I Kiss Your Hand Madame
Vic Damone Lyrics


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In dreams I kiss your hand, madame
Your dainty fingertips
And while in slumber land, madame
I'm begging for your lips
I haven't any right, madame
To do the things I do
Just when I hold you tight, madame
You vanish with the night, madame
In dreams I kiss your hand, madame
And pray my dreams come true

In dreams I kiss your hand, madame
Your dainty fingertips
And while in slumber land, madame
I'm begging for your lips
I haven't any right, madame
To do the things I do
Just when I hold you tight, madame
You vanish with the night, madame




In dreams I kiss your hand, madame
And pray my dreams come true

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Vic Damone's "I Kiss Your Hand Madame" discusses a man's longing for his loved one. The opening line "In dreams I kiss your hand, madame" creates a romantic image of the singer dreaming about his beloved. He then describes the tenderness of her fingers, and while in the land of slumber, he dreams of beguiling her for a kiss. However, he understands that he has no right to make such demands and feels guilty for doing so. But, in those moments when he holds her tight, he feels a release from all of his worries, only to wake up and find himself alone. The lyrics convey a sense of frustration and a struggle with reality - that he cannot possess his love like he desires, but only in his dreams.


This song is a beautiful and timeless testament of unfulfilled love. It paints a picture of a man deeply in love, but unable to be with the one he loves. The lyrics convey both his desire and his respect for his loved one in a way that is both emotional and romantic. Additionally, it highlights the idea that true love can often remain unfulfilled, yet still actively pondered in our dreams.


Line by Line Meaning

In dreams I kiss your hand, madame
I yearn to be with you even in my dreams, madame


Your dainty fingertips
I am enchanted by your delicate fingers, madame


And while in slumber land, madame
I am in a state of deep sleep, but my mind is still consumed by thoughts of you, madame


I'm begging for your lips
I desperately desire to kiss your lips, madame


I haven't any right, madame
I know I am not entitled to your love or affection, madame


To do the things I do
Despite this, I cannot help but hold onto the feeling of being close to you, madame


Just when I hold you tight, madame
But even when I feel like I have you in my grasp, madame


You vanish with the night, madame
You slip away, leaving me once again with only my dreams to comfort me, madame


And pray my dreams come true
I hope that one day, my deepest desires for you will become a reality, madame




Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: FRITZ ROTTER, JOE YOUNG, RALPH ERWIN, SAM M. LEWIS, SAMUEL M. LEWIS

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