You And Me

Album: Lifehouse (2005)
Charted: 5

Songfacts®:

  • This is a rather giddy love song about being so thoroughly smitten with a girl that time and space seem irrelevant. Lifehouse lead singer Jason Wade wrote it for his girlfriend, Braeden, whom he married in 2001. He proposed to her using an early version of the song he had on cassette; after the song was finally released in 2005, it became a very popular wedding song. "It was this special song to me that was laying around," Wade told Billboard. "Literally, the first version was on a cassette tape - so '80s. It was kind of my wedding song. It was so personal, so it was very interesting to me that it became this wedding anthem."
  • Originally titled "You And Me And All Of The People," this song was revived and renamed to the shorter "You and Me." It was left off the band's second album, but was released as the first single from Lifehouse's third album. >>
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    Christine - Jaffrey, NH
  • The song spent 62 weeks on the Hot 100, breaking the record for the longest stay for a track by a rock band. The record was later equaled by The Lumineers "Ho Hey."
  • Jason Wade doesn't mind playing this song at every concert, as it's one of his favorites and brings back special memories. "Every time I play that I try to really focus on the lyrics and it kind of brings me back to that place when I was 19 years old proposing to her," he said in 2017.
  • This is an important song for Bryce Soderberg, who took over on bass for Lifehouse in 2004. "With 'You and Me,' it basically served as a resurrection of the band," he told Jeff Gorra. "I had recently joined and we started touring. I got to experience the band breaking again. We put the song out, and it was the only ballad of its kind on that record. We didn't have high expectations. We had just switched labels. I remember it stayed on the charts for a long period of time and reached a lot of people. It was overwhelming to see. It was the second chapter of Lifehouse and relaunched our career."

Comments: 18

  • Jona from San Jose, CaAs of February 19, 2014, these are the Top 100 Chart stats:
    Weeks, Title, Artist, Peak, Pos., Year
    77, "Radioactive," Imagine Dragons, No. 3, 2013*
    76, "Sail," AWOLNATION, No. 17, 2013*
    76, "I'm Yours," Jason Mraz, No. 6, 2008
    69, "How Do I Live," LeAnn Rimes, No. 2, 1997
    68, "Party Rock Anthem," LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett & GoonRock, No. 1, 2011
    65, "Rolling in the Deep," Adele, No. 1, 2011
    65, "You Were Meant for Me"/"Foolish Games," Jewel, No. 2, 1997
    64, "Before He Cheats," Carrie Underwood, No. 8, 2007
    62, "Ho Hey," the Lumineers, No. 3, 2012
    62, "You and Me," Lifehouse, No. 5, 2005
    --Jona Denz-Hamilton San Jose, CA
  • Pipit from Yogyakarta, IndonesiaThe sweetest love song ever... ^_^
  • Terry from Grafon, WiThis song was popular when my husband and I first started dating...and here we are now. I just knew he was the one after our first date.
  • Nathan from Paoli, InThis is the song i heard when me and my girl got together well. . . my ex-girlfreind
  • Ashlee:) from Van Buren, Ari love this song:)
  • Kennedy from Newport, Wamy boyfriend and I's song too =)
  • Jessie from Dallas, Txthis is soooo my boyfriend and I's song!! I just love it
  • Fernando from Mondragon, PhilippinesThe song is a personal favorite. It reminds me of the bestfriend I had that I fell in love with. This is the first and only song I taught her. This song is simply romantic.
  • Maddie from New York, Nythis is the cutest song ever. it reminds me of my ex.
  • Sarah from La, Cai love this song. it is happy and romantic to hear how to people love each other so mush nothing else matters. <3
  • Teddy from Antarctica, Viet Namwow this song is the first song me and my girlfriend danced to
  • Martha from Warsaw, PolandThis song reminds me about my first dates:) mmm although we're not together now,this is the only song that doesn't make me cry when I think about these days.
  • Gabreya from Pine Bluff, AkI love this song. It's beautiful. And it's just in time for Valentine's Day. I've seen the music video and it's lovely. You know what? This song reminds me of Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist, and Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal. It makes me think how the characters and actors, respectiviely, have such a close connection. Even though it's different from eachother's. Ever since Heath passed away, I've been under the dumps all I could think about was him and Jake because they're best friends. This song soothes and let's me know that everything will be all right and that they'll be together very soon. I even heard it on one of the Smallville Clois videos. Lois and Clark are FOREVER. Those two have been together since 1938The Man of Steel and world famous reporter are eternal soul mates. *signs* If only I could find that special someone someday. One of the best songs ever.
  • Meredith from Wauwatosa, WiThis song is very pretty! Anya and Danny did a Viennese Waltz to this song on So You Think You Can Dance that was sooo wonderful!!!!
  • Hannah from Howe, InI love this song!!! It's one of the few happy love songs!!! Thanks Lifehouse!!! :)
  • Victoria from Tampa, FlWhat a great band!!!
    Vic-Tampa,Fl
  • Sherrie from Wurtsboro, NyWhat type of songs do you write?


    Oh, love the song, by the way... Make me think about my boyfriend....-^_^- *Warm fuzzies!*
  • Devin from Guy, ArI wish I could get Lifehouse to sing some of my songs. Devin
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