Don't Change
by INXS

Album: Shabooh Shoobah (1982)
Charted: 80
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  • I'm standing here on the ground
    The sky above won't fall down
    See no evil in all directions
    Resolution of happiness
    Things have been dark for too long

    Don't change for you
    Don't change a thing for me
    Don't change for you
    Don't change a thing for me

    I found a love I had lost
    It was gone for too long
    Hear no evil in all directions
    Execution of bitterness
    Message received loud and clear

    Don't change for you
    Don't change a thing for me
    Don't change for you
    Don't change a thing for me

    I'm standing here on the ground
    The sky above won't fall down
    See no evil in all directions
    Resolution of happiness
    Things have been dark for too long

    Don't change for you
    Don't change a thing for me
    Don't change for you
    Don't change a thing for me
    Don't change for you
    Don't change a thing for me

    Don't change, don't change Writer/s: Andrew Charles Farriss, Garry William Beers, Jon Farriss, Kirk Pengilly, Michael Hutchence, Timothy William Farriss
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 9

  • Joey from InI fell in love with INXS in their upcoming...was tragic when Hutchence took his life...I understand. This song sings to my soul and I've had it on repeat all day.
  • Jack Mehoffer from Newjersey,usa"Don't Change" caps off the amazing/enjoyable 2009 film, "Adventureland" playing thru the end-credits as the characters/actors exude sheer happiness that where they are/were is . . . Just. Perfect. Watch it. Now.
    Not the official music video but the song has made a place in my heart since I saw it here.

    May we all have a summer like that when we were 19, 21 . . . 45 . . . 65.
  • Tobias Ruiz from U.s.a.I recently released my book "It Is What It Is" and its basic premise is to not change for yourself, or for me but instead to change for all other life forms living upon this planet. If we do this then the "sky" (asteroid 99942) will not fall down, and all evil will be eradicated from the Earth. It Is What It Is.
  • Nady from Adelaide, AustraliaThis is a beautiful song. Enough said.
  • Paul from Winthrop, MaProbably the finest INXS song ever.
  • Smithy from Adelaide, AustraliaAustralian band Grinspoon covered this song and included it on their 2004 album New Detention.

    Joe Hansen: Well, we just needed a song, well we didn't need a song, but we just thought we'd do a cover song at Livid last year and we were looking around and it's just a classic stadium rock song and Livid is a big festival, so we thought we'd have a crack at that song. It kind of went well and the guy who is a director or producer of a movie called Danny Deckchair saw it and he thought it would be great to put in the movie soundtrack. So he said if we record it, he'll put it on. So we went and recorded it and we thought we might as well throw it on something else, so we threw it on as a bonus track on the album, then we thought we'd put it on an EP so you don't have to buy the album to get that song.
  • Kurt from Downers Grove, IlMy favorite INXS song; Marty blew everyone away when he performed this song. I'm almost surprised he didn't win. If it weren't for Pretty Vegas....!!!
  • Tracey from BarrieBeing a HUGE INXS fan in the '80's and having the opportunity to see them live, I too was skepitic of a new lead singer but having watched the show, thought it could be done. Fellow Canadian JD was the only one that came close to the charisma of Micheal on stage but can he lose the attitude and do justice to their songs??? I still think Suzy sang them best........
  • Jeanette from Elkridge, MdThis one of my favorite INXS songs, the lyrics are incredible and the melody is awesome, it definetly stands the test of time. I saw INXS 2 times in concert, the group will never be the same since Michael died, he had a unique and distinguishable voice and style. I hope J.D. can do him some justice and just sing the old songs the way they are supposed to be sung, not putting any unecessary spins on them.
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