Who sang the best version of the first cut is the deepest?
Sheryl Crow version.
|“The First Cut Is the Deepest”|
Who Wrote The First Cut Is The Deepest Sheryl Crow?
Why the first cut is the deepest? As for the song’s lyrical analysis, “The First Cut Is The Deepest” was a combination of a lover’s woe and grief. It’s a “woe” because the memory of the pain caused by his past lover impairs him to love again at his best. That thought “grieves” him because he knows that’s unfair to his present lover.
What does it mean when they say the first cut is the deepest? This is about a guy who has met a girl he wants to start a relationship with. In the song, he is explaining the hurt he feels because of his first love, and how it is keeping him from diving into this potential new relationship. In America, the first version to chart was by Keith Hampshire, who took it to #70 in 1973.