"No More 'I Love Yous'" as written by David Edward Daniel Freeman and Joseph Hughes....
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I used to be a lunatic from the gracious days
I used to feel woebegone and so restless nights
My aching heart would bleed for you to see
Oh, but now
I don't find myself bouncing home
Whistling buttonhole tunes to make me cry

No more I love you's
The language is leaving me
No more I love you's
Changes are shifting
Outside the words

The lover speaks about the monsters
I used to have demons in my room at night
Desire, despair, desire
So many monsters

Oh, but now
I don't find myself bouncing around
Whistling my conscience to make me cry

No more I love you's
The language is leaving me
No more I love you's
The language is leaving me in silence
No more I love you's
Changes are shifting
Outside the words

And people are being real crazy
But we will only come
And you know what mommy?
Everybody was being real crazy
The monsters are crazy
There are monsters outside

No more I love you's
The language is leaving me
No more I love you's
The language is leaving me in silence
No more I love you's
Changes are shifting outside the words
Outside the words

No more I love you's
The language is leaving me
No more I love you's
The language is leaving me
No more I love you's
Changes are shifting outside the words

Do be do be do do do oh
Do be do be do do do oh
Outside the words


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"No More I Love You's" as written by Joseph J Hughes David Freeman

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  • +6
    General CommentI think this song deals with a person who has previously been needy in relationships waking up and realizing they can't depend on other people to continually make them happy, or constantly afraid of being left by the other person. No more restless nights, demons, feeling so much desire and dispair over a person.
    gpowerson January 22, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General Commentamazing song, annie lennox was definitely the better half of eurythmics- although i have nothing against dave :). i have no idea what this song's about but i think it's about someone haunted by the failed relationships in their past, and not wanting any more empty, meaningless relationships. hence the "no more i-love-yous". beautiful song anyway :D
    rainbow8711on June 04, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General Commentouch yea i know that...
    gl0ws in the darkon June 19, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General Commentcome on now!

    its clear what the song is about....

    I used to be lunatic from the gracious days.
    ''i was irrationally romantic about the early days of young love''
    I used to be woebegone and so restless nights.
    ''i was in despair and couldnt sleep for loosing you''
    My aching heart would bleed for you to see.
    ''i wore my heart on my sleeve for you to see''
    Oh but now I don't find myself bouncing home,
    Whistling button hole tunes to make me cry,
    '' now i dont whistle tunes that i know will make me react and will make me cry''

    ** to buttonhole is to accost or detain a person in order to force them to engage with you** to play a buttonhole tune is to play a song that you know will evoke an emotion in you that you want.(playing a song you know will make you cry when your tearful).**

    No more " I love you's "
    ''i will not say i love you anymore''
    The language is leaving me
    ''the language of love is leaving me''
    No more " I love you's "
    ''i will not say i love you anymore''
    Changes are shifting outside the words.
    ''i am not just saying this. i am feeling this.

    I used to have demons in my room at night
    Desire, despair, desire, so many monsters.
    '' i couldnt sleep for the confusion. wanting you, loosing you, wanting you. so much conflict in my mind''
    tmprojectson May 17, 2013   Link
  • +1
    General Commentto me...this song is about letting go of a relationship where one has struggled with callousness,disregard and unkindness of the emotional sort.....a kind of relationship where one loves and the other doesn't. So the one who loves has struggled to keep it together.....dealt with 'demons' - 'desire', 'despair', 'desire'......stayed as long as he/she could.....and is finally letting go. I hope to God she does! I've been there......
    redautumnon April 09, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentamazing
    b_edwards1015on August 16, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentAnnie said in an interview on her Central Park DVD that this song to her is about the falseness and monotony of certain loves and that she's "over" the whole love scene, the way she interprets it. I love the original-- they're always great if AL wants to cover it! But I just really prefer her vocals and arrangement.

    The video, all that Tolouse LaTrec business in the video is representative of people's facades, and maybe eventaully finding a place that they can be real. You'll notice Annie FACILITATES this, but never gets to let her guise down. She's almost bitter, and she doesn't even want to try any more.

    What an incredible song!!!!
    LondonSkylineon August 09, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyes i must agree that it is a good song. odd for a person like me not my style of music at ALL. anyways i think that the song may mean that she was in a relationship where her partner wasn't there physically or emotionally so she would find things to make a fuss over so that he would pay attention to her. so finally she became so emoyionally exhausted that she gave up on the relationship...... but i am probably wrong
    skaloverxiuxiuon July 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is about falling out of love. This is a cover of the the mid 80s song "No more I Love Yous" by the UK one hit wonder act "The Lover Speaks" - see separate entry. This version is completely different to the original - in my view not as good. The original is sung much more passionately.
    CharmingManon February 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think it's about child getting grow up
    serenity_25on November 23, 2007   Link

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