"Sparks Fly" as written by and Taylor Swift....
The way you move is like a full on rainstorm
And I'm a house of cards
You're the kind of reckless that should send me running
But I kinda know that I won't get far

And you stood there in front of me just
Close enough to touch
Close enough to hope you couldn't see
What I was thinking of

Drop everything now
Meet me in the pouring rain
Kiss me on the sidewalk
Take away the pain
'Cause I see, sparks fly, whenever you smile

Get me with those green eyes, baby
As the lights go down
Gimme something that'll haunt me whenever you're not around
'Cause I see, sparks fly, when you smile

My mind forgets to remind me, your a bad idea
You touch me once and it's really something
You find I'm even better than you, imagined I would be
I'm on my guard for the rest of the world
But with you I know its no good
And I could wait patiently
But I really wish you would

Drop everything now
Meet me in the pouring rain
Kiss me on the sidewalk
Take away the pain
'Cause I see, sparks fly, whenever you smile

Get me with those green eyes, baby
As the lights go down
Gimme something that'll haunt me when you're not around
'Cause I see, sparks fly, whenever you smile

I run my fingers through your hair
And watch the lights go wild
Just keep on keeping your eyes on me
Its just wrong enough to make it feel right
And lead me up the staircase
Won't you whisper soft and slow
And I'm captivated by you baby
Like a fireworks show

Drop everything now
Meet me in the pouring rain
Kiss me on the sidewalk
Take away the pain
'Cause I see, sparks fly whenever you smile

Get me with those green eyes, baby
As the lights go down
Gimme something that'll haunt me when you're not around
'Cause I see, sparks fly, whenever you smile

When sparks fly oh baby smile
When sparks fly


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"Sparks Fly" as written by Taylor Swift

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  • +4
    General CommentI think this is about a one-night stand that she wished would have developed into a longer relationship. A night that she will never forget, and a guy that will haunt her with his unforgettable presence. And it's like she wants him so bad (you can hear it in how she sings), but she knows she probably won't get him forever. So she's savoring every moment, all the while wanting more, wanting him to take away all the pain that's making her ache. She's excited about the sparks that fly in between them, intoxicated by him and everything he does.

    It's a very catchy and lovely song.
    AtNowhereon May 10, 2009   Link
  • +4
    General CommentSpeak Now album version:

    The way you move is like a full on rainstorm
    And I'm a house of cards
    You’re the kind of reckless that should send me running
    But I kinda know that I won’t get far

    And you stood there in front of me
    Just close enough to touch
    Close enough to hope you couldn't see
    What I was thinking of

    Drop everything now
    Meet me in the pouring rain
    Kiss me on the sidewalk
    Take away the pain
    Cause' I see sparks fly whenever you smile

    Get me with those green eyes, baby
    As the lights go down
    Give me something that'll haunt me when you're not around
    Cause I see, sparks fly whenever you smile

    My mind forgets to remind me you’re a bad idea
    You touch me once and it’s really something
    You find I’m even better than you imagined I would be
    I’m on my guard for the rest of the world
    But with you I know it’s no good
    And I could wait patiently but I really wish you would

    Drop everything now
    Meet me in the pouring rain
    Kiss me on the sidewalk
    Take away the pain
    Cause I see, sparks fly whenever you smile

    Get me with those green eyes, baby
    As the lights go down
    Give me something that'll haunt me when you're not around
    Cause I see, sparks fly whenever you smile

    I run my fingers through your hair
    And watch the lights go wild
    Just keep on keeping your eyes on me
    It’s just strong enough to make it feel right
    And lead me up the staircase
    Won't you whisper soft and slow
    I’m captivated by you baby
    Like a fireworks show

    Drop everything now
    Meet me in the pouring rain
    Kiss me on the sidewalk
    Take away the pain
    Cause I see, sparks fly whenever you smile

    Get me with those green eyes, baby
    As the lights go down
    Give me something that'll haunt me when you're not around
    Cause I see, sparks fly whenever you smile
    Supersly87on October 26, 2010   Link
  • +3
    General CommentI really wish she wouldn't have changed this for the album.
    Elektronauton October 23, 2010   Link
  • +3
    General CommentIt's almost like she knows that this relationship won't work and she's just trying to take in every moment
    ebellalavitaon October 27, 2010   Link
  • +3
    My InterpretationThis song means that she met a guy that totally blew her mind. He was the kind of guy that she knew that she shouldn't be with, but she couldn't help but fall for him. He was the guy that he would kiss her and tell her goodnight and she would miss him the minute that he left her side. He had a smile that just melted her heart and when he looked at her it was as if no one else in the world exsisted.
    BeautyQueen28on January 23, 2011   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI love this song. I think its about a girl who feels a deep connection with someone she justs meets. She wants him to confess his feelings to her."Drop everything now, Meet me in the pouring rain, Kiss me on the sidewalk, Take away the pain." She means take the pain away from them not being together. She wants him to come sweep her off her feet.
    Socks1114on October 29, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think this is about how a boy totally blows her mind. She is totally attracted to him and wants him to feel the same way. She can't get him out of her head.
    It could be at their prom maybe, at least they're dancing somewhere..
    xPiaxon June 25, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis is taylor's best song.
    solitude.on October 28, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI remember this song from the Taylor Swift show I went to three years ago. I loved that original version, and I kept waiting for it to be on an upcoming album. I was very excited to hear it when I played "Speak Now" for the first time yesterday.

    I interpret the song as being about a girl who goes out for an evening by herself, perhaps because she's feeling down about something in her life, and meets this guy by accident. She can't help being attracted to him, even though she can tell getting involved with him will probably wind up being a bad idea in the end, and she desperately wants him to feel for her what she is feeling for him. She wants to lose herself in the moment, wants him to make her forget everything that's going wrong, even if for just one night.
    devilslittlesisteron November 24, 2010   Link
  • +1
    My Interpretationtaylor swift is awesome because everytime i hear a song, i can picture a face of someone that made me feel that way.
    but anyways, to me this song means wanting someone you cant have...like someone else's boyfriend.
    "your the kinda reckless that should send me running, but i know that we wont get far"
    i wanted this guy because he was soo cute and funny, and even though i knew he had a girlfriend and that pursuing him would be pointless i did it anyways.
    then "my mind forgets to remind me your a bad idea" because im aware that what im doing is wrong, i cant help but pursue him and in the moment i give into him.
    "im captivated by you baby like a firework show" well that just says it all, his cuteness has me in some kind of trance! haha
    and "you stood there in front of me, just close enough to touch" lets see, he sat there in front of me, close enough to touch, nose to nose status, and what did i do? go in for the kill. i kissed him, knowing he was still with his gf, ouch.

    i think the girlfriend probably feels a little "better than revenge" with me, and i doubt taylor meant this kind of situaution when she wrote the song haha.
    rockonhard86on December 23, 2010   Link

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