Lyrics for Emptiness

Ray Davies

Its Emptiness for me, since you stepped right out of my life,
without a kiss or a sigh, you just left me alone,
in my emptiness,
just one more kiss 'cause I know that I can't live without you,

its emptiness for me, now you're young, and there's nothing left,
it mustn't show but I know, and I'm feeling sad,
in my emptiness,
just one more kiss 'cause I know that I can't live without you,

I wonder whose world you are stepping into now-ow-ow-ow,
I wonder how long it will last, if you really love him, if you really love him,

Its emptiness for me,since you stepped right out of my life,
without a kiss or a sigh, you just left me alone,
in my emptiness,
just one more kiss 'cause I know that I can't live without you,

I wonder who's world you are stepping into now,
I wonder how long it will last, if you really love him, if you really love him,

its emptiness for me, now you're gone, and there's nothing left,
it mustn't show but I know, and I'm feeling sad,
in my emptiness just one more kiss 'cause I know that I can't live without you,
without you,
its emptiness for meeee...

Notes

This song was written by Ray Davies who apparently liked Denis D'Ell. Previously Ray had given the song Something Better Beginning to Denis but the Kinks also recorded a version which appeared on their album just before the Honeycombs single release, which only went to number 39.

The Kinks never recorded Emptiness however. It features a minor key double tracked harmony that gives it a real sense of the depression which the words allude to. Not my favourite Honeycombs song I must confess.