I'd Rather Have a Love
by Joe

Album: Double Back: Evolution of R&B (2013)
  • Do you mind if I talk to you for a minute?
    You see these fellows out here?
    See, they're afraid of doing that long term thing
    They figure as soon as they lock hearts with another
    Something better is gonna come along
    Well, that's quite possibly true
    But the deal is, you're gonna have to find yourself a love
    Or you're gonna find yourself alone

    See I'm schooled in them streets and streets y'all
    Yeah I was cooling them clubs
    Real talk I wasn't thinking nothing 'bout love
    See I didn't want nobody tryin' to partake in my stuff
    I thought an occasional one night stand would be enough
    Oh but one day I, I met this girl and she ruined my philosophy
    It caught me by surprise
    And now my heart skips a beat when she comes around
    I never thought that I'd be ready to settle down
    See I was about to find myself alone
    But I found myself a love

    It's gonna take a minute to evolve
    But I'd rather have a love than nothing at all
    I'm ready for a love of my own yeah
    Can't stay in this place forever
    Even though I want to, I just see us together
    And I'd rather have a love, than live a life alone

    See, I was raised by a good one
    Momma told me what a real man should be
    She said son pick one, and treat her like me
    But I took all of her wisdom, and used it for selfish gains
    And I know if she saw this pimpin', she's be ashamed
    But now I found her
    I found this girl and I see things differently
    It caught me by surprise
    It's like I got two left feet when she comes around
    I never thought that I'd be ready to settle down
    See I was about to find myself alone
    But I found myself a love

    It's gonna take a minute to evolve
    But I'd rather have a love than nothing at all
    I'm ready for a love of my own yeah
    Can't stay in this place forever
    Even though I want to, I just see us together
    And I'd rather have a love, than live a life alone

    On the one hand I could chose to be the guy that only chases frivolous pleasure
    But on the other hand, need to build a dream with true love and affection
    I know it's going to be quite a challenge
    I know it's gonna take some time
    But I'm here and I'm ready to change
    Cause I know I've found myself a love

    It's gonna take a minute to evolve
    But I'd rather have a love than nothing at all
    I'm ready for a love of my own yeah
    Can't stay in this place forever
    Even though I want to, I just see us together
    And I'd rather have a love, than have a life alone

    Said it's gonna take a minute to evolve
    But I'd rather have a love than nothing at all
    I'm ready for a love of my own Writer/s: ALVIN JEROME GARRETT, DEREK LOUIS ALLEN, GERALD ISAAC
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, MISSING LINK MUSIC
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