Give Me a Kiss
Van Morrison Lyrics


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Honey, just one sweet kiss
Baby, from your sweet lips
Honey, just a-one sweet kiss
Baby, from your sweet lips
That's all I want, that's all I need
I'm satisfied

Honey, just one a-your smiles
Lord, makes it all worthwhile
Honey, just a-one a your smiles
Lord, makes it all worthwhile
That's all I want, that's all I need
I'm satisfied

We could go walkin' down the lane
Together, hand in hand
But if you think, it's gonna rain
We'll stay at home, an' listen to the band

Baby, just one a-your kisses
Right-a from your sweet lips
Baby, just want a sweet kiss
Right-a from your sweet lips
That's all I want, that's all I need
I'm satisfied

Do-doot n' do-dit, do-dit, do-dit
Do-doot n' do-dit, do-dit, do-dit
Do-doot n' do-dit, n' do-dit, do-ditŠ
Do-doot n' do-dit, do-dit, do-ditŠ
Doot-do, do-do n' do-do, do

We could go walkin' down the lane (swop-swop, swop-swop)
Together hand in hand (swop-swop, swop-swop)
But if you think it's gonna rain (swop-swop, swop-swop)
Stay at home and listen to the band (do-wop, do-wop, do-wop)

A baby, just one sweet kiss
Honey, honey, honey from a-your sweet lips
Baby, just one sweet smile
That makes everything worth while
That's all I want, that's all I need
I'm satisfied





That's all I want, that's all I need
I'm satisfied

Overall Meaning

In "Give Me a Kiss," Van Morrison expresses his desire for just one kiss or smile from his lover, which would be enough to satisfy him. The song is a simple expression of longing and contentment. The repetitive nature of the lyrics and the "do-doot" and "do-dit" sounds add a sense of playfulness and fun to the song. The lyrics suggest that even small gestures of affection can have a great impact and make everything worth it. The chorus "That's all I want, that's all I need, I'm satisfied" reiterates that the singer is content with small gestures of love, and does not require grander gestures to be happy.


The song is a classic example of Morrison's unique musical style, which blends blues, rock, and soul. The rhythm and melody of the song are simple, but effective in creating a mood of longing and contentment. The playful sounds of the "do-doot" and "do-dit" add a touch of fun to the song. Overall, "Give Me a Kiss" is a timeless song that captures the essence of love and affection.


Line by Line Meaning

Honey, just one sweet kiss
Van Morrison longs for a kiss from his lover.


Baby, from your sweet lips
Van Morrison wants the kiss to be from the lips of his lover.


Honey, just a-one sweet kiss
Van Morrison repeats his desire for a kiss from his lover.


That's all I want, that's all I need
Van Morrison is content with just one kiss from his lover.


I'm satisfied
Van Morrison will be content with just the one kiss.


Honey, just one a-your smiles
Van Morrison believes that the smile of his lover is worth the world.


Lord, makes it all worthwhile
Van Morrison believes that the smile of his lover makes everything in his life worthwhile.


That's all I want, that's all I need
Van Morrison is content with just one smile from his lover.


We could go walkin' down the lane
Van Morrison suggests that he and his lover take a walk together on a country lane.


Together, hand in hand
Van Morrison suggests that they take the walk holding hands.


But if you think, it's gonna rain
Van Morrison suggests that if his lover thinks it will rain, they should stay indoors.


We'll stay at home, an' listen to the band
Van Morrison suggests they stay indoors and listen to some music instead.


Baby, just one a-your kisses
Van Morrison expresses again his desire for a kiss from his lover's lips.


Right-a from your sweet lips
Van Morrison emphasizes the lips of his lover as the only source of the desired kiss.


That's all I want, that's all I need
Van Morrison is satisfied with only one kiss from his lover.


Do-doot n' do-dit, do-dit, do-dit
Nonsense lyrics to fill the gap between verses.


Doot-do, do-do n' do-do, do
Nonsense lyrics to fill the gap between verses.


We could go walkin' down the lane (swop-swop, swop-swop)
Van Morrison repeats his suggestion to take a walk on the country lane.


Together hand in hand (swop-swop, swop-swop)
Van Morrison repeats his suggestion for them to hold hands while taking the walk.


But if you think it's gonna rain (swop-swop, swop-swop)
Van Morrison restates his previous line about staying indoors if there is a chance of rain.


A baby, just one sweet kiss
Van Morrison longs for a sweet kiss from his lover.


Honey, honey, honey from a-your sweet lips
Van Morrison emphasizes that the kiss must be from the lips of his lover.


Baby, just one sweet smile
The smile of Van Morrison's lover makes his day complete.


That makes everything worth while
Van Morrison states that the smile of his lover is what gives meaning to everything in his life.


That's all I want, that's all I need
Van Morrison is content with just one kiss and one smile from his lover.


I'm satisfied
Van Morrison will feel content with just one kiss and one smile from his lover.




Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: VAN MORRISON

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