Tuesday Evening Melody: “I Have Never Loved Someone” by My Brightest Diamond

by Pádraig Ó Tuama, guest contributor

As a kind, five-minute gift to yourself, listen to and watch the song by My Brightest Diamond. It has beautiful lyrics and is performed deliciously from a set recorded in Berlin this year.

I have never loved someone the way I love you 
I have never seen a smile like yours 
And if you grow to be a king or clown or pauper 
I will say you are my favorite one in town 

I have never held a hand so soft and sacred 
When I hear your laugh I know heaven’s key 
And when I grow to be a poppy in the graveyard 
I will send you all my love upon the breeze 

And if the breeze won’t blow your way, I will be the sun 
And if the sun won’t shine your way, I will be the rain 
And if the rain won’t wash away all your aches and pains 
I will find some other way to tell you you’re okay


Padraig O TuamaPádraig Ó Tuama, a native of Cork, works in chaplaincy and peacework in Belfast, Northern Ireland. You can read more of his writing at In the Shelter and in his new book of poetry coming out in 2012.

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Absolutely beautiful ---words and performance are brilliant. Where can I purchase the music and the recording?

Her music is available on her website and via Amazon and other like vendors. Glad you enjoyed!

Wow - now that I've stopped crying and can type - THANK YOU for sharing this!  It's like the lullaby so many of us never heard! I think I'd like to add it to a playlist for my kids at bedtime!

So beautiful and just so spot on ... loved it!