"Never Tear Us Apart" as written by Michael Hutchence and Andrew Farriss....
Don't ask me
What you know is true
Don't have to tell you
I love your precious heart

I
I was standing
You were there
Two worlds collided
And they could never tear us apart

We could live
For a thousand years
But if I hurt you
I'd make wine from your tears

I told you
That we could fly
'Cause we all have wings
But some of us don't know why

I was standing
You were there
Two worlds collided
And they could never ever tear us apart

I
I was standing
You were there
Two worlds collided
And they could never tear us apart

You were standing
I was there
Two worlds collided
And they could never tear us apart

I
I was standing
You were there
Two worlds collided


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"Never Tear Us Apart" as written by Andrew Charles Farriss, Michael Kelland Hutchence

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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  • +2
    General CommentI kind of think this song eludes to the way the universe steps in, and puts two people together who aren't expecting to find each other. In a second you can find someone that for whatever reason, you are instantly drawn to, and in love with. There's just that look that passes between you, and know you are destined to mean more to each other than just some passing attraction.

    I also think it speaks to the bonds that form between people that outsiders may not always understand. Love doesn't always make sense. You see these couples that are so happy and in love, and you wonder, "How the hell did that happen?" because they just don't look right together. I think this might be one of those situations. People may not get it, but it doesn't matter because from the second these two people laid eyes on each other, they were hooked.
    aheartthatbendson March 13, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI strongly believe this is about Michael's first love Michele Bennett.

    So many years later she was the last person he spoke to before he killed himself. She rushed to be there but was unfortunately too late.

    Perhaps his greatest love of all.
    bingajon February 23, 2010   Link
  • +2
    MemoryI went to a U2 concert a week after Michael Hutchence died and they played this. It was shattering.
    erosanikatoson May 30, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"I love your precious heart" reminds me of one of my all time great friends. One of my BESTEST girlfriends. We go way back!

    And nothing could ever tear us apart. Whooojiwhatchyouwhoopassfuckers!
    markusdoinksSTon February 01, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentWhat is the background singing?
    redshiftdazzleron July 30, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentA song about love by first look ?...yes...but the love ended in a tragedy ? - maybe:"I told you
    That we could fly
    'Cause we all have wings
    But some of us don't know why"...in this case he tries to handle what has happened, but he´s stuck in the process of mourning --> last verse
    AgathaKavkaon May 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment..interesting..............
    bandaidon June 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthe's talkin about his Harley D... ;-)
    KableXon June 30, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentheh
    bandaidon August 14, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit took me forever to find what this song was. I first heard it at a John Mayer concert and finally found it!! I love it.
    LifeisSweet4Certainon August 22, 2002   Link

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