Start To Melt
Peter Bjorn and John Lyrics


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I start to melt
With your arms, round my waist
And your mouth, starts to spell
And the words, telling me, to fade

I start to fade
With her arms, round my waist
And he mouth, starts to spell
And the words, telling me, to stay

I start to melt
With my arms, round your waist




And my mouth, starts to spell
And the words, saying its, OK

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Peter Bjorn and John's Start To Melt convey a sense of vulnerability and surrender in the face of a strong emotional connection. When the singer is embraced by their partner, they feel themselves melting, losing their sense of self as their partner's words start to spell out a message. The emotion associated with this experience of melting and fading is further reinforced by the repetition of the same phrases with different pronouns, underscoring the universality of the emotional experience.


The lyrics also convey a sense of ambiguity and tension, as the words being spoken to the singer are both telling them to "fade" and "stay". This duality captures the complex and often contradictory nature of romantic relationships, where partners can encourage one another to both let go and hold on, depending on the moment and the circumstances. Ultimately, the lyrics convey a feeling of surrender to the power of love, where the singer is willing to let go of their own identity and sense of self in order to merge with their partner.


Line by Line Meaning

I start to melt
I begin to feel overwhelmed with emotion and physical sensation


With your arms, round my waist
Your embrace is comforting and makes me feel secure


And your mouth, starts to spell
As you speak, your words are like magic or a spell


And the words, telling me, to fade
Your words are encouraging me to let go of my worries and just be in the moment


I start to fade
I begin to lose myself in the moment and forget my troubles


With her arms, round my waist
I feel safe and protected in the embrace of the person I am with


And he mouth, starts to spell
Their words have a hypnotic quality, drawing me in deeper


And the words, telling me, to stay
Their words are urging me to remain present and cherish this moment


I start to melt
I am once again swept up in the powerful emotions of the moment


With my arms, round your waist
Holding you close, I feel my own strength and vulnerability


And my mouth, starts to spell
I find myself speaking words of comfort and reassurance


And the words, saying its, OK
My words are meant to soothe and show that everything will be alright




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: JOHN ERIKSSON, PETER MOREN, BJ�RN YTTLING

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@andreachrist9877

I feel like I'm 18 years old again & time is flying by while I am alone and confused.

@janechan9574

Google User hope you will be happy

@px30silver4ever

me right now in my twenties

@DatoGiladze

My favourite song of PeterBjornAndJohn

@heaw

Dato Giladze same here the vibe of it is perfect

@icemouf7480

Amsterdam 💎

@kushclarkkent6669

@@icemouf7480 🎶Baby went to Amsterdam, she put a little money into travelling now it's so slow...so slow🎶 Gets stuck in my head all the time lol

@kushclarkkent6669

Favorite PBJ is Up Against the Wall BTW. Love the bass and drums.

@icemouf7480

@@kushclarkkent6669 right💎

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@janechan9574

This is my favorite song of @PeterBjornAndJohn as well. I feel really painful with my life now. But I still hope that there is hope in my future.

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