Meaning of the song Coz I Luv You by the rock band Slade

Many of the most famous rock hits were written in just a few minutes. This was approximately the case with the famous composition Coz I Luv You by the British band Slade.

Manager Chas Chandler, a former member of The Animals, insisted that his charges more often write words and music themselves. After one of these conversations, the song to which the article is dedicated was born.

The history and meaning of the song Coz I Luv You – Slade

Here is what Noddy Holder recalled about those events:

He told us to write a hit song, and it was not very easy. Jimmy and I wrote Coz I Luv You in twenty minutes and Chas was blown away by her. We thought it wasn’t fatal enough for Slade. So we added all these slaps and stomps, which made it more commercially successful and became our trademark.

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Jim Lee talked about the history of the song Coz I Luv You in more detail:

That was the time when I mostly wrote with Don and Dave with Nod. Nod and I were into Stefan Grappelli and Django Reinhardt – violin and all – so one day I went to the neighborhood where Nod lived with his mom and dad and I said, “Hey Nod, why don’t we write a song?” Since I brought the violin, I said: “Why don’t we write something in the spirit of Stefan Grappelli?” Then Marc Bolan’s Hot Love was on the charts, and I suggested something similar, something very simple, and in half an hour we wrote a song. We had a melody structure and Nod just filled in the blanks. It’s the only song we’ve written like this.

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As Holder recalled, they intentionally made mistakes in the title of the track:

We thought “Because I Love You” was a stupid title for a song, so we used a spelling that could be on a bathroom wall in the Midlands, and that made it killer.

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Release and achievements

The single Coz I Luv You was released in the fall of 1971 and was at number one on the UK Singles Chart two weeks later.

But the musicians from the rock band Slade themselves do not really appreciate Coz I Luv You. Jim Lee said about the song:

We considered it a woman’s, written to finish the album. But within two weeks, it skyrocketed to number one, and we were like, “What the hell!” It was so stupid.

Sounds, 1980

Clip Coz I Luv You – Slade

Slade did not film a music video for Coz I Luv You, but numerous recordings from TV shows and concerts are known. Below is a video with the band’s performance on the popular British show Top of the Pops.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nnMizYEtHyY

Interesting Facts

  • After the release of Coz I Luv You, the righteous anger of representatives of the education sector fell upon the Slade group. The musicians were accused of encouraging young people to deliberately make spelling mistakes with their song.

Coz I Luv You Lyrics

I won’t laugh at you when you boo-hoo-hoo coz I luv you
I can turn my back on the things you lack coz I luv you
I just like the things you do mmm,
don’t you change the things you do mmm
You get me in a spot and smile the smile you got and I luv you
You make me out a clown then you put me down I still luv you
I just like the things you do mmm,
don’t you change the things you do mmmm

When you bite your lip you’re gonna flip your flip but I luv you
When we’re miles apart you still reach my heart how I love you
I just like the things you do mmm,
don’t you change the things you do mmm,
Only time can tell if we get on well coz I luv you
All that’s passed us by we can only sigh hihi coz I luv you
I just like the things you do mmm,
don’t you change the things you do mmm

Coz I Luv You Lyrics

I don’t want to laugh at you when you talk nonsense because I love you
I can ignore your flaws because I love you
I just love everything you do
Don’t change anything in yourself
You embarrass me and smile your smile and I love you
You make a clown out of me, then you humiliate me and I love you
I just love everything you do
Don’t change anything in yourself

When you bite your lip you get angry but I love you
When kilometers separate us, you are still in my heart and I love you.
I just love everything you do
Don’t change anything in yourself
Only time will tell if we’ll get along cause I love you
Above everything that has passed us by, we can only sigh, because I love you
I just love everything you do
Don’t change anything in yourself

Quote about the song Coz I Luv You

When she rose to number one, it gave us tremendous confidence in our writing ability. We plucked up courage and made sure we could keep doing it.

Noddy Holder, 1000 UK Number One Hits

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