"I Love You 'Cause I Have To" as written by Adrienne Follese, Keith Follese and Tamara J. Hyler....
I love you, I love you, I love you
I love you, I love you, I love you
I love you

Green are my eyes
They've seen so much compassion
I couldn't have changed but too much suffering inside
So now I'm said and done

I love you, I love you, I love you, I love you 'cause I have to
And now I spend most of my time playing computer games
And wishing I was loving like most of my friends
Oh I am so ashamed
(I love you, I love you, I love you, I love you 'cause I have to)

I love you 'cause I have to make everything okay
I love you 'cause I have to go away

I love you, I love you, I love you, I love you 'cause I have to
And now I make too much noise reading, flicking
Through rubbish contribution is the solution
To an endless black hole and through the malice
(I love you, I love you, I love you, I love you, I love you)

Green are my eyes
They've seen so much compassion
I couldn't have changed but too much suffering inside
So now I'm said and done
(I love you, I love you, I love you, I love you 'cause I have to)

Whoa, oh, I love you 'cause I have to make everything okay
I love you 'cause I have to go away

Oh, I love you 'cause I have to make everything okay
I love you 'cause I have to go away

Oh, I love you 'cause I have to make everything okay
I love you 'cause I have to go away

Oh, I love you 'cause I have to make everything okay
I love you 'cause I have to go away

Green are my eyes
Green are my eyes
Green are my eyes



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"I Love You Cause I Have To" as written by Adrienne J. Follese Adrienne Follese

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    General CommentI have to love it.
    a town like parison November 26, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis is my personal favorite from the album.
    getaccusedon December 01, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIn the video, I think the green VHS represents his 'green eyes' and how he opens them to speak his feelings during the song, then at the end he closes them. (ya my first post)
    psycho_polo19on December 15, 2004   Link
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    General Commentyes but what does it mean??
    lidzon January 28, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is my favorite of theirs as well.
    I think its referring to liking someone just for the sake of liking them.
    testemunhaon February 03, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIt seems as if the song writter is expressing his lonelieness and how he is seeing someone to cure the hurt inside; i think of it as if he were dating someone simply for the only reason to forget about a former love.
    WhatIsInAName?on September 01, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI absolutely love this song. I intrepet it to mean different things at the same time. Which is why I like it so much. To me it expresses conflicting feelings that are so common when someone is afflicted by that crazy thing called love. Like the singer is saying he loves the other because he HAS TO but would wish for it to be otherwise for whatever reasons that he's trying to escape it. Yet at the same time is completely infatuated and wouldn't have it any other way. A common feeling of push pull. Whatever the meaning the energy of the song and the chorus delivers this particular intrepetation perfectly.
    Ferresonon September 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis dudes been burned by love, and he is angry about it. He still loves this person even though he knows he shouldnt. i think we have all been there at some point.
    big timmyon February 01, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think the singer is basically saying he is with someone because he doesn't want to be lonely, but he doesn't really love them, he is just forcing himself to love them, so he can be with them.

    it also says
    "wishing I was loving like most of my friends oh I am so ashamed"
    which might mean that he is also just pretending to love the person so hes not the only one of his friends who isnt in love?

    i dont know really
    just guessing :)


    but ive loved this song for ages x
    : )on July 06, 2007   Link
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    Song MeaningI think it's about a guy who was in love, but fell in love with the person he was with. Now he's staying in the relationship for the sake of staying in a relationship. Now he's suffering because he's in this loveless relationship, and he just wants it to go away and cannot end it.

    Loved this song for awhile :D
    QueenThinksALoton August 27, 2010   Link

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