Bright Side Of The Road
Van Morrison Lyrics


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From the dark end of the street
To the bright side of the road
We'll be lovers once again
On the bright side of the road

Little darlin', come with me
Won't you help me share my load
From the dark end of the street
To the bright side of the road

Into this life we're born
Baby sometimes, sometimes we don't know why
And time seems to go by so fast
In the twinkling of an eye

Let's enjoy it while we can (let's enjoy it while we can)
Won't you help me share my load (help me share my load)
From the dark end of the street
To the bright side of the road

Into this life we're born
Baby sometimes, sometimes we don't know why
And time seems to go by so fast
In the twinkling of an eye

Let's enjoy it while we can (let's enjoy it while we can)
Help me sing my song (help me sing my song)
Little darling come alone
To the bright side of the road

On the dark end of the street (on the dark end of the street)
To the bright side of the road (to the bright side of the road)
Little darling come alone
On the bright side of the road
On the dark end of the street (on the dark end of the street)
To the bright side of the road (to the bright sight of the road)
We'll be lovers once again
On the bright side of the road




Yeah, we'll be, we'll be lovers once again
On the bright side of the road

Overall Meaning

The song "Bright Side of the Road" by Van Morrison is an uplifting tune about leaving the hardships of the past behind and embracing a brighter future. The lyrics speak of leaving the "dark end of the street" and finding love again on the "bright side of the road." The song encourages the listener to enjoy life while they can and to help those around them share their burdens.


The first verse speaks of leaving the troubles of the past behind and rediscovering love on the brighter side of life. The second verse emphasizes the uncertainty of life and the importance of enjoying it while it lasts. The chorus repeats the theme of leaving the past behind and moving towards a brighter future, with the help of a loved one.


The song's upbeat melody and positive message have made it a beloved classic. It has been covered by many artists and has been featured in numerous films and TV shows.


Line by Line Meaning

From the dark end of the street
Starting from a place of difficulty and despair


To the bright side of the road
Moving towards a place of hope and happiness


We'll be lovers once again
Rekindling a romantic relationship


On the bright side of the road
In a positive and joyful state


Little darlin', come with me
Inviting a loved one to join the journey


Won't you help me share my load
Asking for emotional support and understanding


Into this life we're born
Reflection on the nature of existence


Baby sometimes, sometimes we don't know why
Acknowledging the mystery of life's purpose


And time seems to go by so fast
Noting the fleeting nature of time


In the twinkling of an eye
Highlighting how quickly things can change


Let's enjoy it while we can (let's enjoy it while we can)
Encouraging appreciation of life's moments while they last


Help me sing my song (help me sing my song)
Asking for encouragement and support in a personal endeavor


Little darling come alone
Inviting a loved one to join in a moment of joy


On the dark end of the street (on the dark end of the street)
Emphasizing the difficult start of the journey


To the bright side of the road (to the bright side of the road)
Pointing towards the positive end of the journey


We'll be lovers once again
Rekindling a romantic relationship


Yeah, we'll be, we'll be lovers once again
Affirming the intention to regain a lost love


On the bright side of the road
In a positive and joyful state




Lyrics ยฉ BMG Rights Management, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: VAN MORRISON

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:

@snoopy8732

From the dark end of the street
To the bright side of the road
We'll be lovers once again on the
Bright side of the road

Little darlin', come with me
Won't you help me share my load
From the dark end of the street
To the bright side of the road

Into this life we're born
Baby sometimes we don't know why
And time seems to go by so fast
In the twinkling of an eye

Let's enjoy it while we can
Won't you help me sing my song
From the dark end of the street
To the bright side of the road

From the dark end of the street
To the bright side of the road
We'll be lovers once again
On the bright side of the road
We'll be lovers once again on the bright side of the road



@user-ip9yu7lp1q

From the dark end of the street
To the bright side of the road
We'll be lovers once again
On the bright side of the road

Little darlin', come with me
Won't you help me share my load
From the dark end of the street
To the bright side of the road

Into this life we're born
Baby sometimes we don't know why
And time seems to go by so fast
In the twinkling of an eye

Let's enjoy it while we can
Won't you help me sing my song
From the dark end of the street
To the bright side of the road



All comments from YouTube:

@tbrooks6404

Watched the movie Belfast and it made me fall in love with the music of Van Morrison. His music makes me think of beautiful rolling waves in the ocean, soft yet powerful.

@imanishay

2024 and still a top top song absolutely timeless classic

@Iggywiggywoo

If youโ€™re ever feeling sad or depressed, just play this song! It sure makes me feel better!

@jadrankogrgona6872

Katie Kissoon - backing vocals

@trishwhitaker4891

Me too. My late husband and I always sang this song because we were on the bright side of the road. We enjoyed it while we could.

@ericb2501

Every time!!

@griffer999

I hope you have precious memories.....remember smiling together)))@@trishwhitaker4891

@user-ce5xz5rc2s

A romance book I recently read referenced this song and made me remember it.The lead female character in the book called it her sunshine song because on bad days it made her smile.

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