I Love You

Album: Absolutely the Best (1965)
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  • I love you, I love you, I love you, yes I do
    But the words won't come & I don't know what to say

    I should tell you, I love you, I do
    My words should explain, but my words won't come
    I shouldn't hide my love deep inside
    My words should explain, but my words won't come
    I should tell you just how I feel, & I keep tryin'
    But something holds me back when I try to tell you

    [Chorus:]

    I love you, I love you, I love you, yes I do
    I love you, I love you, I love you, yes I do
    But the words won't come & I don't know what to say

    If I can find the words in my mind
    The words could explain, but the words won't come
    If you can see what you mean to me
    My words should explain, but my words won't come
    Oh how hard I try to tell you I love you
    But something holds me back when I try to tell you

    I don't know what to say
    Oh how hard I try to tell you I love you
    But something holds me back when I try to tell you Writer/s: NICHOLAS WILLIAM ATKINSON, SHANE FILAN, THOMAS BRUCE WILDING
    Publisher: Peermusic Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1968 {June 8th} People performed their covered version of "I Love You"* on ABC-TV Saturday-afternoon program, 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time 'I Love You" was at position #22 on Billboard's Top 100 chart, two weeks later it would peak at #14 {for 1 week} and it spent eighteen weeks on the Top 100...
    "I Love You" was the group's only Top 100 record...
    * And from the 'For What It's Worth' department, in 1968 there were three other "I Love You" records on the Top 100, "La-La Means I Love You" by The Delfonics {reached #4}, "Hello, I Love You" by The Doors {peaked at #1 for 2 weeks}, and "I Love You Madly" by The Fantastic Four {reached #56}...
  • Ken from Philadelphia, PaI came of age long before the internet became a thing and long after bands like The Zombies became defunct. If you were a music fan at that time, you had to work at finding new music or rediscovering old music. That meant flipping through the bins at record stores... and hopefully you knew of at least one that was an independent outfit that did a bit more than stock current mainstream hits. I was lucky on that count as the local mall of all places actually had a great independent record store. One of my happier finds there was, on the same day, stumbling across the “Time Of The Zombies” and the “Best of the Troggs” compilation albums, which were two full vinyl disks of each band crammed with great songs like this that i’d never heard before! Such great memories.
  • Reg from Kemptville, OnInteresting ...
    I always thought that the version by People! was the original, as their's is the one I've heard the most.
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