"No Matter What" as written by and Peter William Ham....
No matter what you are
I will always be with you
Doesn't matter what you do girl, oh girl with you
No matter what you do
I will always be around

Won't you tell me what you found girl, oh girl won't you
Knock down the old brick wall, and be a part of it all
Nothing to say, nothing to see, nothing to do
If you would give me all, as I would give it to you
Nothing would be, nothing would be, nothing would be

No matter where you go
There will always be a place
Can't you see in my face girl, oh girl don't you
Knock down the old brick wall, and be a part of it all
Nothing to say, nothing to see, nothing to do
If you would give me all, as I would give it to you
Nothing would be, nothing would be, nothing would be

No matter what you are
I will always be with you
Doesn't matter what you do girl, oh girl want you
Oh girl, you girl, want you
Oh girl, you girl, want you


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"No Matter What" as written by Peter William Ham

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    General CommentFirst comment on this song! Come on, people! This song kicks butt. Simple, loud, awesome!
    allan777on April 07, 2005   Link
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    General Commentsome of the lyrics on this song don't make any sense.. but i love it. This was my ex and I's song.. it makes me so mad because i listen to this song now, and it reminds me of what a jackass he is. "No matter what you are, I will always be with you" yea.. my ex would say that line, what a bunch of BULL. but anyway. this is a really good song, catchy tune.;)
    lilbeatleluveron April 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love this song!

    I think the lyrics make pretty good sense, within the constraints of poetic license!

    it's basically another example of the highest achievement of songwriting: A love song from God to each and every one of us, cleverly disguised as a boy-to-girl love song.

    It's all here: First, there's a strong, repeated message about the unconditionality of true love ("No matter..."). That's the measure of the divinity of a love. It just...loves...PERIOD; no strings attached.

    There's also a message of selflessness; the singer is encouraging his loved one to be completely free to explore ("Won't you show me what you found?"). If your relationship doesn't encourage this, maybe it's time to take stock.

    Next, there's the chorus, that encourages the loved one to shuck off social conditioning. By-the-way, I think the singer refers to a "grey wall," not a "brick wall" (as it reads here in SongMeanings); and I think it sounds more poetic. The "nothing to say/see/do" part of the lyric is an idea that you encounter in religious writings from around the world; that pretty much sums up the "doctrine" of grace, and it's not the provenance to any particular religious tradition; it's something any and all of us have access to, at any time. the song ups the ante a little with the reference to "nothing to be." At the heart of the universe is nirvana; pure nothingness.

    I seem to recall that Badfinger was hosted by the Beatles' "Apple Corps," and this would make sense. Here, Badfinger captures all that the Beatles themselves valued and aspired to; solid musicianship, great vocal harmony, and songs that not only have cosmic import, but you'll walk out whistling them!
    razajacon April 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentSwansea's finest - what a band, what lyrics, what a story to this lot. True greats, much under-rated
    nagromnaion May 06, 2006   Link
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    General Commentrazajac is right, the line is "Knock down the old GREY wall"
    Fluffyinsanityon June 07, 2006   Link
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    General Commentrazajac is right about the lyric, but the rest just shows how far a person can stretch something to fit it into their belief system."A love song from God" indeed.
    fredthepigon December 18, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is twice as good as any Beatles song ever released.
    Runningace18on January 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI really get annoyed with how many people make every song on this site have some religious connectation. It's a love song about whichever two people you want it to be about.

    If I really wanted, I could a put argument together about how this is a song about drugs sung by the drug itself.

    Anyways, good tune, catchy, easy to like. I think the love meaning is fairly clear, but I listen to this and every so often I think it may be a guy telling a girl that she'll never get him off her mind, no matter what she does.

    He encourages her to go out and try, but is confident that he'll always be with her inside.
    hotrod78monteon December 03, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwoah, can't believe the very few comments on badfinger. they were amazing!
    skimthefaton May 14, 2008   Link
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    General Commentgreat song about loving someone unconditionally. "No matter what" says it all. it's also a song of reassurance; no matter how many mistakes she makes or what she does he'll always love her and be around for her
    SK8LinZ94on September 04, 2008   Link

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