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That coat that I gave you
All shiny and black
I'm sorry, my darling
But I'm taking it back

I don't want to spoil the party
But I've got to go home
You can stay if you want to
If you want to sleep alone

Some are born to greatness
Some are born to die
Never knowing the difference
Never knowing why
Some are born to change the world
Some never even try
But, darling, you and I
We were born to cry

Black has become your favourite colour
For all the things it can conceal
And as we lie here together
I know exactly how you feel

It's time for me to leave this party
But I've just got to ask you first
If you're only trying to make things better
How come they always turn out worse?

Some are born to greatness
Some are born to die
Never knowing the difference
Never knowing why
Some are born to change the world
Some never even try
But, darling, you and I
We were born to cry

Oh, some are born to greatness
And some are born to die
Never knowing the difference
Never knowing why
Some are born to change the world
Some never even try
But, darling, you and I
We were born to cry
Yes, darling, you and I
We were born to cry
Born to cry


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    General Commentfabulous
    Cure.on December 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentDoes anyone know where I can get an mp3 of this song? I've never heard it, and I'd really love to...
    xsvsxon December 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's on the UK version of the Notting Hill soundtrack, and can probably be found on P2P networks. Worth seeking out - it IS as good as the lyrics suggest.
    RichardWon February 29, 2008   Link
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    General Commentxanya, thanks for the song :) I absolutely love it, one of my favourites at the moment.
    xsvsxon March 19, 2008   Link

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