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Thursday, May 12, 2016

'It Can Never Be The Same' lyrics

These are not 100% correct. Just my first run through. Also, he changes it a bit each night, so not sure which version is correct.

Don't worry, I smile
I'll miss you, but it's not like you're gone
Don't worry, I smile
It's not like there won't be another one
We laughed about last year
The games we played, the songs we sang
The way we danced all night
Don't worry, I smile
We'll do all those things again next time

And I kiss you
So soft,  so pale, so cold,
The words are left unsaid
But we know, we always know
I can sing, I can dance, I can laugh
As if nothing ever changed
But without you, without you
It can never be the same
It can never be the same
Never be the same
Never be the same

No don't worry, I smile
I'll miss you, but it's not like you're gone
Oh don't worry, I smile
It's not like there won't be another one
There won't be another one
However long I wait
There won't be another one
It will always be too late
There won't be another one
We won't do it all again
There won't be another one
Without you, it can never be the same
It can never be the same
It can never be the same

Yeah, I can sing, I can laugh, and I can dance
As if nothing ever changed
Without you, without you
It could never be the same

40 comments:

  1. googled it just now! now hearing it for the 5th time, i felt the need for lyrics

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    1. That was my thinking.

      Pretty sure it's nothing to do with Bowie, as so many seem to think.

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    2. Couldn't make out the start of the 2nd verse, so I retract my assertion.

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    3. It might have a short reference to Bowie (the "it's not like there won't be another one" bit) but as soon as I heard it I made the connection... then the intense crying in the end...

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    4. Robert's mum has passed away? I didn't know. When did this happen?

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    6. i think so... as i remember, she was 70 in 2001...

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    7. Yes, she did. Roger mentioned that in some FB post last year I think, commenting about when they played Treasure and he dedicated it to her

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  3. Thanks a lot, Craig! That's great! ;-)

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  4. Thank you. Amazing, heartbreaking, full of love.

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  5. Thanks a lot! Amazin love song again, and i don't really care for who, or what, Robert seems to read my thoughts ANYTIME!! Many thanks again for lyrics, you're incredible!!

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  6. do you think it´s new song or it´s a "new"... from 4:13 Dream session?

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  7. I never got the angle about it potentialy being about his mother. That makes it 25 times better and more affecting.

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    1. I agree!I thought it might have been about David Bowie!

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  8. I'm really excited for new Cure music. Out of the two, I've taken a liking to this one more than Step Into the Light.

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  9. About Bowie? I dont think so.. it seems so deep and close, full of personal memories and feelings. In my opinion, It is related to a relative or a close close person/friend

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  10. underneath the stars is a perfect companion piece for it can never be the same.

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  11. I really like it too. It's both powerful and understated. Thanks for the lyrics and explanation. I also wish they would bring back underneath the stars. Imagine those two with A boy I never knew, some revived Bloodflowers tunes and Faith at a stretch. Well, I can imagine. Cure-gasm for sure. Anyway, really looking forward to LA and Chicago. I think there is a huge possibility for some wildly varying sets. I'm considering another night in one of the cities, my poor wallet willing.

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  12. awwwww... didnt know he'd lost his mum. no wonder he got emotional in his first performance in front of a big crowd.....
    bring the hankies, kids !!

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  13. A beautiful summation of losing a loved one....

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  14. It is beautiful and sad... and BEAUTIFUL!

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  15. I would think it is about loss in general x he writes not just for himself but for the fans who have all experienced loss

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  16. A beauty of a song . Cure at 110%. Lyrics make one think about personal loss, consequences, changes and inevitability. Completely enchanted by it.

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  17. What a great song! It brings tears to my eyes every time I hear it!!1st time at a Cure concert!! What a couple of memorable nights.Saw them at Nola. Met some great fans there also!It was everything I hoped for and more.

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  18. Forgot to mention The Twilight Sad. AWESOME!!

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  19. Forgot to mention The Twilight Sad. AWESOME!!

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  20. Reminds me of my wife's grandmother who passed away on May 16th. She had been ill and when I heard the song on May 10th, I immediately linked it to her.

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  21. asked Reeves Gabrels if it was for Bowie memory, waiting for an answer..

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  22. I just saw the Cure at Shoreline May 26. Robert had some serious tears running down his face while singing "It Can Never Be The Same." I didn't know his mom had died. Does anyone know when? First time I've found anything on the internet about it.

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