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Tears in Heaven by Eric Clapton


"Tears in Heaven" is a song by Eric Clapton and Will Jennings from the soundtrack to the film Rush. This page provides information about the song and links to the lyrics and the official video.

Tears in Heaven by Eric Clapton

Level

Beginner and intermediate students.

Facts about the song

  • Song:
    Tears in Heaven

  • Album:
    Rush
  • Date of release:
    January 7, 1992
  • Genre:
    Soft Rock
  • Length of the song:
    4 minutes and 30 seconds.
  • Writers:
    Eric Clapton and Will Jennings
  • Produced by:
    Russ Titelman

Interesting information about the song

The song is about the pain and loss Clapton felt following the death of his four-year-old son, Conor. Conor fell from a window of the 53rd-floor New York apartment belonging to his mother's friend on March 20, 1991.

The video

The Video

The lyrics

Full lyrics of this song

Language points

The song includes many interesting language points:

Eexpressions that may be useful to students:

  • Would you know my name
    If I saw you in heaven?
    Would you feel the same
    If I saw you in heaven?

Source: Wikipedia

More lyrics here