How Am I Supposed to Live Without You

Album: Soul Provider (1989)
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  • I could hardly believe it
    When I heard the news today
    I had to come and get it straight from you
    They said you were leavin'
    Someone's swept your heart away
    From the look upon your face,
    I see it's true
    So tell me all about it
    Tell me about the plans you're makin'
    Then tell me one thing more before I go

    Tell me how am supposed to live without you
    Now that I've been lovin' you so long
    How am I supposed to live without you
    How am I supposed to carry on
    When all that I've been livin 'for is gone

    I didn't come here for cryin'
    Didn't come here to breakdown
    It's just a dream of mine is coming to an end
    And how can I blame you
    When I build my world around
    The hope that one day we'd be so much
    More than friends
    And I don't wanna know the price I'm
    Gonna pay for dreaming
    When even now it's more than I can take

Comments: 12

  • Kris from AzI was going nuts trying to remember what breakup this song was in… Zack and Kelly!!! Thank you Jane from Austin!!
  • Esskayess from Dallas, TxAmen, Karen. Branigan sounds angry and heartbroken, which is appropriate for the lyrics. Bolton conveys little emotion.
  • Karen from Manchester, NhLaura Brannigan's version is at least 100x better than Bolton's! Not all songwriters should sing.
  • Jane from Austin, Tx"I dont want to sound like such a loser.... but it was played when Zack and Kelly broke up in "Saved By The Bell""

    don't worry. you're in good company. that is how i associate this song too.
  • Jeff from Austin, Txbolton = receding hairline mullett
  • Sara from Traverse City, MiThis song makes me depressed.
  • Mike from Hueytown , AlThis song is about drug addiction. MB was trippin when he whined the lyrics.
  • Jay from Atlanta, GaMy favorite song of his is "That's What Love Is All About". The lyrics speak volumes.
  • Allan from Calgary, CanadaIndeed this was the song played when Zack and Kelly broke up, although it was another group performing it, while the "Zack Attack" (minus Zack) lip-sync'd along.
  • Paul from Galway, IrelandI dont want to sound like such a loser.... but it was played when Zack and Kelly broke up in "Saved By The Bell"
  • Steve from St. Louis, MoMB used to be a rocker. He had an album out, "Fools Game" in late '82, early '83 that had a couple of pretty good tunes. The title track and "She did the same thing". He also used to open up for some heavy metal acts too. I don't know why he went a different direction.
  • Dave from Cardiff, WalesBecame Michael's first UK hit in 1990, following several earlier successes in America. Michael had two other Top 10 hits in Britain - "How Can We Be Lovers?" - also in 1990 - and "Can I Touch You... There?" in 1995.
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