If Only Tonight We Could Sleep

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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 »

If only tonight we could sleep 
In a bed made of flowers 
If only tonight we could fall 
In a deathless spell 
If only tonight we could slide 
Into deep black water 
And breathe 
And breathe

Then an angel would come 
With burning eyes like stars 
And bury us deep 
In his velvet arms 

And the rain would cry 
As our faces slipped away 
And the rain would cry 

Don't let it end

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

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