Song Lyric Sunday | “For You I Will” – Monica

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Song Lyric Sunday was created by Helen Vahdati from This Thing Called Life One Word at a Time and author Jim Adams from A Unique Title For Me is our current guest host. For complete rules or to join in the fun, click here.

This week’s theme is  “Ocean/Sea/Lake/Bay.

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Included on the soundtrack to the film Space Jam (1996), For You I Will by Monica was later  released as a single and became a top 10 hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 as well as Billboards R&B chart.

The song’s lyrics involve the singer pledging love and devotion and promising to help an unnamed “you” overcome any difficulty, regardless of the magnitude, even crossing an ocean to do it.

FUN FACTS:

  • For You I Will was ranked #13 on the Top Hot 100 Hits of 1997 list.
  • It was certified platinum by the RIAA on July 2, 1997.
  • It was featured on the video game Karaoke Revolution Party.
  • The music video of For You I Will was directed by Francis Lawrence in a movie studio, in New York City. It inter-cuts scenes from Space Jam with scenes featuring Monica.

Enjoy!

See my Song Lyric Sunday selection for FeliciaDenise.com.

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Disclaimer: I have no copyrights to the song and/or video and/or hyperlinks to songs and/or videos and/or gifs above. No copyright infringement intended.

For You I Will

Compiled from Genius Lyrics, Google, Wikipedia, Songfacts.com, and YouTube.

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