Nothing Compares 2 U (Music Video of the Week)

Music Video of the Week, 31 Jul 2023

Sinéad O'Connor – TRANSCEND Media Service

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26 Jul 2023 – Sinéad O’Connor, the fiery Irish singer-songwriter whose striking voice made her a pop superstar while her bold public stances on child abuse, war, and the Catholic Church made her a controversial figure, has died today in London (read obituary). Her  most successful recording was Prince’s ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’. RIP

Here for you. Enjoy!


English Lyrics:

It’s been seven hours and fifteen days
Since you took your love away
I go out every night and sleep all day
Since you took your love away

Since you been gone I can do whatever I want
I can see whomever I choose
I can eat my dinner in a fancy restaurant
But nothing
I said nothing can take away these blues
‘Cause nothing compares
Nothing compares to you

It’s been so lonely without you here
Like a bird without a song
Nothing can stop these lonely tears from falling
Tell me baby where did I go wrong

I could put my arms around every boy I see
But they’d only remind me of you
I went to the doctor and guess what he told me?
Guess what he told me?
He said girl you better try to have fun
No matter what you do, but he’s a fool
‘Cause nothing compares
Nothing compares to you

All the flowers that you planted mama
In the back yard
All died when you went away
I know that living with you baby was sometimes hard
But I’m willing to give it another try
‘Cause nothing compares
Nothing compares to you

Nothing compares
Nothing compares to you
Nothing compares
Nothing compares to you

Nada Se Compara A Você (Portuguese Subtitles kindly translated by Hugo Campos)


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