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I don’t mind,
If your hands a little cold.
Cause I’m alive,
But I got no way to go.

So stay with me Evelyn.
Don’t leave me with a medicine.

In the night
As you sit and watch me sleep
I know you cry
But I never want to see.
So if you go
I don’t know what to do.
So don’t you go
Cause I’ve got no one but you.

So stay with me Evelyn.
Don’t leave me with a medicine. (x2)

I see the lights
Casting shadows on my screen.
And I don’t mind
The lullabies from the machines.
But if you go
I don’t know what I’ll do.
So don’t you go
Cause I’ve got no one but you.

So stay with me Evelyn.
Don’t leave me with a medicine. (x2)

I'm more afraid than I've ever been,
So stay with me Evelyn


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  • +2
    Song MeaningI am almost certain it's based upon a movie called The Fall.
    The man, Roy, was left by the love of his life and ended up in an accident, and he does all he can to get a hold on some medecine. The woman in the movie goes by the name "Nurse Evelyn" and before a performance the singer Theo introduces the song by saying "There once was a nurse called Evelyn."
    Beautiful song, and movie!
    Riddgelanon April 13, 2013   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationThe song title came from a nurse called 'Evelyn.' Apparently she was treating either Theo or Adam [Im not sure which one] and they really liked the name.
    The boys also mentioned that this is one of their favourite songs. I couldnt agree more. The drums in this are amazing. For me, it sounds like something from the movie 'Avatar' by James Cameron.
    SashaPandaon November 20, 2010   Link
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    My InterpretationI think it's quite straightforward: A man is in hospital -- he has survived something, but has lost everything in the process. The love and care given to him by this one nurse Evelyn is all that he he has left, and he is afraid of being left by her.

    This song is extremely powerful and evokes a deep dependence of someone who is lost and broken on someone who cares for them unconditionally.
    Silivrin1on November 10, 2012   Link
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    General CommentIn an interview, HURTS was asked what their favorite track on the debut album was. Adam responded "Evelyn," and then Theo said, "The song is about a nurse. I was in hospital and Evelyn was the name of the nurse. Her name rhymed with medicine and I thought that was very funny (Laughs). She was really nice, she looked after me well."
    Source: blog.mtvasia.com/2011/05/12/interview-hurts/
    melanj30on September 20, 2013   Link

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