I've waited hours for this
I've made myself so sick
I wish I'd stayed asleep today
I never thought that this day would end
I never thought that tonight could ever be
This close to me

Just try to see in the dark
Just try to make it work
To feel the fear before you're here
I make the shapes come much too close
I pull my eyes out
Hold my breath
And wait until I shake

But if I had your faith
Then I could make it safe and clean
If only I was sure
That my head on the door was a dream

I've waited hours for this
I've made myself so sick
I wish I'd stayed asleep today
I never thought that this day would end
I never thought that tonight could ever be
This close to me

But if I had your face
I could make it safe and clean
If only I was sure
That my hand in the door
Was a dream



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Close to Me Lyrics as written by Robert James Smith

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    Get Up Kids should not be given credit for this one...

    Duffmanon January 11, 2002   Link
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    Duffman i think this cover is better than the actual version by The Cure

    chrisypoo13on January 18, 2002   Link
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    yeah, so do i..although i like the original too.

    weezerific:cutleryon January 19, 2002   Link
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    this is by far one of the best covers I've ever heard. great song.

    One Cool Guyon January 24, 2002   Link
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    i think this cover just brings a different feel to the Cure's original song.

    cursivesailoron February 09, 2002   Link
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    nah, the cure are one of my fav bands ever. get up kids did not do to bad as there are far worse cure covers then this. this one i kinda like actually

    emopunkskafaceon April 16, 2002   Link
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    g.u.k does this way better than the cure....in my opinion

    SKAtanicon May 20, 2002   Link
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    How can yall bad mouth the Cure, they were and still are a monumental band....The get up kids cover it very well....especially with the synthesizer!

    AFI Starletteon May 23, 2002   Link
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    sorry but i think the cure does much better than the gup on this one

    watchmefallon May 27, 2002   Link
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    I dont think the cure is as good as this one AT ALL.... Get up kids are awesome.......

    AmericanBeauty84on May 30, 2002   Link

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