Because Of You by Kelly Clarkson

Because Of You by Kelly Clarkson from her second studio album, Breakaway. This page provides information about the song and links to the official video and the lyrics.

Because Of You by Kelly Clarkson


Beginners and intermediate students.

Facts about the song

  • Song: Because of you
  • Album: Breakaway
  • Date of release: August 16, 2005
  • Genre: Pop
  • Song length: 3 minutes, 39 seconds
  • Writer: Kelly Clarkson, David Hodges, Ben Moody
  • Produced by : David Hodges, Ben Moody

Interesting information about the song

Because of You explores the pain of a deteriorating relationship. Critics noted that the lyrics are Clarkson's ode to her father. Clarkson originally wrote the song when she was 16 years old to cope with the emotional distress caused by her parents' divorce.

The video

Official Music Video

The lyrics

Full lyrics of this song

Language points

The song includes many examples of the simple future and cause and effect. Here are some expressiosn that may be useful to students:

  • I will not make the same mistakes that you did.
  • I will not let myself.
  • I will not break the way you did.
  • Because of you, I never stray too far from the sidewalk.
  • Because of you, I learned to play on the safe side so I don't get hurt.
  • Because of you, I find it hard to trust not only me, but everyone around me.
  • Because of you, I am afraid.

Source: Wikipedia

More lyrics here