The Shadow Of Your Smile
Frank Sinatra Lyrics


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The shadow of your smile
When you have gone
Will color all my dreams
And light the dawn

Look into my eyes, my love, and see
All the lovely things, you are, to me
Our wistful little star
It was far, too high
A teardrop kissed your lips
And so, so did I

Now when I remember spring
And every little lovely thing
I will be remembering




The shadow of your smile
Your lovely smile

Overall Meaning

The Shadow Of Your Smile by Frank Sinatra is a song that is layered with depth and meaning. The song talks about a relationship that has ended, and the impact that the person who left will have on the one left behind. The title of the song refers to the lingering memory of their time together, which will continue to affect the person even after they're gone.


The lyrics talk about how the shadow of the person's smile will color all their dreams and light the dawn even after they have left. It's a powerful way to express how the memory of the person who left will continue to impact the one left behind. It also speaks to the beauty that the person brought into the other's life and how it will continue to stay with them.


The phrase "Our wistful little star, it was far too high, a teardrop kissed your lips, and so did I" adds to the bittersweet nature of the song. It speaks to a love that was unreachable, and the sadness of not being able to be together. But it also highlights the tenderness of their time together, with the tear drop symbolizing both their shared tenderness and sadness.


Overall the song is a beautiful portrayal of love, loss, and memory. It speaks to the lasting impact that people can have on each other's lives, and how love can continue to affect people even after its end.


Line by Line Meaning

The shadow of your smile
The memory of your smile


When you have gone
When you're not here anymore


Will color all my dreams
Will affect the way I dream


And light the dawn
And impact the start of my day


Look into my eyes, my love, and see
Look at me and understand how I feel


All the lovely things, you are, to me
Everything about you is beautiful to me


Our wistful little star
Our small and melancholic star


It was far, too high
It seemed unattainable


A teardrop kissed your lips
You cried and your lips were wet by your tears


And so, so did I
I cried along with you


Now when I remember spring
When I think of the past


And every little lovely thing
And all the beautiful memories


I will be remembering
I will recall


The shadow of your smile
The lasting impression of your smile


Your lovely smile
The beauty of your smile




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, The Administration MP, Inc., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Peermusic Publishing
Written by: Johnny Mandel, Paul Webster

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:

Jože Dernovšek

One day we walked along the sand
One day in early spring
You held a piper in your hand
To mend its broken wing
Now I'll remember many a day
And many a lonely mile
The echo of a piper's song
The shadow of a smile
The shadow of your smile
When you are gone
Will color all my dreams
And light the dawn
Look into my eyes
My love and see
All the lovely things
You are to me
Our wistful little star
Was far too high
A teardrop kissed your lips
And so did I
Now when I remember spring
All the joy that love can bring
I will be remembering
The shadow of your smile
Songwriters: Paul Webster / Johnny Mardel
The Shadow of Your Smile lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC



Oswald Anthony

The shadow of your smile
When you have gone
Will color all my dreams
And light the dawn

Look into my eyes, my love, and see
All the lovely things, you are, to me

Our wistful little star
It was far, too high
A teardrop kissed your lips
And so, so did I

Now when I remember spring
And every little lovely thing
I will be remembering
The shadow of your smile
Your lovely smile...



Maria Estêvão Pereira

The shadow of your smile
When you are gone
Will color all my dreams
And light the dawn

Look into my eyes my love and see
All the lovely things you are to me

Our wistful little star
Was far, too high
A teardrop kissed your lips
And so did I

Now when I remember spring
And every little lovely thing
I will be remembering
The shadow of your smile

Writers - Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster



손재화

The shadow of your smile
When you have gone
Will color all my dreams
and light the dawn
당신 미소속의 그림자는
당신이 떠난 뒤에도
나의 꿈들을
채색하여 줄 것입니다.

Look into my eyes my love and see
All the lovely things you are to me
Our wistful little star was far too high
A teardrop kissed your lips and so did I
나의 눈동자를 보세요 그리고 알아 주세요.
당신은 내게 있어서 모든 것이라는 사실을
높은 하늘에 쓸쓸해 보이는 작은 별
나의 눈물로 젖은 당신의 입술

Now when I remember spring
All the joys that love can bring
I will be remembering
The shadow of your smile
내가 지금 사랑의 기쁨이었던
봄을 회상할 때면
당신의 미소에 깃든
그림자를 생각하겠지요
`



siemon j. franken

shadows of smile hold,
the ones which were real,so seemed,
pray for you they were

for smiles are light's leaks,
as can be tears;both do tell,
best to listen close

. . . . . . . . . . .

'The shadow of your smile
When you are gone
Will color all my dreams
And light the dawn
Look into my eyes
My love and see
All the lovely things
You are to me

Our wistful little star
Was far too high
A teardrop kissed your lips
And so did I
Now when I remember spring
All the joy that love can bring
I will be remembering
The shadow of your smile
Your lovely smile...'
; 7 ]



All comments from YouTube:

Steve Wexler, OD

He sings this song and all his songs how a man should sing, no fluff, no wimpiness, just pure vocal coolness. That was Frank for 55 years of singing.

Lewis R

Perfectionist with the arrangements and phrasing.

Nilanjana Bhattacharjee

I want to listen to him all day, so soothing for the soul

Ricardo Guedes

A VOZ DO CANTO A QUAL NUNCA MORRE, POIS FICA NA MEMÓRIA !

Maria Lucia Capriotti

Voz apaixonante......❤️

TheRudydog1

His voice just had that sound. A sound that can't be imitated.

norma lorenzo

Nunca nadie lograra superarlo,es y sera la VOZ.

Solange Castro

Música e voz inesquecíveis!

Jože Dernovšek

One day we walked along the sand
One day in early spring
You held a piper in your hand
To mend its broken wing
Now I'll remember many a day
And many a lonely mile
The echo of a piper's song
The shadow of a smile
The shadow of your smile
When you are gone
Will color all my dreams
And light the dawn
Look into my eyes
My love and see
All the lovely things
You are to me
Our wistful little star
Was far too high
A teardrop kissed your lips
And so did I
Now when I remember spring
All the joy that love can bring
I will be remembering
The shadow of your smile
Songwriters: Paul Webster / Johnny Mardel
The Shadow of Your Smile lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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