"You Should Have Been Nice To Me" as written by Steven Morrissey and Martin Boorer....
You could have told me at the right time
You could have introduced me proudly
Never need to have to kiss me
Never need to ever touch me

But you should have been nice to me
You should have been nice to me
It would have been so easy

And on the moments when I was down
You could have been there, you could have been there
You could have once just spoke in favor
You'd never need to ever touch me

But you should have been nice to me
You should have been nice to me
It wouldn't cost you money

And on the moments when I fell down
Not for you to say, oh, I told you so
You could have waited, you could have waited
You could have waited


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"You Should Have Been Nice To Me" as written by Martin James Boorer Steven Morrissey

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    General CommentVery soothing song, the production is unique for something from his solo career.

    I'm guessing "you should of been nice to me" refers to someone who treated him badly before his Smith's fame...and how now they probably wish they had been nicer? I have no idea, but I like it.
    wobblydenisonon February 15, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis just means that we should all be kind to each other. Simple as. In relationships, kindness and affection is above physical contact -- at least to Morrissey (and to me). We are all delicate, fragile people, and really, all we want is somebody who'll treat us kindly and love us no matter what...and not because they have to.
    youngoneon November 04, 2012   Link
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    General Comment"You kick 'em when they fall down."
    - That Joke isn't Funny Anymore
    Crane42on August 09, 2013   Link
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    General CommentI think he is singing about his father
    andres76on September 16, 2013   Link

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