She Didn’t Say Goodbye

I wrote Goodbye back in June 2004 on a lazy summer afternoon while I was on phone with my friend Meena. I think Nikhil originally came up with this tune back in January 2007 last year. Here is a version he recorded today. The intro melody begins with D minor (the saddest chord!), and walks from C, A# to A. Some of the lyrics were left out on purpose and slightly modified by Nikhil to match the music. Enjoy!

Here is the MP3 of the song.



On a day so dark when the sky’s so low
I wonder deep if she’ll ever know
So here’s to a dream so high and dry
Will I ever know why she didn’t say goodbye

So bring me a glass of red wine
Let me sing to a love that was once mine
But words don’t come no matter how I try
And I’ll never know why she didn’t say goodbye

It’s been such a long time
Oh when she sang my love’s lost chime
But she went away like seasons in the sky
And the birds above lost all their rhymes
But times that I knew seem lost in time
And I’ll never know why she didn’t say goodbye.

Lyrics: Gautam Dhar, Meena | Music & Vocals: Nikhil Gupta

Comments So Far..
  • Nik 13 July, 2008 at 7:40 pm

    Its a wonderfully written song – Credits to Gautam and Meena

  • Gautam 13 July, 2008 at 8:06 pm

    A song lies sleeping until good music gives it home and a voice presents it to people. Great work Nikhil Babua 😀

  • anupam dhar 14 July, 2008 at 12:26 am

    First things first.
    Nikhil looks very smart.
    Much smarter than I saw him last.
    The lyrics and tune compliment each other with their beauty.
    The voice is the icing.
    Keep it up young boys.
    the future world is all yours!!

  • rashmi 14 July, 2008 at 12:41 am

    beautifully composed 🙂

  • Gautam 14 July, 2008 at 12:45 am

    Thanks Papa, Yes Nikhil is moving up in the world!. Thanks Rashmi 😀

  • Justin 14 July, 2008 at 12:39 pm

    very nice guys! I always look forward to your new work… everytime I hear something I am always impressed. Great style…

  • Gautam 14 July, 2008 at 1:00 pm

    Mahalo Justin! This was a good tune by Nik. Hope you’ve been massaging your steel. I WILL BE BACK!

  • Janki 14 July, 2008 at 5:29 pm

    Good lyrics indeed…but have to say..the music is makes it far better….high pitch bahut hi acchi tarike se sambhala hai…great work all three of you….

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