“I Think I Love You Too Much” was written by Dire Straits frontman, Mark Kopfler. It was released in 1990 with “Something To Hold On To” on the B-side as the lead single for The Jeff Healey Band’s second album, “Hell To Pay”.
While “I Think I Love You Too Much” didn’t achieve significant commercial success as a single (#5 in Canada, and on the Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Chart in the U.S.) it remains a favorite among fans of The Jeff Healey Band. The song’s energetic performance and powerful guitar work exemplify the band’s signature style and their ability to blend rock, blues, and soul into a captivating sound.
“I Think I Love You Too Much” is a powerful rock song with blues influences. It showcases Jeff Healey’s exceptional guitar skills, particularly his distinctive style of playing the guitar flat on his lap. The song features a driving rhythm, gritty guitar riffs, and Healey’s soulful vocals. Lyrically, “I Think I Love You Too Much” explores the theme of being deeply infatuated and obsessed with someone. The lyrics express a sense of overwhelming passion and desire, where the narrator realizes that their feelings might be too intense for their own good. It’s a song that portrays the emotional rollercoaster of a love that borders on obsession.