"A Song For You (With Herbie Hancock)" as written by and Leon Russell....
I've been so many places in my life and time
I've sung a lot of songs, I have made some bad rhymes
I've acted out my life in stages with ten thousand people watching
But we're alone now and I'm singing this song for you

I know your image of me is what I hope to be, I've treated you unkindly
But girl can't you see, there's no one more important to me
So darling can't you please see through me, 'cause we're alone now
And I'm singing my song for you, you taught me precious secrets

The truth withholding nothing, you came out in front
When I was hiding, but now I'm so much better
So if my words don't come together, listen to the melody
'Cause my love is in there hiding

I love you in a place where there is no space or time,
I love you for my life
'Cause you are a friend of mine, and when my life is over
Remember, when we were together

We were alone and I was singing my song for you
And when my life is over, remember when we were together
We were alone, and I was singing my song for you
For you


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"A Song for You" as written by Leon Russell

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    General CommentOh this song is just in some other level. This is a song written by Leon Russel in the 60s, that has been performed by several artists, but this is my favourite version so far. I love the passion Christina shows while singing it, it blows you away, it makes my weep everytime I listen to it. Probably because of the meaning, that I assume has to do with a relationship that has somehow gone bad, and it's too late to turn back time. I feel like she is broken-hearted, remembering those beautiful past times when they were so close together...no matter how much time it's been, she won't forget. She wants him to remember her as well, even when it's been so long.

    It touches me in every single way. I reminds me of those friends that got in the way, just because life goes on, especially my dearest friend-first love, who has been in and out of my life for six years now. I know that even when we are (or never even were) together, he will always been something special for me, no matter what comes my way. He's always there, he is unreplaceable, and I only hope that he remembers me sometime, and that we have the chance to meet again to talk about those times...and feel good about it, and not hurt like this. Cause "I love you in a place where there's no space or time
    I love you for my life... 'cause you're a friend of mine"
    Gabigson June 06, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is just so beautiful and christina's voice just made it even more beautiful. i love love love it.

    my favorite part is: Listen to the melody 'cause my love is in there hiding.

    it's genius.
    LMB228on February 26, 2007   Link

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