"I Need You (ft Faith Hill)" as written by David Cory Lee and Tony Lane....
(Tim)
I wanna drink that shot of whiskey
I wanna smoke that cigarette
I wanna smell that sweet addiction on my breathe
I wanna ride across West Virginia in the back seat of a Cadillac
You know some cowboys like me go out like that
So I need you
Like a needle needs a vein
Like my uncle Joe in Oklahoma needs a rain
And I need you
Like a lighthouse on the coast
Like the father and the son need the Holy Ghost
I need you

(Faith)
I wanna get lost in some corner booth, Cantina Mexico
I wanna dance to the static of an AM radio
I wanna wrap the moon around us, lay beside you skin on skin
Make love til the sun comes up, til the sun goes down again
Cause I need you

Like a needle needs a vein
Like my uncle Joe in Oklahoma needs a rain
I need you
Like a lighthouse on the coast
Like the father and the son need the Holy Ghost
I need you, OOH I need you

(Tim)
I wanna drink that shot of whiskey
I wanna smoke that cigarette
You know some cowboys like me go out like that
So I need you, whoa I need you
I need you I need you I need you, I need you




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"I Need You" as written by Tony Lane David Cory Lee

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    General CommentIT's funny but two lines in this song remind me of two other songs; one particularly affects the meaning for me, although i doubt it's an actual reference.

    "I wanna ride 'cross West Virginia in the backseat of a Cadillac" makes me think of "Black Cadillacs" by Modest Mouse

    "I wanna wrap the moon around us and lay beside you skin on skin" makes me think of "Bones" by The Killers
    Jred7on November 24, 2008   Link
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    General Commentim honored to be the first comment for this song. the lyrics ar beautiful and true. theyre love is so real and strong also rare and its shown in the way they sing and the way they look at eachother.. gawwwwd i love this song 4 ever..
    nein333on July 28, 2007   Link
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    General Commenta bunch of similies to compare his love too! awesome song.
    katedanielson August 12, 2007   Link
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    General Commentman i just heard this song for the 1st time 2day man i love it SOOO MUCH i never loved a song so much before especially on the first listen!
    falloutnickon February 02, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI just heard this song, and i absolutely love it.. I think it's so beautiful...
    Well, I think the song basically describes it self.. Just about you love somebody so much that you need that person like you need basic things in life..

    Like the line "Like my uncle Joe in Oklahoma needs the rain" he/she needs him/her to survive.. :-)

    Its just so damn beautiful.. :)
    kbakon December 22, 2008   Link
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    Song MeaningThe reference to "Ride 'Cross West Virginia In the Backseat of a Cadillac.. You know some Cowboys like me go out like that" is a reference to Hank Williams. He and 17-year-old Charles Carr were driving to a show in Canton, Ohio. Carr had been driving all night and Hank had been drinking heavily and sleeping in the back when they pulled off the road at the Skyline Drive-In in Hilltop West Virginia. It was there that it was discovered Hank Williams had died during the journey.
    WESTWARDWINDon September 18, 2009   Link
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    General Commentperfect.
    xcaughtinablondxon October 14, 2009   Link
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    General CommentHe is talking about all of the things he wants to do and the results of what could happen if he continued doing those things.. the addictions, like booze and cigarettes and that it could end up being how he " goes out"...( that's the first part) so he needs her, kind of like to keep him on the right path. to save his soul
    He needs her like an addiction, to save him, to survive ( like the crops needing rain), show him the right way like a lighthouse leads a ship in. (2nd part) She loves him for him, she needs him, to be with him so close, skin on skin ..like he needs her:)
    lenacountrysoulon July 25, 2011   Link
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    General CommentIt's a beautfil love song.
    Thia007on November 20, 2011   Link
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    General CommentThis might be the most beautiful song ever. When you need someone just to feel OK.
    gipsiesolon November 11, 2016   Link

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