"How" as written by and Dolores Mary O'riordan....
Look, you're standing alone,
(Standing alone)
However I should have known,
(I should have known)
Never before,
Never again,
You will ignore,
I will pretend.
Never before,
Never again,
You will ignore,
I will pretend.
In your world you're alone in your face.
You're alone in your world.
You're alone in your face.
How you said you never would leave me alone, oh.
How you said you never would leave me alone.
Now, you're just walking away,
(Walking away)
When you said you always would stay,
(Always would stay)
Never before,
Never again,
You will ignore,
I will pretend.
Never before,
Never again,
You will ignore,
I will pretend.
In your world, you're alone in your face
You're alone in your world.
You're alone in your face.
How you said you never would leave me alone, oh.
How you said you never would leave me alone.
Never before,
Never again,
You will ignore,
I will pretend.
In your world you're alone in your face.
You're alone in your world.
You're alone in your face.
How you said you never would leave me alone, oh.
How you said you never would leave me alone.
How you said you never would leave me alone, oh.
How you said you never would leave me alone, lone.


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"How" as written by Dolores Mary O'riordan

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    General CommentGreat song...wish it would've been included on the "Empire Records" soundtrack...definately worthy of it...good stuff.
    tracieon May 27, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis has to be one of my favorites songs, i can't get enough of it. Dolores' voice is just so powerful. and the way the music's composed it's absolutely intense.
    LauKpaon April 17, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthis song is amazing ...
    is there a reason why cranberries love songs are mostly about breaking up ? i wish they had more songs about making up !
    kasra333on January 08, 2005   Link
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    General CommentYou sing about what you know?
    kaleidoscopeeyes8on May 14, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwell it seems to me her voice is perfect for sorrow ;)
    spacepirateon December 29, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think she's cheered up a bunch since "everyone else", and "faithful departed". Her note on "Wake up and smell the coffee" (which is just great) reflects how she has come to understand life a little better since the early days. I really enjoyed the rhythym they had on this first album, and "no need to argue" as well; the 'berries were just fabulous, I hope they tour sometime soon!
    ~1lb. of Obscure~on March 31, 2007   Link
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    General CommentDolores is the best vocal u could ever heaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaar
    Mr.Brainiacon August 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIf you play a hundred rhythm I'll distinguish this goes for The Cranberries.. this song is pure The Cranberries.. I love this verse: Never before, Never again, You will ignore, I will pretend. & she repeats this over & over.. :x
    amins2son December 08, 2007   Link

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