When you're all alone,
and you need a light,
someone to guide you through the night,
just remember that I am here,
to hold you close and dry your tears.

Oh-ooh

And just when you thought you were falling,
but you know I'll always be right there.

When you're all alone,
and you need a friend,
someone to help you to the end,
when you need someone to catch you when you fall,
I'll be there through it all.

oh-oh

Cause just when you thought you were losing,
but you know I'll always be right there.

And I'll be there through the good times,
and the bad,
and we'll be there for each other,
cause you're the best friend I've ever had.

And just when you thought you were falling,
but you know I'll always be right there.
oh-oooh whenever you need me,
I'll always be right there.


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    General CommentThis is my favorite song from Michelle Branch, the first time I heard it, I was immediately taken by the lyrics and the emotion she puts into the song.
    methoson May 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commentalso my fav from michelle, i can relate, my best friend and I go through everything and no matter what in the end she loves me and I love her, for each other we'll always be right there. Michelle's music and lyrics are incredible
    python81on June 20, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song means alot b/c im movin from my home to another country n leavin my best friend behind. we dun talk anymore but still consider eachother best friends!! weve been thro everything together n love eachtoher so much!!!!!!this song tells how we are always there for eachother n alwasy will be!!!!!
    gaudette55on August 17, 2002   Link
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    General CommentMy best friend told me to ge this song when we ere fighting, he dedicated it to me, hes so sweet. GREAT SONG
    spicklyon June 29, 2003   Link
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    General CommentCute song, sung well, interesting background music. Obviously about how close she is with either a friend or a bf and how she will always have that person's back. However, the lyrics are kind of lame and cliche as is the topic...hate to say it, but songs like these kind of just prove how limited of a genre pop is
    serenity23on July 30, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI read somewhere that she wrote this song with her best friend, Jennifer Hagio or something. They were in the music room of their high school, and Michelle just started playing the piano, and together they wrote this song in like 15 minutes.
    So yeah, just a little anecdote, but I thought it was a really cute story.

    The lyrics are kind of generic to be honest, but she wrote it for fun with her best friend at 14 or something, so it's not like she's going to try to write the next #1 song in America.
    And if you listen to some of her other songs like "Goodbye To You", which she wrote at 15 (by herself), you can tell she's an amazing songwriter, even if it doesn't show in this song.
    anniewashere123on May 30, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI'll agree that the lyrics are pretty generic stuff, but there's an emotional quality to this song that touches me. :3
    saint_streeton January 26, 2010   Link

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