"Strange And Beautiful (I'll Put A Spell On You)" as written by and Matthew Nicholas/oliver Hales....
I've been watching your world from afar,
I've been trying to be where you are,
And I've been secretly falling apart,
Unseen.
To me, you're strange and you're beautiful,
You'd be so perfect with me but you just can't see,
You turn every head but you don't see me.

I'll put a spell on you,
You'll fall asleep and I'll put a spell on you.
And when I wake you,
I'll be the first thing you see,
And you'll realize that you love me.

Yeah
Yeah

Sometimes, the last thing you want comes in first,
Sometimes, the first thing you want never comes,
And I know, the waiting is all you can do,
Sometimes

I'll put a spell on you,
You'll fall asleep,
I'll put a spell on you,
And when I wake you,
I'll be the first thing you see,
And you'll realize that you love me.

I'll put a spell on you,
You'll fall asleep 'cause I'll put a spell on you,
And when I wake you,
I'll be the first thing you see,
And you'll realize that you love me, yeah

Yeah
Yeah
Yeah
Yeah


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"Strange and Beautiful" as written by Matthew Nicholas Hales Kim Oliver

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  • +4
    General CommentThis song is about the complete agony and desperaton of falling in love.

    Although beautiful, the song can be gloomy in some perspectives.

    For example: "And I've been secretly falling apart"
    "you turn every head, but you don't see me"
    "sometimes the last thing you want comes in first,
    sometimes the first thing you want never comes,"


    But it's a genius song. Everyone can relate to it.
    Good Job, Aqualung.
    jaws theme swimmingon January 03, 2008   Link
  • +3
    General CommentStalker songs are so romantic. <3

    "Sometimes the last thing you want comes in first
    Sometimes the first thing you want never comes
    I know that waiting is all you can do, sometimes"

    So true.

    youscaremeon April 07, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General Commentto me this song is so tragic.
    i cry every time i hear it, don't know why.
    but it just breaks my heart.
    i love this song
    clairebear21on October 28, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis was on the OC was it not?
    I think its more of a secret admirer than a stalker
    Kind of the whole she doesnt know he exists kind of thing.
    And he loves her, and wants her to be in love with him. So the whole 'I put a spell on you' thing is him wishing that she'd notice him.

    "I'll put a spell on you
    You'll fall asleep
    I'll put a spell on you
    And when I wake you, I'll be the first thing you see
    And you'll realize that you love me"

    I was thinking that maybe this might mean that he's wishing and trying to get her to notice him and when she does notice she'll 'wake up' and realise she loves him. That was just a random thing I thought.
    I just think this song is beautiful though. Its so honest (Sometimes the last thing you want comes in first. Sometimes the first thing you want never comes. I know that waiting is all you can do, sometimes) and yets its so hopeful and has a sense of not giving up. Its just amazing.
    playxinxmyxbloodon December 19, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentits about loving someone who doesnt know that you do your watching them all the time and wishing they knew and they felt the same way by putting a spell on them to make them feel the same way.
    thorntonhayleyon June 30, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentMy good friend played this song for me, and from the first line, "I've been watching your world from afar," I knew the entire song would click with me.

    The spell is definately metaphorical for finally getting that one person that rocks your world, whether they know it or not, to notice you.

    And while we're on the subject, my friend also told me that this is how he felt about me...and the song was a spell. We're together now.

    My favorite part of the song, though, is the refraine..."sometimes the last thing you want comes in first,
    sometimes the first thing you want never comes,
    I know the waiting is all you can do,
    sometimes,"

    The statement is true. But what I love about it is how they go back and say, "I know...sometimes." It's so much about human nature, you know something that is hard to accept, but you don't always know it.

    Waiting for that one thing you want can be so hard, and sometimes, it never comes. And there comes a point where the only thing you really can do IS wait, even if it doesn't come, including that person you really want.

    I love this song, it will hold a special place in me for a very, very long time.

    And Sal, this song just goes to show how important that unrequited (I love that word) can be to someone, even though they might never get it.
    massofcloudson July 09, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti love how haunting this song is. and how it points towards a Midsummer Night's Dream in the ff verses:
    "I'll put a spell on you,
    you fall asleep
    I'll put a spell on you,
    and when i wake you, I'll be the first thing you see.
    and you'll realise that you love me."
    celinuson April 18, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti have to completely agree with celinus. Midsummer Night's Dream is one of my favorite books and i love how it totally relates.....this song is about being infatuated with someone who doesnt even know your existance and the longing that someday they'll notice you and realise they love you...bittersweet
    suchiquitabananaon January 15, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI can't stop myself from writing this: I truly love this song!
    RemyZeroon June 01, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentsecretly falling apart

    who hasnt felt like that. i just never knew three words could describe the exact feeling so easily
    totalitarionon October 01, 2007   Link

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