Hey Stephen
Taylor Swift Lyrics


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Hey Stephen, I know looks can be deceiving
But I know I saw a light in you
And as we walked we would talk
And I didn't say half the things I wanted to
Of all the girls tossing rocks at your window
I'll be the one waiting there even when it's cold
Hey Stephen, boy you might have me believing
I don't always have to be alone

'Cause I can't help it if you look like an angel
Can't help it if I wanna kiss you in the rain, so
Come feel this magic I've been feeling since I met you
Can't help it if there's no one else
Mmm I can't help myself

Hey Stephen, I've been holding back this feeling
So I've got some things to say to you
I've seen it all, so I thought
But I've never seen nobody shine the way you do
The way you walk, way you talk, way you say my name
It's beautiful, wonderful, don't you ever change
Hey Stephen, why are people always leaving
I think you and I should stay the same

Cause I can't help it if you look like an angel
Can't help it if I wanna kiss you in the rain, so
Come feel this magic I've been feeling since I met you
Can't help it if there's no one else
Mmm I can't help myself

They're dimming the street lights, you're perfect for me
Why aren't you here tonight?
I'm waiting alone now so come on and come out
And pull me near and shine, shine, shine

Hey Stephen, I could give you fifty reasons
Why I should be the one you choose
All those other girls, well they're beautiful
But would they write a song for you?

Cause I can't help it if you look like an angel
Can't help it if I wanna kiss you in the rain, so
Come feel this magic I've been feeling since I met you
Can't help it if there's no one else

I can't help myself if you look like an angel
Can't help it if I wanna kiss you in the rain, so
Come feel this magic I've been feeling since I met you
Can't help it if there's no one else
Mmm I can't help myself
myself
Mm
I can't help myself
I can't help myself
Oh, Oh,




Mm
Mm

Overall Meaning

In "Hey Stephen," Taylor Swift sings about a crush she has on a guy named Stephen. Although looks can be deceiving, Swift believes she saw a light in Stephen that drew her towards him. As they walked together, Swift didn't express everything she wanted to say. She admires him greatly and thinks he shines like no one else. Swift can't help herself for being attracted to him despite all the other girls who also adore him. She wants Stephen to understand how much she likes him and even thinks they should remain the same, just as he is.


Throughout the song, Swift expresses how Stephen looks like an angel and how she can't help wanting to be with him. She believes he would be perfect for her and can come up with fifty reasons why she should be his choice. She loves the way he walks and talks, and the way he says her name. Swift admires him for being beautiful and wonderful and wants Stephen to know that he should never change.


Overall, "Hey Stephen" is a sweet and uplifting song about a crush, where Taylor Swift wants Stephen to know how great of a person he is.


Line by Line Meaning

Hey Stephen, I know looks can be deceiving
I understand that appearances can be misleading


But I know I saw a light in you
But I recognized a special quality in you


And as we walked we would talk
And as we spent time together, we had many conversations


And I didn't say half the things I wanted to
And I had so much more to say to you than I actually expressed


Of all the girls tossing rocks at your window
Out of all the other girls vying for your attention


I'll be the one waiting there even when it's cold
I will be there for you even when the situation is difficult or unpleasant


Hey Stephen, boy you might have me believing
Hey Stephen, you have me thinking that I may not have to be alone anymore


'Cause I can't help it if you look like an angel
I can't control how I feel about you, especially since I find you so angelic


Can't help it if I wanna kiss you in the rain, so
I can't resist the desire to kiss you, even in inclement weather


Come feel this magic I've been feeling since I met you
Experience the enchantment that I've been feeling ever since I met you


Can't help it if there's no one else
I can't help it if my feelings for you exclude anyone else


Hey Stephen, I've been holding back this feeling
Hey Stephen, I've been suppressing this emotion for some time now


So I've got some things to say to you
So there are some things that I need to tell you


I've seen it all, so I thought
I thought I had experienced everything there was to see


But I've never seen nobody shine the way you do
But I've never seen anyone sparkle the way you do


The way you walk, way you talk, way you say my name
The way you move, speak, and address me


It's beautiful, wonderful, don't you ever change
It's lovely and amazing, and I never want you to change


Hey Stephen, why are people always leaving
Hey Stephen, why do people always abandon others?


I think you and I should stay the same
I think you and I should maintain the status quo


They're dimming the street lights, you're perfect for me
As the street lights are being turned down, I realize how perfect you are for me


Why aren't you here tonight?
Why aren't you here with me tonight?


I'm waiting alone now so come on and come out
I'm waiting here by myself, so please come out and join me


And pull me near and shine, shine, shine
Embrace me and illuminate my world


Hey Stephen, I could give you fifty reasons
Hey Stephen, I could provide you with numerous reasons


Why I should be the one you choose
Why I should be the one you select


All those other girls, well they're beautiful
All those other girls are indeed stunning


But would they write a song for you?
But would they express their feelings through music for you?


I can't help myself
I am powerless to resist my emotions




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: Taylor Swift

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@kayatime5579

THE “MMH MHH MMH” SHOULD NOT BE THIS MAGICAL TO ME 💀😭

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AAAHHHH IKR

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Please, it is so funny at the same time

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It literally sends me goosebumps 😭😭😭

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RIGHT

@bambi5489

Ik she had fun making this HAJAHA

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@tld7359

The "mmhh" part is so comforting to listen to

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@music huddle no thanks

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Everything about her is perfect to listen to

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