Too Much
Elvis Presley Lyrics


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Honey, I love you too much
I need your lovin' too much
Want the thrill of your touch
Gee, I can't hold you too much
You do all the livin'
While I do all the givin'
'cause I love you too much



You spend all my money too much
Have to share you honey, too much
When I want some lovin', you're gone
Don't you know you're treatin' me wrong
Now you got me started
Don't you leave me broken hearted
'cause I love you too much

I need your lovin' all the time
Need you huggin', please be mine
Need you near me, stay real close
Please, please, hear me, you're the most
Now you got me started
Don't you leave me broken hearted
'cause I love you too much

Every time I kiss your sweet lips
I can feel my heart go flip flip
I'm such a fool for your charms
Take me back baby, in your arms
Like to hear you sighin'
Even though I know you're lyin'
'cause I love you too much

I need your lovin' all the time
Need you huggin', please be mine
Need you near me, stay real close
Please, please, hear me, you're the most
Now you got me started

Don't you leave me broken hearted
'cause I love you too much

Overall Meaning

Elvis Presley's song "Too Much" talks about a passionate love for someone that has become too much to handle. The persona in the song confesses that he loves his lover too much, needs her attention and craves her touch. The persona feels he has done a lot for her, but she does not reciprocate his love the same way. He says that she spends all his money and never around when he needs her. This situation has left him heartbroken and feeling foolish for caring so much. Nevertheless, he’s still pleading with his lover to stay with him.


This song showcases the power of love and how sometimes it can be overwhelming. The persona loves deeply and desires his lover always to be there, but she seems to take him for granted. This song sheds a light on the need for balance in a relationship, where both parties involved should try to love equally. It also highlights the personal struggles that come with loving someone who does not love back or reciprocate the same way.


In conclusion, "Too Much" is a timeless classic that has continued to resonate with listeners worldwide. It's a reminder that love can be powerful and overwhelming, but it's essential to try and maintain a balance. The song highlights the challenges of relationships and the importance of communication.


Line by Line Meaning

Honey, I love you too much
I love you too much and it's hard for me to control it.


I need your lovin' too much
I need your love so much that it's almost unbearable.


Want the thrill of your touch
I desire the excitement and anticipation that comes with being physically intimate with you.


Gee, I can't hold you too much
I want to hold you all the time because I can't get enough of you.


You do all the livin'
You are the one who is living your life to the fullest, while I'm just trying to keep up with you.


While I do all the givin'
I'm the one who is making all the sacrifices and doing everything I can to keep us together.


'Cause I love you too much
I love you so much that I'm willing to do whatever it takes to make you happy.


You spend all my money too much
You are spending all of my money and it's starting to become a problem.


Have to share you honey, too much
I have to share you with other people and it's becoming too much for me.


When I want some lovin', you're gone
Whenever I want to be intimate with you, you're not around.


Don't you know you're treatin' me wrong
You are treating me badly and it's not fair.


Now you got me started
You have provoked me and I'm ready to talk about these issues.


Don't you leave me broken hearted
Please don't break my heart by leaving me.


'Cause I love you too much
I love you so much that I can't imagine my life without you.


I need your lovin' all the time
I need your love constantly and can't live without it.


Need you huggin', please be mine
I need your hugs and want you to be mine forever.


Need you near me, stay real close
I want you to be close to me at all times because I need you to feel secure.


Please, please, hear me, you're the most
Please listen to me and understand that you are the most important thing in my life.


Every time I kiss your sweet lips
When I kiss you and feel the softness of your lips, my heart beats faster.


I can feel my heart go flip flip
I feel my heart racing with excitement every time I'm with you.


I'm such a fool for your charms
I'm completely under your spell and can't resist your charm.


Take me back baby, in your arms
I want you to hold me and make me feel loved again.


Like to hear you sighin'
I enjoy hearing you sigh and knowing that you're happy.


Even though I know you're lyin'
Even though I know that you're not being completely honest, I still love you.


'Cause I love you too much
I love you so much that I'm willing to forgive your lies and continue loving you.




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Written by: BERNIE WEINMAN, LEE ROSENBERG

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Juan Camacho

Well, honey, I love you
Too much
I need your loving
Too much
Want the thrill of
Your touch
Gee, I can't love you
Too much
You do all the living
While I do all the giving
'Cause I love you
Too much

Well you spend all my money
Too much
I have to share you, honey
Too much
When I want some lovin'
You're gone
Don't you know you're treating
Your daddy wrong
Now you got me started
Don't you leave me broken hearted
'Cause I love you
Too much

I need your loving
All the time
Need your hugging
Meeting mine
Need you near me
Stay real close
Please, please hear me
You're the most
Now you've got me started
Don't you leave me broken hearted
'Cause I love you
Too much
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Every time I kiss your
Sweet lips
I can feel my heart go
Flip-flip
I'm such a fool for
Your charms
Take me back, baby
In your arms
Like to hear you sighing
Even though I know you're lying
'Cause I love you
Too much

I need your loving
All the time
Need your hugging
Meeting mine
Need you near me
Stay real close
Please, please hear me
You're the most
Now you've got me started
Don't you leave me broken hearted
'Cause I love you
Too much



Sandie Maguire

Honey, I love you too much
Need your lovin' too much
Want the thrill of your touch
Gee, I can't hold you too much
You do all the livin'
While I do all the givin'
Cause I love you too much

You spend all my money too much
Have to share you honey, too much
When I want some lovin', you're gone
Don't you know you're treatin' me wrong
Now you got me started
Don't you leave me broken hearted
Cause I love you too much

Ev'ry time I kiss your sweet lips
I can feel my heart go flip flip
I'm such a fool for your charms
Take me back baby in your arms
Like to hear you sighin'
Even though I know you're lyin'
Cause I love you too much

Need your lovin' all the time
Need you huggin', please be mine
Need you near me, stay real close
Please, please, hear me, you're the most
Now you got me started
Don't you leave me broken hearted
Cause I love you too muc



All comments from YouTube:

Jessa Ritter

I've had this lovely song on repeat for a few days just because I can't get enough. Elvis forever! Always a fan and always will be <3

dowtie dowtie

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big bictors

Jessa Jessa, so so silly, but fun is fun, thx , love all, big

Johnny G.

I love this song too much.

westpoint64

Doesn't it just kick butt? It just stomps you.

River Lawson

I am a huge Elvis fan and yet I forgot all about this song. Wish he had done this in concert in the 70’s. Would have really brought some energy into the later concerts

MineWheaties

This can qualify as one of his more artistic songs. It is not just an in-crowd theme and describes too many gold-diggers and swingers who got men from beauty.

Maryanne Melenka

Yeah, don’t understand that, he had hundreds of songs, audience would have loved to hear this, instead he went with boring routine more for him then us. These songs were sweet, memory lane

Link86

The older I get the more I realize how amazing Elvis was. I can see why the Beatles idolized him.

Jayson Wallker

Howdy. I know Elvis's first cousin. He sounds a lot like him. If you want to hear him, let me know, and I'll give you the link. His name is Donnie Moneymaker if you want to look him up. He's been performing Elvis songs since he was a little kid. He even has a song that's on 45 RPM record, or is y'all say vinyl, on eBay that was released many years ago. I'm one of his co-writers.

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