And Then You Kissed Me
Frank Sinatra Lyrics


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I thought I knew, the magic of you
And then, you kissed me
Dear, when you kissed me
I simply stood there and gazed, completely amazed
I walked around, both feet on the ground
And then, you kissed me
Dear, when you kissed me
I found myself on a cloud, apart from the crowd
I had nothing to glow about
You came by
Now I know all there's to know about
Things like stars in the sky
I will confess I thought for awhile
That you'd resist me
But then you kissed me
And now I'm in love
I will confess I thought for awhile
That you'd resist me
But then you kissed me
And now I'm in love




You kissed me
And now I'm in love

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Frank Sinatra's song "And Then You Kissed Me" describe the transformative power of a kiss. The singer reveals that before this kiss, he thought he knew the magic of his love interest, but after being kissed by them, he's left completely amazed and entranced. The kiss takes him to new heights and he finds himself on a cloud, separate from the mundane world. The experience of being kissed turns his world upside down, and suddenly, he's in love.


The lyrics capture the universal feeling of being swept off one's feet by a moment of intense intimacy. The specific details of the magic of the kiss give the song its power. It starts with the singer walking around with both feet on the ground, meaning that he's firmly rooted in reality. But when he's kissed, he finds himself on a cloud, apart from the crowd. The kiss offers him an escape from the everyday world, and he's suddenly immersed in a world of stars, a powerful metaphor for the deep emotional connection he's experiencing. The lyrics reveal that the singer had harbored doubts about whether the object of his affection would be interested in him, but the kiss erases those doubts and leaves him completely in love.


Overall, the lyrics to "And Then You Kissed Me" capture the elemental power of a transformative kiss. They describe the way that such a kiss can change a person's entire worldview, leaving them in love and entranced by the experience.


Line by Line Meaning

I thought I knew, the magic of you
I believed I knew everything there was to know about your charm and appeal


And then, you kissed me
But after you kissed me, my entire perspective was changed


Dear, when you kissed me
My darling, in that moment when you kissed me


I simply stood there and gazed, completely amazed
I was rooted to the spot, mesmerized and awestruck by the act of your affection


I walked around, both feet on the ground
Previously, I was grounded, walking around as usual


And then, you kissed me
But after you kissed me, I felt as though I floated on air


Dear, when you kissed me
My darling, in that moment when you kissed me


I found myself on a cloud, apart from the crowd
I found myself transported onto a cloud, removed from the hustle and bustle


I had nothing to glow about
Previously, I had nothing worth boasting about


You came by
And then you came into my life


Now I know all there's to know about
Now I am aware of all the mysteries, all the secrets


Things like stars in the sky
Things like the stars in the sky


I will confess I thought for awhile
I must admit that for a while, I had doubts


That you'd resist me
That you would reject me, or withhold your affection


But then you kissed me
But when you kissed me, all my fears disappeared


And now I'm in love
And now I have fallen in love with you


You kissed me
It was your kiss, your act of love, that made all the difference




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: JULE STYNE, SAMMY CAHN

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Michael Danello

From April 24, 1944 radio The Frank Sinatra Broadcast. Sinatra never made a commercial recording of this Sammy Cahn-JuleStyne but did record the song for the RKO film Step Lively. For some reason the song was cut from the film. The outtake still exists but this isn't it. He also made a recording of this (during the 1942-1944 musicians' strike) for a V-Disc sent to the Armed Forces but never sold to the public

LRN_News

This is in fact the V disc version, compare them

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