So You Can Cry

Album: Year Of The Gentleman (2008)

Songfacts®:

  • This guitar-laden ballad, about a difficult break-up, was written by Ne-Yo after a female friend called to ask him to console her following a break-up that made her lock herself in her apartment for two weeks. Ne-Yo intended to not only console his friend with this song, but to cheer her up as well. He explained: "I'm calling on God to tell Him to shine the sun the other way so she can cry all day long."

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