"More Than Words" is a ballad written by and originally performed by the rock band Extreme. It is built around acoustic guitar work by Nuno Bettencourt and the vocals of Gary Cherone (with harmony vocals from Bettencourt), it was released in 1990 on the album Extreme II: Pornograffiti. The song was a departure from the funk metal that had permeated the band's style previous to its release.
On March 23, 1991, "More…
Sayin' I love you
Is not the words I want to hear from you
It's not that I want you
Not to say it, but if you only knew