I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
Engelbert Humperdinck Lyrics


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Never thought I'd fall,
But now I hear love call,
I'm getting sentimental over you

Things you say and do,
Just thrill me through and through,
I'm getting sentimental over you.
I thought I was happy,
I could live without love
Now I must admit,
Love is all I'm thinking of

Won't you please be kind,
And just make up your mind
That you'll be sweet & gentle,




Be gentle with me
Because I'm sentimental over you

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Engelbert Humperdinck's song, "I'm Getting Sentimental Over You," express a profound change in the singer's perspective regarding love. Initially, the singer "never thought [he'd] fall" as he seemed content with his solitary life. However, the entrance of love into his life has caused him to become "sentimental."


The things that the object of his affection does and says "thrill" him, signaling genuine attraction and adoration. He admits that his entire being is consumed by thoughts of love, a sharp contrast from his initial beliefs. The singer then pleads with his love interest to reciprocate his affections and treat him kindly, so he can continue experiencing these emotions.


Engelbert paints a vivid picture of emotional metamorphosis and the power of love in a person's life. The lyrics convey the message that despite one's initial resistance to love, it has the potential to cause a significant shift in perspective and evoke feelings of sentimentality and vulnerability.


Line by Line Meaning

Never thought I'd fall,
I never expected to fall in love


But now I hear love call,
But now I hear the call of love


I'm getting sentimental over you
I'm feeling sentimental about you


Things you say and do,
Every word you say and everything you do


Just thrill me through and through,
Thrill me completely


I'm getting sentimental over you.
I'm feeling sentimental about you


I thought I was happy,
I thought I was content


I could live without love
I thought I could live without love


Now I must admit,
But now I must confess


Love is all I'm thinking of
I can only think of love now


Won't you please be kind,
Please do me a favor


And just make up your mind
And decide once and for all


That you'll be sweet & gentle,
To be kind and gentle


Be gentle with me
To be gentle with me


Because I'm sentimental over you
Because I have sentimental feelings for you




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Integrity Music, Reservoir Media Management, Inc., Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: George Bassman, Ned Washington

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

AIRELA HAYK

"Я становлюсь сентиментальным с вами.
То, что вы говорите, создают острые ощущения
Пронизывающие меня насквозь,
Я становлюсь сентименаьным с вами.
Я думал, что я был счастлив, что я мог бы жить без любви,
Теперь я должен признать, что любовь есть все, что я имею в виду.
Пожалуйста, будьте добры, и просто измените свой ум
Будьте сладкой и нежной со мной
Потому что я становлюсь сентиментальным рядом с вами".



All comments from YouTube:

Donna Rose Sidoti

Oh that voice! Just takes me away! I love it!

Meggie Santos

Delicia ouvir Engelbert no início da carreira

Charmaine Jonck

Beautiful song. I love it. I love you so much Engelbert.

AIRELA HAYK

"Я становлюсь сентиментальным с вами.
То, что вы говорите, создают острые ощущения
Пронизывающие меня насквозь,
Я становлюсь сентименаьным с вами.
Я думал, что я был счастлив, что я мог бы жить без любви,
Теперь я должен признать, что любовь есть все, что я имею в виду.
Пожалуйста, будьте добры, и просто измените свой ум
Будьте сладкой и нежной со мной
Потому что я становлюсь сентиментальным рядом с вами".

lora Schultz

Boy do I ever get sentimental over you. He is so great on every thing he does

Florence Fifer

Such a beautiful old song done by the best !

Dorothy Whalen

Oh how i love this one. Great for Valentines Day.!

Jan Wallen

So smooth and awesome!

Gloria Williams

The best reigning balladeer on this world any song Enge sang will take your breath away what a golden voice he has thanks Maggisden for posting it this the first time I heard this lovely song of my idol

Gulnora Israilova

a very beautiful voice

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