Alec Benjamin - The Book Of You & I [Official Music Video]

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Well it all began in the back of her car
I was just sixteen, but I fell so hard
Well the years went by and she held my heart
But her love ran dry and we fell apart
I felt her growing distant
I knew her love was shifting
And all that I could say was
Don’t tell me that it’s over
The book of you and I
Now you’ve scribbled out my name
And you’ve erased my favorite lines
There were so many chapters that we never got to write
Like cereal for dinner and staying up all night
I remember where we started
I remember how you looked
But now I’m missing bits and pieces from the pages that you took
You didn’t give a reason and I’ll forever wonder why
We never got to finish the book of you and I
Well I bought a pen and I turned the page
Then I wrote about how I wish you’d stayed
I said all the things that I never got to say
Maybe when it’s done I will feel okay
But she had grown so distant
And that her love had shifted
I wish she felt the same
Don’t tell me that it’s over
The book of you and I
Now you’ve scribbled out my name
And you’ve erased my favorite lines
There were so many chapters that we never got to write
Like cereal for dinner and staying up all night
I remember where we started
I remember how you looked
But now I’m missing bits and pieces from the pages that you took
You never gave a reason and I’ll forever wonder why
We never got to finish the book of you and I
Don’t tell me, tell me that you’re leaving
My belly hurts and my heart is hardly beating right
I hate to beg, but I’ll try one last time
Don’t tell me that it’s over
The book of you and I
Now you’ve scribbled out my name
And you’ve erased my favorite lines
There were so many chapters that we never got to write
Like cereal for dinner and staying up all night
I remember where we started
I remember how you looked
But now I’m missing bits and pieces from the pages that you took
You never gave a reason and I’ll forever wonder why
We never got to finish the book of you and I

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  • THE ALBUM IS COMING MAY 29TH !!! pre order here :

    Alec BenjaminAlec Benjamin6 ай мурун
    • @The Nugget Queen You sure are a lucky one sir I got into a breakup tried to bring it back up but...... She found someone else that quick

      eggy lianeggy lian2 ай мурун
    • Yes please

      Kater LasagnaKater Lasagna2 ай мурун
    • Love your music and (This isn't my account) heh

      Beau CoteBeau Cote3 ай мурун
    • I love your songs Your songs tell stories and that's what l love about them

      Areeba kashifAreeba kashif4 ай мурун
    • I love you alec, I've been here as long as I can remember.

      Ms. SmithMs. Smith5 ай мурун
  • I wish i could explain in words how i feel when i listen Alec Benjamin's songs . U r truely an angel . Loads of love from India ❤️❤️

    Agust DAgust DКүн мурун
  • Holy moly. What a song!!

    Let's just Think about thisLet's just Think about thisКүн мурун
  • I was 6 when I was listening to him and know I'm 14 and I heard this song and I recognised him immediately

    LukaNotFoundLukaNotFound2 күн мурун
  • شوف الجبل

    Galaxy A51Galaxy A513 күн мурун
  • This needs more than 3 million views. Seriously.

    Divya MittalDivya Mittal7 күн мурун
  • 💖💖💖💖💖💖💖😍

    Melisa ErkuşMelisa Erkuş7 күн мурун
  • Anyone else wish he was coming to Ohio on tour? :(((

    Star DStar D8 күн мурун
  • I felt bad remembering my ex,😥 then I realised I'm single and never fell in love😄 ur songs are too deep buddy love u😍🤗

    Rizvana rizRizvana riz8 күн мурун
  • Omg alec iam your big fan. You have kid voice 😍😍😍😍

    sabrina samantasabrina samanta11 күн мурун
  • He makes me miss my ex even though I never been in a relationship

    Pickle rik ShitPickle rik Shit13 күн мурун
  • The dislikes on this is probably because this video wasnt longer

    lovley Heartlovley Heart14 күн мурун
  • U give me 1d vibes I mean ur great keep going

    bts armyybts armyy15 күн мурун
  • My heartbroke when I see views on this song....songs like Gucci gang are getting 1 billion views😔

    Ashar AtifAshar Atif16 күн мурун
  • Random Fact : We Always Say Alec Iz a Genius Musician But You Know What? We All Do a Simple Mistake Coz He’s a Magician Rather Than Just a Musician 💙

    Being SAPNILBeing SAPNIL17 күн мурун
  • kinda want tickets to your shoe but miss rona is being rude so ig ill just stream this a hundred times

    Carly OrlandoCarly Orlando17 күн мурун
    • show**

      Carly OrlandoCarly Orlando17 күн мурун
  • I would love for him to write children's lullabies . He would do a amazing job singing classic songs for children to have fall asleep to heck even myself 😴

