I Got You - Jack Johnson

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Back when all my little _______ seemed so important
Every pot of _______ fill and full of distortion
________ was a place still in space not in motion
But soon, _________ you
I got _______________
I've got you. I don't need _________ more than you.
I got everything. ________ you.
We went walking through the hills trying to pretend that we both __________
Maybe if we __________ we could build a little home
But then the ___________ came and yelled, "You need to let go, you've got no control. No"
Chorus: I got you. I got everything. I've got you. I don't need nothing more than you. I got everything. I've got you.
This weight's _______________ alone
Some days I can't _____________ at all
You ______________ for me
When tomorrow's ___________, I'll carry it all. I got you.
And when tomorrow's too much, I'll carry it all. I got you. (see Notes)
"I Got You"
Jack Johnson


Back when all my little goals seemed so important
Every pot of gold fill and full of distortion
Heaven was a place still in space not in motion
But soon

I got you
I got everything
I've got you
I don't need nothing
More than you
I got everything
I've got you

We went walking through the hills
Tryin' to pretend that we both know
Maybe if we save up
We can build a little home
But then the hail storm came and yelled
“You need to let go, you've got no control. No”

I got you
I got everything
I've got you
I don't need nothing
More than you
I got everything
I've got you

This weight's too much alone
Some days I can't hold it at all
You take it on for me
When tomorrow's too much
I'll carry it all
I've got you

And when tomorrow's too much
I'll carry it all
I got you

I got you
I got everything
I've got you
I don't need nothing
More than you
I got everything
I've got you
“I got you” is used a couple of different ways in
this song.


1.)
“I’ve got you. I don't need nothing more than you. I
got everything. I got you.”

In this lyric, "I got you" means he's got someone
special in his life.


2.)
“When tomorrow's too much, I’ll carry it all. I got
you.”

In this lyric, "I got you" means he'll do, get, or
provide whatever is needed.


Other meanings for "I got you" / "I got it."

Playing tag you might say, "I got you" when you tag
someone. For example, "I got you. You're it."

If you are explaining something to someone and you
ask if they understand, they may reply, "Yeah, I've
got it."
It means they understand.

If your friend forgot to bring his wallet to the
restaurant where you're having lunch and he can't
pay any money, you might say, "That's OK. I've got
it. You can get it next time."
It means you'll pay the bill today, he can pay it
next time.