Take My Breath
The Weeknd Lyrics


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I saw the fire in your eyes
I saw the fire when I look into your eyes
You tell me things you wanna try, uh
I know temptation is the devil in disguise
You risk it all to feel alive, oh yeah
You're offering yourself to me like sacrifice
You said you do this all the time
Tell me you love me if I bring you to the light

It's like a dream what she feels with me
She loves to be on the edge
Her fantasy is okay with me
Then suddenly, baby says

Take my breath away
And make it last forever, babe
Do it now or never, babe, uh
Take my breath away
Nobody does it better, babe
Bring me close to

Want me to hold onto you tight
You pull me closer, I feel the heat between your thighs (uh, say)
You're way too young to end your life (huh)
Girl, I don't wanna be the one who pays the price

Ooh, it's like a dream what she feels with me
She loves to be on the edge
Her fantasy is okay with me
Then suddenly, baby says

Take my breath away
And make it last forever, babe
Do it now or never, babe, uh
Take my breath away
Nobody does it better, babe
Bring me close to heaven, babe, uh
Take my breath

Oh, oh-ooh
And they'll see me (yeah)
Oh-ooh, ooh (yeah)
Oh-oh, oh-oh
Oh-oh, oh-oh
Oh-oh, oh-oh
Oh-oh

Take my breath away (take my breath, my breath away)
And make it last forever, babe
Do it now or never, babe, uh
Take my breath away (take my breath, my breath away)
Nobody does it better, babe
Bring me close to heaven, babe (oh)
Take my breath (take my breath, my breath away)
(Nobody)
Take my breath (take my breath, my breath away)
Nobody does it better, babe (better)




Bring me close to heaven, babe, uh
Take my breath

Overall Meaning

The Weeknd's song "Take My Breath" is a love song that delves into the theme of temptation and the risks associated with it. The lyrics are laced with sexual innuendos, and the singer describes the fire he sees in his lover's eyes, and the things she wants to try with him. He is aware that temptation is the devil in disguise, but despite this, he is willing to take the risk and offer himself as a sacrifice for her to feel alive. The chorus is a statement of the intensity of their passion, with his lover asking him to take her breath away and make it last forever.


The verse contains another metaphor for the intensity of their relationship, describing it as a dream. The girl enjoys living on the edge, and her fantasies are okay with him. He acknowledges the danger in their love and urges his lover not to end her life prematurely. He doesn't want to be the one to pay the price for their love's indulgence.


The chorus repeats twice before fading out, with the last verse ending in a crescendo. The Weeknd's vocals are backed up by a pulsing drumbeat that drives home the intensity and urgency of their love. The song's message is that, despite the risks, there's nothing better than having someone who loves you enough to take your breath away.


Line by Line Meaning

I saw the fire in your eyes
I noticed the passion and intense emotions in your gaze


You tell me things you wanna try, uh
You share your desires and fantasies with me


I know temptation is the devil in disguise
I am aware that the allure of temptation can be harmful and deceptive


You risk it all to feel alive, oh yeah
You are willing to take great risks to experience a sense of vitality and excitement


You're offering yourself to me like sacrifice
You are making yourself vulnerable and giving me all that you have


You said you do this all the time
You have engaged in this behavior repeatedly


Tell me you love me if I bring you to the light
Promise me you will love me if I lead you to a better place


It's like a dream what she feels with me
The experience she has with me feels surreal and fantastical


She loves to be on the edge
She enjoys pushing boundaries and taking risks


Her fantasy is okay with me
I accept and support her desires and fantasies


Then suddenly, baby says
Then unexpectedly, she tells me


Take my breath away
Completely captivate and mesmerize me


And make it last forever, babe
Make this feeling and experience last indefinitely


Do it now or never, babe, uh
Take action immediately or never at all


Nobody does it better, babe
No one can evoke this feeling better than me


Bring me close to heaven, babe, uh
Take me as close to a divine experience as possible


Want me to hold onto you tight
You desire me to embrace you tightly


You pull me closer, I feel the heat between your thighs (uh, say)
As you draw me near, I sense the sexual tension and desire between us


You're way too young to end your life (huh)
You are too young and have too much life left to prematurely end it


Girl, I don't wanna be the one who pays the price
I do not want to suffer negative consequences that result from our actions


Oh, oh-ooh
Vocalization conveying strong emotion


And they'll see me (yeah)
Others will witness my intensity and passion


Take my breath away (take my breath, my breath away)
Completely captivate and mesmerize me


Nobody does it better, babe (better)
No one can evoke this feeling better than me


Bring me close to heaven, babe, uh
Take me as close to a divine experience as possible


Take my breath (take my breath, my breath away)
Completely captivate and mesmerize me


Nobody does it better, babe
No one can evoke this feeling better than me


Bring me close to heaven, babe, uh
Take me as close to a divine experience as possible


Take my breath
Completely captivate and mesmerize me




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, O/B/O DistroKid, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Abel Tesfaye, Ahmad Balshe, Max Martin, Oscar Thomas Holter

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@TheWeeknd

THE DAWN IS HERE !!!

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The Best❤️

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Omg I'm you biggest fan btw this song is absolutely fire 🔥🔥🔥🔥 XOTWOD

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@MalaGekka

I imagine Daft Punk, listening to this somewhere, smiling and nodding in approval

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https://youtu.be/LB09BybNetI 😶😶

@nityanandsingh5530

Bruh literally😭🤘

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Yeah 😔❤️

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