer(s)

Alan Tarney



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To tell the truth
it's really such a sad affair
Standing here
waiting in the cold night air
But I've got to make this call
Cause my heart is breaking

I hear the pips, drop a coin in the slot
has it been that long?
I thought you'd forgotten me
I know that it's getting late
But it just couldn't wait
Will I have the nerve to say
I just wanna come back
Or should I just go away
I just wanna come back

I've been struck by such bad luck
I need a place, a little happiness and some love
I think, I can see it now
Now let me paint the picture
It's 12 o'clock and the curtains are drawn
They're counting sheep down in Orchard Road
You're hanging on the telephone line tonight
oh, I wish I could be
in Orchard Road

Not much been happening here
I think I got a job
They're gonna call me next week
And I'll be working out of town
Well, it sure beats hanging around

What's that, tomorrow at two?
You're kidding me? No?
Is it all right with you ...?
I don't know what to say
it'll be like a holiday
When you say you're all alone
Makes me wanna come back
And this house is not a home
I just gotta go back

It's 12:10 when I put down the phone
Moon shining down on Orchard Road
And I'm feeling like a schoolboy again tonight,
I'll see you in my dreams
of Orchard Road

It's funny but I thought I'd never go back
I think sometimes I might lose track
But I remember you and the things we'd do
I want it back

In Orchard Road, you've got my heart
I left it in your doorway
In Orchard Road, a welcome back
is waiting there just for me
In Orchard Road, the sun will shine again,
I know, I know
In Orchard Road, you keep my love
Just waiting there for me

It's 8 o'clock and the dawn's arrived
In Orchard Road it's breakfast time
I climb in my car and I turn the key
And I'm gone, I am coming home
To Orchard Road

Alle Top 40-hits

Details Tate McRae - Greedy
Details Teddy Swims - Lose Control
Details Kris Kross Amsterdam, Sera x Conor Maynard - Stay (Never Leave)
Details Cassö, Raye & D-Block Europe - Prada
Details Dua Lipa - Houdini
Details Douwe Bob - This World Is Our Home
Details Kenya Grace - Strangers
Details Son Mieux - Tonight
Details Roxy Dekker - Satisfyer
Details Ofenbach feat. Norma Jean Martine - Overdrive
Details Anne-Marie feat. Shania Twain - Unhealthy
Details Noah Kahan - Stick Season
Details Calvin Harris & Sam Smith - Desire
Details Racoon - Nickel For Goodbye
Details Taylor Swift - Cruel Summer
Details Suzan & Freek & Claude - Vas-Y (Ga Maar)
Details Kevin feat. S10 - De Leven
Details David Guetta & Kim Petras - When We Were Young (The Logical Song)
Details Alok, The Chainsmokers & Mae Stephens - Jungle
Details Marshmello, P!nk & Sting - Dreaming
Details Flemming & Boef - Champions League
Details Nothing But Thieves - Overcome
Details Tate McRae - Exes
Details Iñigo Quintero - Si No Estás
Details Loreen - Is It Love
Details Donnie & Marco Schuitmaker - Hier Mag Alles
Details Dean Lewis - Trust Me Mate
Details Jack Harlow - Lovin On Me
Details Tino Martin & Mart Hoogkamer - Hartslag Van De Stad
Details Alok & Ava Max - Car Keys (Ayla)
Details Zoë Tauran - Monster
Details Lost Frequencies - The Feeling
Details Nathan Dawe, Joel Corry & Ella Henderson - 0800 Heaven
Details Bennett - Vois Sur Ton Chemin - Techno Mix
Details Bebe Rexha & David Guetta - One In A Million
Details Bankzitters - Cupido
Details Chef'Special - Miracles
Details P!nk - All Out Of Fight
Details Post Malone - Enough Is Enough
Details Ed Sheeran - American Town