Peter Cetera was originally contacted by producer David Foster who told him Kenny Rogers wanted Cetera to write a song for him. Foster and Cetera spent two hours coming up with… Read More 


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You know our love was meant to beThe kind of love that lasts foreverAnd I want you here with meFrom tonight until the end of timeYou should know, everywhere I goAlways on my mind, in my heartIn my soul, babyYou're the meaning in my lifeYou're the inspirationYou bring feeling to my lifeYou're the inspirationWanna have you near meI wanna have you hear me sayin'No one needs you more than I need youAnd I know, yes I know that it's plain to seeSo in love when we're togetherNow I know that I need you here with meFrom tonight until the end of timeYou should know, everywhere I goAlways on my mind, in my heartIn my soul
You're the meaning in my lifeYou're the inspirationYou bring feeling to my lifeYou're the inspirationWanna have you near meI wanna have you hear me sayin'No one needs you more than I need youWanna have you near meI wanna have you hear me sayin'No one needs you more than I need youYou're the meaning in my lifeYou're the inspirationYou bring feeling to my lifeYou're the inspirationWhen you love somebody 'til the end of timeWhen you love somebodyAlways on my mindNo one needs you more than IWhen you love somebody 'til the end of timeWhen you love somebodyAlways on my mindI need you


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Peter Cetera was originally contacted by producer David Foster who told him Kenny Rogers wanted Cetera to write a song for him. Foster and Cetera spent two hours coming up with the basic structure, then Cetera finished the lyrics over the next two weeks while in Italy. However, Rogers passed on the song, so Cetera brought it to his band Chicago.

The song was released as the third single from their album 17 and was a huge hit, reaching #3 in the US in early 1985 and the top 40 hit in the UK, Sweden, New Zealand and The Netherlands.


Peter Cetera stated in a 2004 interview that “You’re the Inspiration” started out as a song for Kenny Rogers.

David Foster called me up and he said, ‘I’m in the studio with Kenny Rogers, and he would like you to write a song for him.’ And I said, ‘That’s great! As a matter of fact, I’m leaving for Italy…’ I was going to Europe for something. I don’t remember …and this was like nine o’clock in the morning. I said, ‘I’m leaving for Italy tonight around five o’clock. I’ll be there about two weeks, and I’ll call you when I come back.’ And he goes, ‘No, no, no, he means, like, now.’ (….) And so David was in the studio…and of course…you know, last minute. And so I said, ‘Alright, well you come over here right now, and we’ll see what we can do.’ So in the midst of packing, David drove out to where I was then living. And we basically, in about three hours, came up with a little chordal structure for “You’re the Inspiration,” which it wasn’t called that at the time. And we sort of made this little tape of this chord structure; I took it on the plane, went to Italy. And, of course, lying in these beautiful baroque and marble rooms, and singing out the window…I was writing things about, ‘Michelangelo you should know, Michelangelo.’ And I came up with, oh…you’re the inspiration! came back with the words, worked on this melody, and came back and presented the song. And basically didn’t have the time or didn’t want to do it. Good for me!