Be Without You

Album: The Breakthrough (2005)
Charted: 32 3
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  • I wanna be with you, gotta be with you, need to be with you
    (Oh, oh, oh, oh)
    I wanna be with you, gotta be with you, need to be with you
    (Oh, oh, oh, oh)
    Ooo, oh, oh, oh, oh, ooo

    Chemistry was crazy from the get-go
    Neither one of us knew why
    We didn't build nothing overnight
    'Cause a love like this takes some time
    People swore it off as a phase
    Said we can't see that
    Now from top to bottom
    They see that we did that (yes)
    It's so true that (yes)
    We've been through it (yes)
    We got real shit (yes)
    See, baby, we been...

    [Chorus]
    Too strong for too long (and I can't be without you, baby)
    And I'll be waiting up until you get home ('cause I can't sleep without you, baby)
    Anybody who's ever loved ya know just what I feel
    Too hard to fake it, nothing can replace it
    Call the radio if you just can't be without your baby

    I got a question for ya
    See I already know the answer
    But still I wanna ask you
    Would you lie? (No)
    Make me cry? (No)
    Do somethin' behind my back and then try to cover it up?
    Well, neither would I, baby
    My love is only your love (yes)
    I'll be faithful (yes)
    I'm for real (yes)
    And with us you'll always know the deal
    We've been...

    [Chorus]

    See this is real talk
    I'm a always stay (no matter what)
    Good or bad (thick and thin)
    Right or wrong (all day, everyday)
    Now if you're down on love, or don't believe
    This ain't for you (no, this ain't for you)
    And if you got it deep in your heart
    And deep down you know that it's true (come on, come on, come on)
    Well, let me see you put your hands up (hands up)
    (Fellas, tell your lady she's the one)
    Fellas, tell your lady she's the one, oh
    Put your hands up (hands up)
    (Ladies, let him know he's got your love)
    Look him right in his eyes and tell him
    We've been...

    [Chorus]

    I wanna be with you, gotta be with you, need to be with you
    I wanna be with you, gotta be with you, need to be with you
    I wanna be with you, gotta be with you, need to be with you
    I wanna be with you, gotta be with you, need to be with you
    I wanna be with you, gotta be with you, need to be with youWriter/s: JASON LAMONT PERRY, MARY J. BLIGE, JOHNTA M. AUSTIN, BRYAN MICHAEL PAUL COX
    Publisher: Peermusic Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
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Comments: 2

  • Kristen from Scottsdale, AzThis is my wedding song. Although it is not your usual "wedding" song, my husband picked it due to it's meaningful lyrics to both of us. This song will always be very special.
  • Matt from Raleigh, NcGosh what a great song - the best I've heard in years - don't know how it didn't make it #1 on the Pop charts - only #3. Brian Michael Cox is a songwriting/producing genius and Mary J.'s range in this one is incredible - pure artistry and emotion.
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