"You" as written by Kato Khandwala, Ben Phillips and Taylor Momsen....
You don’t want me, no
You don’t need me
Like I want you, oh
Like I need you

And I want you in my life
And I need you in my life

You can’t see me, no
Like I see you
I can’t have you, no
Like you have me

And I want you in my life
And I need you in my life

Love
Love
Love

You can’t feel me, no
Like I feel you
I can’t steal you, no
Like you stole me

And I want you in my life
And I need you in my life

La la la la
La la la la

La la la la
La la la la


Lyrics submitted by ulrikke1994

"You" as written by Charles Phillips Sean Mcgary

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +7
    General CommentThis song really hits a soft spot for me right now...I've read a lot of comments both here-and various other places-where people say this is a sexual song; and that's all its about.Wrong.It's very obvious that this song is much more.If you listen to it while reading it really makes sense...
    ...It's obvious that the girl is in pain and her heart is breaking because she loves someone that she knows she'll never be able to have,all of us can relate to this.We all have had someone/have someone that we want nothing more then to reach out and say,"I love you,so love me back." But sadly,it doesn't work that way.She see's him for who he truly is and loves him for all of his flaws but he cannot love her the same way-either because he doesn't want to or he just doesnt see it-it's obvious this song is a classic heartbreak song.
    sinsayon April 23, 2012   Link
  • +5
    General CommentOnly 6 comments. This is a simple yet amazing song. I know the feeling; I know what it feels like to bang your head repeatedly against a wall that cannot come down. Defeat is a bitter pill to swallow, but so is continued pain of knowing that being unable to connect has more to do with the other person than it does you. Good song. Good band. Now I need to get some work done...
    justanothergurlon March 12, 2012   Link
  • +3
    General Commenthow has no one commented on this song? it's absolutely beautiful and VERY easy to relate to!

    i think it's about being so in love with someone (most likely a friend), but they don't return the feelings. so she's sitting there, confessing her love (through song) but the person doesn't know it or care to understand. that's just my opinion/interpretation though.
    plasticheartsxoon October 02, 2010   Link
  • +3
    General CommentThis song is about being deeply in love with someone who doesn't feel the same way, who doesn't love you back. That's clear I think... And Elektronaut I'm pretty sure this isn't about an ex, this is about someone you never had.
    SofiaRapoulaon January 19, 2012   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis is a very simple, beautiful song.

    I agree with plastichearts. That's definitely what it seems to mean.
    AffinitysArmoron October 09, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General CommentReally sweet, simple song. Love it
    justtonighton April 29, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think it's about unrequited love.
    Pandaseverywhereon August 29, 2012   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationI think this song is about being in love with a celebrity or having a celebrity crush. If you've had one hardcore, you'd know what I mean. She feels like she wants and needs this celeb in her life, but he doesn't need or want her because he doesn't even know she exists."you can't see me like I see you" she sees him in movies or on stage. "I can't have you like you have me" she will never have his attention but he will always have hers. "I can't steal you like you stole me" again with the attention. he stole all of her attention and she can't stop obsessing. maybe its not a healthy obsession. maybe shes crazy. infatuation?
    Blondelle80on November 20, 2012   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationThis is just me, but I do believe that this song is not only about loving someone who doesn't love you back, but it's about giving everything you have. What I got from the lyrics was that she was giving him sex and everything because she loves him to death...But in the end she knows all she is to him is a "Booty Call". So she keeps giving him what he wants but she doesn't 'have him' like he 'has her'. He doesn't love her but she is head over heals for him. But hey, that is just me. :)
    xXCrazilyInLoveXxon March 13, 2012   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationTo me, this song isn't about sex at all, but I can see how it could be about that. Giving everything you have to someone because you think if you do they will love you more or because you're pressured into having it because he said he would leave you if he didn't. But the way I see it, it's about wanting someone that you never even had, missing that person and not being able to tell them because you're so scared of what might happen or what they might think. She needs him in her life and he doesn't even see her anymore than a friend, and he would be fine if she left but if he left her life she wouldn't be able to go on. He can't see her like she sees him because she sees him as a boyfriend, a lover, beautiful, amazing, etc. and he probably just sees her as a friend.
    PinkInkon July 27, 2012   Link

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