"Cry Me A River" as written by Paulo Mendonca and Terence Martin....
Now you say you're lonely
You cry the whole night thorough
Well, you can cry me a river, cry me a river
I cried a river over you

Now you say you're sorry
For bein' so untrue
Well, you can cry me a river, cry me a river
I cried a river over you

You drove me, nearly drove me out of my head
While you never shed a tear
Remember, I remember all that you said
Told me love was too plebeian
Told me you were through with me and

Now you say you love me
Well, just to prove you do
Come on and cry me a river, cry me a river
I cried a river over you

I cried a river over you
I cried a river over you

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"Cry Me a River" as written by Arthur Hamilton

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General CommentAw, this song is so pretty...
    carannilwenon October 29, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyeah it is pretty.. love the old style blues and her voice is gorgeous
    paccyon May 27, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti love her voice! heartbreak song. someone did and said some hurtful things and now they are sorry and want to be forgiven. but before they can be taken back, insist that they go through what i went through and i'll then think about it.
    shelby_nubon June 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI absolutely fell in love with this song the first time i heard it. Her voice is so...i can't explain it. It has so much passion and WANT in it. The song's meaning is pretty evident I think...
    oh.emilyon November 04, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti love this song! absolutely love it. i heard it while watching v for vendetta and i was like WHAT IS THIS SONG? i love her voice.
    i_am_sheon November 23, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOMG!! HER VOICE!! I LOVE IT!! I WANT TO KISS IT AND FEEL IT!! This is the only song of hers I have, Im so getting her albums!
    LightofAuguston July 30, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI just learned recently that they originally wrote this song for Ella Fitzgerald to sing in a movie set in the 1920's, but the scrapped it. BEST DECISION EVER!!!! Even thought Ella's version is awesome as well!
    clane244on February 07, 2011   Link

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