    Urban NightmareUrban Nightmare20 күн мурун
  • My fav , Book of you , let me down and these 2 windows

    Tanush BaliTanush Bali20 күн мурун
  • Really beautiful ❤

    Lina ;-;Lina ;-;21 күн мурун
  • the girl in the video is BEAUTIFUL

    gina jasminegina jasmine23 күн мурун
  • This song is so underrated It deserves more and more

    DhanushDhanush23 күн мурун
  • Alec is one of the bests

    Elizabeth KitelingerElizabeth Kitelinger28 күн мурун
  • :(

    Marcelo LuizMarcelo Luiz29 күн мурун
  • Can you please do a tour concert in sacramento california? I'd love to go to a tour concert but their all to far away. Either way I'd still be a fan but I'd love to see you in person.

    Sophia SanchezSophia SanchezАй мурун
  • Why am I so sad about this? She never loved me but still. The fact that I am slowly losing her is really sad

    LeonardLeonardАй мурун
  • Okay, he's one of the most underrated artists EVER. Change my mind.

    TessaTessaАй мурун
  • Miss u, b.

    Sheilla MatondangSheilla MatondangАй мурун
  • Man... That hit me Hard

    LeonardLeonardАй мурун
  • This is why i like him i love when they actully speak about shit thats real not girls we all know they arnt the same as they used to be

  • This song absolutely kills me

    KellxRaiser95KellxRaiser95Ай мурун
  • Bro you're making songs which exactly link to everyone's life and even mine.... Love you

    Songilite StudiosSongilite StudiosАй мурун
  • This song is so touching ''I remember where we started'' as friends and we're still friends till today....

    Senzelwe KhozaSenzelwe KhozaАй мурун
  • _butter love ran dry_ Alec Benjamin is in love with a stick of butter, we all know it now

    CocoaBeansCocoaBeansАй мурун
  • He's A Fukin Poet🐐💯

    Kush GodKush GodАй мурун
  • Alec always has beautiful music I-

    blxeberrii pieblxeberrii pieАй мурун
  • I'm crying... This is just overflowing with emotions and I can't control it-

    Anushka KulkarniAnushka KulkarniАй мурун
  • jealous of that girl!!!!! she's out of her mind

  • This made you uncomfortable, you shouldn't have done it. Just you alone is enough for your fans you should never push yourself

    This PersonThis PersonАй мурун
  • I really hate how underrated Alec is 💔

    Certain AsepticCertain AsepticАй мурун
  • This song makes me cry almost every time, only song that can do that to me. Especially the line "There were so many chapters we never got to write, like cereal for dinner, and staying up all night." It's the little things in a relationship that make me happy, such as "Cereal for dinner, and staying up all night." Thinking I might not be able to ever achieve that with the person I currently love, breaks my heart I don't know why I have these thoughts of never being able to, we clearly love each other very much but I always focus on that for some reason. I've obtained happiness and I'm so lucky to have her, but I always... and I mean always worry about losing her. I just want to keep her forever and I guess just the thought of not being able to, is the only thing I have to worry about. I love you, Vivian. Truly and honestly with all of my heart. Thank you for everything.

    Shadow FreezeShadow FreezeАй мурун
  • 😭

    ratna sariratna sariАй мурун
  • ❤️💋

    cristinacristinaАй мурун
  • was he ghosted by someone?

    Ralph AltaresRalph AltaresАй мурун
  • Best of 2020👍🙏

    H Naiwang KonyakH Naiwang KonyakАй мурун
  • quien mas habla español cuidense de este.covid 19

    Jesus asistiriJesus asistiriАй мурун
  • This man and his music gave my life so much. Thank you!

    JackiieJackiieАй мурун
  • I see that i have never found a bad song from him thats also makes him special ❤️✨ He is different than others, i thank God that he sings and i knew him The world needs some one like him Agree??

    Little mix forever sara salahLittle mix forever sara salahАй мурун
  • Alec: My belly hurts and my heart is hardly beating right Me: Maybe the cereal you ate for dinner went bad?

    sickboy99 the scratchersickboy99 the scratcherАй мурун
  • Yess

    are tezare tezАй мурун
  • it happens some time's people you love will soon drift off

    leah merrickleah merrickАй мурун
  • randomly came across Alec years ago, when i just started listening to English songs. I've always been the guy that was more into the lyrics because what good is a song anyways if it can't paint a picture, right? metro lyrics (or so ig, it's been years) put Alec's "Paper Crown" as the best song (lyrically) at the time that I was looking for some good songs, and I was blown away! It's been around 8 years or so since then. He wasn't big at all at that time and I wasn't too much into English songs yet, so just lost track of him until I came across this masterpiece in "Let me down Slowly"(which is btw the only song I've ever covered and is uploaded on my instagram. putting it here cause I've got anxiety and its a step towards getting out of my bubble and trying to work on music. so if anyone wants to check it out, the instagram is 'guy_next_floor'). Anyways, point is, I'm hooked! to think I missed out on his music for so many years before finding it again, is kinda amazing to me! feels like destny, especially since his songs motivated me to start writing my own :) Him and Jon Bellion are, I suppose, the best musicians in the industry rn. Thank you, Alec!

