“Ain’t That Peculiar” Lyrics by Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye wrote the song “Ain’t That Peculiar” in 1966. The song was written about a man who is looking for love. The lyrics portray a tragic love story that ends in tragedy. The song’s subject is a man who is looking for love. He tells the listener about how he feels lonely and has been betrayed by love in the past. He goes on to say that he hopes that the love in his life will know how to love him back. He hopes that the love in his life will know how to love him back.

Ain't That Peculiar Lyrics by Marvin Gaye

“Ain’t That Peculiar” by Marvin Gaye – Song Credentials

Song TitleAin’t That Peculiar
Released1966
ArtistMarvin Gaye
GenreR&B/Soul
LanguageEnglish
Music LabelTamla (Motown) 

“Ain’t That Peculiar” by Marvin Gaye Lyrics

Honey, you do me wrong but still I’m crazy about you
Stay away too long and I can’t do without you
Every chance you get you seem to hurt me more and more
But each hurt makes my love stronger than before
I know flowers go through rain
But how can love go through pain?

Ain’t that peculiar?
A peculiar-arity
Ain’t that peculiar, baby?
Peculiar as can be

Oh, you tell me lies that should be obvious to me
But I’m so much in love with you, baby, ’til I don’t want to see
That things you do and say are designed to make me blue
It’s a doggone shame my love for you makes all your lies seem true
But if the truth makes love last longer
Why do lies make my love stronger? (Stronger, stronger, stronger)

Ain’t that peculiar?
Peculiar as can be
Ain’t that peculiar?
A peculiar-arity, hey, hey

Ah-ah-ah, ah-ah-ah, hey, hey (hey, hey)
Ah-ah-ah, ah-ah-ah, hey, hey (hey, hey)
Ah-ah-ah, ah-ah-ah, ah-ah-ah, ah-ah-ah

I cried so much just like a child that’s lost its home
Maybe, baby, you think these tears I cry are tears of joy
A child can cry so much until you do everything they say
But unlike a child my tears don’t help me to get my way
I know love can last through years
But how can love last through tears? (Tears, tears, tears)

Now ain’t that peculiar baby?
Peculiar-arity
Ain’t it peculiar, honey?
Peculiar as can be

Said I don’t understand it baby
It’s so strange sometimes
Ain’t it peculiar, darling?

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