As Long as You Love Me

Album: Caleb Johnson (2014)
  • songfacts ®
  • Lyrics
  • Caleb Johnson started his music career in 2010 as the lead singer of the Asheville, North Carolina Rock band Elijah Hooker. After two failed attempts in seasons 10 and 11 of American Idol, Johnson became in season 13 the first Hard Rock and Heavy Metal singer to win the contest.
  • This was released as the winner's song following Caleb Johnson's American Idol victory. It was written by The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins and originally recorded in 2012 by Idols South Africa season 7 runner-up Mark Haze on his debut album Where Angels Fear to Fly.
  • Kelly Clarkson had wanted to record the song, but after sitting on it for a while, the license was passed to Caleb Johnson.
Please sign in or register to post comments.

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Mike Rutherford (Genesis, Mike + The Mechanics)Songwriter Interviews

Mike talks about the "Silent Running" storyline and "Land Of Confusion" in the age of Trump.

Who's Johnny, And Why Does He Show Up In So Many SongsSong Writing

For songwriters, Johnny represents the American man. He has been angry, cool, magic, a rebel and, of course, marching home.

The Girl in That SongFact or Fiction

Billie Jean, Delilah, Sara, Laura and Sharona - do you know who the girls in the songs really are?

90s MetalFact or Fiction

Test your metal - Priest, Maiden, and Beavis and Butt-head show up in this one.

Don FelderSongwriter Interviews

Don breaks down "Hotel California" and other songs he wrote as a member of the Eagles. Now we know where the "warm smell of colitas" came from.

TV Theme SongsFact or Fiction

Was a Beatles song a TV theme? And who came up with those Fresh Prince and Sopranos songs?