Pictures of You

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The Cure

The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex in 1976. The band has experienced several line-up changes, with frontman, vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Robert Smith being the only constant member. The Cure first began releasing music in the late 1970s with its debut … more »

I've been looking so long at these pictures of you
That I almost believe that they're real 
I've been living so long with my pictures of you
That I almost believe that the pictures 
Are all I can feel

 Remembering you standing quiet in the rain 
As I ran to your heart to be near 
And we kissed as the sky fell in
 Holding you close 
How I always held close in your fear
 Remembering  you running soft through the night 
You were bigger and brighter and wider than snow
And screamed at the make-believe 
 Screamed at the sky
And you finally found all your courage 
To let it all go

 Remembering you fallen into my arms 
 Crying for the death of your heart 
You were stone white
So delicate 
Lost in the cold 
You were always so lost in the dark
 Remembering you how you used to be 
Slow drowned 
You were angels 
So much more than everything 
Hold for the last time then slip away quietly 
Open my eyes 
But I never see anything 

If only I'd thought of the right words 
I could have held on to your heart 
If only I'd thought of the right words
I wouldn't be breaking apart 
All my pictures of you

 Looking so long at these pictures of you 
But I never hold on to your heart 
 Looking so long for the words to be true
But always just breaking apart
My pictures of you

 There was nothing in the world 
That I ever wanted more 
Than to feel you deep in my heart  There was nothing in the world 
That I ever wanted more
Than to never feel the breaking apart
All my pictures of you

Written by: ROBERT JAMES SMITH, SIMON GALLUP, ROGER O'DONNELL, PORL THOMPSON, LAURENCE ANDREW TOLHURST, BORIS WILLIAMS

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