"As Long as You Love Me" as written by Justin Bieber, Sean Michael Anderson, Nasri Tony Atweh, Rodney Jerkins and Andre Lindal....
As long as you love me (love me, love me)
As long as you love me (love me, love me)
As long as you love me

We're under pressure,
Seven billion people in the world trying to fit in
Keep it together,
Smile on your face even though your heart is frowning
But hey now, you know girl,
We both know it's a cruel world
But I will take my chances

As long as you love me
We could be starving, we could be homeless, we could be broke
As long as you love me
I'll be your platinum, I'll be your silver, I'll be your gold
As long as you love, love me, love me
As long as you love, love me, love me

I'll be your soldier, fighting every second of the day for your dreams girl
I'll be your Hova, you can be my Destiny's Child on a scene girl
So don't stress, don't cry, we don't need no wings to fly
Just take my hand

As you love me we could be starving, we could be homeless, we could be broke
As long as you love me
I'll be your platinum, I'll be your silver, I'll be your gold
As long as you love, love me, love me
As long as you love, love me,

I don't know if this makes sense, but you're my hallelujah
Give me a time and place, and I'll rendezvous, and I'll fly you to it,
I'll beat ya there
Girl you know I got you
Us, trust
A couple of things I can't spell without you
Now we are on top of the world, 'cause that's just how we do
Used to tell me sky's the limit, now the sky's our point of view
Man now we stepping out like whoa (oh God)
Camera's point and shoot,
Ask me what's my best side, I stand back and point at you, you
You the one that I argue with, I feel like I need a new girl to be bothered,
But the grass ain't always greener on the other side,
It's green where you water it
So I know we got issues baby true true true
But I'd rather work on this with you
Than to go ahead and start with someone new
As long as you love me

As you love me we could be starving, we could be homeless, we could be broke
As long as you love me
I'll be your platinum, I'll be your silver, I'll be your gold
As long as you love, love me,
As long as you love, love me

As long as you love me
I'll be your silver, I'll be your gold
Love me,
As long as you love, love me,
Please don't go (love me, love me)
Please don't go (love me, love me)
As long as you love, (love me, love me)
As long as you love, (love me, love me)
As long as you love me


Lyrics submitted by SliverLines, edited by emerylane1

"As Long as You Love Me" as written by Jerkins Rodney Andre Lindal

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

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    General CommentSeriously? No comments? And no bio? I didn't even realize this was JB's song until someone told me today. GREAT song...just a good combination of lyrics, vocals, intrumentals, rhythm, beat (is that the same as rhythm? Oh well), etc. Luv Luv Luv this line: "As you love me we could be starving, we could be homeless, we could be broke." Now if that ain't true love, than what is ;-) Just a REALLY good song from a surprising source.
    Jeffreystumpon August 02, 2012   Link
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    General CommentI'm not a fan of Justin Bieber, but this song has a lot of meaning behind the lyrics and that's why I like it.
    dogzrcool4on August 15, 2012   Link
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    My InterpretationI assume (due to the music video) that a boy is in love with a girl, but her father will not let her see him. They make a plan to runaway together. When the girls father discovers that she is missing, he goes to find her. When he does find her, he beats up the boy and leaves him laying in the street, all bloody and beaten. He takes his daughter and the girl is screaming telling the boy to get up and go.
    I love this song and it is so catchy. I can rap Big Sean's whole part! It is my favorite song off the Believe album (next to Beauty and a Beat ft. Nicki Minaj).
    c4rter5on August 30, 2012   Link
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    General CommentI think what Justin means is that he's very unpredictable, but love is an interesting thing, it can hurt+help.
    avalilyrbon December 01, 2013   Link
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    Song Meaningfrom the music video, i think its about justin fell in love with this girl but her father doesnt trust him. so they run away together. her father notices that sheis missing and beats up Jb
    Admin1on September 12, 2017   Link
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    My InterpretationIt's about love being the most important thing above everything. Also that its worth fighting for and working it out.

    The lyrics are so true ... life is short, and love is FOREVER! That one person is everything.
    thyi319on September 03, 2012   Link
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    General CommentMy fiance' and I are convinced that at the telephone he is carrying a sea bag and therefore the MV being military. He also quotes "Ill be your soldier..." even if it has a double meaning it still has military influences. :) Hooyah!
    KrisGirl34on September 09, 2012   Link
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    General CommentIn this song, the singer sings about love being more important than money, a theme that is completely original and no one else in the history of the universe has touched upon. The fact that Justin is a celebrity wealthy beyond the imaginations of most people in the world makes this song completely genuine, as does his comparison of himself to a soldier despite no military service. The verse by Big Sean makes perfect sense and is integral to the song and in fact should be made into a separate single.
    Yugosusuon October 24, 2012   Link
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    General CommentJustin testifies how true love can overcome all circumstances on this Believe electro jam. He sings, "As long as you love me. We could be starving. We could be broke," which is a predicament the Canadian star is unlikely to encounter over the next few years. However, having experienced a childhood being raised by a single mother in low-income housing, Justin has experienced financial hardship.


    The song features a rapped verse from "My Last" rapper Big Sean, who is signed to Kanye West's G.O.O.D. label.


    This shares a title with a 1997 international hit by the Backstreet Boys. The pop band took to Twitter to remind Beliebers that they were first. "I don't care who you are, where you're from, what you did #AsLongAsYouLoveMe," they wrote.


    Justin persuaded producer Rodney Jerkins to add the dubstep-heavy sonics after a trip to London. The Canadian singer got hooked on dubstep during a trip to the UK, where the bass-driven type of electronic music is all over the radio.


    Big Sean revealed to MTV News that on the same day he was recruited to work with Justin, the rapper got a call from an artist whose cussing content is the polar opposite to the Canadian pop star's PG lyrics. "It's crazy! I got a call from Gucci Mane the same day I got a call from Bieber and his people to do two different projects," he recalled. "It's tight that I can be a person that's so diverse that I can do both of those and it's not reaching. I'm still me... and I didn't compromise anything for Bieber. You know, I just didn't curse, which is easy. I don't have to curse every day."


    The song's music video was directed by Anthony Mandler, who has worked with everyone from Rihanna to Usher. Actor Michael Madsen, who has also had notable roles in movies like Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill and Sin City, stars in the clip alongside Justin and Big Sean.


    Michael Madsen plays the disapproving father of Justin's love interest in the visual and ends up beating up the star after he ignores his request to stay away from his daughter. The actor told MTV News that Bieber was more concerned about having it look real than scared to take the hit. "He was very respectful, very respectful and decent to me," said Madsen. "I think he wanted it to be well-done. I don't think he was blowing it off. I think that I've been around enough to know I can tell if somebody isn't really doing their job or taking what they do seriously. And I could tell from early on in the morning that he was. He wanted it to be right."
    musicrocks13on November 14, 2012   Link

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