You Got the Love

Candi Staton, The Source

About You Got the Love

"You Got the Love" is a 1986 single by The Source featuring Candi Staton. The song was remixed and re-released in 1991, 1997, and 2006. In 2008, the song was covered by English singer and songwriter Joss Stone for her fourth studio album, Colour Me Free!, released in October 2009. In November 2009, another cover version was released as a single by English indie rock band Florence and the Machine. The Now Voyager Remix of the song was used for the theme tune of live Football League coverage on Sky Sports until the start of the 2014–15 season.  


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1997
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Sometimes I feel like throwing my hands up in the air
I know I can count on you
Sometimes I feel like saying "Lord, I just don't care"
But you've got the love I need to see me through

Sometimes it seems the going is just too rough
And things go wrong no matter what I do
Now and then I feel like life is just too much
But you've got the love I need to see me through

When food is gone
You are my daily meal, mhm
When friends are gone
I know my savior's love is real
Your love is real

You got the love
You got the love
You got the love
Ooh
You got the love
You got the love
You got the love

Sometimes I feel like throwing my hands up in the air
I know I can count on you
Sometimes I feel like saying "Lord, I just don't care"
But you've got the love I need to see me through

Oh, it gets so rough sometimes
Oh, the going gets so hard
But I know

You got the love
You got the love
You got the love
Ooh

Sometimes I feel like throwing my hands up in the air
I know I can count on you (I know, I know)
Sometimes I feel like saying "Lord, I just don't care"
But you've got the love I need to see me through

All I can do sometimes to keep it together
But I know you've got it
You've got the love

You got the love
You got the love
You got the love

You got the love
You got the love
You got the love

Sometimes I feel like throwing my hands up in the air
I know I can count on you
Sometimes I feel like saying "Lord, I just don't care"
But you've got the love I need to see me through

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Candi Staton

Candi Staton ( /ˈsteɪtən/; born Canzetta Maria Staton; March 13, 1940, Hanceville, Alabama) is an American soul and gospel singer, best known for her 1970 remake of Tammy Wynette's "Stand By Your Man" and her 1976 disco hit "Young Hearts Run Free". In Europe her biggest selling record is the anthemic You Got The Love from 1986 released in collaboration with The Source. Staton was inducted into the Christian Music Hall of Fame. more »

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Written by: Anthony Stephens, Arnecia Harris, John Truelove

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