Sinéad OConnor – Nothing Compares 2 U



Nothing Compares 2 U is about the narrator’s deep sadness and loneliness following the departure of their loved one. It expresses the hopelessness of trying to fill the void left by their absence. The singer acknowledges that nothing can take away their blues and nothing can compare to their departed love. Despite trying to find solace in the arms of others, they are reminded of their lost loved one and the pain they feel. The song ends with a plea to their loved one, asking for another chance and expressing that nothing compares to them.


Now try to sing along with the piano cover of Nothing Compares 2 U. Remember to press the Record button below so you can listen to your recording when you’ve finished.

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’ve 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

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

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