5 pages | PDF | 1.3 MBNever As Good As the First Time by Sade is an uplifting and soulful song. It features a smooth and mellow melody backed by a subtle beat and warm harmonies. The song is composed in A major and F♯ minor, with 56 measures in total. Written by Helen Adu and Stuart Matthewman, the lyrics reflect upon the bittersweet feelings of failing to recreate the joy of a first experience. With a combination of jazzy and soulful elements, this song is an ideal soundtrack for both joyous celebration and mellow reflection.