"Can U Help Me" as written by Usher Raymond, Terry Lewis and James Samuel Harris Iii....
Why?
Why?
Why?

Living on the edge, out of control
And the world just won't let me slow down
But in my biggest picture
Was a photo of you and me
Girl, you know I tried
I work hard to provide all the material things
That I thought would make you happy
I'm confused, can you make me understand?
'Cause I'm trying to give you the best of me
I thought we were cool, maybe I was blind
But never took time to see

Can you help me?
Tell me what you want from me
Can you help me?
Tell me why you wanna leave
Baby, help me
Without you, my whole world is falling apart
And I'm going crazy
Life's a prison when you're in love alone

I need you to come back home (ooh, girl, I love you)
I don't wanna be alone (you know I need you)
Why?

Girl, I put your love up on a shelf
And I guess I just left it to die
Now we're not together
'Cause I hurt you too many times
And now you're not around
I wish for every moment of time that got wasted
We used it to make sweet love
Baby, be my guide, please take my hand
Want you to know that I got you if you need it
Don't wanna be on the outside looking in
I gotta have you girl, can't you see

Will you help me?
Tell me what you want from me
Can you help me?
Tell me why you want to leave
Baby, help me
'Cause without you, my whole world is falling apart
And without you, I think I'll go crazy
Life's a prison when you're in love alone

I need you to come back home (ooh, girl, I love you)
I don't wanna be alone (you know I need you)
Baby would you please
Please stay to me

Oh please stay, don't go
I don't want it to be over
Give me another chance, I wanna be your man
Girl, you got me down here on my knees
Crying, begging, pleading, I'll do anything for your love

Would you help me?
Tell me what you want from me
Can you help me?
Tell me why you want to leave (I don't understand, girl, I'm just a man)
Baby, help me
Without you, my whole world is falling apart
And without you, girl, I'm going crazy
Life's a prison without your love
Can you help me?
Tell me why, why, why, why, why, why, why, why
Can you help me?
Girl, I'll never stop 'cause you're all I got, baby (please stay, don't go, don't wanna be alone)
Can you help me?
Help me understand, I can be your man
It's driving me crazy (crazy, crazy, crazy)
Oh, baby

Ooh, girl, I love you (said I love you, girl)
You know I need you (I need you)
I can't live without you (I can't go one day without you)
Ooh, girl, I love you (ooh, girl, I need you)
You know I need you
I can't live without you (Can I have you?)
Ooh, girl, I love you
You know I need you
I can't live without you
Ooh, girl, I love you
If you understand, can you help me now? (You know I need you)
Sing along
I can't live without you (Yeah, babe)
You know I need you (hey baby)


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"Can U Help Me" as written by Terry Lewis James Samuel Iii Harris

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    General CommentIncredible... What a song, I have been an usher fan for quite sometime and this song just blows me away... One Word: WOW
    Eastcoastgirl143on July 27, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is about a man who has lost his luv and he wants her to help him understand why she left because he gave her everything he thought would make her happy. he would trade makin luv to her for some quality time with her. this song is so good and so touching in a way it makes you think that just giving people material things isnt enough, its about giving them your time and attention cause they can be gone the next thing you know.
    lilcelloon July 30, 2002   Link
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    General Commenteverytime i listen to this song i think of my gf. it just makes you realize that you have to give your all in a relation, you cant hold back and provide just material things, you have to put your emotional all in a relationship as well.....
    tophoril_razon August 11, 2002   Link
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    General Commenttha u dont know wat uve got til its gone.
    and it shows usher can admitt tha he was wrong and he understands y him and his girl rnt together nemore he says and now were not 2gether coz i hurt u too many times and now ur not around. this song made soo much sense to me after me and my ex b/f broke up i didnt no wat went wrong and i wanted to know wat he wanted from me coz i did work hard to provide all the material things that i thougth wuld make him happy and you know wat.. i was soo caught up in pleasin him tha i didnt even realise he never bought me one thing!
    sparkleandfadeon August 15, 2002   Link
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    General CommentRegrets. Sadly he realized that what he had was specailly...unforturnately he saw this when the woman has already walked out of his life!! This is a beautiful song...sad but yet romantic at the same time. I'll take him back if the woman wouldn't. HAHAHA!
    Sunkissedon August 21, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is just beautiful. it'z amazing how a lot of usher songs relates to my previous relationship. started off with u remind me, u got it bad, u don't have to call, and now can u help me. i love his songs, but everytime i hear them, i'm constantly reminded of the horrible break up i went through.
    evilangel009on August 27, 2002   Link
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    General Commentok damn this song is da bombbb......n i like the way 'tophoril_raz' thinkz....this song does remind u not to take thingz 4 granted...coz u neva know what u got till its gone...
    illusions_on September 01, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is the greatest usher song. he has made some incredible music but this is by far my favorite, this song means so much to me in so many ways
    slfmadeon April 27, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti agree, best usher song
    vonnion April 27, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis is a great song, but i just broke up with my girlfriend of 4 years and it kills me to listen to this song cause i know that its completely over and she left for another guy
    Lost-Oneon December 04, 2004   Link

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