The First Cut is the Deepest

I think this post safely falls under the category of pet peeve, so tune out now if you don't care about my musical quirks.

Still interested? Good. So here's the deal - as everyone over the age of 18 living in the western world knows, The First Cut is the Deepest is a classic Cat Stevens song. As everyone under the age of 40 knows, it was covered a while back by Sheryl Crow. I'm not going to argue about which version is better, that's pointless. But Sheryl Crow's version is not entirely faithful to the original lyrically. Her deviation from the original has intrigued me since I first heard it...