When routine bites hard
And ambitions are low
And resentment rides high
But emotions won't grow
And we're changing our ways, taking different roads

Then love, love will tears us apart again
Love, love will tears us apart again

Why is the bedroom so cold
You've turned away on your side
Is my timing that flawed?
Our respect run so dry
Yet there's still this appeal that we've kept through our lives

But love, love will tears us apart again
Love, love will tear us apart again

You cry out in your sleep
All my failings exposed
And there's a taste in my mouth
As desperation takes hold
Just that something so good just can't function no more

But love, love will tear us apart again
Love, love will tear us apart again

Lyrics submitted by mintcardream

Love Will Tear Us Apart (Joy Division cover) song meanings
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  • +1
    General CommentPete Wentz(bassist of Fall Out Boy), said he had always wanted to die like Ian Curtis. I wish he followed through with his dream.
    deaffromsilenceon September 27, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentwentz deserves to die taking a shit while someone else takes a shit on him as well. i hope he dies while filming 2 dudes 1 cup. any other way and it would be unfair.
    genitalben007on March 28, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI prefer the energy of Joy Division's version. (Ian was SO incredibly talented.) This version is very good, though. I have, unfortunately, never cared for the beliveability of the song lyrics, though. It makes me think of Too Close to Love You by Alex Clare. Both songs don't make much sense lyrically, and I like lyrics to make sense. The opposite of love is indifference, and indifference tears people apart. Love is a unifier...always. Wars, for example, are not fought, won, and lost over love (other than love of self or money). Anyway, I am a "word nerd," and although the musical quality of this song is excellent, the words are all wrong.
    IllToast2Thaton January 18, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNobody will ever, ever ever do a cover of this song that tops the original but The Cure have achieved something with this song by not creating a complete insult to it.
    *clap clap*
    TaintedGloveon June 01, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI thinnk it's so weird how these british 70' bands seem to have created a little group between themselves (obviously curtis isn't among them). I mean The Cure, Joy Division, Sisters of Mercy, and Siouxie and the Banshees. Isn't it weird? It's cool as hades though!
    riverofletheon June 26, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWell, for one, they were among the first goth bands ever. And I think it's logical, therefore, that they like eachother's songs. As for the song itself, the original is better, though I must say that I don't dislike the cover...
    sarah89on August 07, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis cover tops the original, hands down.
    deaffromsilenceon October 09, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentJust thought this was really weird, but as soon as I clicked on this, it started playing on my iPod.
    x_truffles_xon November 02, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment^^^
    you're fucking gay and so is fall out boy. please fucking die.
    wombo2on August 31, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment^Hahaha.
    That was rather mean, funny but mean.
    deadlyaestheticxon December 18, 2007   Link

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