Sarah Brightman Lyrics

Overview / Lyrics (see all) / Photos / Videos / News

print correct

A Whiter Shade Of Pale Lyrics

"A Whiter Shade Of Pale" was written by Keith Reid, Gary Brooker.
"A Whiter Shade Of Pale" was written by Keith Reid, Gary Brooker.

(No other information is available for this lyric - would you like to add something today?)
show more
Edit | show less
Help
What chart rank did the song debut? What is the song about? Has it won any awards?, etc.
Cancel Submit
Thank You
Your introduction will appear once it has been deemed awesome by our team of wizards.

Submit Corrections Cancel

We skipped the light Fandango
Turned cartwheels 'cross the floor
I was feeling kind of seasick
But the crowd called out for more
The room was humming harder
As the ceiling flew away
When we called out for another drink
The waiter brought a tray

And so it was that later
As the Miller told his tale
That her face, at first just ghostly
Turned a whiter shade of pale

She said there is no reason
And the truth is plain to see
But I wandered through my playing cards
And I would not let her be
One of the sixteen vestal virgins
Who were leaving for the coast
And although my eyes were open
They might just as well've been closed

And so it was that later
As the Miller told his tale
That her face, at first just ghostly
Turned a whiter shade of pale

Songwriters
KEITH REID, GARY BROOKER

Published by
Lyrics © T.R.O. INC.

Listen to Sarah Brightman Radio on Last.fm, Radio.com or Jango

Poll

Vote Now
Next Poll