Close To Me

Album: The Summer Of Hate - The '67 Sessions (2007)

Songfacts®:

  • Not to be confused with the 1985 song of the same name by The Cure, this slightly jazzy track was written by Charles Manson. For a man who had spent most of his life in and out of institutions, Manson was quite talented, and had he not been let down by record producer Terry Melcher, he might well have forged a successful career in music rather than become notorious as the man who killed the 60s. "Close To Me" shows his softer side. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England
  • This song surfaced as part of a demo recording Manson made in 1967 and issued on the Italian label Arte Lupo in 2007.

Comments: 2

  • John Doe from NyThis song was not written by Charles Manson. It is a cover of Sabor A Mi by Álvaro Carrillo.
  • Agnew from Charlotte NcI wanted to hate the song before I listened but damn, it's actually quite good! Sounds like a hit for maybe Sinatra or Dean Martin. The 'what if's' here are unlimited!
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