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No One Will Ever Love You is, in Stephin Merritt's account, an attempt to distil Fleetwood Mac's Tusk album (see a [selection of reviews]) into a single song. This applies not just to the composition and arrangement, but to the lyrics as well, which are obliquely styled to hint at desires, passions and tensions without ever quite naming them ('Where is the madness that you promised me?').

In live performance of the song, Stephin has been known to introduce singer Shirley Simms as Shirley Nicks.

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