Anyone who's ever had a heart
Wouldn't turn around and break it
and anyone who's ever played a part
Wouldn't turn around and hate it
Sweet Jane, sweet Jane
Sweet, sweet Jane
You're waiting for Jimmy down in the alley
Waiting there for him to come back home
Waiting down on the corner
and thinking of ways to get back home
Sweet Jane, sweet Jane
Sweet, sweet Jane

Anyone who's ever had a dream
Anyone who's ever played a part
Anyone who's ever been lonely
and anyone who's ever split apart
Sweet Jane, sweet Jane
Sweet, sweet Jane

Heavenly wine and roses
seem to whisper to me when you smile
Heavenly wine and roses
seem to whisper to me when you smile

La la la la, la la la, etc...

Sweet Jane
Sweet, sweet Jane



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  • +1
    General Comment:wow... what a great song to be depressed to.. :) oh i love it so
    bandaidon September 16, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:I agree with "bandaid" that this song is depressing but its in a good way...it mellows you out, and you can listen to it whether you're in or out of love.
    WishYouWereHereon September 17, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:It's about innocent, pure, child-like love. Giddy. Good song. Very pretty.
    tsllimiton March 21, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:this song is so lovely.
    Enough said.
    AnnettesGotTheHitson October 16, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:i really love this song. the music is so soothing and the lyrics are great. this song was the love theme for natural born killers and even thought they were psychotic, i wept like a baby when they were reunited.
    spliphstaron April 30, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:the junkies are sweet
    Abex22on May 09, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:This is a Velvet Underground song ... not covered word for word but both are incredible songs.
    frtyoz04on May 28, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I think Lou Reed preffered this version, which will tell you that the man knows 'good' when he hears it. And it's about drug addiction, tsllimit, sorry to burst your bubble.
    Kleinyon August 30, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:Indeed, Kleiny, drug addiction -- heroin -- hence the dreamy, easy, rhythmic sound. This version is not as hard edge as the original Velvet Underground; CJ have filtered it for their own sound. But even apart from lines like “waiting for Jimmy down in the alley”, this is not a love song, as it has no passion. Listen how the tone goes down, minor on the phrase “sweet Jane”. And the chords have that barely-can-lift-the-fingers-off-the-frets slide sound heard in VU. A great cover of a great song.
    arth`duon January 29, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:Bloody hell, I can't even think about it without welling up
    alfiebabyon May 22, 2006   Link

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