"This Night Has Opened My Eyes (The Smiths cover)" as written by and Steven Patrick/marr Morrissey....
In a river the color of lead
Immerse a baby's head
Wrap her up in the News Of The World
Dump her on a doorstep, girl

This night has opened my eyes
And I will never sleep again
You kicked and cried like a bullied child
A grown man of twenty-five

He said he'd cure your ills
But he didn't and he never will
So, save your life
Because you've only got one

The dream is gone
But the baby is real
Oh you did a good thing
She could have been a poet
Or, she could have been a fool
Oh you did a bad thing

Am I'm not happy
And I'm not sad

A shoeless child on a swing
Reminds you of your own again
She took away your troubles
Oh but then again
She left pain

So, save your life
Because you've only got one
The dream is gone
But the baby is real
Oh you did a good thing

She could have been a poet
Or, she could have been a fool
Oh you did a bad thing

Am I'm not happy
And I'm not sad


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"This Night Has Opened My Eyes [#]" as written by Steven Patrick Morrissey Johnny Marr

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    General CommentThis song is a cover of a song done by The Smiths.
    Frappion June 21, 2005   Link
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    General Commentcedrics voice is really ackward in this song
    i like the way he sings its just really different
    when "this station" first came out i could have almost guarenteed they would cover a smiths song

    i love cedrics voice when he sings "and I'm not happy and I'm not sad"
    leftlainaheadon June 23, 2005   Link
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    General Commentyeah his voice does sound awkward but him singing "and i'm not happy and i'm not sad" is perfect. good cover.
    akira_256on June 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentExcellent Cover
    a.t.d-ion August 25, 2005   Link
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    General CommentDregs cover. I love At The Drive-In and I love The Smiths but I was hoping they'd have put some thought into it. This sounds like they've found some Smiths tabs on the net and painted it by numbers. Vying with My Awesome Compilation's cover of There Is A Light That Never Goes Out for worst Smiths cover.
    strangenewson December 14, 2005   Link
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    General Commentabortion is such a sad thing...this song is great in describing the confliction
    malleyon February 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentDeath Cab prolly takes the cake for worst, they covered This Charming Man, but mostly just because they messed up the lyrics hard, I actually like the song
    Knife2aGunFighton March 14, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis cover is great
    psychobainon September 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIn comparison to Cedric's average voice, this is quite the change.

    I like how he try's to sound so hopeless, as Morrisey wanted.
    Holdyr.ashtraytighton July 29, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIs strange news talking about the cover by Braid?
    Crazy man.
    Holdyr.ashtraytighton August 01, 2007   Link

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