Don't Say You Love Me (single)

M2M - Don't Say You Love Me
Music from and inspired by the motion picture Pokémon the First Movie
CD cover art featuring M2M over the movie poster
Release date October 26, 1999
By Atlantic Records
Catalogue number 7567845442
Number of tracks 3

Don't Say You Love Me is a CD single released on October 26, 1999 by Atlantic Records. Its catalogue number is 7567845442. It features the song of the same name and was featured in a variety of releases, including a special single created for the promotion of the first Pokémon movie.


The first two songs from this single also appear on the Atlantic film soundtrack while the third track is a medley of instrumental music appearing in the film's score. This particular medley appears to be unique to this single.

  1. Don't Say You Love Me - M2M [3:46]
  2. If Only Tears Could Bring You Back - Midnight Sons [4:00]
  3. Mewtwo Strikes Back Suite - [4:51]

Other releases

An acoustic version of Don't Say You Love Me was also released by the band M2M as a B-side to their single Mirror Mirror. The single featuring both songs was available as a CD, audio cassette and on a 7" vinyl single.


  • The acoustic version of "Don't Say You Love Me" is one of only two Pokémon-related singles to be released on vinyl format. The other is The Power of One.
  • Both the single and soundtrack version of "Don't Say You Love Me" have altered lyrics in the first verse, different from the version included on M2M's debut album Shades of Purple. The lyric "You started kissing me" is changed to "You said you loved me".

Anime soundtracks: Pokémon 2.B.A. Master (1999) • Totally Pokémon (2001) • Pokémon X (2007) • Pokémon Movie Music Collection (2017)
Movie soundtracks: Pokémon the First Movie (1999) • Pokémon the Movie 2000 (2000) • Pokémon 3: The Ultimate Soundtrack (2001)
Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution (2021) • Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle (2021)
Movie scores: Pokémon the First Movie (2000) • Pokémon the Movie 2000 (2001) • Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)
Games soundtracks: Pokémon Gotta Catch the Sound! (2000) • XY Super Music Collection (2013) • FRLG Super Music Collection (2013)
HGSS Super Music Collection (2014) • RS Super Music Collection (2014) • DP Super Music Collection (2014)
BW Super Music Collection (2014) • B2W2 Super Music Collection (2014) • ORAS Super Music Collection (2014)
SM Super Music Collection (2016) • LGPE Super Music Collection (2018)
Other albums: Pokémon Gotta Catch 'em Live! (2001) • Pokémon Christmas Bash (2001) • Pokémon 25: The Album (2021)
Singles: Don't Say You Love Me (1999) • Pokémon Theme (1999; Unofficial) • Pokémon World (2000) • The Power of One (2000) • Reconnect/Grown (2021)
Other: Pokémon Daily Express CD-ROM (2001) • Gotta Catch 'Em All (2001) • Music from 4Kids TV (2005)
Exclusive Target Mix! (2007) • Exclusive Toys R Us Mix! (2007) • Pokémon 25: The Red EP (2021) • Pokémon 25: The Blue EP (2021) • Music from Pokémon World Championships (2023)

  This article is part of Project Music, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each Pokémon song, CD and musician.