Boys Don't Cry Lyrics

The Cure


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Laurence Andrew Tolhurst, Michael Stephen Dempsey, Robert James Smith
album: Track 2 in album Boys Don’t Cry
release date: 1980-2
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length: 2:36
composer: Robert Smith, Laurence Tolhurst, Michael Dempsey
lyricist: Robert Smith

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I would say I'm sorry
If I thought that it would change your mind
But I know that this time
I have said too much
Been too unkind

I try to laugh about it
Cover it all up with lies
I try and laugh about it
Hiding the tears in my eyes
Because boys don't cry
Boys don't cry

I would break down at your feet
And beg forgiveness
Plead with you
But I know that it's too late
And now there's nothing I can do

So I try to laugh about it
Cover it all up with lies
I try to laugh about it
Hiding the tears in my eyes
Because boys don't cry

I would tell you
That I loved you
If I thought that you would stay
But I know that it's no use
That you've already
Gone away

Misjudged your limit
Pushed you too far
Took you for granted
I thought that you needed me more

Now I would do most anything
To get you back by my side
But I just keep on laughing
Hiding the tears in my eyes
Because boys don't cry
Boys don't cry
Boys don't cry


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Jumping Someone Else’s Train
  • 2 Boys Don’t Cry
  • 3 Plastic Passion
  • 4 10:15 Saturday Night
  • 5 Accuracy
  • 6 Object
  • 7 Subway Song
  • 8 Killing an Arab
  • 9 Fire in Cairo
  • 10 Another Day
  • 11 Grinding Halt
  • 12 World War
  • 13 Three Imaginary Boys