Lead vocals by Robin Gibb, joined by Barry Gibb in every choruses. This track was a rock number but near the end of the song, this track gets slower and featured the orchestral arrangement of Bill Shepherd.
On the start of the song, a voice of Robin was featured without any instruments singing
Many years have passed, it seems, and now I am all alone, I've sent the children far away, to some obscure unknown, it's so sad, so sad.
When Robin and Barry sings the chorus all of the instruments including guitars, bass and drums was played and they keep playing the following instruments on the first and second verse, second and third chorus, but the song gets lower when Robin sings 'So sad, so sad'. After the third chorus, the song gets lower again as the orchestra was heard, Robin sings:
Fly me young fly, and get me up, I been working so, so very hard