Fight
The Cure Lyrics


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Sometimes there's nothing to feel
Sometimes there's nothing to hold
Sometimes there's no time to run away
Sometimes you just feel so old

The times it hurts when you cry
The times it hurts just to breathe
And then it all seems like there's no-one left
And all you want is to sleep

Fight fight fight
Just push it away
Fight fight fight
Just push until it breaks
Fight fight fight
Don't cry at the pain
Fight fight fight
Or watch yourself burn again
Fight fight fight
Don't howl like a dog
Fight fight
Just fill up the sky
Fight fight fight
Fight til you drop
Fight fight fight
And never never
Never stop

Fight fight fight
Fight fight fight

So when the hurting starts
And when the nightmares begin
Remember you can fill up the sky
You don't have to give in
You don't have to give in

Never give in




Never give in
Never give in

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to The Cure's song Fight are a powerful message about perseverance in the face of adversity. The song begins with the acknowledgement that sometimes there is nothing left to hold onto, and that you can feel trapped by your own feelings of exhaustion and despair. In these moments, it can be easy to succumb to the pain and want to give up, but the chorus urges the listener to fight through it. The repetition of "fight fight fight" emphasizes the importance of persistence, even when the battle seems endless and overwhelming. The verses continue to describe the physical and emotional toll that the struggle can take on a person, but the message of the chorus remains constant: don't give up. The song ends with the reminder to never give in, a powerful and uplifting statement that encourages the listener to keep fighting, no matter what.


Overall, The Cure's song Fight is a reminder of the power of persistence in the face of extreme hardship. The lyrics acknowledge the difficulty of the struggle and validate the pain and exhaustion that can come with it, while also urging the listener to keep going. Despite its dark subject matter, the song ultimately ends on a hopeful note, with a message of resilience and determination that is inspiring to anyone who is fighting their own battles.


Line by Line Meaning

Sometimes there's nothing to feel
Occasionally, there won't be any emotions inside you.


Sometimes there's nothing to hold
Sometimes holding onto something or someone will not matter.


Sometimes there's no time to run away
It is not always possible to escape from your problems.


Sometimes you just feel so old
At times, you might feel exhausted like you have lived a long life.


The times it hurts when you cry
Crying doesn't always make sense since it can be painful.


The times it hurts just to breathe
Other times, breathing can be painful as well.


And then it all seems like there's no-one left
It may feel like you are entirely alone in your struggles.


And all you want is to sleep
At times, you might just want to be unconscious.


Fight fight fight, Just push it away
Push forward and don't let your struggles hold you back.


Fight fight fight, Just push until it breaks
Push yourself as much as you can until you can't handle it anymore.


Fight fight fight, Don't cry at the pain
Try not to cry out in pain, but instead bear it.


Fight fight fight, Or watch yourself burn again
Fight back or let yourself suffer through the same pain and agony again.


Fight fight fight, Don't howl like a dog
Don't express your pain vocally like a dog would.


Fight fight Just fill up the sky
Fight so hard that you feel like you take up the entire sky.


Fight fight fight, Fight til you drop
Keep fighting until you physically can no longer continue.


Fight fight fight, And never never Never stop
Never give up and never stop fighting.


So when the hurting starts
When the pain begins.


And when the nightmares begin
And when the bad dreams take hold.


Remember you can fill up the sky
Remember how strong you really are and how far you can go.


You don't have to give in
You do not need to surrender to your fears and struggles.


Never give in
Never give in or give up on yourself.


Never give in
Never give in or give up on yourself.


Never give in
Never give in or give up on yourself.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: DANIEL MICHAEL THOMAS WILLIAMS, PAUL MICHAEL CANNING, DAVE TROKE, MARK EDWARD PUSEY, JAMES JOHN SINGER, RICHARD JAMES SULLIVAN

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