1979Released
2:37

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Interesting facts and trivia about Boys Don't Cry - Single Version. By Songfacts®.

This song is about maintaining the manly image and hiding your tears behind your eyes. Tough guys don't always get the girl.

The Cure formed in the torn-and-frayed London suburb of Crawley, where their sensitive side was not always appreciated. This song didn't go over well with some of the hardened punks that came to their shows, but the band remained unwavering in their approach and made a strong connection with legions of fans.

Nathan Larson covered this in 1999, and his version was used as the title song of the film Boys Don't Cry, for which Hilary Swank won the 1999 Oscar for Best Actress. Larson is the husband of Nina Persson, the lead singer of the Swedish pop group The Cardigans.

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Song Analysis

Key, BPM (tempo) and time signature of Boys Don't Cry - Single Version.
BKey
MinorMode
4/4Time Signature
169BPM

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Rhino/Elektra
2008 © 2004 Fiction Records Ltd.
2008 ℗ 2004 Atlantic Recording Corp., Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company

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