Love Over All
Ky-Mani Marley Lyrics


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You reap what you sow ten times over
Wha drop off a head mus′ drop pon shoulder
We living in a world full a badmind people and haters
Nuh badda pay dem nuh mind, gwan love yuh neighbor

All we need is love, love over all
We need some love, love over all
Just a little bit of love, love over all
We need some love, love over all

Dem seh de whole a we created inna his light
A dat yuh fe remember when yuh live life
Some a we affi rise up an' make a way
Yuh seh yuh waan heal di world
Den we gots to pray
For some love, love over all
We need some love, love over all
Just a little bit of love, love over all
We need some love, love over all

You reap what you sow ten times over
Wha drop off a head mus′ drop pon shoulder
We living in a world full a badmind people and haters
Nuh badda pay dem nuh mind, gwan love yuh neighbor

All we need is love, love over all
We need some love, love over all
Just a little bit of love, love over all
We need some love, love over all

You reap what you sow ten times over
Wha drop off a head mus' drop pon shoulder
We living in a world full a badmind people and haters
Nuh badda pay dem nuh mind, gwan love yuh neighbor

All we need is love, love over all
We need some love, love over all



Just a little bit of love, love over all
We need some love, love over all

Overall Meaning

In "Love Over All," Ky-Mani Marley emphasizes the importance of love and warns against negative energy. He believes that if you sow positive energy and love, you will receive it back in abundance. The notion of karma is evident in "you reap what you sow ten times over" and "wha drop off a head mus' drop pon shoulder." Marley also acknowledges that we live in a world full of "badmind people and haters," but we must not let their negativity consume us. Instead, he encourages listeners to love their neighbors and spread positivity.


The phrase "All we need" is repeated multiple times throughout the song, emphasizing the simplicity of the solution to many of the world's problems. The repetition of "love over all" reinforces the message of spreading love and positivity to overcome negativity. The final stanza acknowledges that we are all created in God's light and encourages listeners to rise up and make a change. Marley believes that love and prayer are the keys to healing the world.


Line by Line Meaning

You reap what you sow ten times over
The consequences of our actions are amplified and multiplied, so we should always strive to do good.


Wha drop off a head mus′ drop pon shoulder
The harm we do to others will come back to us in some form or fashion.


We living in a world full a badmind people and haters
There are many people in the world who are filled with negative energy and animosity towards others.


Nuh badda pay dem nuh mind, gwan love yuh neighbor
Rather than engaging with those who are filled with negativity and hate, we should spread love and kindness to those around us.


All we need is love, love over all
The most important thing we need in this world is love, which should be at the forefront of our thoughts and actions.


We need some love, love over all
Love should be the driving force behind everything we do and the foundation of our relationships with others.


Just a little bit of love, love over all
Even small acts of love and kindness can have a big impact on those around us and the world at large.


Dem seh de whole a we created inna his light
It is said that all of us were created in the image of a divine loving force.


A dat yuh fe remember when yuh live life
Remembering this truth can guide us in how we choose to live our lives and interact with others.


Some a we affi rise up an' make a way
Some of us have to step up and create positive change in the world, no matter how difficult it may seem.


Yuh seh yuh waan heal di world
If we truly want to heal the world, we must start by spreading love and positivity in our own communities.


Den we gots to pray
In addition to our actions, we should also pray and ask for guidance in our efforts to spread love and create change.




Writer(s): Andre Brissett, Kyle Owens, Sharif Slater, Akil King, Jaramye Daniels, Kymani Marley

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Forrest George

[Pre-Chorus]
You reap what you sow ten times over
Wha drop off a head mus’ drop pon shoulder
We living in a world full a badmind people and haters
Nuh badda pay dem nuh mind, gwan love yuh neighbour

[Chorus]
All we need is love, love over all
We need some love, love over all
Just a little bit of love, love over all
We need some love, love over all

[Verse 1]
Dem seh de whole a we created inna his light
A dat yuh fe remember when yuh live life
Some a we affi rise up an’ make a way
Yuh seh yuh waan heal di world
Den we gots to pray
For some love, love over all
We need some love, love over all
Just a little bit of love, love over all
We need some love, love over all

[Pre-Chorus]
You reap what you sow ten times over
Wha drop off a head mus’ drop pon shoulder
We living in a world full a badmind people and haters
Nuh badda pay dem nuh mind, gwan love yuh neighbour

[Chorus]
All we need is love, love over all
We need some love, love over all
Just a little bit of love, love over all
We need some love, love over all



Maria Symonds

Pre-Chorus]
You reap what you sow ten times over
Wha drop off a head mus’ drop pon shoulder
We living in a world full a badmind people and haters
Nuh badda pay dem nuh mind, gwan love yuh neighbour

[Chorus]
All we need is love, love over all
We need some love, love over all
Just a little bit of love, love over all
We need some love, love over all

[Verse 1]
Dem seh de whole a we created inna his light
A dat yuh fe remember when yuh live life
Some a we affi rise up an’ make a way
Yuh seh yuh waan heal di world
Den we gots to pray
For some love, love over all
We need some love, love over all
Just a little bit of love, love over all
We need some love, love over all

[Pre-Chorus]
You reap what you sow ten times over
Wha drop off a head mus’ drop pon shoulder
We living in a world full a badmind people and haters
Nuh badda pay dem nuh mind, gwan love yuh neighbour
[Chorus]
All we need is love, love over all
We need some love, love over all
Just a little bit of love, love over all
We need some love, love over all



All comments from YouTube:

Juçara Santana

Uma das minhas prediletas do ky. Batida perfeita e letra bonita. Amor acima de tudo com certeza. One love Ky-Mani

Juçara Santana

Uma das minhas favoritas. Batida perfeita. Performance maravilhosa. Voz linda e poderosa

Juçara Santana

Com certeza ky. Amor acima de tudo. Precisamos ouvir isso. Principalmente hoje com tantas notícias triste e uma grande falta de amor e respeito que muitos vem demonstrando.

Juçara Santana

Ky definitivamente você é do reggae. Tem que cantar mais. Com esse talento era para estar no topo. Sucesso

Juçara Santana

Ky-Mani é o roqueiro do reggae. Muito bom. Ele é muito talentoso. A música além de ser bonita tem uma batida perfeita.

Juçara Santana

Parabéns pela música e a postagem maravilhosa

Juçara Santana

Apaixonada por essa voz.

Faith Peterson

His voice is so unique and just Kami...only he..aLION HEART🦁❤️‍🔥❤️‍🔥like his father...A great addition to the LEGEND....RESPECT 🙏🙏

Juçara Santana

Bis para essa bonita canção e para essa voz maravilhosa

Juçara Santana

Ky você deveria cantar mais reggae. Sua voz é muito bonita e poderosa. Você é um cantor que gosta de inovar musicalmente falando, mais não deixe de cantar reggae. Você é um the best. Sucesso

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