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If tomorrow never comes…

One of the things my baby brother brought me a few weeks ago (along with the Close-up and the masala’s) was a Ronan Keating CD. I’ve been playing it often, singing along and generally enjoying the songs of one of my favorite artists. ‘If tomorrow never comes’ is one of my favorite RK songs. Originally written and sung by Garth Brooks, this new version (there’s another by Westlife) still manages to re-capture some of that magic.

The lyrics hold true for each one of us – and it’s not meant only for people “in love”. If there’s someone in your life you care about, tell them how you feel. For tomorrow may be too late.

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If tomorrow never comes
Sometimes late at night
I lie awake and watch her sleeping
She’s lost in peaceful dreams
So I turn out the lights and lay there in the dark
And the thought crosses my mind
If I never wake up in the morning
Would she ever doubt the way I feel
About her in my heart

If tomorrow never comes
Will she know how much I love her
Did I try in every way to show her every day
That she’s my only one
And if my time on earth were through
And she must face the world without me
Is the love I gave her in the past
Gonna be enough to last
If tomorrow never comes

‘Cause I’ve lost loved ones in my life
Who never knew how much I loved them
Now I live with the regret
That my true feelings for them never were revealed
So I made a promise to myself
To say each day how much she means to me
And avoid that circumstance
Where there’s no second chance to tell her how I feel

If tomorrow never comes
Will she know how much I loved her
Did I try in every way to show her every day
That she’s my only one
And if my time on earth were through
And she must face the world without me
Is the love I gave her in the past
Gonna be enough to last
If tomorrow never comes

So tell that someone that you love
Just what you’re thinking of
If tomorrow never comes

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