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Heartbreaking: Everybody Hurts

Everybody hurts - R.E.M. 🎢

This song still gets to me. Big time. The first time I heard it was when I myself was really depressed after my mother had died. I was sixteen years old at the time. Later on I saw the really touching clip as well. During the clip you get to see heartbreaking inner thoughts of people. One of them hit home really hard. A little boy was thinking: 'You die, you turn to dust.'


Lyrics:

When your day is long
And the night
The night is yours alone
When you're sure you've had enough
Of this life
Well hang on
Don't let yourself go
'Cause everybody cries
And everybody hurts sometimes

Sometimes everything is wrong
Now it's time to sing along
When your day is night alone (hold on)
(Hold on) if you feel like letting go (hold on)
If you think you've had too much
Of this life
Well, hang on

'Cause everybody hurts
Take comfort in your friends
Everybody hurts
Don't throw your hand
Oh no
Don't throw your hand
If you feel like you're alone
No, no, no, you're not alone

If you're on your own
In this life
The days and nights are long
When you think you've had too much
Of this life
To hang on

Well, everybody hurts sometimes
Everybody cries
And everybody hurts sometimes
And everybody hurts sometimes
So, hold on, hold on
Hold on, hold on
Hold on, hold on
Hold on, hold on

Everybody hurts

You are not alone

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