“Because of You” is a pop ballad by American singer-songwriter Kelly Clarkson. It was released as the second single from her second studio album, Breakaway (2004). The song was written and produced by Clarkson and David Hodges, and its lyrics describe the pain of a crumbling relationship. The song has been covered by a wide variety of artists, including Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson’s daughter, River Rose.
Overview of “Because of You”
“Because of You” is a powerful and haunting ballad that speaks to the pain of a crumbling relationship. The song is written in the key of B major and features a piano and string accompaniment. The song’s lyrics express the pain and guilt of a broken relationship, with Clarkson singing of the mistakes she made in the relationship and how it has affected her.
Lyrics of “Because of You”
The song opens with the lyrics, “Never again, I will never risk my heart/I will never let another take us apart/I will never be the same, no matter what I do.” The lyrics express the pain and regret of a relationship gone wrong, and the singer’s vow to never make the same mistake again.
The chorus of the song is the most powerful part of the song, with Clarkson singing, “Because of you, I never