I Only Have Eyes for You
The Skyliners Lyrics


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My love must be a kind of blind love
I can't see anyone but you

Are the stars out tonight?
I don't know if it's cloudy or bright
I only have eyes for you, dear

The moon maybe high
But I can't see a thing in the sky
I only have eyes for you

I don't know if we're in a garden
Or on a crowded avenue

You are here and so am I
Maybe millions of people go by




But they all disappear from view
And I only have eyes for you

Overall Meaning

The Skyliners's song I Only Have Eyes for You is a beautiful love song that expresses the depth of love and intense feelings for a significant other. The opening line, "My love must be a kind of blind love," implies that the love that they feel is so all-consuming that they cannot see anyone else besides their lover. The next line further emphasizes this by stating, "I can't see anyone but you," which clarifies that they only have romantic feelings for their partner.


The chorus of the song adds to the love-struck imagery of the lyrics. The singer asks if the stars are out tonight, indicating that they are outside in the open air with their partner. However, they do not pay attention to anything else around them because they are so focused on their lover. The line, "I don't know if it's cloudy or bright," implies that no matter the weather, the singer only has eyes for their partner.


The last verse of the song further emphasizes the idea of being consumed by love for their partner. The singer questions their surroundings, stating, "I don't know if we're in a garden or on a crowded avenue," indicating that their location is not important because their sole focus is on their partner. The final line of the song, "And I only have eyes for you," reiterates the main theme of the song.


Line by Line Meaning

My love must be a kind of blind love
My love for you is so strong, it feels like I am blind to everyone else


I can't see anyone but you
You are the only person I am able to see and pay attention to


Are the stars out tonight?
I am not aware whether there are stars or not tonight


I don't know if it's cloudy or bright
I am not aware of the weather, whether it is cloudy or clear


I only have eyes for you, dear
I am completely devoted to you and can only look at you


The moon maybe high
The moon might be shining bright above


But I can't see a thing in the sky
Despite the moon, I cannot see or focus on anything else but you


I only have eyes for you
I am completely devoted to you and can only look at you


I don't know if we're in a garden
I am not sure of our location, whether it is a garden or a busy street


Or on a crowded avenue
We may be surrounded by lots of people on a busy street


You are here and so am I
We are together in this moment


Maybe millions of people go by
There might be countless people around us


But they all disappear from view
Despite their presence, I only focus on you and they all fade away


And I only have eyes for you
I am completely devoted to you and can only look at you




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