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These Things Take Time

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THE SMITHS song
Name These Things Take Time
Album/single Hatful Of Hollow
Louder Than Bombs
What Difference Does It Make? (single)
Length 2:33 (Hatful/Jensen version)
2:20 (Single version)
2:44 (Troy Tate version)
3:05 (Crazy Face rehearsal)
Writer/composer Morrissey/Marr
Producer Dale Griffin (Jensen/BBC)
John Porter (Single version)
Troy Tate (Troy Tate version)
No Producer (Crazy Face)
Release January 1984
Recorded October 1983

Information

Lyrics

Mine eyes have seen the glory of the sacred wunder-kind You took me behind a dis-used railway line And said: "I know a place where we can go where we are not known" And then you gave me something that I won't forget too soon

But I can't believe that you'd ever care And this is why you will never care But these things take time And I know that I'm the most inept that ever stepped

I'm spellbound but a woman divides And the hills are alive with celibate cries But you know where you came from You know where you're going and you know where you belong You said I was ill and you were not wrong

But I can't believe that you'd ever care And so you never care But these things take time And I know that I'm the most inept that ever stepped

Oh, the alcoholic afternoons When we sat in your room They meant more to me Than any, than any living thing on earth And they had more worth Than any living thing on earth, on earth, on earth, oh

Vivid and in your prime You will leave me behind You will leave me behind

Live History

Play count (The Smiths concert): 46

The Smiths live history:

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Play count (Morrissey concert): 0



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