You Make My Dreams
Daryl Hall Daryl Hall & John Oates John Oates Lyrics


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What I want, you've got
And it might be hard to handle
But like a flame that burns the candle
The candle feeds the flame, yeah yeah

What I've got's full stock
Of thoughts and dreams that scatter
Then you pull them all together
And how, I can't explain
Oh yeah, well well you
You make my dreams come true
Well well well you, oh yeah
You make my dreams come true

Well, yeah

On a night when bad dreams become a screamer
When they're messin' with a dreamer
I can laugh it in the face

Twist and shout my way out
And wrap yourself around me
'Cause I ain't the way you found me
And I'll never be the same, oh yeah

Well 'cause you
You make my dreams come true, oh yeah
Well well well you, ooh ooh
You make my dreams come true, whoa yeah

Well listen to this, oh

I'm down on my daydream
Oh that sleepwalk should be over by now, I know
Well you, yeah yeah you make my dreams come true, oh yeah
I've been waiting for, waiting for you girl, oh yeah
You make my dreams come true
Make, you make, you make
I've been waiting for, waiting for you girl
For life
You make my dreams come true, oh whoa whoa
I've been waiting for, waiting for, waiting for, waiting for
Waiting for, waiting for, waiting for
(You make my dreams)





I've been waiting for you girl
(You make my dreams)

Overall Meaning

Daryl Hall's song "You Make My Dreams" is a joyful and upbeat love song that expresses the overwhelming feeling of being in love with someone. The opening lyrics "What I want, you've got, and it might be hard to handle" suggest that the singer's love interest possesses something irresistible, but that it may also be a challenge to manage. This is further explained in the next line, "But like a flame that burns the candle, the candle feeds the flame," which means that even though their love may be intense and challenging, it also fuels itself.


The pre-chorus goes on to describe the singer's own thoughts and dreams that are scattered, but that their love interest has the ability to pull them all together. The chorus repeats the phrase "Well well you, you make my dreams come true" as a celebration of the power of love. The second verse discusses a moment of fear or doubt, but the singer finds comfort and strength in their love interest's embrace, causing them to exclaim "I'll never be the same, oh yeah."


Overall, "You Make My Dreams" is an uplifting and optimistic love song that celebrates the transformative power of love.


Line by Line Meaning

What I want, you've got
I desire what you possess


And it might be hard to handle
It could be tough to manage


But like a flame that burns the candle
Similar to how a candle flame consumes the candle


The candle feeds the flame, yeah yeah
The flame burns because the wax melts and provides fuel


What I've got's full stock
I possess an abundance


Of thoughts and dreams that scatter
My mind is filled with various ideas and aspirations


Then you pull them all together
You bring them all into harmony


And how, I can't explain
I don't know how you do it


Oh yeah, well well you
You definitely


You make my dreams come true
You turn my desires into reality


Well well well you, oh yeah
Yes, you certainly do


On a night when bad dreams become a screamer
During a night when nightmares become terrifying


When they're messin' with a dreamer
When they torment someone dreaming


I can laugh it in the face
I can face it directly and laugh it off


Twist and shout my way out
I can dance my way out of it


And wrap yourself around me
And hold me close to you


'Cause I ain't the way you found me
Because I have changed since you met me


And I'll never be the same, oh yeah
I will continue to change because of you


Well 'cause you
Because of you


You make my dreams come true, oh yeah
You bring my desires to reality


Well well well you, ooh ooh
Yes, you surely do


You make my dreams come true, whoa yeah
You fulfill my aspirations, wow


Well listen to this, oh
Now, pay attention to this


I'm down on my daydream
I am unhappy with my present daydream


Oh that sleepwalk should be over by now, I know
I hope my aimless wandering is done and over with now


Well you, yeah yeah you make my dreams come true, oh yeah
You, truly you, bring my dreams to life


I've been waiting for, waiting for you girl, oh yeah
I've been longing for you


You make my dreams come true
You fulfill my desires


Make, you make, you make
You bring about, you bring about, you bring about


I've been waiting for, waiting for you girl
I have been patiently awaiting your arrival


For life
Forever


You make my dreams come true, oh whoa whoa
You bring my aspirations to life, oh wow


I've been waiting for, waiting for, waiting for, waiting for
I have been waiting, waiting, waiting for you


Waiting for, waiting for, waiting for
Waiting, waiting, waiting


(You make my dreams)
(You fulfill my aspirations)


I've been waiting for you girl
I've been longing for you


(You make my dreams)
(You fulfill my aspirations)




Lyrics ยฉ Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Daryl Hall, John Oates, Sara Allen

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@GhostofRhurValley

Makes me wanna clean my room with a happy and positive attitude .

@ollienix3285

GhostOfRhurValley 1945 lol same

@mortysmith3656

GhostOfRhurValley ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

@420StonerShot

lol fuckin awesome man

@homerdafatsso2

i have good mornings listening to this song

@monstertruck4694

As opposed to throwing shit around ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

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@judydaguanno7092

Iโ€™m 79 years old and I still have to dance when I hear this great song ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

@Official.Prez.Graves

79 years young Judy. Save a dance for me?

@maryellensoward

Me too๐Ÿ’ฏ

@lamontejohnson9079

Amen๐Ÿ˜Š

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