"Be Without You" as written by Mary J. Blige, Johnta M. Austin, Jason Lamont Perry and Bryan Michael Paul Cox....
I wanna be with you, gotta be with you, need to be with you
(Oh, oh, oh, oh)
I wanna be with you, gotta be with you, need to be with you
(Oh, oh, oh, oh)
Ooo, oh, oh, oh, oh, ooo

Chemistry was crazy from the get-go
Neither one of us knew why
We didn't build nothing overnight
'Cause a love like this takes some time
People swore it off as a phase
Said we can't see that
Now from top to bottom
They see that we did that (yes)
It's so true that (yes)
We've been through it (yes)
We got real shit (yes)
See, baby, we been...

Too strong for too long (and I can't be without you, baby)
And I'll be waiting up until you get home ('cause I can't sleep without you, baby)
Anybody who's ever loved ya know just what I feel
Too hard to fake it, nothing can replace it
Call the radio if you just can't be without your baby

I got a question for ya
See I already know the answer
But still I wanna ask you
Would you lie? (No)
Make me cry? (No)
Do somethin' behind my back and then try to cover it up?
Well, neither would I, baby
My love is only your love (yes)
I'll be faithful (yes)
I'm for real (yes)
And with us you'll always know the deal
We've been...

Too strong for too long (and I can't be without you, baby)
And I'll be waiting up until you get home ('cause I can't sleep without you, baby)
Anybody who's ever loved ya know just what I feel
Too hard to fake it, nothing can replace it
Call the radio if you just can't be without your baby

See this is real talk
I'm a always stay (no matter what)
Good or bad (thick and thin)
Right or wrong (all day, everyday)
Now if you're down on love, or don't believe
This ain't for you (no, this ain't for you)
And if you got it deep in your heart
And deep down you know that it's true (come on, come on, come on)
Well, let me see you put your hands up (hands up)
(Fellas, tell your lady she's the one)
Fellas, tell your lady she's the one, oh
Put your hands up (hands up)
(Ladies, let him know he's got your love)
Look him right in his eyes and tell him
We've been...

Too strong for too long (and I can't be without you, baby)
And I'll be waiting up until you get home ('cause I can't sleep without you, baby)
Anybody who's ever loved ya know just what I feel
Too hard to fake it, nothing can replace it
Call the radio if you just can't be without your baby

I wanna be with you, gotta be with you, need to be with you
I wanna be with you, gotta be with you, need to be with you
I wanna be with you, gotta be with you, need to be with you
I wanna be with you, gotta be with you, need to be with you
I wanna be with you, gotta be with you, need to be with you


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"Be Without You" as written by Jason Lamont Perry Bryan Michael Paul Cox

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General Commentthis ong is alright..i think its a lil played out now..like its not the song u go crazy about wen it comes on the readio
    Hoopstar3250on February 19, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is alright..i think its a lil played out now..like its not the song you go crazy about when it comes on the radio but its a nice song
    Hoopstar3250on February 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI like the song. It's a nice, thoughtful song and with her singing it, it sounds better. It's way more mainstream than I think you'd expect from her. But...it's nice. She gives it a grit that say, a mainstream pop singer wouldn't. And that's nice.
    omnivoreronon February 22, 2006   Link
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    General Commento wow, i lov this song so much, it jus maks u rly think bout ur bloke (or gf) so much and how much u appreciate them and makes u realise that u wudnt wna not hav them. I think its gr8
    ubbleson February 27, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song makes me almost cry every time... i'm the one... it's a beautiful thing to hear my boyfriend say... i'm the one... and he knows he's got my love... i love that guy
    iSTARVEforYOUon February 28, 2006   Link
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    General Commentits not that good of a song unless your listening it because i have to admit mary j. blige's fucking voice in this song is amazing.
    although, i wish the lyrics were better.

    :l
    dinosaurEffson April 18, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI like this song. Not really a Mary J. Beilge fan but i like this song. I like the remixes a little better though.
    The meaning is obvious but for people who didn't get it: she can't without her man, She'd do anything for him. In reality it is just a another love song. Thanks for reading my comments =D
    ice-pupon June 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt's about what it's about but in the context of America 2006 it was about the Iraq War in the same way that Someday We'll Be Together by the Supremes was about the Vietnam War. It's a stirring moving song because it can relate to the new war widows whose husbands have returned in body bags. It speaks to their pain.
    big littleon January 11, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAmazingly beautiful and, powerful song. I relate!
    LIVELIKENOTOMRROWon April 14, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is a permanent in my life.its up there in my hall of fame.almst ten years later and i have never tired of it.not once.its real and straight to the point.mary j blige rilly did a number on this one
    winkycaton March 30, 2012   Link

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