Magical Mystery Tour
The Beatles Lyrics


Jump to: Overall Meaning | Line by Line Meaning

Roll up roll up for the Mystery Tour
Roll up roll up for the Mystery Tour

Roll up
That's an invitation
Roll up for the Mystery Tour
Roll up
To make a reservation


Roll up for the Mystery Tour

The Magical Mystery Tour
Is waiting to take you away
Waiting to take you away

Roll up
Roll up for the Mystery Tour
Roll up
Roll up for the Mystery Tour

Roll up
They've got everything you need
Roll up for the Mystery Tour
Roll up
Satisfaction guaranteed
Roll up for the Mystery Tour

The Magical Mystery Tour is hoping to take you away
Hoping to take you away

The Mystery Tour

Ah

The Magical Mystery Tour
Roll up
Roll up for the Mystery Tour

Roll up
That's an invitation
Roll up for the Mystery Tour
Roll up
To make a reservation
Roll up for the Mystery Tour

The Magical Mystery Tour
Is coming to take you away
Coming to take you away

The Magical Mystery Tour
Is dying to take you away

Dying to take you away
Take you today

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to The Beatles' song "Magical Mystery Tour" can be interpreted as an invitation to go on an exciting, fantastical journey through the unknown. The repetition of "roll up" can be seen as a call to action, to gather one's courage and take a chance on the mystery tour. The phrase "that's an invitation" emphasizes the idea that this is a special and exclusive opportunity, not to be missed.


The idea of making a reservation suggests that this is a planned and well-organized tour, with everything prepared for the participants. The mention of "satisfaction guaranteed" plays into the consumerist culture of the time, suggesting that this is an experience that one can purchase and expect to receive high-quality service and entertainment.


Line by Line Meaning

Roll up roll up for the Mystery Tour
Come and join us for the mysterious journey


Roll up
This is an invite to everyone to come on-board


That's an invitation
We are beckoning you to be part of us


Roll up for the Mystery Tour
Come with us for a ride and immerse yourself in the unknown


To make a reservation
Secure your spot in the journey


The Magical Mystery Tour
This represents the trip, which consists of a surprise or secrets


Is waiting to take you away
It's a promise of taking you on a journey, with its whereabouts unknown


They've got everything you need
We assure you of all the necessities for the trip


Satisfaction guaranteed
We guarantee total happiness with the trip, whatever it may entail


The Magical Mystery Tour is hoping to take you away
We are eager for you to join us in this unknown adventure


The Mystery Tour
This represents an air of excitement and curiosity about the journey


The Magical Mystery Tour is coming to take you away
We will arrive to take you on this secret journey


Is dying to take you away
It is eagerly awaiting your presence to start the trip


Take you today
Join us immediately for this trip of surprises and mysteries




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: John Lennon, Paul Mccartney

Lyrics Licensed & Provided by LyricFind
To comment on or correct specific content, highlight it

Genre not found
Artist not found
Album not found
Song not found

Philip Kassabian

Yet another splendid Beatles song.

More Videos