Love Song by the Cure

Love Song by the Cure, c. 1989.

Covered by reggae band 311 for the sound track of the movie 50 First Dates (2005); currently covered by British singer Adele (2011).

Lovesong by the Cure

4/4 time, 4 beats per chord. Can be played with bounce rhythm: emphasize the 2nd and 4th beats.

Intro: Am G F E7

Am – – – – – – – – – – G – – – – – – – F – – – – – – – – -E7

Whenever – – – – – I’m alone with – you

You make me –  – feel like I am – – home again

Whenever – – – – – I’m alone with – you

You make me –  – feel like I am – – whole again

Break:  Am  G   F   E7  (Riff – if you know it)

Am – – – – – – – – – – G – – – – – – – – F – – – – – – – – -E7

Whenever – – – – – I’m alone with – you

You make me –  – feel like I am – – young again

Whenever – – – – – I’m alone with – you

You make me –  – feel like I am – – fun again

Chorus:

F – – – – – – – – – – G7 – – – – – – – – Am – – – – – – – – C – – – –

However – – – far away – – – – – – – – – – – I will – – always love you

However – – – long I stay – – – – – – – – – -I will – – always love you

Whatever – – -words I say – – – – – – – – -I will – – always love you

 – – – – – – I will always love you    Am  G   F   E7

Break:  Am  G   F   E7

Am – – – – – – – – – – G – – – – – – – F – – – – – – – – -E7

Whenever – – – – – I’m alone with – you

You make me –  – feel like I am – – free again

Whenever – – – – – I’m alone with – you

You make me –  – feel like I am – – clean again

Chorus: end on Am @ “you”

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