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."

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Richard MarxSongwriter Interviews

Richard explains how Joe Walsh kickstarted his career, and why he chose Hazard, Nebraska for a hit.

Lip-Synch RebelsSong Writing

What happens when Kurt Cobain, Iron Maiden and Johnny Lydon are told to lip-synch? Some hilarious "performances."

"Private Eyes" - The Story Behind the SongSong Writing

How a goofy detective movie, a disenchanted director and an unlikely songwriter led to one of the biggest hits in pop history.

Rock Revenge SongsMusic Quiz

John Lennon, Paul Simon and Lynyrd Skynyrd are some of the artists who have written revenge songs. Do you know who they wrote them about?

Al Jourgensen of MinistrySongwriter Interviews

In the name of song explanation, Al talks about scoring heroin for William Burroughs, and that's not even the most shocking story in this one.

Grateful Dead CharactersMusic Quiz

Many unusual folks appear in Grateful Dead songs. Can you identify them?