Lover, You Should Have Come Over (7:46)

Cover of Grace

From Grace and 3 other releases

“Lover, You Should’ve Come Over” is the seventh track on Jeff Buckley’s album Grace. Inspired by the ending of the relationship between Buckley and Rebecca Moore it describes the endless confusion of growing up but not growing old, this song is one long, beautiful, awe inspiring contradiction but this in itself adds to the magic and mystery of this song.

The song was covered by the English jazz pianist songwriter Jamie Cullum on his 2003 Album Twentysomething, and has also been covered live by American singer-songwriter John Mayer. Although no cover could ever match the beauty and raw honesty of Jeff’s performances.

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  • ati1978

    such a great song...

    3 Mar 2013 Reply
  • WoozieGTA

    it's "SHOULD'VE" come over - not "should have" ... [3]

    28 Dec 2012 Reply
  • Deefoxy

    "...Broken down and hungry for you love WITH NO WAY TO FEED IT... Where are you tonight?... Child you KNOW how much I need it... So I'll wait for you and I'll burn... Will I ever see your sweet return?... Oohh, will I ever learn?... IT'S NEVER OVER... ALL MY BLOOD for the sweetnes of his laughter..." Claaauuuudiiiiiiioooooo #AaahhQuandoEuVouParar

    16 Nov 2012 Reply
  • rogueleader5

    it's "SHOULD'VE" come over - not "should have" ... [2]

    18 Jul 2012 Reply
  • ralphsanctum

    does it with passion

    10 Jul 2012 Reply
  • abunono

    Jednou jsem se setkal v Americe, po mnoha boji kytara muž

    24 Jun 2012 Reply
  • bebikeks

    'my kingdom for a kiss upon her shoulder', love that line

    19 Nov 2011 Reply
  • Monade2010

    MY crackajack is "forget her" - but this one is my second fav (o;!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    18 Nov 2011 Reply
  • Elzbieta1986

    Gets me every single time also. One of my very favourite songs.

    13 Nov 2011 Reply
  • vaughnvhalen

    :":":":":":":":":":":":":":":":":":":":" Such Beauty !!! :":":":":":":":":":":":":":":":":":":":":":":":":":":"}{}{}{

    13 Aug 2011 Reply
  • zilbetty

    This song gets me every time.. x2

    8 Apr 2011 Reply
  • Deefoxy

    This song doesn't ever cease to A-M-A-Z-E me. Pure emotional nitroglycerine.

    4 Feb 2011 Reply
  • AnEmergency

    Oh man.

    17 Jan 2011 Reply
  • suzgoff

    simply amazing, he sings to my soul

    30 Nov 2010 Reply
  • KeithandLor

    oh yeah

    26 Oct 2010 Reply
  • EchotheSun

    ...everything that was great about the man in one single song. :)

    24 Oct 2010 Reply
  • KeithandLor

    sing it boy

    21 Oct 2010 Reply
  • mcpoland20

    My favourite ever by Jeff...

    21 Sep 2010 Reply
  • KonradA

    my favorite on the album

    2 Jul 2010 Reply
  • VintageBabydoll

    it's "SHOULD'VE" come over - not "should have" ...

    5 Jun 2010 Reply
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