Never Forget

Posted on: Sat, 17 Mar 2007 - 00:43 By: amed

Banjarmasin, 17 Maret 2007

Okay, I admit it, Boybands s*ck!

Tapi ini beda! Ini Take That! Boyband terbesar yang pernah dimiliki Inggris. Dan lagu ini begitu bermakna buat saya karena saya belajar Bahasa eNggris saat mencoba menghapal lirik lagu ini (seperti juga si Mansup yang belajar dari B&B). Never Forget sendiri bisa disebut sebagai ultimate hit grup ini, meraih posisi puncak di berbagai charts, dan tentunya punya lirik yang dalem. Lagunya menceritakan kalau kesuksesan grup mereka hanyalah sementara, dan mereka hanya manusia.

Uniknya, lagu ini justru tidak dinyanyikan oleh vokalis utama grup ini, Gaz Barlow, melainkan oleh Howard Donald, yang suaranya, terus terang saja rada pas-pasan *sorry*. But, anyway, dari semua lagu boyband yang pernah dirilis lagu ini tetap lagu yang paling saya hapal.

We've come a long way
But we're not too sure where we've been
We've had success, we've had good times
But remember this

Been on this path of life for so long
Feel I've walked a thousand miles
Sometimes strolled hand in hand with love
Everybody's been there

With danger on my mind I would stand on the line of hope
And I knew I could make it
Once I knew the boundaries I looked into the clouds and saw
My face in the moonlight

Just then I realized what a fool I could be
Just 'cause I look so high you don't have to see me
Finding a paradise wasn't easy but still
There's a road going down the other side of this hill

Never forget where you've come here from
Never pretend that it's all real
Someday soon this will all be someone else's dream
This will be someone else's dream

Safe from the arms of disappointment for so long
Feel each day we've come too far
Yet each day seems to make much more
Sure is good to be here

I understand the meaning of "I can't explain this feeling" now
And it feels so unreal
At night I see the hand that reminds me of the stand that I made
The fact of reality (Oh)

We've come so far and we've reached so high
And we've looked each day and night in the eye
And we're still so young and we hope for more
But remember this

We're not invincible, we're not invincible, no
We're only people, we're only people
Hey we're not invincible, we're not invincible
So again I tell you

Taken From Take That - Nobody Else (1995)