You've Got the Love I Need

Album: Lay It Down (2008)

Songfacts®:

  • This features Green engaging with Anthony Hamilton in a fierce call and response. Hamilton also features on the album's title track. Green said of the American soul singer-songwriter on the EMI press release: "On his records, Anthony is always singing about pleasing and satisfying his lady - I want you to be happy, I want us to be together. I've been preaching for 30 years and I said, that's right, the more we need each other, the less difference we see between us. You have to take a chance on love. I know there are some hateful people in the world that would break your heart in an instant. But the big man upstairs is saying you've got to take a chance. It's better to love and be heartbroken than never to have loved at all."

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