Here You Come Again
Taylor Swift Lyrics


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Dolly Parton cover

Here you come again
Just when I've begun to get myself together
You waltz right in the door
Just like you've done before
And wrap my heart 'round your little finger
Here you come again
Just when I'm about to make it work without you
You look into my eyes
And light those dreamy eyes
And pretty soon I'm wonderin'
How I came to doubt you
All you gotta do
Is smile that smile
And there go all my defenses
Just leave it up to you
And in a little while
You're messin' up my mind
And fillin' up my senses

Here you come again
Lookin' better than a body
Has a right to
And shakin' me up so
That all I really know
Is here you come again

All you gotta do
Is smile that smile
And there go all my defenses
Just leave it up to you
And in a little while
You're messin' up my mind
And fillin' up my senses

Here you come again
Lookin' better than a body
Has a right to
And shakin' me up so
That all I really know
Is here you come again
here I go




and here you come again
here I go

Overall Meaning

In these lyrics of "Here You Come Again", Taylor Swift beautifully captures the conflicting emotions of encountering a past love. The imagery of someone unexpectedly entering your life just when you thought you had moved on is depicted through the lines "Just when I've begun to get myself together, You waltz right in the door, Just like you've done before". The conflicting feelings of vulnerability and nostalgia are highlighted as the singer admits that this person still has the power to wrap their heart around their little finger, even after they thought they were making progress without them.


The cyclical nature of this relationship is emphasized through the repetition of "Here you come again" and the acknowledgment that this person has a way of making the singer doubt themselves with just a smile. The lyrics convey a sense of helplessness and surrender to the power of this person, as their mere presence can easily break down all defenses and leave the singer wondering how they ever doubted them. The mention of "dreamy eyes" and the unraveling of the singer's emotions further paint a picture of being swept off their feet and losing control over their thoughts and senses.


The physical impact of seeing this person again is described vividly through the lines "Lookin' better than a body has a right to, And shakin' me up so, That all I really know, Is here you come again". The allure and magnetic pull of this person are showcased, as they have a way of completely disrupting the singer's peace and clarity. The repetition of the phrase "Here you come again" towards the end of the lyrics serves to reinforce the idea of this pattern repeating itself and the singer being caught in a cycle of emotional turmoil every time this person re-enters their life.


Overall, Taylor Swift captures the complexity of emotions that come with encountering a past love in “Here You Come Again”. The lyrics explore themes of vulnerability, nostalgia, surrender, and the power that certain individuals hold over our hearts and minds. The cyclical nature of the relationship, the impact of physical presence, and the overwhelming emotions that arise in such situations are all beautifully articulated in the song. Swift's evocative storytelling allows listeners to deeply connect with the experience of being unable to resist the pull of a past love, even when they know it may lead to heartbreak.


Line by Line Meaning

Here you come again
You appear in my life once more, just when I thought I had moved on


Just when I've begun to get myself together
At the moment I started to become whole again


You waltz right in the door
You enter so effortlessly, like you always do


Just like you've done before
Repeating the same pattern as in the past


And wrap my heart 'round your little finger
Capturing my emotions and thoughts with ease


Just when I'm about to make it work without you
Right when I was close to moving on without you


You look into my eyes
You gaze into my soul


And light those dreamy eyes
And ignite those captivating eyes


And pretty soon I'm wonderin'
And before long, I'm questioning


How I came to doubt you
How I ever doubted your presence in my life


All you gotta do
All it takes


Is smile that smile
Is to flash that enchanting smile


And there go all my defenses
And my walls come crashing down


Just leave it up to you
I surrender to your influence


And in a little while
And before long


You're messin' up my mind
You're clouding my thoughts


And fillin' up my senses
And overwhelming my senses


Lookin' better than a body has a right to
Appearing more attractive than one should be allowed


And shakin' me up so
And stirring up my emotions so deeply


That all I really know
That all I can truly comprehend


Is here you come again
Is that you have re-entered my life




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Comments from YouTube:

@insomniakillx

I would love to hear her sing these songs now!

@Catsongpub1

She starts the song like a kid and then, wow, she is powerful and totally on the mark. How amazing.

@temporarymail8017

That girl is now the 3rd most Awarded artist in history
Most streamed female artist in 2013,2014,2015,2017,2018,2019,2020,2021!
Named Artist of the decade, Woman of the decade, Global Icon of the decade!
Has Achieved highest honor in country music
11 Grammys!
Most Awarded Artist in American music awards! and so much more

@bettysswift6006

Baby Swift😭🤧🥺

@bettysswift6006

Ahh!! Her voice was the cutest😫😭

@michaelcallahan5358

A perfection recording, I can clearly understand every word!

@homakhodarahmi5822

OMG her voice is so pretty

@joshuaecht

I always mixed this up with Crystal Gayle's "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue", which also came out in '77. GREAT COVER!

@ronniepeterson6911

Yep! That was the cover song for Taylor Swift as the youngest shawty.

@michaelcallahan5358

I can’t stop loving you, you know I won’t stop loving!

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