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no cure


composers
Written by: Kerr / Burchill


publisher
© EMI Music Publishing Limited: (1979 - 2007)
© JKMC-Bucks Music Group Ltd / Hornall Music: (2008 - 2014)
© BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd: (2015 -)


background
In January 1979, Simple Minds were at The Barn, Edinburgh, working on their pool of songs for inclusion on their debut LP. No Cure appeared during those sessions, being a sober reworking of an earlier manic song called The Cocteau Twins.

It was featured during the bandís 1979 tour, but was quickly dropped as they wrote new material.


lyrics
I see them walking,
You know they're walking at night.
Oh in the dark you know,
They're shining out so bright.
Your sarky voices are gonna come on so near.
As every picture becomes so clear.
You.
You come on so sharp,
Yet be so nice,
Tell me that you're so hot,
But you're as cold as ice.

There is no cure,
You're so blind can't you see?
There is no cure,
Can't buy no immunity.
There is no cure,
So keep your evil from me.
There is no cure.

They like to stay,
Oh come on,
Come on and stay up so late.
You gonna talk of all the things you just wanna hate.
You wanna come on,
Come on,
And make me so mad.
Inside your heart,
I know it feels so bad.

You.
You come on so sharp, Tell me that you're so hot,
But you're as cold as ice.

There is no cure,
You're so blind can't you see?
There is no cure,
Can't buy immunity.
There is no cure,
So keep your evil from me.
There is no cure.

Come on and do it.
Just want to do it.
They're going to do it.
Just want to do it.
There is no cure...



discography
Album Version (3:38)
Producer: John Leckie
Engineer: John Leckie
Arrangement: Simple Minds/John Leckie

Life In A Day Promo LP Life In A Day LP Life In A Day MC Life In A Day LP (Virgin Reissue) Life In A Day MC (Virgin Reissue) Life In A Day LP (Virgin Budget Reissue) Life In A Day MC (Virgin Budget Reissue) Life In A Day CD Compact Collection Life In A Day Disky CD Life In A Day Remaster Promo CD Life In A Day Remaster Limited Edition CD Life In A Day Remaster CD X5 Life In A Day Promo CD X5 The Vinyl Collection (79,84)






sessions
Kid Jensen, Radio One: 10th April 1979