Talking makes us human that's what I was told
So why do I find it so difficult to let my feelings unfold
Had I the courage to tell you I'd promise you this

If that's what you need
I'll be the river I'll be the mountain always beside you
If that's what you need
I will be stronger I will be braver than ever before

When you came along and turned it all around
I promised myself I wouldn't tell you
Until we stood on solid ground
Holding the candle between us I'll tell you this

If that's what you need
I'll be the river I'll be the mountain always beside you
If that's what you need
I will be stronger I will be braver than ever before

And if there's any kind of danger
I hear you calling out my name
You can follow in my footsteps
And I will lead you safely back again

I never understood you however hard I tried
But it took me a while until I realized
That all the problems were mine
Holding you nearer to me to tell you this

If that's what you need
I'll be the river I'll be the mountain always beside you
If that's what you need
I will be stronger I will be braver than ever before
And when things go wrong
I'll be your conscience there to remind you all of your life
When you go wrong
I'll be the reason you'll be protected all of your days
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If That's What You Need Lyrics

Genesis – If That's What You Need Lyrics

Songwriters: BANKS, TONY/RUTHERFORD, MICHAEL
If That's What You Need lyrics © EMI Music Publishing

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