"My Lovely Man" as written by and Anthony Kiedis Chad Gaylord Smith....
I used to shout
Across the room to you
And you'd come dancin'
Like a fool
Shuffle step
You funky mother
Come to me
All warm as covers

Rest with me
My lovely brother
For you see
There is no other
Memory so sad and sweet
I'll see you soon
Save me a seat

Well I'm cryin'
Now my lovely man
Yes I'm cryin'
Now and no one can
Ever fill the
The hole you left my man
I'll see you later
My lovely man if I can

In my room
I'm all alone
Waiting for you
To get home

Listen to Roberta Flack
But I know you won't come back

Well I'm cryin'
Now my lovely man
I'll see you later
My lovely man if I can

Just in case
You never knew
I miss you slim
I love you too
See my heart
It's black and blue
When I die
I will find you

Well I'm cryin'
Now my lovely man
Yes I'm cryin'
Now and no one can
Ever fill the
The hole you left my man
I'll see you later
My lovely man if I can


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"My Lovely Man" as written by John Anthony Frusciante Michael Balzary

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    General Commentthis song is about hillel slovak, "i love you too, see my heart its black and blue, when I die I will find you" Hillel orginal member of the red hot chili peppers died of a heroin overdose before mothers milk.
    weetoddit311on May 29, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyeah we know that. Its great song. It's amazing.
    poton June 04, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of my favourate from the Chili Peppers. Its awesome they dedicate songs to people that they have loved and have past away. Its a beautiful song and thats all there is to it. Simply Beautiful
    fidmiesteron August 21, 2002   Link
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    General CommentDefinately one of my favourite Chili Pepper songs of all time! Another beautiful song for Hillel.
    bythewayon April 09, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthis song must have one of the altime best guitar solos ever.
    moe2000on May 03, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthis is my altime favorite RHCP song as well, i am not a large fan of by the way, with the exception of can't stop, the zephyr song, mionnor thing, dosed and dont forget me, i think the rest are over commercialized and attract too many fake people, what i like about the chili peppers is that they have always been a REAL band, about being genuine and not holding to a specific title, their music is good no matter what they play, this is just not the direction i had seen them taking

    I Prefer the Hillel era
    stringcheeseeateron May 06, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI like the fact that Anthony didn't feel the need to do a ballad to express how Hillel's death made him feel. It's quite obvious that Hillel meant a hell of a lot to him, and always will. I wish someone would write a song about me this good when I die. Absolutely amazing.

    Torrance. xx.
    torrance21on October 17, 2004   Link
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    General CommentHas anyone heard the drums on this? Some darn right shite hot hi-hat work from Chad! This IS funk.
    elbazimoon October 22, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI never HEARD this song but I bawl like a baby every time I read the lyrics. Anthony is the master of writing simple but emotional lyrics
    anja_69_johnon December 23, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthe thing about this song is that the guitar sounds like what hillel himself wud have played. john is an incredible guitarist if wrote something that fits so well into the nature of this song. it definatly shows that hillels spirit has lived on.
    jimtheenigmaon January 02, 2005   Link

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