    rishabh pandeyrishabh pandeyАй мурун
  • 💕💕💕

    cristinacristinaАй мурун
  • I barely sleep. I almost dont eat. I was better then he broke up with me. And I broke Again. And left some more wounds. I dont know what to do. I'm used to people leaving but I trusted him with everything. And it hurts so much.

    Layla LovegoodLayla LovegoodАй мурун
  • I can't tell the pain I can feel cause my food fell on the floor but this even more better than every other song I listened to

    •softy••softy•Ай мурун
  • ME: laying in my bed at 2:30 crying

    MochiandfwendsMochiandfwendsАй мурун
  • The melody reminds me of bill wurtz's "might quit"

    Amelia JoanAmelia JoanАй мурун
  • Tiktok đã đưa tôi tới đây

    Duẫn QuangDuẫn QuangАй мурун
  • i am.. ✨crying✨

    ·- kiryomi ··- kiryomi ·2 ай мурун
  • how could people hate him his steps out his comfort zone to make songs about the past I. Think he is the most amazing person when he dies a lot of people will care (the last part was for Alec lol)

    Jerry MurphyJerry Murphy2 ай мурун
  • Love u Alec , ur voice is angelic

    Bunny GurlBunny Gurl2 ай мурун
  • This breaks my heart. Because I love my boyfriend but I also love my bestfriend. And I'm worried that this what's gonna happen.

    HJ BookCrazyHJ BookCrazy2 ай мурун
  • As always thank you for the songs

  • is anyone thinking he sounds like a girl? cuz when I first heard it that's what I thought but I was shocked that it was a boy!!! he so good at singing

  • ❣️

    Namrata MishraNamrata Mishra2 ай мурун
  • Ya me puse mal, linda canción

    Celeste RamírezCeleste Ramírez2 ай мурун
  • Got dumped yesterday, so here I am to get all the Alec. Love this song

    MadnesstoMindfulnessMadnesstoMindfulness2 ай мурун
  • OKAY, THIS IS ENOUGH. DEAR ALEC BENJAMIN'S FANS, I have come up with an idea because I feel he isn't getting the attention that he deserve (if you are interested I INSIST YOU TO DO THIS TOO). - He will get more mainstream attention if he has a huge fan base! And for that we can do this little thing (if huge number of people do this, it can work remarkably well). So we all need to do this: - Apart from being his constant fans, COMMENT ABOUT HIM ON YOUR OTHER FAVORITE ARTIST'S SONGS AS WELL. FOR EXAMPLE: "This is legit my next favorite song after My mind is a prison by Alec Benjamin" or something along the lines that doesn't look creepy y'know? YOU DON'T HAVE TO MAKE STUFF UP, just be honest about what you think about his songs and comment about that! The more people see it, the more likely it is that people will check out his work, and as we all know if you listen to this man's work once, YOU ARE BOUND TO BECOME A FAN. Because he is REAL. I don't know if this idea is good or dumb, but I know that I want to put in extra efforts for him! Hope you'll do too!

    Anushka JadeAnushka Jade2 ай мурун
  • It was the end of the summer, Steve (the boy in the bubble) and I were doing Annabelle’s homework: a book report on the book of you and I, and a History paper on the Alamo. Trying to write like Annabelle is like trying to light a match in the rain. It’s impossible! Her writing is so bad, I feel like there’s a knife in my back! I’m not a cynic, but oh my gosh! I couldn’t take it anymore, so we paid Gabriel to do it for us. “I hope that I am just like you” Gabriel thought as he attempted to write as close to Annabelles writing as he could. He hadn’t written this much since 1994! Meanwhile, we were looking for Jesus in LA and all we found were demons! We went back and found Gabriel and we pushed him into the water fountain. He asked, “who did that?!” We responded, “must’ve been the wind.” He had to swim out of the fountain! He told us we were outrunning karma. There’s gotta be a reason he hates us, but I wouldn’t know it! Steve asked how I would feel if he killed someone for me... I mean, don’t get me wrong... it’s a nice offer, but what if he caused the death of a hero! I mean, if we have each other well both be fine so I told Steve there was no need, but he told me there was “no need to let me down slowly”. Anyway, when I got home I looked into my mothers eyes and gave her a paper crown Steve and I made out of Annabelles Trigonometry homework. I sat in my bed and thought so many terrible thoughts, and I knew my mind was a prison and I’m never gonna get out. Written by 👻

