"If I Had You" as written by Savan Harish Kotecha, Martin Max and Johan Karl Schuster....
So I got my boots on,
Got the right amount of leather
And I'm doing me up with a black color liner
And I'm working my strut but I know it don't matter
All we need in this world is some love

There's a thin line between the dark side and the light side baby tonight
It's a struggle gotta rumble, tryin' to find it
But if I had you, that would be the only thing I'd ever need
Yeah if I had you, then money fame and fortune never could compete
If I had you, life would be a party, it'd be ecstasy
Yeah if I had you
You y-y-y-y-y-you, y-y-y-y-y-you, y-y-y-y-you
If I had you

From New York to LA getting high rock and rolling
Get a room trash it up 'till it's ten in the morning
Girls in stripper heels, boys rolling in Maserati's
What they need in this world is some love
There's a thin line between the wild time and a flat-line baby tonight
It's a struggle gotta rumble tryin' to find it

But if I had you, that would be the only thing I'd ever need
Yeah if I had you, then money fame and fortune never could compete
If I had you, life would be a party, it'd be ecstasy
Yeah if I had you
You y-y-y-y-y-you, y-y-y-y-y-you, y-y-y-y-you
If I had

The flashing of the lights
It might feel so good but I got you stuck on my mind, yeah
The flashing and the stage it might get me high
But it don't mean a thing tonight

That would be the only thing I'd ever need
Yeah if I had you, then money fame and fortune never could compete
If I had you, life would be a party, it'd be ecstasy
Yeah if I had you
You y-y-y-y-y-you, y-y-y-y-y-you, y-y-y-y-you
If I had you

That would be the only thing I'd ever need
Yeah if I had you, then money fame and fortune never could compete
(never could compete with you)
If I had you, life would be a party, it'd be ecstasy (it'd be ecstasy with you)
Yeah if I had you
You y-y-y-y-y-you, y-y-y-y-y-you, y-y-y-y-you
If I had you


Lyrics submitted by zackfairthepuppy

"If I Had You" as written by Max Martin Savan Kotecha

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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  • +2
    General CommentIt's a fun, enticing, dance-infused track; would make for a nice pop record. The meaning is pretty self-explanatory (in the title).
    rockwitchuon November 29, 2009   Link
  • +2
    Lyric Correction"Then money, fame, and fortune never could compete" not "complete"
    icecoveredhearton June 26, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI wuv this song! He should release this as a single.
    writeratheart415on December 15, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentLoved Adam's performance of "if i had you" on Oprah.. she's right, adam is a total wild child, whom we ABSOLUTELY LOVE.. this is one of my favorite songs on the album
    punky888on January 19, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is his next single :) I love it so much. its catchy, sexy, fun. kind of generic, but its laced with glitter and rock n' roll and who doesn't like that? :D
    modelmaterialon March 11, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti agree, a very sexy fun song :) the message is clear, he's basically saying the only thing we need is love :)
    MCRfanaticon August 17, 2010   Link
  • 0
    MemoryThis is the song I use to give myself some pep in my step. It will just randomly come across my mind sometimes and immediately my day gets a little bit better. :)
    invaderzim7695on October 21, 2010   Link
  • 0
    Song Meaningits about a romanticized cocaine addiction.
    benchimon October 25, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits not about that benchim ur stupid. i love this song and him:)
    jasonderulo10on October 29, 2010   Link
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    General Comment@icecoveredheart

    I was just about to comment that WHEN I saw you had so props. Oh and CORRECTIND LYRICS:Struggle.It was just spelled wrong/
    EdCLoveron January 03, 2011   Link

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