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The Lady In Red

Song By Chris De Burgh

The Lady In Red is the name of a song, by singer-songwriter Chris de Burgh, released in June 1986 as the second single from the album Into the Light.

This song, written in reference to (though not specifically about) his wife Diane, was responsible for introducing de Burgh's music to a mainstream audience worldwide.

The song tends to divide public opinion and it was voted among the most annoying song of all time by many polls.


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Lady In Red (Scott)

The Lady In Red By Chris De Burgh.

I've never seen you looking so lovely as you did tonight,
I've never seen you shine so bright,
I've never seen so many men ask you if you wanted to dance,
They're looking for a little romance, given half a chance,
And I have never seen that dress you're wearing,
Or the highlights in your hair that catch your eyes,
I have been blind;

Chorus
The lady in red is dancing with me, cheek to cheek,
There's nobody here, it's just you and me,
It's where I want to be,
But I hardly know this beauty by my side,
I'll never forget the way you look tonight;

I've never seen you looking so gorgeous as you did tonight,
I've never seen you shine so bright, you were amazing,
I've never seen so many people want to be there by your side,
And when you turned to me and smiled, it took my breath away,
And I have never had such a feeling,
Such a feeling of complete and utter love,
as I do tonight;

Chorus

The lady in red is dancing with me, cheek to cheek,
There's nobody here, it's just you and me,
It's where I want to be,
But I hardly know this beauty by my side,
I'll never forget the way you look tonight;

I never will forget the way you look tonight...
The lady in red, the lady in red,
The lady in red, my lady in red,

I love you...


The Lady In Red Song Video

The Lady In Red Song - Information Video
Lady In Red Image
Lady In Red Dress


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