Jezzebel
Boyz II Men Lyrics


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I saw you on a Sunday afternoon
Riding the B train
Yeah, I was coolin' on the B train
You had an air about you
I had to know and soon

First sight and I didn't
Even mind the rain
Your glow was the ailment
To all my pain inside
I sat beside your body and asked your name
Your fragrance made it hard to explain my plight
Of how you're driving me insane

Jezzebel don't know you well
But I'd like to
Let me let you know that I'm on
And I want you
Just let me show you

The moment that you opened up your lips
I knew, I knew, I knew that you were the one
Hope you don't mind if I touch your finger tips
Please don't draw the line just yet
I promise I won't go too far

'Cause you've been haunting me
Ever since I saw your face
I can't escape you now
Be mine and wait and see love that
Many people search their whole life for
Here to let you know babe,
That I'm real, oh so real

Jezzebel don't know you well
But I'd like to
Let me let you know that I'm on
And I want you
Just let me show you

Jezzebel don't know you well
But I'd like to
Let me let you know that I'm on
And I want you

Want to get to know you
Don't know your nationality
Can we converse and see
When a good time to get together
Baby, am I being a little fast

No, I don't know
Maybe so I don't think so
In fact I don't care
All I want to do is touch your hair
And taste your air
What perfume are you wearing
Oh, oh the smell

Jezzebel don't know you well
But I'd like to
Let me let you know that I'm on
And I want you

Jezzebel don't know you well
But I'd like to
Let me let you know that I'm on
And I want you

Jezzebel don't know you well
But I'd like to




Let me let you know that I'm on
And I want you

Overall Meaning

"Jezzebel" is a song about the instant attraction and infatuation the singer has for a woman he meets on a subway train. The lyrics describe their chance encounter on a rainy Sunday afternoon and how immediately he was drawn to her. Despite not knowing anything about her, he is captivated by her beauty and the way she carries herself. He attempts to break the ice and strike up a conversation, hoping to get to know her more.


The chorus repeats his desire to get to know her better, emphasizing how strong his attraction is. He recognizes that he is moving quickly and asks if he is being too forward. However, his obsession with her perfume and the way she smells suggests that he can't help himself.


The overall meaning of the song is that love at first sight does exist and that regardless of how quick it may seem, it can be real and meaningful. It portrays the idea that sometimes we just know when we meet someone special and that we should follow our hearts.


Line by Line Meaning

I saw you on a Sunday afternoon Riding the B train
I first laid eyes on you while riding the B train on a Sunday afternoon


Yeah, I was coolin' on the B train You had an air about you I had to know and soon
I was relaxing on the B train, but your presence intrigued me and I wanted to know more about you


First sight and I didn't Even mind the rain Your glow was the ailment To all my pain inside I sat beside your body and asked your name Your fragrance made it hard to explain my plight Of how you're driving me insane
When I first saw you, the pouring rain didn't even bother me because your radiance had a healing effect on me. Sitting next to you, your captivating aroma made it difficult to express just how much I was falling for you


Jezzebel don't know you well But I'd like to Let me let you know that I'm on And I want you Just let me show you
Although I don't know you very well Jezzebel, I'm interested in getting to know you better and want to pursue a relationship with you


The moment that you opened up your lips I knew, I knew, I knew that you were the one Hope you don't mind if I touch your finger tips Please don't draw the line just yet I promise I won't go too far
As soon as you spoke, I was certain that you were the one I'd been waiting for. I'm hoping you won't object to me touching your fingertips and getting closer, but I promise to respect your boundaries and not overstep them


'Cause you've been haunting me Ever since I saw your face I can't escape you now Be mine and wait and see love that Many people search their whole life for Here to let you know babe, That I'm real, oh so real
You've been on my mind incessantly ever since I first saw you. I can't shake you off, so I'm hoping you'll give me a chance to show you what true love really is. It's something that so many people spend their lives searching for, and I can assure you that my love for you is genuine


Want to get to know you Don't know your nationality Can we converse and see When a good time to get together Baby, am I being a little fast
I'm eager to learn more about you, including your background, and am wondering if we can chat and arrange a time to meet up. I hope I'm not coming on too strong


No, I don't know Maybe so I don't think so In fact I don't care All I want to do is touch your hair And taste your air What perfume are you wearing Oh, oh the smell
I don't know if I'm moving too quickly, but I don't really care - I just want to touch your hair and inhale your scent. What fragrance are you wearing? It smells so good


Jezzebel don't know you well But I'd like to Let me let you know that I'm on And I want you
Once again Jezzebel, I don't know you that well, but I'm interested in you and want to pursue a relationship with you




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management
Written by: CHARLES FARRAR, SHAWN STOCKMAN, TROY C TAYLOR, WANYA MORRIS

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