Song Information
Song Artist(s):Smokey Robinson and The Miracles
Song Title:The Tears of a Clown

Album Information

Track Classification
Genre:Rock 1970s
MusicBrainz Genre:R&B/Soul

20 sec. sample

Original Source:LyricWiki
Now if there's a smile on my face
it's only there trying to fool the public
but when it comes down to fooling you
now honey that's quite a diff'rent subject.

Don't let my glad expression
give you the wrong impression
really I'm sad
oh sadder than sad;
you're gone and I'm hurting so bad
like a clown I pretend to be glad.

Now there's some sad things known to man
but ain't too much sadder than the tears of a clown.
when there's no one around.
just like pagliaccic did
I try to keep my sadness hid;
Smiling in the public eye
but in my lonely room
I cry the tears of a clown

when there's no one around.

Oh yeah baby
now if there's a smile upon my face
don't let my glad expression
give you the wrong impression

don't let the smile I wear
make you think I don't care.
Now if I appear to be carefree
it's only to camouflage my sadness

in order to shield my pride I try
to cover this hurt with a show of gladness
but don't let my show convince you
that I've been happy since you decided to go.

Oh I need you so.
I'm hurt and I want you to know
but for others
I put on a show.

Now there's some...

Track Information
Published Time:2:59
Measured Time:2:59
Traktor Peak dB:-0.315
Traktor Perceived dB:-0.321

Mix Information
Mixmeister BPM:128.5
Traktor BPM: 86.0 (100.0%)
Mixmeister Key:C#m

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Song Artist:Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
Song Title:The Tears Of A Clown
First Release Year:1967

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