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These are lyrics by Nick Lowe that we think are kind of nonsensical.

Nonsensical Song Lyrics, Nick Lowe

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Nick Lowe's, "Cruel To Be Kind"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
You gotta be cruel to be kind, in the right measure,
Cruel to be kind, it's a very good sign
Cruel to be kind, it means that I love you,
Baby, you gotta be cruel to be kind.
Why They're Nonsensical:
Well, the title itself is contradictory (see the Literally Impossible song titles section), so each time he mentions it in the chorus (listed here), I think "What the (****)?!" Why does he want his other to be unkind in order to be the opposite? Doesn't make a whole lotta sense.
Submitted by: Peter

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