And I
José Padilla Lyrics


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I scare myself just thinking about you
I scare myself when I'm without you
I scare myself the moment that you're going
I scare myself when I let my thoughts run
And when they're running
I keep thinking of you
And when they're running
What can I do?

I scare myself, and I don't mean lightly
I scare myself, it can get frightening
I scare myself, to think what I could do
I scare myself it's some kind of voodoo
And with that voodoo
I keep thinking of you
And with that voodoo
What can I do?

But it's so so very different when we're together
And I'm so so much calmer; I feel better
Cause the stars already crossed our paths forever
And the sooner that you realize it the better
And then I'll be with you and I won't scare myself
And I'll know what to do and I won't scare myself




And my thoughts will run and I won't scare myself
And I'll think of you and I won't scare myself

Overall Meaning

In José Padilla's song "And I," the lyrics portray a deep sense of vulnerability and fear that arises when the singer thinks about or is without their loved one. The repetition of the line "I scare myself" emphasizes the intensity of these emotions. The singer acknowledges the power that their thoughts have over them, as they confess to being frightened when their thoughts run freely. Despite this fear, the thoughts always seem to lead back to the person they are thinking about.


The lyrics suggest that there is a certain kind of mystical connection between the singer and their loved one. The mention of "voodoo" adds a touch of mystery and implies that this connection is beyond their control. However, when they are together, the dynamic shifts. The singer feels a sense of calmness and security in the presence of their loved one, suggesting that they have the ability to bring them peace and alleviate their fears. There is a sense of destiny and inevitability in the line "the stars already crossed our paths forever," indicating that their connection is meant to be.


This song illustrates the raw and intense emotions experienced when deeply in love. It captures the fear and vulnerability that can arise when thinking about losing that connection, as well as the sense of solace and comfort found in being together.


Line by Line Meaning

I scare myself just thinking about you
The mere thought of you frightens me


I scare myself when I'm without you
Being without you is a source of fear for me


I scare myself the moment that you're going
The fear sets in when you start to leave


I scare myself when I let my thoughts run
Allowing my thoughts to wander frightens me


And when they're running
During the moments when my thoughts are racing


I keep thinking of you
You are constantly on my mind


And when they're running
During the moments when my thoughts are racing


What can I do?
I feel helpless in controlling my thoughts


I scare myself, and I don't mean lightly
The fear I experience is significant and not to be taken lightly


I scare myself, it can get frightening
The fear I feel can become intense and alarming


I scare myself, to think what I could do
The fear arises from considering the actions I might take


I scare myself it's some kind of voodoo
The fear I experience seems like a mysterious, supernatural force


And with that voodoo
Within the realm of that mysterious force


I keep thinking of you
You continue to occupy my thoughts


And with that voodoo
Within the realm of that mysterious force


What can I do?
I am unsure of how to escape this fear


But it's so so very different when we're together
When we are together, everything changes dramatically


And I'm so so much calmer; I feel better
My anxiety subsides and I experience a sense of peace


Cause the stars already crossed our paths forever
Our destinies have intertwine permanently


And the sooner that you realize it the better
It is beneficial for you to acknowledge this truth sooner rather than later


And then I'll be with you and I won't scare myself
Once we are together, my fear will dissipate


And I'll know what to do and I won't scare myself
I will have a clear understanding of how to navigate without fear


And my thoughts will run and I won't scare myself
Even if my thoughts are racing, I will not be frightened


And I'll think of you and I won't scare myself
Thoughts of you will bring me comfort rather than fear




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Written by: Dan Hicks

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Comments from YouTube:

@growthgenie

RIP Jose Padilla. Your spirit lives on through your music

@marcbaker2328

Very sad! RIP!!

@VoiceOfThe

Only 64. His legacy will never be forgotten. Adios Jose 😔

@kuba0008

oh God! I didn't know, rest in peace

@mr.pavelyarovoy4513

Лучший трек на земле, спасибо

@robert17285

Nie żyje??? Przy jego muzyce miałem najwspanialszą "podróż" w życiu. Mam nadzieję że jest mu tam lepiej, niż tu.

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@jeremyapplegate4868

I have played this song at the end of countless DJ sets, I played it at my wedding, I was listening to it the moment my grandfather passed away, and I wish it to be played at my funeral. RIP Jose Padilla may you live on within every sunset. We love you.

@thejoneses9840

My thoughts exactly...what a tune to take you away

@davidprince2726

This song reminds me of my son who I love more than anything else I have.

@muscledeep

This song bring me back such memories of easier times... Adios Josè

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