Song Lyric Sunday: Remorse – ‘Yesterday’

‘Regret’, ‘shame’ and suchlike are the keywords for Song Lyric Sunday this week, and this might just be one of the finest songs abour remorse ever written. You’ll already have heard it.

(Attributed to Lennon and McCartney, but this is 100% Paul)

Yesterday all my troubles seemed so far away.
Now it looks as though they’re here to stay.
Oh, I believe in yesterday.

Suddenly, I’m not half the man I used to be.
There’s a shadow hanging over me.
Oh, yesterday came suddenly.

Why she had to go?
I don’t know, she wouldn’t say.
I said something wrong.
Now I long for yesterday.

Yesterday love was such an easy game to play.
Now I need a place to hide away.
Oh, I believe in yesterday.

Why she had to go?
I don’t know, she wouldn’t say.
I said something wrong.
Now I long for yesterday.

Yesterday love was such an easy game to play.
Now I need a place to hide away.
Oh, I believe in yesterday.

Song Lyric Sunday 5 June 2022

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