I Put a Spell on You
Creedence Clearwater Revival Lyrics


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I put a spell on you, because you're mine
You better stop the thing that you're doin'
I said, "Watch out, I ain't lyin'", yeah
I ain't gonna take none of your, foolin' around
I ain't gonna take none of your, puttin' me down
I put a spell on you because you're mine, all right

I put a spell on you, because you're mine
You better stop, the thing that you're doin'
I said, "Watch out, I ain't lyin'", yeah
I ain't gonna take none of your, foolin' around




I ain't gonna take none of your, puttin' me down
I put a spell on you because you're mine, all right and I took it down

Overall Meaning

The song "I Put a Spell on You" by Creedence Clearwater Revival is an intense and passionate expression of love and dependency. The chorus "I put a spell on you because you're mine" suggest that the singer has placed some kind of supernatural power over the person they love, possessing them like a spell. The singer demands that their loved one stops whatever they are doing and pay attention to them by giving a warning that they are not lying. The verses show that the singer won't tolerate being mistreated or taken advantage of, and that their love is now an unbreakable bond.


The song speaks to how love can be overwhelming and possessive, with the singer using supernatural imagery to express their desire to control the object of their affection. The repeated use of "because you're mine" emphasizes the intensity and sincerity of their feelings. The warning in the chorus suggests that if the object of the singer's affection doesn't listen or obey, they will face serious consequences, highlighting the extremes people will go to when they're in love.


Line by Line Meaning

I put a spell on you, because you're mine
I cast a spell on you because I want to make you mine and I want you to feel my power over you.


You better stop the thing that you're doin'
There is something you're doing that is bothering me and you need to stop it immediately.


I said, "Watch out, I ain't lyin'", yeah
I'm serious about what I'm saying and you should be cautious about what you do next.


I ain't gonna take none of your, foolin' around
I won't tolerate any of your playful or deceitful behavior that could undermine our relationship.


I ain't gonna take none of your, puttin' me down
I won't tolerate any of your belittling or insulting behavior towards me.


I put a spell on you because you're mine, all right
I cast a spell on you because I want to make you mine and I want you to know it for sure.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Jay Hawkins

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