"I Like You" as written by Martin James Boorer and Steven Patrick Morrissey....
Something in you caused me to,
Take a new tact with you,
You were going through something,
I had just about scraped through
Why do you think I let you get away,
With the things you say to me?,
Could it be I like you,
It's so shameful of me,
I like you

No one I ever knew or have spoken to,
Resembles you,
This is good or bad, all depending on,
My general mood
Why do you think I let you get away,
With all the things you say to me?
Could it be I like you,
It's so shameful of me,
I like you

Magistrates who spend their lives,
Hiding their mistakes
They look at you and I, and,
Envy makes them cry,
Envy makes them cry

Forces of containment,
They shove their fat faces into mine,
You and I just smile,
Because we're thinking the same lines
Why do you think I let you get away,
With all the things you say to me?
Could it be I like you,
It's so shameful of me,
I like you

You're not right in the head and nor am I,
And this why,
You're not right in the head and nor am I,
And this why
This is why I like you, I like you, I like you,
This is why I like you, I like you, I like you
Because you're not right in the head, and nor am I,
And this is why,
You're not right in the head, and nor am I
And this is why,
This is why I like you, I like you, I like you, I like you
This is why I like you, I like you, I like you, I like you,
This is why I like you, I like you


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"I Like You" as written by Steven Patrick Morrissey Martin James Boorer

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    General CommentI'm confused: this is a song from his new album but these lyrics were posted in 2002. How's that possible?
    Brutinon June 08, 2004   Link
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    General Commentbecause the songs were written a long time before the new album came out. He was still performing live without having a record deal...
    Jemaeuxon July 01, 2004   Link
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    General CommentYes, it took him 7 years to find a new label to release material off.
    mdeaveson January 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti think the song's basically about two folks, more than likely close friends who sort of joke with and about each other, and who know each other so well that they're always "thinking the same line." Moz is finally ready to admit his feelings. It's really a nice song.
    pumkinhedon January 27, 2005   Link
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    General Commentone of the most perfect love songs.
    rustytheskatemakeron April 02, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think it's a perfect friendship song too -- I picture him singing this to Linder or Nancy Sinatra or another one of his favorite women friends
    davidbeauyon August 28, 2005   Link
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    General Commentfantastic 'like' song. I do not think it is a love song. But it is fantastic. I love it at high volumes. His voice control is sublime. I like the bit about "you're not right in the head, this is why I like you"/"and nor am I"
    shroom220579on September 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI agree with shroom. It is the perfect like song.
    "No one I ever knew or have spoken to resembles you
    This is good and bad all depending on my general view" I thought it was mood? Anyways, that line is one of my favorite by Morrissey. I think it's something everyone can relate to when liking someone.
    AshesInTheSkyon January 04, 2006   Link
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    General CommentPut this on a compilation for this hot blonde i like.
    Belovedlifeon August 30, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThey look at you and I and envy makes them cry
    Envy makes them cry

    Oh Moz, you know the story of my life and I've never even told you.
    dontplagiarizeon August 05, 2008   Link

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