I Want You

Album: Savage Garden (1996)
Charted: 11 4
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  • This was Savage Garden's breakout hit, and it was a big one. It's about a guy who is so taken with a beautiful woman, he has to take a chance by approaching her, even though she seems to have a reputation. >>
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    Mike - Santa Barbara, CA
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  • Roberto from Matamoros, MéxicoThis song sounds a lot like Reunion's "Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)".
  • Robin from Milford, NjIt's "chica cherry cola," and Darren knew EXACTLY what he was talking about!
  • Ashley from Henderson, KyAnnabelle, I have the CD and it is chica cherry cola! That's the beauty of being a songwriter!! You get to invent lyrics and catch phrases that no one will ever forget. I remember many years ago talking to cousin about this song and that very same three little words that everyone debates about all these years was exactly what he said. Anytime I hear that song when I'm with people they always talk about too! Apparently Darren Hayes knew what he was doing after all!!
  • Annabelle from Eugene, OrDrink of cherry cola? When I hear it, it always sounds like chica cherry cola. Even some lyric sites list it as chica cherry cola. I wonder what Darren Hayes says about that? And how about Daniel Jones?
  • Andrew from Arlington, Ohgreat song (Brooke Skye makes it better)
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