No Tears

Album: Some Kind Of Trouble (2010)
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Songfacts®:

  • This powerful, unsentimental ballad is a track from Some Kind of Trouble, the third studio album from English singer-songwriter and soft rock musician James Blunt.
  • Blunt views this song as the album's anchor, describing it in press materials as "the summing up of a life." He explained, "there are certain songs along the way that are milestones that define a writer to themselves. 'No Tears' is my milestone on this album."
  • Blunt told Gibson.com why he's especially proud of this tune from a songwriter's point of view: "Musically, I think it's special. I also like the sense of calm that emanates from the lyrics. For me, the song reflects the fact that I've made mistakes, and I have regrets, but that I take responsibility for those things. 'I've made my bed / So I lie in it / No tears for me.'"

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