Fly Me To The Moon
The Four Lads Lyrics


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Fly me to the moon and let me play among the stars
Let me see what spring is like on Jupiter or Mars
In other words
Hold my hands
In other words
Darling kiss me

Feel my heart as song and let me sing forever more
You are all I want for all I worship and adore
In other words
Please be true
In other words
I love you

Feel my heart as song and let me sing forever more
You are all I want for all I worship and adore
In other words
Please be true




In other words
I love you

Overall Meaning

"Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words)" is a love song that was originally written in 1954 by Bart Howard. It has been recorded by many artists, but the Four Lads' version has become one of the most popular renditions. The song is a dreamy plea to a lover to take the author far away and allow them to experience life together among the stars. The first verse promises that the singer will serenade their lover atop Jupiter or Mars, expressing a desire to transcend the mundane world and explore the universe together. The repeated refrain of "in other words" and the lines "Hold my hand" and "Darling kiss me" immediately suggest that the singer has said too much and is backtracking, trying to smooth over their bold request. The second verse is a plea for love and reassurance, asking the lover to "be true" and declaring "I love you."


Line by Line Meaning

Fly me to the moon and let me play among the stars
Take me away to a place among the stars, where I can have fun and adventure.


Let me see what spring is like on Jupiter or Mars
I want to explore and experience new things and places, even on other planets.


In other words
To put it differently


Hold my hands
Stay close to me and don't let go.


In other words
To put it differently


Darling kiss me
Express your love for me through a kiss.


Feel my heart as song and let me sing forever more
My heart is filled with love and joy, and I want to express it through music forever.


You are all I want for all I worship and adore
You are my everything, the one I love and admire above all else.


In other words
To put it differently


Please be true
Please be honest and faithful to our love.


In other words
To put it differently


I love you
I have deep and passionate feelings of love towards you.




Writer(s): Bart Howard

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