"The word 'love' itself gets really diluted, so we just wanted to say, 'It's not really about saying it,' because everybody gets really worked up when somebody says that to each other. They say, 'I love you,' and everybody goes, 'Oh my God! It must be serious. It must be heavy.' It's like, 'Eh... it's easy to say that.' It's really about showing it constantly and continuously in a relationship. We knew that was the message." - Nuno Bettencourt
"That song gave us the freedom to make the record we really wanted to make when we started recording our third disc. It got us doing huge tours all over the states and around the world. As the nineties went on, however, we really started to resent the song. We were tagged 'the More Than Words guys'. We didn't like the perception the song created about the band.'' - Gary Cherone
"It became a monster. It took a life of its own and we couldn't kill it. ... I think it'll pass the test of time." - Gary Cherone
''THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG''
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