We spent some time together walking
Spent some time just talking about who we were
You held my hand so very tightly
And told me what we could be dreaming of

There's nothing like you and I

We spent some time together drinking
Spent some time just thinking about days of joy
As our hearts started beating faster
I recalled your laughter from long ago

There's nothing like you and I

We spent some time together crying
Spent some time just trying to let each other go
I held your hand so very tightly
And told you what I would be dreaming of

There's nothing like you and I
So why do I even try?
There's nothing like you and I

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    General Commentthis song starts off with the narrator telling the listener about this great relationship he had, as if he's totally over it enough to say "better than to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all," but by the middle and end of the song he realizes he's not over it at all, he misses her and he wonders why he even bothers trying to kid himself into thinking he's over it when it's blatantly obvious he still loves her very much...they shared a connection that meant the world to him, and it's something he can't just "get over," so why even try?
    delialon December 10, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song almost makes me want to cry. It's not like I've ever had a relationship like this, let alone a relationship, but his voice... kind of has this... agony but yet enjoyment in it. And I as reading the comments, I came along theycallmetaryn's comment replying to speced2000. I think... this song could obviously talking about both... and when you think about it, friendship is almost always the start of a happy loving relationship... that obviously fades away in time.
    WeWereKidsGrowingUp89on July 07, 2009   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so important to me. i had this relationship with a guy i may have loved, but i felt like i was too young to bring love into things. anyways, we were together for 6 months, and we never got in one fight. we were always so happy with eachother, and things really were perfect. he knew everything about me, good and bad. so when we were trying to think of what 'our song' would be, i suggested this song, because i had never really payed a ton of attention to the lyrics, but i knew there was nothing like us. we didnt go with that one, but when we broke up, it was a mutual thing. we felt we were just falling apart, all at once, and i still dont understand it. we were on the phone, and we both cried and didnt want to hangup, break up, or even say goodnight. it was terrible. i cried myself to sleep that night, literally. and its still really hard for me now, almost 5 months later. but this song, i looked up the lyrics the other night, and i realized it DOES completely fit in our relationship, just the complete opposite way i had thought it would. we held eachother tightly, at graduation and stuff, and we both cried together, because we didnt want to let go. the way he understood me, the way we were, i cant imagine finding that again. there's nothing like us.
    mydoorisalwaysopenon July 29, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is absolutely brilliant - the first two verses make you think that the singer has found this incredible relationship and is going to relate its joys to the listener. Then with the 3rd verse, he brings the song full circle with the relationship's end and with the last recitement of the chorus he adds the line "so why do I even try?" Brilliant... An undiscovered gem
    speced2000on August 09, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti agree, it's totally about not being over somebody and finding yourself thinking that nothing else can possibly compare to that relationship because there's nothing like it. very sweet song.
    free_brownieson January 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhile it can refer to a romantic relationship, I feel like it's more about friendship. In my case, about moving away from home and leaving a dear friend behind, and struggling to connect with other people on the same level you connected with that one person.
    ilovechagallon July 27, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI accidentally stumbled across the comment above and it described with precision... me, right now. I feel the song could perfectly wander about that, too.
    drmnon August 11, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentamazing lyrics, thats all i can say. i didnt even mean to find this song just now, never heard it in my life....but it reminds me of an exact relationship im fading away from at the moment.
    kickstart_my_hearton August 30, 2007   Link
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    General Commentok i think that he is in this relationship and he is looking back at this love that he had before her and he is going with her for some kind of way to get over her and that he is saying to himself that there is nothing like him and her together and that they where crying together because maybe they where breaking up and that why does he even bother he knows that he is still in love and that there is nothing that compares with her .and that he is just looking at everything that they did.and he finally sees that there is nothing like him and her....i love this song it kinda reminds me of myself in some ways
    Bri Loves Nirvanaon September 04, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is sooo great! the first part is the best part of the song! the singer reminds me of coldplay and snow patrol in the first part

    great song.
    chocolate_girlon May 03, 2008   Link

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