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I Love You Mom
Singing at mom's birthday
Candace singing with Phineas, Ferb, Isabella, and the Fireside Girls.
Song by Candace with Phineas, Ferb, Isabella, and the Fireside Girls (episode)/ Candace Flynn (album)
Album: Phineas and Ferb
Genre(s): Bubblegum Pop
Length: 1:00
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Previous: Busted(Candace)
Truck Drivin' Girl (Phineas and Ferb)
S'Winter (Isabella, Adyson and Gretchen )
"Go, Go, Phineas" (Ginger and Holly)
Current: I Love You Mom
Next: The Ballad of Badbeard (Candace, Ferb, Isabella, and the Fireside Girls)
History of Rock (Phineas)
Episode version
Album version
Demo version

I Love You Mom is a song written by Candace in the Season 1 episode "Mom's Birthday". She wrote it early in the morning when Phineas and Ferb came to invite her to participate in their plans for their mom's birthday. The boys recorded the song without Candace knowing and played it back with Candace and the Fireside Girls for the big video presentation later that day.


Phineas: But a true testament to what a great Mom you are,
is that your daughter would take the time to write, this song.

Candace: Mom, it's your birthday
Thanks for all the care and love you give,
Phineas: Nice song, sis.
Candace: Not to mention the meals,
At times I get kinda nervous,
Phineas: Come On!
And forget to tell you how I feel

Phineas and Ferb: (Shoo-bee-doo, shoo-bee-doo)

Candace: I'm a little high strung
It's just because I'm young
Mom, I adore ya
And I'll do anything for ya...

Although my brothers make me frantic,
(Ooh, ooh, aah...)
With every single crazy antic,
(with every single crazy antic...)
And when I'm bouncing off the walls,
You're the one who stays calm!
(You're the one who stays calm)

Because you love me for who I am,
I'll always love you, Mom!


You're the one who stays calm
The image gallery for I Love You Mom may be viewed here.

Background Information

  • This song was originally called "Mom It's Your Birthday".[1]
  • Gretchen is the only Fireside Girl who doesn't sing backup with Isabella and the others.
  • Ashley Tisdale's voice was double-tracked so that it would sound like Candace was singing with her video image. In the album version, it cannot be heard.
  • This song is included in the Phineas and Ferb soundtrack. In the "Phineas and Ferb Musical Cliptastic Countdown", I Love You Mom was the 7th favorite song chosen by Phineas and Ferb fans.
  • Olivia Olson performed the demo version and sang it live at Dan Povenmire's 50th birthday bash. [1]


  • Isabella sings in the song but at the end when everyone claps she is seen beside her mom.
  • When Phineas says "This song" in the video, part of his neck turns orange like his shirt stripes for a single frame.
  • When the camera cuts to Phineas, Ferb and Candace during the line "Thanks for all the care and love you give, not to mention the meals", Ferb's right arm is missing.
  • When Candace sings "You're the one who stays calm" the sky is much paler than usual.


BMI Work #9662321


See Also

Truck Drivin' Girl
Songs Next:
Hemoglobin Highway
Ain't Got Rhythm (8th)
"Phineas and Ferb Musical Cliptastic Countdown" Next:
E.V.I.L. B.O.Y.S. (6th)
My Undead Mummy (#11)
Phineas and Ferb album Next:
Ready for the Bettys (#13)
My Undead Mummy (#15)
Phineas and Ferb-ulous: The Ultimate Album Next:
Ready for the Bettys (#17)
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