"I Want You" is a song written and recorded by Elvis Costello. It was released as a single from his 1986 album Blood & Chocolate. Stephen Thomas Erlewine described it as the nastiest songs he has ever recorded, both lyrically and musically".
In his album notes for the Girls Girls Girls compilation album, Costello wrote that "he sound of this track was always going to be the aural equivalent of a blurred polaroid, so no…
Oh my baby, baby, I love you more than I can tell
I don't think I can live without you and I know that I never will
Oh my baby, baby, I want you so it scares me to death
I can't say anymore than I love you, everything else is a waste of breath