The sky is falling in on you
Crushed any happiness you knew
The tree gave more to you than love
It's still there but baby you're gone

Remember you, stretched out in the sun
All alone forever, conclusions foregone
Will you find some kind of nothingness?
Still and lonely like an old school photograph

Laid yourself out under the stars
Some peace at last so don't be sad
A fitting end to your end
But baby, death's our only friend

Remember you, stretched out in the sun
All alone forever, confusions foregone
Will you find some kind of nothingness?
Still and lonely like an old school photograph

Your future glories all empty of thoughts
There's beauty doing nothing at all
It's what you wanted, it's what you got
Your final search for truth has stopped

There's beauty doing nothing at all
Never, never stop
Never, never, never stop
Never stop
Never stop
Never stop
Never

Remember you, stretched out in the sun
All alone forever, conclusions forgone
Will you find some kind of nothingness?
Still and lonely like an old school photograph


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Some Kind of Nothingness Lyrics as written by Nicholas Jones James Bradfield

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    General Comment'I wrote the music for this, it's probably the most I've ever put in to a lyric and writing the tune, I really did. I was gnawing my teeth so hard at this point that that one actually cracked out in the night, I literally snapped my own tooth! Going back to the touch stones of our youth, Ian McCulloch, that kind of really deep, rich baritone seemed to... and y'know, he was just- it was one of the strangest days I've ever had in the studio in my life. Ah, he was truly stunning and truly... I mean for three hours he just did impressions of David Bowie and Stan Boardman and, y'know, all kinds of stuff. But when he sang he really tried to dig something out of the song, y'know he just said to James "I'm the man and you're the girl". So it was a nice relief for James to be the girl I think!'
    - Nicky Wire
    manic4manicson February 22, 2013   Link

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