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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 album Three Imaginary Boys (1979); this, along with several early singles, placed the band as part of the post-punk and New Wave movements that had sprung up in the wake of the punk rock revolution in the United Kingdom. During the early 1980s, the band's increasingly dark and tormented music helped form the gothic rock genre. more »


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If you've got something left to say
You'd better say it now
Anything but "stay" 
Just say it now
We know we've reached the end
We just don't know how
"well at least we'll still be friends"
Yeah one last useless vow

"there are different ways to live"
Yeah I know that stuff
"other ways to give" 
Yeah all that stuff
But holding onto used to be 
Is not enough
Memory's not life 
And it's not love

We should let it all go
It never stays the same
So why does it hurt me like this
When you say that I've changed? 
When you say that I've aged?
Say I'm afraid

And all the tears you cry
They're not tears for me
Regrets about your life
They're not regrets for me
It never turns out how you want
Why can't you see?
It all just slips away
It always slips away

So if you've got nothing left to say
Just say goodbye
Turn your face away 
And say goodbye
You know we've reached the end
You just don't know why
And you know we can't pretend
After all this time

So just let it all go 
Nothing ever stays the same
So why does it hurt me like this
To say that I've changed? 
To say that I've aged?
Say I'm afraid

But there are long long nights when I lay awake
And I think of what I've done
Of how I've thrown my sweetest dreams away
And what I've really become
And however hard I try 
I will always feel regret
However hard I try 
I will never forget

I will never forget

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