What does Layla mean?

Search Login

Eric Clapton: Layla Meaning

Song Released: 1992


Layla Lyrics

What will you do when you get lonely
No one is waiting by your side?
You've been running and hiding much too long
You know it's just your foolish pride

Layla, you got me on my knees
Layla, I'm begging darlin' please
Layla, darling won't...

  1.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jan 19th, 2014 1:23am report


    I just wanted to point out the layli and majnun is a persian love story by great poet Nezaami Ganjavi (13th century).



  2.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    May 30th, 2011 5:14pm report


    Eric clapton wrote this about Patti when she was still married to George Harrison. One of his friends showed him an Arabian love story called Layla and Majnun which was about how this man fell in love with a woman he couldnt have and went crazy. He felt that he was in a similar situation with Patti so he dubbed the song Layla. Layla is Patti!




More Eric Clapton song meanings ยป


 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]






Just Posted

Say Something anonymous
The Resistance anonymous
Saviors of the World anonymous
Sweetest Goodbye anonymous24
This Summer's Gonna Hurt... anonymous24
This Summer's Gonna Hurt... anonymous24
Best for Last anonymous24
Cold Shoulder anonymous24
I Found a Boy anonymous24
Don't You Remember anonymous24
All Men are Liars anonymous
Million Reasons anonymous
Zero Percent anonymous
Invisible anonymous
Sense anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

Hated
Beartooth
Beauty And The Beast
Ariana Grande
Scared To Be Lonely
Martin Garrix
Keep Your Eyes On Me
Tim McGraw
Stuck In Your Head
I Prevail
Middle Fingers
MISSIO
Sing It Now
Reba McEntire
Blame
Bastille