You tell me that you're leaving
And I'm trying to understand
I had myself believing
I should take it like a man
But if you gotta go then you gotta know
That it's killing me
And all the things I never seem to show
I gotta make you see

Girl it's been so long, (tell me)
How could it be
One of us knows the two of us don't belong
In each others company
It hurts so much inside, your telling me goodbye
You wanna be free
And knowin' that you're gone and leavin' me behind
I gotta make you see
I gotta make you see
I gotta make you see

I still love you
I still love you
I really, I really love you
I still love you

People tell me
I should win at any cost
But now I see as the smoke clears away
The battle has been lost

I see it in your eyes
You never have to lie
I'm out of your life
Tonight I'll dream away and you can still be mine
But I'm dreamin' a lie
Dreamin' a lie
Makes me wanna die

'Cause I still love you
I still love you
Baby, baby I love you
I still love you

And when I think of all the things you'll never know
There's so much left to say
'Cos girl, now I see the price of losing you
Will be my half to pay
My half to pay
Each and every day
Hear what I say

I still love you
I still love you
I really, I really love you
I still love you
Baby, baby, I love you
I love you
I really, I really love you

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    This is one of the best Kiss songs ever and one of the best power ballads of all time! The drums are heavy and the guitar intro and solo by Vincent is awesome!

    All about losing someone you love!

    acefrehleyon May 18, 2004   Link
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    About not knowing what you have untill it's gone, eventhough the girl could have dumped him in the worse way or cheated on him... he got his 'hell to pay'

    ///on January 30, 2005   Link
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    this song is so beautiful i love the way that paul stanley puts the hell that he is going through being without his girl in this song! even when he sings it live you can hear the pain of the song i love it!

    backstreetbeanon June 04, 2005   Link
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    abou ta very obsessed guy that wants his ex back, great song, love it!

    Paul Stanley roxon August 30, 2006   Link
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    General Comment

    Great power ballad. One of my favorite.

    Speaking of Vinnie Vincent, I saw him in concert once. He opened for Iron Maiden. He's an amazing guitar player but he's all flash and no substance. That's why he didn't make it with Kiss.

    Gutsnakon May 11, 2007   Link
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    Song Meaning

    This is one of two songs Paul wrote about Donna Dixon, whom Paul dated in the early 1980's and left for future Ghostbusters star Dan Aykroyd. Paul discusses this relationship at length in his 2014 memoir "Face the Music."

    PizzaSubComboon November 20, 2023   Link

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