EAGLES


Hotel California Lyrics

On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair
Warm smell of colitas, rising up through the air
Up ahead in the distance, I saw a shimmering light
My head grew heavy and my sight grew dim
I had to stop for the night
There she stood in the doorway;
I heard the mission bell
And I was thinking to myself,
"This could be Heaven or this could be Hell"
Then she lit up a candle and she showed me the way
There were voices down the corridor,
I thought I heard them say...

Welcome to the Hotel California
Such a lovely place (Such a lovely place)
Such a lovely face
Plenty of room at the Hotel California
Any time of year (Any time of year)
You can find it here

Her mind is Tiffany-twisted, she got the Mercedes Benz
She got a lot of pretty, pretty boys she calls friends
How they dance in the courtyard, sweet summer sweat.
Some dance to remember, some dance to forget

So I called up the Captain,
"Please bring me my wine"

He said, "We haven't had that spirit here since nineteen sixty nine"
And still those voices are calling from far away,
Wake you up in the middle of the night
Just to hear them say...

Welcome to the Hotel California
Such a lovely place (Such a lovely place)
Such a lovely face
They livin' it up at the Hotel California
What a nice surprise (what a nice surprise)
Bring your alibis

Mirrors on the ceiling,
The pink champagne on ice
And she said "We are all just prisoners here, of our own device"
And in the master's chambers,
They gathered for the feast
They stab it with their steely knives,
But they just can't kill the beast

Last thing I remember, I was
Running for the door
I had to find the passage back
To the place I was before
"Relax, " said the night man,
"We are programmed to receive.
You can check-out any time you like,
But you can never leave! "

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Songwriter(s): Don Henley, Glenn Lewis Frey, Don Felder
Copyright: Fingers Music, Cass County Music
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Meaning to "Hotel California" (25 meanings)
ALAMIN 12/23/13,11:55
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i can't explain to this song, it's so heart touching for me!!! I'm totally on feeling this song, and i loved it so much! When this song released i was not in world! EAGLES I miss you guys (heart)!
jAke h 12/14/12,17:22
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what's so great about the song is how we all relate from our own perspective and experiences could be about drugs or relationship, or the sixties, or etc. See what I'm saying?? you cannot undo what has been done or experienced or you'll be trying to push the boulder up hill the rest of your life!!!!!!!!
Dr.K.Amritha 12/19/13,00:46
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well this song will always be like a soft breeze... that you love to get blown away with. I just hum this song to calm my nerves, to get into a trance-like state. The sorry state of the present music worldwide, let that be pop or hip hop or rock, the truth is that such soul-rejuvenating songs are a rarity. hope this phase of music changes for the better.
unnamed 10/05/12,07:33
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I love it,, that's great. I dont know whar can say. thanks to this person who wrote it. it has the biggest meaning I've evet listened.
danspring 07/12/12,13:19
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hotel california means 'the church of satan.' the eagles was dedicated that song to anton lavey (the highiest priest of the church of satan)
Josh B 04/19/12,02:15
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Last line is my favorite, basically you can go about your life after heroin or drugs but you will always be addicted and unable to go back to the place you were before. So true
brooklyn 04/14/12,16:37
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This is like a nightmare you can't wake up from...while you are high..lol...but i guess it has many meanings to everyone..all in all its an amazing song!!
ddd 04/09/12,19:23
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bobo i Know that is imatating the eagles cause your comment is not insperational you shoul change your name to bozo
emad 06/30/11,06:17
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welcome to the hotel california is the greatest song ,it reflects the feelings of the people all over the world so its fantastic
Moody!.. 05/30/11,12:39
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(You can check out any time you like but you can never leave )?????? Like seriously ?!!! This song is so MASONIC !.. Its obvious people !..
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