You Make My Dreams
Hall And Oates Lyrics


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What I want you've got
And it might be hard to handle
Like the flame that burns the candle
The candle feeds the flame
What I've got's full stock
Of thoughts and dreams that scatter
You pull them all together
And how I can't explain

Well, well you, you make my dreams come true
Well, well, well you, you make my dreams come true

On a night when bad dreams become a screamer
When they're messin with the 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

Well, well you, you make my dreams come true
Well, well, well you, you make my dreams come true
Listen to this





I'm down on my daydream
Oh that sleepwalk should be over by now I know

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of "You Make My Dreams" by Hall and Oates describe the power of love and attraction. The singer is in awe of their partner and acknowledges that what they possess may be difficult to handle, like the flame that burns the candle. However, the singer has a "full stock" of thoughts and dreams that are scattered, but their partner is able to pull them all together. Despite not being able to explain this feeling, the partner makes everything better and makes the singer's dreams come true.


The second verse continues to describe the impact that the partner has on the singer. When bad dreams become overwhelming, the partner is able to comfort and uplift them by wrapping themselves around the singer. The singer acknowledges that they are not the same as they were before they met their partner, and the partner has the power to make their dreams come true.


Overall, the lyrics of "You Make My Dreams" speak to the transformative power of love and how it can turn someone's life around. It's a feel-good song that celebrates the joy and happiness that love can bring.


Line by Line Meaning

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


And it might be hard to handle
Obtaining it may come with difficulties


Like the flame that burns the candle
It's powerful like a flame that consumes a candle


The candle feeds the flame
The source affirms the power


What I've got's full stock
I possess plenty


Of thoughts and dreams that scatter
My thoughts are scattered and random


You pull them all together
You have a way of bringing my thoughts and dreams into harmony


And how I can't explain
There are no words to fully express the effect you have on me


Well, well you, you make my dreams come true
You have the ability to turn my desires into reality


On a night when bad dreams become a screamer
During times of intense negativity


When they're messin with the dreamer
When they are impairing one's ability to dream positively


I can laugh it in the face
I have the ability to laugh in the face of my fears and doubts


Twist and shout my way out
I have the power to overcome my negativity with dance and joy


And wrap yourself around me
Hold me close


Cause I ain't the way you found me
I have changed (for the better) because of you


And I'll never be the same
My life has been transformed by you


Listen to this
Take heed of what's to come


I'm down on my daydream
I'm feeling hopeless


Oh that sleepwalk should be over by now I know
I should have overcome my doubts by now




Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
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 😂😂😂

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lol fuckin awesome man

@homerdafatsso2

i have good mornings listening to this song

@monstertruck4694

As opposed to throwing shit around 😂😂

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@judydaguanno7092

I’m 79 years old and I still have to dance when I hear this great song 👏👏

@Official.Prez.Graves

79 years young Judy. Save a dance for me?

@maryellensoward

Me too💯

@lamontejohnson9079

Amen😊

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