Maybe He'll Know
Cyndi Lauper Lyrics


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Maybe he'll know
I'm not so sure
Maybe he'll know
Maybe he'll be my cure
Ah, ah, ah.

Maybe he'll know
I'm not so sure
Maybe he'll know
Maybe he'll be - oh

Something calls to me
I know, I know
I hear an echo start to pound like a drum, I'm
Chanting a song, anchor me-
But don't take too long...no, no, no, no

I got an anxious feeling
Got this ache engraved in me like stone-




Don't take too long
Say you'll never leave me say you'll never go.

Overall Meaning

Cyndi Lauper's song "Maybe He'll Know" is a powerful and vulnerable expression of the human desire for love and the fear of rejection. Lauper sings about her uncertainty in love and her hope that her lover, "he," will be her cure. The repetition of "maybe" in the chorus highlights the uncertainty of her emotions and the need for validation from her lover.


The verse "Something calls to me, I know, I know" suggests a spiritual or intuitive connection Lauper feels with her lover. She hears an echo that pounds like a drum and chants a song that anchors her but fears that if her lover takes too long to respond, she will lose him. The line "Got this ache engraved in me like stone" alludes to the intensity of emotions that Lauper feels and the fear that her lover will leave her. The song ends with Lauper's plea for reassurance and a promise of love with the refrain "Say you'll never leave me say you'll never go."


In essence, "Maybe He'll Know" is a moving ballad of vulnerability and fear, hope and uncertainty, and a powerful expression of the desire for human connection.


Line by Line Meaning

Maybe he'll know
She hopes that someone will know what she's going through


I'm not so sure
She's not confident that there is someone out there who can help her


Maybe he'll be my cure
She's looking for someone to heal her heartbreak


Something calls to me
She senses a connection with someone


I know, I know
She's certain that this feeling is real


I hear an echo start to pound like a drum, I'm
She can feel her heart beating fast with anticipation


Chanting a song, anchor me-
She's using music to calm herself and stay grounded


But don't take too long...no, no, no, no
She wants a quick resolution to her pain


I got an anxious feeling
She's experiencing anxiety


Got this ache engraved in me like stone-
Her pain feels permanent


Don't take too long
Reiterating her desire for resolution


Say you'll never leave me say you'll never go.
She needs reassurance that the connection is real and lasting




Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: CYNDI LAUPER, JOHN TURI

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Comments from YouTube:

Isabela Guimarães

Boa parte dos fãs da Cyndi são brasileiros, nós estamos dominando os comentários 🇧🇷 True Colors é um álbum maravilhoso que atravessa gerações, tenho 24 anos e sou apaixonada pela música dos 70's, 80's e 90's. Michael, Madonna e Cyndi, a realeza do pop 👑

Silviio Augusto

São os melhores!! Trio perfeito! ❤️🇧🇷

C. L.R.

Achei essa música hoje depois de uns 15 anos atrás 😂😂😂👏👏

João Artur Leuck

Verdade, eu tenho 42 e sou super fã de Cyndi Lauper, já tive o prazer de ir no show dela e foi incrível.

God is Wondeful .

É nóissssss porraaaaaaaa🙋🏻‍♂️🇧🇷😜 sou de 86 e cresci ouvindo 😝

The zoinks channel

Yep

Gustavo Gomes dos Santos

Grande cindi Lauper linda maravilhosa ótima musica perfeita saudades dos anos 80 e 90 saudades

carolinaam1

Meu sonho quando criança era ter aquela saia de jornal que ela usava na capa desse LP😂😂... Amo esse álbum. Te amo, Cyndi!!

Ana Beatriz Monteiro Miranda

Minha meta!!

Xandão Grow

Adoroooo!!!

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