Who Sang It Should Have Been Me? Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond Headed for the Future cover art

Some other versions of "It Should Have Been Me"
publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Bryan Adams, James Douglas Vallance
release date: 1986
genres: Jazz Rock Funk / Soul Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Pop Rock
length: 4:31
I think of you now and then
Cause I remember when
Love was new and you were mine
My love

So why should we pretend
We were lovers but now we're friends
Don't want to say good-bye to you again
My love

It should have been me
That's holding you instead of someone else
I needed you but never let it show
It should have been me
That's loving you
Through all the lonely nights
I knew that I should have never let you go
My love

What we once had is gone
No tears, no right, no wrong
We could never be the same again
My love

The more we see the less we know
You still believe our love could grow
Don't want to say good-bye to you again
My love


How will I survive
With another broken heart
On my own again
Just a lonely man
Looking for a place to start


My love

  • 1 Headed for the Future
  • 2 The Man You Need
  • 3 I'll See You on the Radio (Laura)
  • 4 Stand Up for Love
  • 5 It Should Have Been Me
  • 6 Lost in Hollywood
  • 7 The Story of My Life
  • 8 Angel
  • 9 Me Beside You
  • 10 Love Doesn't Live Here Anymore

  • Album Information
    country(area): United States
    script: Latin