"Love Needs a Heart" as written by and Jackson Browne Valerie Carter....
Maybe the hardest thing I've ever done
Was to walk away from you
Leaving behind the life that we'd begun
I split myself in two

Proud and alone, cold as a stone
Rolling down that hill into the night
I could see the surprise and the hurt in your eyes
From behind each flashing city light

Love needs a heart and I need to find
If loves needs a heart like mine

Love won't come near me, she don't even hear me
She walks past my vacancy sign
Love needs a heart, trusting and blind
I wish that heart was mine

Proud and alone, cold as a stone
I'm afraid to believe the things I feel
I can cry with the best I can laugh with the rest
But I'm never sure when it's real
And it may be the hardest thing I've ever done
But apart from all that I hope to find
Where's the heart that's been looking for mine?
I hope it finds me in time

Love needs a heart and I need to find
If love needs a heart like mine


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"Love Needs a Heart" as written by Jackson Browne Valerie Carter

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    General CommentJackson Browne is just an amazing lyric writer;

    Love won't come near me, she don't even hear me
    She walks past my vacancy sign

    That is just wonderful. Most of us have been there at some point in our lives. What a gift to be able to encapsulate what i such a common experience with such clarity.
    PhilMarshon October 26, 2011   Link
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    General CommentOMG am I really the first person to comment on this song !?
    Jackson Browne is amazing and this song is beautiful. I love the part where it goes "I can cry with the best I can laugh with the rest
    But I'm never sure when it's real"
    Skiba_is_godon December 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIndeed this is a beautiful song. Jacksons voice reflects very sincere and heartfelt in the line "I hope it finds me in time." If he hasn't been there, then he is an incredible actor of his lyrics. His music expresses being there as well as anybody.
    andrew11on August 31, 2007   Link
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    General CommentGod bless Lowell George. His touch is so present in this tune.
    MMMerryon September 29, 2009   Link

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