"You Had Me" as written by Francis Anthony Eg White, Betty Wright, Wendy Anne Stoker and Joss Stone....
You had me
You lost me
You're wasted
You cost me
I don't want you here messing with my mind

Spitting in my eyes and I still see
Tried to keep me down
I'm breaking free
I don't want no part in your next fix
Someone needs to tell you this is it

Hey listen you'll be missin'
Out on all my love and my kissing
Make your mistakes on your own time
When you come down you're just no good to have around
Instead of making money you took mine

[Chorus:]
You had me
You lost me
You're wasted
You cost me
I don't want you here messing with my mind
I've realized in time
that my eyes are not blind
I've seen it before
I'm taking back my life

You tried to trade on my naivete
But the things you do and say embarrass me
See once upon a time I was your fool
But the one I leave behind is you

Hey listen you'll be missin'
Out on all my love and my kissing
Make your mistakes on your own time
When you come down you're just no good to have around
Instead of making money you took mine

[Chorus]

Vodka and a packet of cigarettes
That's all it used to be but now
You're sniffing on snow when you're feeling low
Suffocating dreams that could have been
Maybe for a minute I was down with that
But it didn't take long for me to see the light
You swore you had control of it
But when I stepped back you slipped on your supply

[Chorus]

Taking it back I'm taking it back
Taking back my life
Taking it back I'm taking it back
Taking back my life
Ain't nobody got no business stressing all the time
Taking it back I'm taking it back
Taking back my life

[Chorus]

Taking it back I'm taking it back
Taking back my life
Taking it back I'm taking it back
Taking back my life
Ain't nobody got no business stressing all the time
Taking it back I'm taking it back
Taking back my life


Lyrics submitted by fraggles

"You Had Me" as written by Francis Eg White Joss Stone

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +2
    General CommentI just came across this song and wanted to say:
    I think maybe all of you in this "discussion" are dickwads.
    In replying just to inform you, I have myself become a dickwad. I realise this. But it was worth it. I hope you are just doing this for cheap laughs otherwise I have real fears for your mental wellbeing.
    The first post was clearly a joke. Made to provoke and you all were easy bait. Peace.
    pondereron January 08, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentwtf? issues much?
    spicklyon November 27, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentCome on kids, grown up. I mean honestly if you hat ethe song so much why waste your time posting about it? I mean really, why waste your time and ours go post about your favorite brand new song or something, no you are not fooling anyone. My solution to you ignorance is suicide, but tht's just me. Thanks for playing though.

    This is my least favorite song on this cd, it's just so common place. I like the lyrics .. i just don't like the music. It's just an uncomfortable arrangement, musically. I love the rest of the album though.
    Eggos=yumon April 14, 2005   Link
  • +1
    Song MeaningLovely song!
    Obviosly about a toxic relationship. And she is finallty taking back her life.
    He used her and now she is taking back her life!

    Great voice, great lyrics, very catchy!
    LovelySoulGirlon November 14, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYes you are over reacting just a bit you moron. This song is catchy fun uplifting and still shows off those vocals she can catch! Written when she was only 14 thats not bad? I'd like to see you do better
    smgellar_da_bombon December 30, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentUm. Gross. NO ONE deserves that. Sicko.


    I like this song. Before looking at the lyrics, I had thought it was just an "I'm-leaving-you" song. Kind of rings bells for my ex.
    moongirlion February 21, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentquiffporn, you again. Can you only offend or so?
    Joss Stone is great artist, her voice is also great, just as this song is O.o
    Malon333on February 28, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOr maybe just you, quiffporn. Did you mangle animal corpses when you were a kid, too?
    moongirlion March 07, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe song is only average but Joss Stone is a brilliant singer which is really what this song was written for.
    chocolateon March 17, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI like the song. But these comments crack me up! Keep going, people..
    MinorChordon April 05, 2005   Link

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