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 whiter 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
Falling 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
The slip away
Quietly
Open my eyes
But I'd never seen, anything

If only I thought of the right words
I could have held onto your heart
If only I 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 onto your heart
Looking so long for the words to be true
But always just breaking apart
My pictures of you


Lyrics submitted by flyschoolequal

Pictures of You (The Cure cover) song meanings
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    General CommentI am POSITIVE that Chevelle did a live cover of the Cure's "picture of you", I have it on mp3 and it's definately not the Cure... Anyways, it's the same lyrics, just done by chevelle... At the beginning of my mp3, he dedicates the song to one of his friends.. and my computer is being really gay right now, and wont let me listen to the song, so I'll let you know what his friend's name is later. IF this is in fact a mix-up and chevelle has done no such cover, TELL ME!! My deepest appologies if I'm wrong. Rock on, farewell! *FSQ*
    flyschoolequalon July 27, 2002   Link
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    General CommentAbsolutely right, and the friend is "Jeanne". I like The Cure's version better, but Chevelle hardly goes wrong.
    cornellguy06on September 26, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti hardly ever like cover songs. well besides "big mouth striks again" by Placebo covering the smiths.
    anyways after hearing this song its on the list.
    sucker loveon July 06, 2003   Link
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    General CommentWhen I saw this here, I immediately ran to look for it. Them doing a cover of it seems odd, the song is so soft and Chevelle is... not? I found it right away, downloaded it, and gave it a listen. I really like it! I like Lit's cover a lot as well.
    illegal ion October 19, 2004   Link
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    General CommentOh. what I woulden't give to be Chevelles friends AND have them dedicate a song to me. :-)

    Anyways, great cover, just found it randomly on Lime-Wire one day. Deffinitly one of the better covers I have heard.
    big_disgraceon March 28, 2005   Link
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    General CommentSOMEBODY PLEASE give me a place where I can download this!!! I guess I'm an idiot but I cannot find it anywhere. I'm gonna cry.
    pop_iton June 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentSOMEBODY PLEASE give me a place where I can download this!!! I guess I'm an idiot but I cannot find it anywhere. I'm gonna cry.
    pop_iton June 28, 2007   Link

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