Queen of Hearts
Juice Newton Lyrics


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Midnight
And I'm a-waiting on the twelve-oh-five
Hoping it'll take me just a little farther down the line

Moonlight
You're just a heartache in disguise
Won't you keep my heart from breaking
If it's only for a very short time

Playing with the Queen of Hearts
Knowing it ain't really smart
The Joker ain't the only fool
Who'll do anything for you

Laying out another lie
Thinking 'bout a life of crime
'Cause that's what I'll have to do
To keep me away from you

Honey, you know it makes you mad
Why is everybody telling everybody what you have done?
Baby, I know it makes you sad
But when they're handing out the heartaches
You know you got to have you some

Playing with the Queen of Hearts
Knowing it ain't really smart
The Joker ain't the only fool
Who'll do anything for you

Laying out another lie
Thinking 'bout a life of crime
'Cause that's what I'll have to do
To keep me away from you

Lovers, I know you've had a few
But hide your heart beneath the covers
And tell 'em they're the only one
And others, they know just what I'm going through
And it's a-hard to be a lover when you say you're only in it for fun

Playing with the Queen of Hearts
Knowing it ain't really smart
The Joker ain't the only fool
Who'll do anything for you

Playing with the Queen of Hearts
And knowing it ain't really smart
The Joker ain't the only fool
Who'll do anything for you

Laying out another lie
Thinking 'bout a life of crime
'Cause that's what I'll have to do
To keep me away from you

Playing with the Queen of Hearts
Playing with the Queen of Hearts




Playing with the Queen of Hearts
Playing with the Queen of Hearts

Overall Meaning

The song "Queen of Hearts" by Juice Newton is about the singer's unrequited love for a woman, who is likened to a queen of hearts. The singer is waiting for a train, hoping to move on from his heartache. He knows that playing with the queen of hearts isn't smart, but he can't help himself. He's willing to lie and even turn to a life of crime just to stay away from her. The chorus repeats that the Joker isn't the only fool who will do anything for her, implying that many men are under her spell.


The lyrics also touch on the theme of unfaithfulness. The queen of hearts is rumored to have done something that everyone is talking about, which makes her angry and sad. The singer knows that he's not the only one who has been hurt by her, but he still can't resist her.


Overall, "Queen of Hearts" is a cautionary tale about the dangers of getting involved with someone who has a reputation for breaking hearts. The singer knows that he's playing a losing game but is powerless to resist the allure of the queen of hearts.


Line by Line Meaning

Midnight
It's late at night.


And I'm a-waiting on the twelve-oh-five
I'm waiting for a train that leaves at 12:05.


Hoping it'll take me just a little farther down the line
I hope the train takes me further away from you.


Moonlight
The moon is shining.


You're just a heartache in disguise
You seem nice, but you'll only break my heart.


Won't you keep my heart from breaking
Please don't hurt me.


If it's only for a very short time
If you're only going to break my heart, at least do it quickly.


Playing with the Queen of Hearts
Messing with someone who will hurt you, like the Queen of Hearts in a deck of cards.


Knowing it ain't really smart
I know it's not a good idea.


The Joker ain't the only fool
There are other people who will do anything for you, even if it's not a good idea.


Who'll do anything for you
People will make bad decisions for you.


Laying out another lie
Telling more lies to keep up with the web of deception.


Thinking 'bout a life of crime
Considering doing something illegal to stay away from someone.


'Cause that's what I'll have to do
I feel forced to take extreme measures.


To keep me away from you
I need to stay away from you at all costs.


Honey, you know it makes you mad
You know you're upset about what people are saying about you.


Why is everybody telling everybody what you have done?
Why are people gossiping about your actions?


Baby, I know it makes you sad
I understand that it's hurtful for you.


But when they're handing out the heartaches
When people are causing pain and heartbreak,


You know you got to have you some
You can't avoid it, you have to experience it too.


Lovers, I know you've had a few
I know you've had other lovers in the past.


But hide your heart beneath the covers
Don't reveal your true feelings and protect your heart.


And tell 'em they're the only one
Lie to them and make them believe they're the only person you love.


And others, they know just what I'm going through
Others understand the pain I'm experiencing.


And it's a-hard to be a lover when you say you're only in it for fun
It's difficult to be in a relationship when you only want to have fun and not get too attached.


Playing with the Queen of Hearts
Messing with someone who will hurt you, like the Queen of Hearts in a deck of cards.


Knowing it ain't really smart
I know it's not a good idea.


The Joker ain't the only fool
There are other people who will do anything for you, even if it's not a good idea.


Who'll do anything for you
People will make bad decisions for you.


Playing with the Queen of Hearts
Messing with someone who will hurt you, like the Queen of Hearts in a deck of cards.


And knowing it ain't really smart
I know it's not a good idea.


The Joker ain't the only fool
There are other people who will do anything for you, even if it's not a good idea.


Who'll do anything for you
People will make bad decisions for you.


Laying out another lie
Telling more lies to keep up with the web of deception.


Thinking 'bout a life of crime
Considering doing something illegal to stay away from someone.


'Cause that's what I'll have to do
I feel forced to take extreme measures.


To keep me away from you
I need to stay away from you at all costs.


Playing with the Queen of Hearts
Messing with someone who will hurt you, like the Queen of Hearts in a deck of cards.


Playing with the Queen of Hearts
Messing with someone who will hurt you, like the Queen of Hearts in a deck of cards.


Playing with the Queen of Hearts
Messing with someone who will hurt you, like the Queen of Hearts in a deck of cards.


Playing with the Queen of Hearts
Messing with someone who will hurt you, like the Queen of Hearts in a deck of cards.




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Hank Devito

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@DrRinse

GTA San Andreas introduced me to so much killer music. Best game soundtrack ever.

@marco1941

Indeed!

@Twitt123

I disagree vice city music WAS SO MUCH BETTER

@alyssabelmore604

Definitely the best!

@iankof90

This song and "I Love A Rainy Night" were my favorite songs in that game.

@cmtg4471

Ye indeed

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