“Give Me the Reason” Lyrics by Luther Vandross

“Give Me the Reason” is written by Luther Vandross. In this song, the lyrics are conversational and simple, but powerful. The lyrics speak to the idea that giving someone the reason to love you is more important than the reasons to love yourself. The song conveys the idea that the love of a person can help you overcome the challenges that life throws your way.

“Give Me the Reason” by Luther Vandross – Song Credentials

Song TitleGive Me the Reason
Released1986
ArtistLuther Vandross
GenreR&B/Soul
LanguageEnglish
AlbumGive Me the Reason
Music LabelEpic Records

“Give Me the Reason” by Luther Vandross Lyrics

Ooh­ooh­oo­
Yeah­yeah­

What’s there to say, there’s not much to talk about
And whatever happened to all of the love that we vowed
Yes, it’s true
And there’s nothing new
You can say

Give me the reason to want you back
Why should I love you again
Do you know, tell me how
How to forgive and forget

Give me the reason to love you now
It’s been a mighty long time
And the love that used to be
Ended the day you walked out

Never knew I’d ever be
Standing a love and outside
With no one to love

Yeah-eah­
Ooh­ooh­eah­

I was secure and so glad there was you to love
What in the world would I ever do without us
But it’s getting clear
That I have to get over you

Give me the reason to want you back
Why should I love you again
Do you know, tell me how
How to forgive and forget

Give me the reason to love you now
It’s been a mighty long time
And the love that used to be
Ended the day you walked out

Never knew I’d ever be
Standing a love and outside
With no one to love

No one, no one to love
No one, no one to love
No one, no one to love
No one, no one to love

­Give me the reason to want you back
Why should I love you again
Do you know, tell me how
How to forgive and forget

Give me the reason to love you now
It’s been a mighty long time
And the love that used to be
Ended the day you walked out

Give me the reason
To love you, girl
To love you, girl
To love you, girl
To love you, girl
To love you, girl
To love you, girl
To love you, girl

Give me the reason to
To love you, girl
To love you
To love you, girl
(To love you, girl)

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