"You Had Me at Hello" as written by and Writers Unknown Thomas H Denney....
I'm missing you so much, I'll see you die tonight
Just so I can get to you before the sun will rise
I know the signs are on and I feel this too
None of that ever seems to matter when I'm holding you

And I'm wasting away, away from you
And I'm wasting away, away from you

What have I gotten into this time around
I know that I had sworn I'd never trust anyone again but I didn't have to

You had me at hello

I've never seen a smile that can light the room like yours
It's simply radiant, I feel more with everyday that goes by
I watch the clock so I can make my timing just right

Would it be okay?
Would it be okay if I took your breath away?

And I'm wasting away, away from you
And I'm wasting away, away from you

What have I gotten into this time around
I know that I had sworn I'd never trust anyone again but I didn't have to

You had me at hello

You gave me butterflies at the mailbox, (you had me at hello)
You gave me butterflies at the mailbox, (you had me at hello)
You gave me butterflies at the mailbox, (you had me at hello)
You gave me butterflies at the mailbox,(you had me at hello)
You gave me butterflies at the mailbox, (you had me at hello)
You gave me butterflies at the mailbox,(you had me at hello)
You gave me butterflies at the mailbox, (you had me at hello)
You gave me butterflies at the mailbox, (you had me at hello)

What have I gotten into this time around
I know that I had sworn I'd never trust anyone again but I didn't have to

You had me at hello
You had me at hello
You had me at hello


Lyrics submitted by VerminElder, edited by xJacksonx

"You Had Me at Hello" as written by Jeremy Mckinnon Alexander Shelnutt

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  • +12
    General CommentIt means that he's falling in love again, even though he swore he'd never trust another girl with his heart. But she's different, she changed the whole way he thinks about love. She sort of healed him in a way. He misses her to death when they aren't with each other and i think he's realizing exactly how fast he's falling.
    thecrimeoflovingyouon August 08, 2007   Link
  • +4
    General CommentBeautiful song. Amazing band.
    exthuseon September 02, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General CommentWould it be okay? Would it be okay?
    if I took your breath away.

    That part of the song takes MY breath away. ADTR is amazing. This song gives them a whole new meaning.
    omgazlylayon March 26, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe whole "you gave me butterflies at the mailbox" thing is from a letter his girlfriend wrote him. She would sneak out at night and they would meet at the mailbox and talk. She wrote him a letter that said you gave me butterflies at the mailbox.
    HandsUpBodiesDownon July 07, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song is amazing. i love the lyrics because i know someone who makes me feel this way. this song pretty much says it all.
    beyoursunseton October 13, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song was introduced to me by my boyfriend. simply put it's beautiful. this song reminds me our relationship to a tee. we've been having to go with the whole long distance thing for a little over a year. the distance kills, its horrible. the line "I'm missing you so much, I'll see you die tonight, Just so I can get to you before the sun will rise," really hits home. our relationship has taken years to start/create, we both have had turbulent pasts of scandals and bad relationships and came out thinking we'd " never trust anyone again" but found each other and everything completely changed. he "had me at hello" and still does. this song just "gives me butterflies" every time i hear it. the world could fall apart and i'd be still be happy if i were in his arms.

    to be it in lame men’s terms this song = absolutely amazing
    xkuay all day <3
    nakkelon February 26, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYea you said it..wow just in awe when hearing this song. Going from their crazy heatbreak screaming to this is just a great transition for a cd.
    Hardcore_Slackeron December 31, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSo true..this band is so good to go from hardcore screaming to a soft song like this and have it sound amazing!
    armstrongmaon April 12, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's an amazing song, I can't ever seem to find lyrics like these in songs that still sound good, only I don't get the first two lines. Can someone please explain?
    death_by_airplaneon December 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is just too amazing :3
    urecutewhenuscreamon July 07, 2007   Link

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