Dance with Me Tonight
Olly Murs Lyrics


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Ladies and gentlemen, we've got a special treat for tonight
I'm gonna call my friend Olly up here to sing to you ladies
Olly!
Yeah!
Let's go, man
Okay

My name is Olly, nice to meet you can I tell you, baby
Look around there's a whole lot of pretty ladies
But not like you, you shine so bright, yeah

I was wondering if you and me could spend a minute
On the floor up and close getting lost in it
I won't give up without a fight

I just wanna, oh baby
I just want you to dance with me tonight
So come on, oh baby
I just want you to dance with me tonight

We're getting sweaty, hot and heavy in the crowd now
Loosen up and let you hands go down, down
Go with it girl, yeah just close your eyes, yeah

I feel the music moving through your body
Looking at you I can tell you want me
Don't stop keep moving till the morning light, yeah

When I saw you there
Sitting all alone in the dark
Acting like you didn't have a care
I knew right then, you'd be mine
We'd be dancing the whole damn night, like
Oh baby, I just want you to dance with me tonight
So come on, oh baby
I just want you to dance with me tonight

Break it down now (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Shake it like that (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Now bring it all back
To dance with me tonight
One more time, one more time, come on now
(Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Do your thing (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Everybody sing
I just want you to dance with me tonight (come on)
I just wanna, oh baby
I just want you to dance with me tonight

Everybody, everybody, come on now
Pretty girl, just close your eyes
We can dance all through the night
I just want you to dance with me tonight
And everybody sing
Pretty girl, just close your eyes
We can dance all through the night
I just want you to dance with me tonight
So come on
Pretty girl, just close your eyes




We can dance all through the night
I just want you to dance with me tonight

Overall Meaning

"Dance With Me Tonight" by Olly Murs is a joyful and upbeat love song that encourages the listener to let loose and dance the night away with someone special. The opening lines of the song are spoken by a hype man who introduces Olly Murs as a special guest performer. Olly begins the song by introducing himself to a beautiful woman, expressing his admiration for her and his desire to dance with her. He asks her to forget about the other pretty ladies in the crowd and instead focus on the immediate moment they share on the dance floor. He implores her to let loose, close her eyes, and feel the music move through her body.


As the song progresses, Olly becomes more and more confident that the beautiful woman he is dancing with is falling for him. He describes the electricity between them and his confidence that they will dance together until the morning light. He recalls the first time he saw her, sitting alone in the dark, and just knew that they were meant to be. He exhorts the crowd to get involved in the moment and sing along with him, repeating the chorus over and over again until everyone feels the energy of the night.


The song is all about letting go of inhibitions and enjoying the present moment with someone special. Olly Murs celebrates the joy of dancing and falling in love. His lyrics are catchy and easy to sing along with, with a rhythm that encourages even non-dancers to move their bodies. Overall, "Dance With Me Tonight" is a feel-good song that will get you up and dancing and in the mood for love.


Line by Line Meaning

My name is Olly, nice to meet you can I tell you, baby
Introducing himself to a lady and wanting to talk to her.


Look around there's a whole lot of pretty ladies
He sees many beautiful ladies at the event.


But not like you, you shine so bright, yeah
He finds the lady he's talking to to be the most special and attractive one in the crowd.


I was wondering if you and me could spend a minute
He asks for a moment with the lady he's interested in.


On the floor up and close getting lost in it
He's suggesting dancing closely to feel the music.


I won't give up without a fight
He is determined to make the lady dance with him.


I just wanna, oh baby
He expresses his desire to dance with the lady he's interested in.


I just want you to dance with me tonight
He just wants to dance with her all night long.


We're getting sweaty, hot and heavy in the crowd now
They're dancing energetically in the crowd.


Loosen up and let your hands go down, down
He's asking her to loosen up and feel the music in her body, as well as dance with him.


Go with it girl, yeah just close your eyes, yeah
He's encouraging her to enjoy the moment and let loose.


I feel the music moving through your body
He can see the music taking over her body.


Looking at you I can tell you want me
He thinks that the lady is interested in him too.


Don't stop keep moving till the morning light, yeah
He encourages her to keep dancing until the morning light.


When I saw you there
He's talking about how he first noticed the lady.


Sitting all alone in the dark
He remembers that she was alone when he saw her.


Acting like you didn't have a care
He's implying that she was carefree and enjoying the moment.


I knew right then, you'd be mine
He knew from the moment he saw her that she would be his.


We'd be dancing the whole damn night, like
He's imagining them dancing together all night long.


Break it down now (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
He's asking for a change in rhythm or music.


Shake it like that (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
He's asking the lady to shake her body in a particular way.


Now bring it all back
He's asking for the rhythm to revert to the initial pace.


To dance with me tonight
He just wants to dance with her all night long.


Do your thing (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
He's encouraging everyone to dance as they please.


Everybody sing
He's asking everyone to join in and sing together.


Pretty girl, just close your eyes
He's addressing the lady to join him in the dance.


We can dance all through the night
He's assuring her that they can dance all night long.


So come on
He's urging her to join him in the dance.




Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Downtown Music Publishing, Rotana Publishing s.a.r.l., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Stephen Paul Robson, Claude Kelly, Olly Murs

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@theharshtruthoutthere

@Zsòfia Gáspár As souls reject the knowledge of truth:
Without the wisdom and understanding of truth, every soul is then heading to hell, to pay for their sins, which they did while on earth; lies, stealing's, cheating, abusing's, destroying's , killings (even just through words, killing is done) = regrets, as soul then, fully understand, how terrible ways life was wasted away + being as a whole being in flames, 24/7/365, not a single moment out from it, - you`d be still fine?

From that very moment, we call, we are saved, for we dared to have faith and trust in GOD already, or we wouldnt have called.

Psalms 145:18
The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.
Psalms 55:16
As for me, I will call upon God; and the LORD shall save me.

The 2 musts:
1.)come to the knowledge of truth
2.) and get saved



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@savonnamosio

Why don't they put this on the radio again!?!?!? It sounds waaaay to good to not pay attention to!!!

@makayla5275

I know they don't seem to play anymore of Olly's songs

@Lylac

If this was on the radio I'd probably scream and unbuckle my seatbelt to turn up the volume and dance my heart out lol

@Lylac

Dangerous but fun lol

@Qwassie

I just heard it this morning thinking it was one of his new songs, and I'm thinking the same thing right now. XD

@emperorstevee

Probably because mainstream music is not about playing things because of actual musical talent anymore, which does not get old, and instead playing whatever rubbish is new.

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@TheMunchkinita2509

Doesn't matter what's going on in my life, this song never fails to make me happy.

@js-xr2669

olly giving a thumbs up in may while the audition was going on, she smiles in the fictional picture lmfao. What a brilliant song with anne-marie x the renditions are fantastic on the wall.

@zsofiagaspar2715

I feel the same way ☺️❤️

@theharshtruthoutthere

@Zsòfia Gáspár As souls reject the knowledge of truth:
Without the wisdom and understanding of truth, every soul is then heading to hell, to pay for their sins, which they did while on earth; lies, stealing's, cheating, abusing's, destroying's , killings (even just through words, killing is done) = regrets, as soul then, fully understand, how terrible ways life was wasted away + being as a whole being in flames, 24/7/365, not a single moment out from it, - you`d be still fine?

From that very moment, we call, we are saved, for we dared to have faith and trust in GOD already, or we wouldnt have called.

Psalms 145:18
The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.
Psalms 55:16
As for me, I will call upon God; and the LORD shall save me.

The 2 musts:
1.)come to the knowledge of truth
2.) and get saved

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