"It Doesn't Matter" as written by and Martin Lee Gore....
I am happy
That I have you
Even though you're not here now
I know somewhere
You are dreaming
Though it's definitely not of me

It doesn't matter
If this all shatters
Nothing lasts forever
But I'm praying
That we're staying
Together

I am warmed by
Your friendship
Even when you're far away
And I'm happy
In the knowledge
We may never see the day

When I kiss you
And you kiss me
Don't pretend you miss me
The worst kind
Of diseased mind
Is one filled with jealousy

If we should meet again
Don't try to solve the puzzle
Just lay down next to me
And please don't move a muscle

I will thank you
Most of all for
The respect you have for me
I'm embarrassed
It overwhelms me
Because I don't deserve any

It doesn't matter
If this all shatters
Nothing lasts forever
But I'm praying
That we're staying
Together


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"It Doesn't Matter" as written by Martin Gore

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    General CommentI agree with goinghometime, but I also see it in this way. I see it as a possible no-strings attatched affair, with the two people also happening to be friends. He wants her, but knows that it isn't him that she truly loves.He knows that he will never completely have her, that she will never be his alone, and that it could end. But, he values having her as a friend, so he tells her that even if the affair between them ends, he still wants to remain as her friend.

    This is a truly beautiful song...Martin's voice is so pure and clear. Flawless.
    LuvMartinGoreon March 28, 2007   Link

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