"Justify My Love" as written by and Andre Betts Lenny Kravits....
I want to kiss you in Paris
I want to hold your hand in Rome
I want to run naked in a rainstorm
Make love in a train cross-country
You put this in me
So now what, so now what?

[Chorus:]
Wanting, needing, waiting
For you to justify my love
Hoping, praying
For you to justify my love

I want to know you
Not like that
I don't want to be your mother
I don't want to be your sister either
I just want to be your lover
I want to be your baby
Kiss me, that's right, kiss me

[Chorus]

Yearning, burning
For you to justify my love

What are you gonna do?
What are you gonna do?
Talk to me - tell me your dreams
Am I in them?
Tell me your fears
Are you scared?
Tell me your stories
I'm not afraid of who you are
We can fly!

Poor is the man
Whose pleasures depend
On the permission of another
Love me, that's right, love me
I want to be your baby

[Chorus]

I'm open and ready
For you to justify my love
To justify my love
Wanting, to justify
Waiting, to justify my love
Praying, to justify
To justify my love
I'm open, to justify my love


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"Justify My Love" as written by Andre Betts Lenny Kravits

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  • +2
    General CommentLove, desire, sex.
    nightbluespellon April 29, 2004   Link
  • +2
    General Commentthis type of freedom in a relationship... i love it... knowing that there's no holding back, just pure honestly in the pleasures you can receive from being in love... and when the sex is good ya can't go wrong!!
    candypantson September 30, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General CommentTrue, all of this, really; love, sex, relationship, etc.

    BUT(!) - besides that - here's an important FACT: It's a masterpiece of a song, Madonna at her best, and really stands out from any other song of her's - or, for that matter, any song ever! Genius in every way. 5/5
    voltaboltaon May 23, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis is deffo a song to make love to by far!!!! Hmm!!
    drumajoon June 01, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentGod, if only I could write like that...Love, desire, hot, lustful, wet, passionate lovemaking...(faints)
    MaggieMichelleon September 30, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentPoor is the woman
    Whose pleasures depend
    On the permission of another

    thats what she's trying to hint... that she ain't poor at all, she don't depend on permit to do what she wants in bed with whoever she wants
    mandrakexon September 25, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHeh heh. Sex. This video kicks ass.
    evilangel09on July 05, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwow, what does this song really mean?
    HeatHBabyon September 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIn my opinion, I ddon't think nothing's wrong with this video or this song becuse for the video, it shows that she wants you to love her and the song, it's like poetry.
    skaterboy1988on May 29, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentVery artsy, and of course very sexual. hehe
    MySelfTerminationon September 23, 2005   Link

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