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If I Ain't Got You lyrics

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Alicia Keys – If I Ain't Got You lyrics

[Verse 1]
Some people live for the fortune
Some people live just for the fame
Some people live for the power yeah
Some people live just to play the game
Some people think that the physical things
Define what's within
And I've been there before
But that life's a bore
So full of the superficial


[Chorus]
Some people want it all
But I don't want nothing at all
If it ain't you baby
If I ain't got you baby
Some people want diamond rings
Some just want everything
But everything means nothing
If I ain't got you

[Verse 2]
Some people search for a fountain
That Promises forever young
Some people need three dozen roses
And that's the only way to prove you love to them

Hand me the world on a silver platter
And what good would it be
With no one to share, with no one who truly cares for me

[Chorus]
Some people want it all
But I don't want nothing at all
If it ain't you baby
If I ain't got you baby
Some people want diamond rings
Some just want everything
But everything means nothing
If I ain't got you, you, you

Some people want it all
But I don't want nothing at all
If it ain't you baby
If I ain't got you baby
Some people want diamond rings
Some just want everything
But everything means nothing
If I ain't got you

[Outro]
If I ain't got you with me baby
Nothing in this whole wide world don't mean a thing
If I ain't got you with me baby



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  • c
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    candy_girl
    If two people are in love, the things that they need are just the love and each other. But some people seem to prove true love as a diamond ring or flowers instead of really giving the love they should be giving. And what would it mean if you got the rings and other expensive stuffs but not the real person. And that is why she said "everything means nothing.If I ain't got you" It's the you that she/he needs to get not the gifts!
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    This song reminds me of the birth of my first child. My son. The feelings I have every time I look at him is of pure love. All the things in my life I may believe I'm not or believe I'm missing or not getting is truly an illusion. The bottom line is if I had none of those things I would be fine. If I lost the feeling of love I have for my son. I truly believe my heart would feel empty. It's about love and connection with what's real.
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