Kettle's On
The Feeling Lyrics


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I turn on the tap and run some water
Flick a little switch on the wall
I'm hoping you remember what I taught ya
Hoping you remember me at all

(Chorus)
I'm strong but I feel like a mouse when you're gone
Yes, and I'm, weak, but I'll take on the world when you're here
With me, with me

Can't you see you're in the wrong place
Won't you please face it and come home
When I think about your sweet face
I can't wait for you to come home
I can see you've got a real taste
for that champagne, but it's all gone
So come home
The kettle's on


I've got a little something on my mind
To keep it to myself isn't really very kind
Pouring out my heart isn't usually my style
But you gave me an inch so I'm gonna take a mile
You see

(Chorus)

Yeah, yeah, yeah
Yeah, yeah, yeah

Can't you see you're in the wrong place
Won't you please face it and come home
When I think about your sweet face
I can't wait for you to come home
Can't you see you're in the wrong place
Won't you please face it and come home




When I think about your sweet face
I can't wait for you to come

Overall Meaning

The Feeling's song Kettle's On seems to be about a person who misses their loved one and is waiting for them to come back. The first two lines of the verse describe the routine of turning on the tap and flicking a switch, which suggests that the person is going through the motions of daily life, but their mind is preoccupied with thoughts of their missing partner. The line "Hoping you remember me at all" suggests that there may be some doubt in the singer's mind about whether their loved one still thinks about them or is even coming back. The chorus tells us that the singer feels weak and small without their partner, but when they're together, they feel strong enough to take on the world. In the second verse, the singer admits that they're not used to pouring their heart out, but they feel compelled to do so because their partner gave them an opening.


The chorus repeats the themes of the song with additional lines that show the singer's longing for their partner to come home. The repeated line "Can't you see you're in the wrong place" suggests that the partner may have left for some reason, but the singer wants them to realize that they belong together. The last line of the second chorus, "The kettle's on," is a comforting phrase that suggests that the singer is waiting at home for their partner, ready to welcome them with warmth and hospitality.


Overall, Kettle's On is a sweet, nostalgic song about love and longing. The lyrics convey a sense of vulnerability and hopefulness, and the melody is catchy and upbeat. The use of everyday objects like a kettle and a light switch gives the song a grounded, relatable quality that makes it easy to sing along to.


Line by Line Meaning

I turn on the tap and run some water
I'm trying to distract myself from the loneliness and the longing I feel for you.


Flick a little switch on the wall
I go through the motions of my daily routine, trying to ignore the fact that you're not here with me.


I'm hoping you remember what I taught ya
I'm relying on the things I've taught you about love and loyalty to bring you back to me.


Hoping you remember me at all
I'm afraid that you've forgotten about me and all the good times we had together.


Can't you see you're in the wrong place
I know you're not happy where you are now and I'm pleading with you to come back to where you belong.


Won't you please face it and come home
I want you to confront the fact that you've made a mistake and to come back to me where you belong.


When I think about your sweet face
I can't help but reminisce about all the good times we had together.


I can't wait for you to come home
I'm filled with anticipation and longing for the moment when you return to me.


I've got a little something on my mind
I have a lot of feelings and thoughts about you that I've been bottling up inside of me.


To keep it to myself isn't really very kind
I know I should share my feelings with you, even if it's difficult for me.


Pouring out my heart isn't usually my style
I'm not one to share my deepest feelings and emotions with others, but I'll do it for you.


But you gave me an inch so I'm gonna take a mile
You've opened up to me in the past, so I feel emboldened to share more of my feelings with you now.


I'm strong but I feel like a mouse when you're gone
I usually feel confident and capable, but without you I feel small and helpless.


Yes, and I'm, weak, but I'll take on the world when you're here
With you by my side, I feel like I can do anything, even if I feel weak and vulnerable without you.


The kettle's on
I'm waiting for you to come home so we can enjoy a cup of tea together, like we used to.




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: CIARAN JEREMIAH, DANIEL SELLS, KEVIN JEREMIAH, PAUL STEWART, RICHARD JONES

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