"Like You'll Never See Me Again" as written by Jr. Brothers and Alicia J Augello-cook....
If I had no more time
No more time left to be here
Would you cherish what we had'
Was it everything that you were looking for?
If I couldn't feel your touch
And no longer were you with me
I'd be wishing you were here
To be everything that I'd be looking for
I don't wanna forget the present is a gift
And I don't wanna take for granted the time you may have here with me
'Cause lord only knows another day is not really guaranteed

So every time you hold me
Hold me like this is the last time
Every time you kiss me
Kiss me like you'll never see me again
Every time you touch me
Touch me like this is the last time
Promise that you'll love me
Love me like you'll never see me again

Oh oh oh

How many really know what love is'
Millions never will
Do you know until you lose it

That it's everything that we are looking for
When I wake up in the morning
You're beside me
I'm so thankful that I found
Everything that I been looking for

I don't wanna forget the present is a gift
And I don't wanna take for granted the time you may have here with me
'Cause lord only knows another day is not really guaranteed

So every time you hold me
Hold me like this is the last time
Every time you kiss me
Kiss me like you'll never see me again
(Can you do that for me baby)
Every time you touch me
(See we don't really know)
Touch me like this is the last time
(See everyday we never know)
Promise that you'll love me
(I want you to promise me)
Love me like you'll never see me again
(Like you'll never see me again)

Oh oh oh oh oh


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"Like You'll Never See Me Again" as written by Alicia J Augello-cook Alicia Augello-cook

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    General CommentWow! I'm the first person to comment on this lovely song? You automatically get a Prince vibe from hearing this. I gotta admit, I wasn't feeling it at first. But hearing a couple of times and watching the music video ( it's very good, people! so give it a watch :] ), I can't stop listening.
    livetoloveon November 18, 2007   Link
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    General Commentahhh such a good song :)
    shannyde49on November 25, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti LOVE this song SOOO much its sooo good and it means alot :)) it really makes u think about the person that u are with. Love Them as much as u can everyday. Cuz u never know it might be the last day u may see them.
    falloutnickon November 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about unconditional love and not taking that for granted. No one is guaranteed tomorrow and too many people take life for granted. When your in love with someone, you should always tell them. I think thats what the message Alicia is trying to send. Too many people take love for granted, which is where the whole 'absence makes the heart grow fonder' thing comes in. When you love someone, tell them everyday that you do because you don't know if they will be here tomorrow. And that is one of the worst things to experience. "love me like you'll never see me again" is saying to live each day as it is your last and make sure you tell the people you love that you love them because they might not be here tomorrow.
    anonloveon November 29, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis Song Made Me Cry When I First Heard It On 106 nd Park.. I Jus Started Thinking Bout My Boyfriend That Got Killed 2 Days B4 He Was To Move With Me.. If Yu Have Someone In Ur Life Treat Them As If That May Be The Last Time Yu See Them..
    PlatnumPluson December 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song is great and the above comment is so sad :( I'm sorry.
    Andrew Evenstaron December 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentBeautiful .. Just plain beautiful.
    B_MuZiQon December 20, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthat is just one AMAZING song LOVE IT :-D
    nelpyon August 08, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis is probably one of my most favorite alicia keys song. It's a very emotional song.. alicia keys voice here is just absolutely beautiful, and you can really feel her pain throughout. you can tell she truly means every word that she says in this song. even though the song itself has a rather positive message, there is still that other side to it - that heartbreak feeling when you've lost love or someone so dear to you. I think thats why its such a great song. and the production of it as well is phenomenal; really just love the mellow string cortet.

    I watched an old interview of Alicia back in '07, when she was talking about the As I Am album. during the time before it was released, she talked about having a lot of ups & downs in her life. she got to a point of feeling very melancholy and down a lot. She just didnt know where she wanted to take things. a few months before the release of As I Am, she visited Egypt and parts of Europe, and said how much it really changed her whole life and her whole perspective of things. she said it just made her a stronger person, and she said it really gave her some time to take a break and heal. apparently some of the songs were written before she left to egypt, and some songs were written after. but its cool to hear how the whole album grows in general. On some of the tracks (such as Go Ahead, Like Youll never see me again, lesson learned, the thing about love, tell you something) you can really feel her pain. it is also rumored that she had gotten teary while singing in the studio for like youll never see me again & the thing about love.

    alicia keys in general is just an amazing artist. in my opinion shes the only r&b artist nowadays who just sits down (piano or not) and just sings her heart out. for me, shes a very big influence. her lyrics speak to me. Her songs just pierce your soul whether they are the songs from Songs in a Minor or Element of Freedom.
    becca.roseon March 01, 2013   Link
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    General CommentThe music video for this song is what makes it. I heard it on the album and it didn't grab me like most of the other tracks, but when I saw the clip and started listening to it more, I started loving it. From Fallin to If I Ain't Got You to Like You'll Never See Me Again, Alicia is one heck of a love song writer.
    carey_018on December 01, 2007   Link

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