I Need You

by Mariama Whyte

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I Need You (lyrics)

I used to play the game of love
I made all the rules I dealt all the cards
I used to be so tough
If you made a move you couldn't steal my heart away
But lately my guard is coming down
I can't hold it I'm breaking down
What I thought was lost has been found
Since you came around

And all I really want to say is I need you
I need you
All I really want to say is I need you

Now I'm losing all control
I'm too weak to resist this feeling so strong
This kind of love I didn't know
And I don't wanna miss what I've been needing for so long
Now it's so easy to give my heart away
It was not the move I planned to make
Oh but it's the price I'll be glad to pay
If It means you'll stay


Oh and just to think all this time
I've been needing you all my life



released February 3, 2015
Written, produced and arranged by Mariama Whyte
Co-produced by Lubabalo Sibindlana

Vocals: Mariama Whyte
Piano: Omari Tau
Guitar: Michael Lent
Bass: Andrew Higgins
Drums: Jeff Anthony



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Mariama Whyte Cleveland, Ohio

Mariama Whyte is not your typical artist. Inside her lies a unique voice of many colors. She sings and writes from a place of both tenderness and strength and with R&B as her musical foundation, effortlessly moves through different sounds while remaining herself and at home in them all. A Broadway actress as well, Mariama Whyte has a rare voice and message that the whole world will soon hear. ... more

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