Can't Live Without Your Love

Album: The Electric Lady (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • This is a track from Janelle Monáe's second album, The Electric Lady, which continues the saga of her alter ego, Cindi Mayweather, a female android who is produced in the year 2719. According to the album's liner notes, this song reveals "Cindi's truest autobiographical feelings about her dangerous love affair with Anthony Greendown."

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