    👻👻2 ай мурун
  • No

    Louisa BrownLouisa Brown2 ай мурун
  • I was here since september 2019

    wsp pwsp p2 ай мурун
  • Me:listens to multiple breakup songs by Alec Also me: realizes the sad truth that I've never been in a relationship and been rejected multiple times

    Chase WrightChase Wright2 ай мурун
  • ❤️💗

    Ren DitablanRen Ditablan2 ай мурун
  • I love his music because it changes to fit the story he is trying to tell, not what is popular. He doesn’t change his style to appeal to the majority, he just does his own thing, and lets us either like it or not, and for me I love it. He tells a story and he is way to underrated.

    MyLifeAsDrewMyLifeAsDrew2 ай мурун
  • I wish I was her😭

    Tiffany bricenoTiffany briceno2 ай мурун
  • This reminds me of my last boyfriend.

    the cosplayerthe cosplayer2 ай мурун
  • Alec: *makes song about breaking up* Me: *Starts remembering someone I was forced to leave* Me: ... Me shaYLA I'm sorRY-

    BC MBC M2 ай мурун
  • Who else what's this song in a movie

    Brooke hammockBrooke hammock2 ай мурун
  • how is it possible that some incredible artist makes these songs full of true emotion and really tells a story but still not everyone knows this talented humans name! sing on mate! your songs are really relatable! I love the music is love the concept I love the story! thank you!!!

    Alaina JonesAlaina Jones2 ай мурун
  • cannot wait to long time to relase alec hurry up man hahaha

    akm tafhimakm tafhim2 ай мурун
  • Thanks for the story I need this now😭

    Kole SmithKole Smith2 ай мурун
  • If you can see this, them I'm sorry for breaking your heart. You deserved better. I think of you everyday. I hope you can forgive me one day. I'm sorry we never got to finish the book of you and I

    bobbob2 ай мурун
  • Such a fucking great song

    assnv nnassnv nn2 ай мурун
  • sounds like miley cyrus lmfao

    GeorgiaGeorgia2 ай мурун
  • Alec thank you for opening so many people’s eyes.. We love you!!!

    Kater LasagnaKater Lasagna2 ай мурун
  • 💛💛💛

    riddhima bhatiariddhima bhatia2 ай мурун
  • واااااو💖 Woooow💖

    Jouri 67Jouri 672 ай мурун
  • This is very beautiful :") 💛 I really knew you from the song of" my mother's eyes "and I loved the voice and lyrics and from there I started to follow you. Later, I saw this song in an animatic of a series of some KGcoders and I fell in love with the song. You are a great singer and musician, keep it up💜💚 PD: (sorry if it's misspelled, I used the translator because I don't speak much English xD)

    Neram 356Neram 3562 ай мурун
  • NO!! U can't eat cereal at the dinner. Cereal is breakfast.

    Viljami SelonenViljami Selonen2 ай мурун
  • I don't know why, but this song makes me cry. I love this song, its just so deep. Alec has a great voice, and I always sing along.

    Aubrey FaginAubrey Fagin2 ай мурун
  • yo solo vine por la animacion de karmaland

    Elda LopezElda Lopez3 ай мурун
    • YO IGUAL!! :'3❤️

      YeyeHulkYeyeHulk3 ай мурун
  • Your beautiful hair 😤 WHERE DID IT GO?.?❔ 😢

    svxfosvxfo3 ай мурун
  • indeed its Book of You and I

    Lawrence MalukiLawrence Maluki3 ай мурун
  • Love your music, would want to learn from you.

    Prince OpokuPrince Opoku3 ай мурун
  • Omg I love you I love you I love you 😫😫😥😥🙁😔😮😨😩😓😮😕😔😩😓

    Suhali KadambSuhali Kadamb3 ай мурун
  • This song mad my day happier.🤗. this is soo sad .💔😭

    Selen AdelSelen Adel3 ай мурун
  • Alec is not human! He's an *Angel!* 😃

    Techno_Wolf_47Techno_Wolf_473 ай мурун
  • Out of all the people I listen to, he is the only one that I dont have to go look up the words to understand what he is saying. Im a theater person, so I like that a lot.

    Iamadela rohnerIamadela rohner3 ай мурун
  • Wow wow wow wow

    fuck you bitchfuck you bitch3 ай мурун
  • these are pure stories in the form of songs, wow not everyone can do that. well done!

    pink poppink pop3 ай мурун
  • Alec: Here new song. Me, 👁👄👁

    Cintia Ulloa-HaysCintia Ulloa-Hays3 ай мурун