All of Me was released in August of 2013 as the third single from Legend's fourth studio album. The music video was shot in Italy days before Legend's wedding....
What would I do without your smart mouth
Drawing me in, and you kicking me out
Got my head spinning, no kidding, I can’t pin you down
What’s going on in that beautiful mind
I’m on your magical mystery ride
And I’m so dizzy, don’t know what hit me, but I’ll be alright

My head’s under water
But I’m breathing fine
You’re crazy and I’m out of my mind

'Cause all of me
Loves all of you
Love your curves and all your edges
All your perfect imperfections
Give your all to me
I’ll give my all to you
You’re my end and my beginning
Even when I lose I’m winning
'Cause I give you all of me
And you give me all of you oh

How many times do I have to tell you
Even when you’re crying you’re beautiful too
The world is beating you down, I’m around through every move
You’re my downfall, you’re my muse
My worst distraction, my rhythm and blues
I can’t stop singing, it’s ringing, in my head for you

My head’s under water
But I’m breathing fine
You’re crazy and I’m out of my mind

'Cause all of me
Loves all of you
Love your curves and all your edges
All your perfect imperfections
Give your all to me
I’ll give my all to you
You’re my end and my beginning
Even when I lose I’m winning
'Cause I give you all of me
And you give me all of you
Give me all of you oh

Cards on the table, we’re both showing hearts
Risking it all, though it’s hard

'Cause all of me
Loves all of you
Love your curves and all your edges
All your perfect imperfections
Give your all to me
I’ll give my all to you
You’re my end and my beginning
Even when I lose I’m winning
'Cause I give you all of me
And you give me all of you

I give you all, all of me
And you give me all of you oh


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"All of Me" as written by Toby Gad, John Legend

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  • +13
    General CommentThis song epitomises what it means to be in love. The entire song points out that no matter what, he'll never see flaws with the girl that she loves - that is, her 'perfect imperfections' - as to him, he knows that he'll be in love with her no matter what.

    That no matter what happens, how she's feeling or what she's doing, that he'll always be there and always see her in the best possible light.

    'All of me loves all of you' - he highlights that he loves everything about her and that it'll never change.

    'You're my end and my beginning' - he can't see or imagine his life without her in any way, shape or form.

    Brilliant song!
    RickyRicardo18on December 24, 2013   Link
  • +8
    General CommentWell John Legend used this song when he proposed to his fiance, so I think it's pretty safe to say this song is about loving someone fiercely and endlessly, and asking them to share in a relationship of trust.
    HalaMadridon October 30, 2013   Link
  • +4
    General CommentThe woman of my dreams shared this song with me a few days ago. I nearly cried when I heard the lyrics and melody - so sweet, so beautiful, succinctly describing the ebb and flow of their relationship with love running deeply with constancy regardless of challenging circumstances and while acknowledging that this is a beautiful new territory of emotion in his experience. I can relate to every line of this song.
    WrySatyron February 18, 2014   Link
  • +3
    General Commentfor me this song simply means that when you say you love someone you should simply accept them for who they are. you should be ready to accept the persons flaws an IMPERFECTIONS. give the person your ALL, Your love!
    sundayAthandon March 18, 2014   Link
  • +3
    Song MeaningThis is a beautiful song. I cried, when I heard it for the first time.
    The song can be about two people who love each other endlessly, but I also think it's about unrequited love. About being in love with a person no matter what, even though you don't really want to. Being in love with a person, who doesn't love you back. And how much it hurts inside...
    That's what the song means to me.
    merlepi5on April 09, 2014   Link
  • +2
    General CommentHe finds her to be the epitome of perfect for him. Even though he knows that she has these imperfections, to him she is flawless and everything about her just enhances the way he feels. This is the relationship, the true love, the give and take that everyone dreams of. Everybody has their faults, and yet this couple knows all of eachother and LOVES EACHOTHER ANYWAY, not in spite of the things that aren't perfect but because of them. In this song is the ideal mutualistic relationship.
    trytryagainon March 12, 2014   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThe perfect view of love in all it's flaws, weaknesses, quirks, realities......everything about this song is what goes on in love.
    Snake250on April 15, 2014   Link
  • +2
    General CommentIt is not easy to come by a song that strikes a chord with my heart and "All Of Me" is one of those rare gems. It touched me beyond words when I first heard the song.

    Every word in this song and Legend's fantastic vocal just swept me away. The guy's aching love for his significant other was vividly painted in this song.

    Just looking at my husband and listening to the song makes me realise what enduring love is. He quietly absorbs all my outbursts, smiles at my craziness, laughs with me at my silliness and accepts me for what I am, never intending to change me.

    A heartwarming song that celebrates steadfast and unconditional love.
    Thank you for crafting such a beautiful, endearing song.
    LYNN_Kon May 14, 2014   Link
  • +1
    MemoryThe Doctor and the TARDIS
    alossforwordson February 27, 2014   Link
  • +1
    MemoryAt prom my girlfreind sang this to me when we danced. i was so moved by it i started to cry. Being a lezbian couple makes it hard but we allways seem to make it together and i think this song sums up our relationship. This song means alot to me and to her. My interpretation on it is it means you will love them no matter what happens. -thank you! :)
    MaximumLoveon May 22, 2014   Link

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