Empty

Artist: The Cranberries
Released on: No Need To Argue (Track #5)
Length: 3:26

LYRICS

Something has left my life and I don’t know where it went to ha-a-a
Somebody caused me strife and it’s not what I was seeking
Didn’t you see me, didn’t you hear me
Didn’t you see me standing he-ere ha-a-a
Why did you turn out the light
Did you know that I was sleeping

Say a prayer for me-e-e
Help me to feel the strength I did
My identity has it been taken
Is my heart breaking on me
All my plans fell through my hands
They well through my hands on me
All my dreams it suddenly seems, it suddenly seems

Empty-y-y, y-y, y-y, y-y
Empty-y-y, y-y, y-y, y-y

Empty-y-y, y-y, y-y, y-y
Empty-y-y, y-y, y-y, y-y

Empty-y-y, y-y, y-y, y-y
Empty-y-y, y-y, y-y, y-y
Empty-y-y, y-y, y-y, y-y

CREDIT INFORMATION

Music by N. Hogan & D. O’Riordan
Lyrics by D. O’Riordan
Produced and Engineered by Stephen Street assisted by Julie Gardiner
Recorded and Mixed at The Manor Studios, Oxford and the Townhouse Studios, London
All string written & directed by D. O’Riordan
Published by Island Music Ltd 1994

MEANING

N/A

NOTES

  • A different studio version (produced by James Birtwistle) was recorded in 1994 for  BBC Radio 1 Evening Session. This was not a live, one-take recording like other media performances. This version was released on the “I Can’t Be With You” single.
  • The album version of this track was featured on the 1994 Vox magazine cassette compilation Class of ‘94.

OTHER RELEASES

  • Empty (live in Radio One Evening Sessions, London, UK, 1994), I Can’t Be With You CD single (Australia, France, Japan & UK), 1995
  • Empty (live), Animal Instinct Promo CD (Japan), 1995

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