Chained to You
Savage Garden Lyrics


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We were standing all alone
You were leaning in to speak to me
Acting like a mover shaker
Dancing to Madonna then you kissed me
And I think about it all the time
Sweet temptation rush all over me
And I think about it all the time
Passion desire so intense I can't take anymore because

I feel the magic all around you
It's bringing me to my knees
Like a wannabe
I've got to be chained to you

And when you look into my eyes
Felt a sudden sense of urgency
Fascination casts a spell and
You became more than just a mystery
And I think about you all the time
Is this fate is it my destiny
That I think about you all the time
I no longer pretend to have my hand on the wheel because

I feel the magic all around you
It's bringing me to my knees
Like a wannabe
I've got to be chained to you

And I think about it all the time
And I think about it all the time
Tell me it's madness I barely know you
We were standing all alone
You were leaning in to speak to me
Ten steps back you're still a mystery
Acting like a mover shaker
Dancing to Madonna then you kissed me
I can't take anymore because

I feel the magic all around you
It's bringing me to my knees
Like a wannabe
I've got to be chained to you





Tell me it's madness
I barely know you

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Savage Garden's song Chained To You describe a moment of intense chemistry and desire between two people who barely know each other. The first verse sets the scene of a crowded dance floor where the two protagonists are standing alone, and the tension between them is palpable. They connect both physically, through dancing, and emotionally, through a kiss that takes them both by surprise. The intensity of the moment is overwhelming, and the song's narrator can't stop thinking about it.


The second verse delves deeper into the connection between the two. The singer feels a strong attraction to the other person, which goes beyond the physical. There's a sense of fate and destiny at play, and the singer can't help but wonder whether this encounter is meant to be. Despite the rush of emotions and the apparent lack of logic in pursuing the connection further, the singer feels like they're powerless to resist. They're willing to be chained to the other person, even though they barely know each other.


The chorus reinforces the idea of being consumed by this attraction and desire. The magic around the other person is so strong that it's bringing the singer to their knees. They feel like a wannabe, like someone who's not in control of their own feelings and actions. But at the same time, they can't help but want to be chained to the other person, to give in to what feels like an irresistible force.


Overall, Chained To You is a song about the power of attraction and desire, and how it can override reason and logic. The lyrics capture the intensity of a moment of connection between two people who are drawn to each other, even though they barely know each other.


Line by Line Meaning

We were standing all alone
We were alone and there was nobody around us.


You were leaning in to speak to me
You were getting closer to me to speak something important.


Acting like a mover shaker
You were acting like someone who makes things happen.


Dancing to Madonna then you kissed me
After dancing to Madonna's music, you kissed me.


And I think about it all the time
I keep replaying this memory over and over in my mind.


Sweet temptation rush all over me
I felt a strong urge to be with you.


Passion desire so intense I can't take anymore because
My desire for you is so strong that I can't resist it anymore.


I feel the magic all around you
You have a special aura around you that attracts me.


It's bringing me to my knees
Your presence is making me feel weak in the knees.


Like a wannabe
I feel like I'm not good enough for you.


I've got to be chained to you
I feel like I need to be close to you all the time, like a chain that can't be broken.


And when you look into my eyes
When you gaze into my eyes, I feel a sense of connection.


Felt a sudden sense of urgency
I felt an immediate need to be with you.


Fascination casts a spell and
You have something fascinating about you that attracted me to you like a spell.


You became more than just a mystery
You are no longer a mystery to me, but someone whom I feel drawn towards.


Is this fate is it my destiny
I wonder if it's fate or destiny that brought us together.


I no longer pretend to have my hand on the wheel because
I'm no longer in control of my feelings for you.


Ten steps back you're still a mystery
Even if I take a step back from you, I still find you mysterious and captivating.


Tell me it's madness I barely know you
This all seems insane because I barely know you, but I can't help how I feel.


I can't take anymore because
I can't handle these intense feelings anymore.


Tell me it's madness
Please tell me that this feeling is temporary and won't last forever.


I barely know you
I don't know you well, but I'm still drawn to you.




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Songtrust Ave
Written by: DANIEL JONES, DARREN HAYES, DARREN STANLEY HAYES

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