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​A House Is Not a Home

This song is by Brook Benton and appears on the compilation The Look of Love: The Burt Bacharach Collection (1998) and on the compilation The Look of Love - the Burt Bacharach Collection - UK Edition (2001).

This song is a cover of "A House Is Not a Home" by ​Dionne Warwick.
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A chair is still a chair
Even when there's no one sitting there
But a chair is not a house
And a house is not a home
When there's no one there to hold you tight
And no one there you can kiss good night

A room is still a room
Even when there's nothing there but gloom
But a room is not a house
And a house is not a home
When the two of us are far apart
And one of us has a broken heart

Now and then I call your name
And suddenly your face appears
But it's just a crazy game
When it ends it ends in tears

Darling, have a heart,
Don't let one mistake keep us apart
I'm not meant to live alone
Turn this house into a home
When I climb the stair and turn the key
Oh, please be there still in love with me

Music by:

Burt Bacharach

Lyrics by:

Hal David