This is one of several tracks on Cook's self-titled major label debut album with the theme of love amidst separation. Cook explained in publicity materials that this song is, "loving someone you can't be near."
Espen Lind and Amund Bjorklund, who make up the Norwegian songwriting and music production team Espionage, wrote this with Nixons founder Zac Maloy. Espionage were previously responsible for co-writing Beyoncé's hit "Irreplaceable" and Chris Brown's smash "With You." The Norwegian duo and Maloy also co-wrote "Lie" and "Life On The Moon" together with David Cook on his self-titled album.
Danielle from MassachusettsLOVE this song!!! I always thought of this as someone who doesn't know what they want to do or has a problem they don't want to admit/know about. David's telling them he knows they have a problem and are struggling but only THEY can realize their problems and he won't be upset at them for it. He's also willing to help them but they need to open up to him first ("I can't get close if you're not there..." that whole verse) and is wishing them luck in their personal journey.
Megan from Stevenson, AlI love this song!! I remember when this first came out, I was sooo amazed! WOW! I love David Cook!
Scott from Reading, Pa"Come back to me" is like the story of my life. David is probably the best thing to come out of American Idol
Scott from Reading, Pagreat song i play this song over and over on my ipod everytime i listen to it
Tricia from Rockville Centre, NyWhat a great song! I love David's voice and the words are so deep....its a summer kinda theme as well...excellent job David! Keep the hits coming!
Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnAwesome song, similiar to Drops of Jupiter.
Megan from Acton, OnI am obsessed with David's album.
Jessie from Dallas, Txonce again, i totally agree with you, krista!! I love him!!!!!!!
Krista from Carbondale, PaOne of my favorite songs ever right now..David Cook is amazinggg! :)