"Love" as written by and Billy Edd Wheeler....
Picture myself as a thin white child
Back to the day I was born on
They slapped me into line as it crossed my mind
I've felt better
I've felt worse
This is my life and it's all very well but never again

As they say "we've been robbed"
And don't you know that this time

Love, just love yourself like no one else
Love, it's enough
They can say what they like but they still can't take that

Distance myself from the things I'd like but
Everyone has something I need
Don't let me wake up & find
All those others leaving me behind
If you don't have a clue about life
Then I'm happy to say neither have I
Although I'm not going to shrug my shoulders & suck my thumb
This time

'cause there's something I deserve
Love, just love yourself like no one else
Love, it's enough
They can say what they like but they still can't take that

Picture my house in a postcard town
Picture a bomb in the sky
History at the door who could ask for more?
I've felt better
So kill me with love
Just love yourself like no one else
Time's so scarce where I come from
Let them say what they like 'cause they still can't take your love


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"Love" as written by Billy Edd Wheeler

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  • +4
    General CommentIsn't this such a feel good song? "Love, just love yourself like no one else. Love, it's enough!" It just makes me want to be nothing but positive.
    Psychedeliaon May 05, 2007   Link
  • +2
    MemoryI remember spotting this song on a VHS I left recording MTV accidently overnight, back in 96... I was a teen and was very depressed that day - but then I saw the video for "Love"... Probably my favourite Sundays song ever.
    shaymanrockon December 13, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song as a good message.
    brokentelephone78on March 12, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song has a good message.
    brokentelephone78on March 12, 2010   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationSome people as saying this is a positive uplifting song, but it's actually a sad song as well. I think this song is about a person that was born with something wrong with them, like an illness of some sort. They are saying "No matter how bad things get for me, I won't lose my love for myself... but, I'm not going to live very long."

    "They slapped me into line as it crossed my mind." I think this means, I thought about ending my life, but was talked out of it."

    "I've felt better, I've felt worse" Indicates there's some kind of illness.

    "This is my life and it's all very well but never again " Meaning, this is the life I have, but I wouldn't want to go through this again.

    "As they say, we've been robbed" This person was "robbed" of a normal life.

    "I'm not going to shrug my shoulders & suck my thumb" - As bad as my life is, I'm not giving up.

    "Picture my house in a postcard town, Picture a bomb in the sky" - Yes, I'm alive and I love myself, but it's all about to end.

    "Time's so scarce where I come from" - Indicates the person is near death.
    CommenBoyon July 14, 2017   Link

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