You Make My Dreams
Oates Lyrics


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What I want, you've got
And it might be hard to handle
But like a flame that burns the candle
The candle feeds the flame, yeah yeah

What I've got's full stock
Of thoughts and dreams that scatter
Then you pull them all together
And how, I can't explain
Oh yeah, well well you
You make my dreams come true
Well well well you, oh yeah
You make my dreams come true

Well, yeah

On a night when bad dreams become a screamer
When they're messin' with a 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, oh yeah

Well 'cause you
You make my dreams come true, oh yeah
Well well well you, ooh ooh
You make my dreams come true, whoa yeah

Well listen to this, oh

I'm down on my daydream
Oh that sleepwalk should be over by now, I know
Well you, yeah yeah you make my dreams come true, oh yeah
I've been waiting for, waiting for you girl, oh yeah
You make my dreams come true
Make, you make, you make
I've been waiting for, waiting for you girl
For life
You make my dreams come true, oh whoa whoa
I've been waiting for, waiting for, waiting for, waiting for
Waiting for, waiting for, waiting for
(You make my dreams)





I've been waiting for you girl
(You make my dreams)

Overall Meaning

In Oates's song You Make My Dreams, the singer expresses his admiration and gratitude for his partner's ability to bring happiness in his life. He acknowledges that what his partner has is special and hard to handle, like a flame that can burn a candle, but it is something that he desires nonetheless. He admits that he has a scattered mind filled with thoughts and dreams that he cannot put together, but his partner has the ability to bring them all together and make sense of them. Although he cannot explain how she does it, he knows that she makes his dreams come true, and he will never be the same after meeting her.


The song conveys a message of love and appreciation for a partner's ability to bring happiness and stability in someone's life. The lyrics liken the relationship to a flame that can burn bright with the right person and emphasizes the importance of having someone who can bring scattered thoughts and dreams together. The chorus repeats the line "you make my dreams come true," highlighting the significance of the partner's actions in the singer's life.


In summary, You Make My Dreams is a feel-good and upbeat love song that recognizes the importance of a partner's actions in bringing happiness and stability in one's life. The song emphasizes the power of love to bring scattered thoughts and dreams together and the significance of finding the right person who can spark joy and make dreams come true.


Line by Line Meaning

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


And it might be hard to handle
It could prove to be overwhelming or challenging


But like a flame that burns the candle
Similar to how a flame consumes a candle, it's hard to resist the appeal of what you have


The candle feeds the flame, yeah yeah
The flame's energy is sustained by the candle's fuel, just as my desire is sustained by your qualities


What I've got's full stock
I have an abundance of ideas and aspirations


Of thoughts and dreams that scatter
My ideas and aspirations are scattered and unfocused


Then you pull them all together
But you have the ability to bring my ideas and aspirations together into a cohesive whole


And how, I can't explain
I can't fully articulate how you have this effect on me


Oh yeah, well well you
Oh yes, you indeed


You make my dreams come true
You have the power to make my aspirations a reality


On a night when bad dreams become a screamer
During a night of nightmares that cause one to scream


When they're messin' with a dreamer
When they're affecting someone who frequently dreams


I can laugh it in the face
I can face these nightmares with laughter


Twist and shout my way out
I can dance and make noise to escape the nightmares


And wrap yourself around me
And then you could wrap yourself around me for comfort


'Cause I ain't the way you found me
Because my outlook on life changed because of your influence


And I'll never be the same, oh yeah
I won't ever be the same, thanks to your impact on me


Well 'cause you
Because of you


Well well well you, ooh ooh
And again, you indeed


You make my dreams come true, whoa yeah
You continue to have the ability to make my aspirations a reality


I'm down on my daydream
I'm feeling down with my creative thinking and aspirations


Oh that sleepwalk should be over by now, I know
I'm aware that I should be done with this disorganized thinking


Well you, yeah yeah you make my dreams come true, oh yeah
Once again, you are capable of making my aspirations a reality


I've been waiting for, waiting for you girl, oh yeah
I've been waiting for someone like you to come along


Make, you make, you make
Emphasizing the fact that you have the power to make things happen


For life
Forever


You make my dreams come true, oh whoa whoa
Once again, you are capable of making my aspirations a reality


I've been waiting for, waiting for, waiting for, waiting for
I've been waiting for a long time


Waiting for, waiting for, waiting for
Still, I'm waiting


(You make my dreams)
You have the power to make my aspirations a reality


I've been waiting for you girl
I've been waiting for someone like you to come along




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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 😂😂😂

@420StonerShot

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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