"Heart And Soul" as written by and Taylor Reuben Hicks....
Something in the moonlight catches my eye
The shadow of a lover goes dancing by
Looking for a little bit of love to grow, so
Give me love, give me heart and soul
You never let me cross to the other side now
I'm tied to the hope that you will somehow
Hard on the heels of something more
But I lost your love, heart and soul
The tear in my heart as you walk on by

I feel so low and your head is high
Everything you do convinces me more
Please, give me love, give me heart and soul
Looking to the day when I saw your face
I wasn't in the running, I wasn't in the race
You move in a way that I've known before
Now I want your love, heart and soul

Leaving you ain't easy now
Loving you's the harder part
You never want me for myself
I've needed you right from the very start
Oh won't you even try to

Give a little bit of heart and soul
Give a little bit of love to grow
Give a little bit of heart and soul
Don't you make me beg for more
Give a sign, I need to know
A little bit of heart and soul

Walking on the water, walking on the air
That was the heart of the love we shared
Do you keep secret left untold
Can't give love, heart or soul
I used to have a lover with a Midas touch
I turned to gold but he turned to dust
Left me for another, I turned to stone
Now I want your love, heart and soul

Living in a fantasy
There's never any room to breathe
Hoping every waking hour
You gonna turn around and say that we can start
Oh won't you even try to

Give a little bit of heart and soul
Give a little bit of love to grow
Give a little bit of heart and soul
Don't you make me beg for more
Give a sign, I need to know
A little bit of heart and soul

Somehow, I lost my way
Looking to see something in your eyes
But love will never compromise
Now this is the politics of life, yeah

Give a little bit of heart and soul
Give a little bit of love to grow
Give a little bit of heart and soul
Don't you make me beg for more
Give a sign, I need to know
A little bit, little bit

Give a little bit of heart and soul
Give a little bit of love to grow
Give a little bit of heart and soul
Don't you make me beg for more
Give a sign, I need to know
A little bit of heart now want your soul?


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"Heart and Soul" as written by Hoagy Carmichael Frank Loesser

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  • +2
    General CommentI'm thinking it's about being emotionally cut off everytime they try to talk about to the other about their broken relationship.
    Thia007on October 19, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI always loved this song (I actually bought the album at the time, so I could hear more of their stuff than just the one song).

    Here is the album version of the song, in which the lyrics do match.

    "Something in the moonlight catches my eye
    The shadow of a lover goes dancing by
    Looking for a little bit of love to grow, so
    Give me love, give me heart and soul
    You never let me cross to the other side now
    I'm tied to the hope that you will somehow
    Hard on the heels of something more
    But I lost your love, heart and soul

    The tear in my heart as you walk on by
    (more than an ocean)
    I feel so low and your head is high
    Everything you do convinces me more
    (keeps us apart)
    Please, give me love, give me heart and soul
    Looking to the day when I saw your face
    (I feel a tearing in half of my heart)
    I wasn't in the running, I wasn't in the race
    You move in a way that I've known before
    Now I want your love, heart and soul

    Tired eyes, tears that dried
    (leaving you ain't easy now)
    On the bed, on the pillow, where the love has died
    (loving you's the harder part)
    A turn of the key, through the door you go
    (you never want me for myself)
    Don't look back, to hurt me more
    (now I've needed you right from the very start)
    Everything you said was to the point
    Can't you try to
    (oh won't you even try to)

    Give a little bit of heart and soul
    (give a little bit of heart and soul)
    Give a little bit of love to grow
    Give a little bit of heart and soul
    (give a little bit of heart and soul)
    And don't you make me beg for more
    (must I beg you)
    Give a sign, I need to know
    A little bit of heart and soul

    Walking on the water, walking on the air
    (a walk on the water)
    That was the heart of the love we shared
    Do you keep secret left untold
    (is all that I need)
    Can't give love, heart or soul
    I used to have a lover with a Midas touch
    (but miracles are not happening)
    I turned to gold but he turned to dust
    Left me for another, I turned to stone
    Now give me love, heart and soul

    Tired eyes, tears that dried
    (living in a fantasy)
    On the bed, on the pillow, where you told your lies
    (there's never any room to breathe)
    A turn of the key, my blood runs cold
    (hoping every waking hour)
    Don't look back to hurt me more
    (you'll turn around and say that we can start)
    Everything you did just said it all
    Can't you try to
    (oh won't you even try to)

    Give a little bit of heart and soul
    (give a little bit of heart and soul)


    Give a little bit of love to grow
    Give a little bit of heart and soul
    (give a little bit of heart and soul)
    And don't you make me beg for more
    (must I beg you)
    Give a sign, I need to know
    A little bit of heart and soul

    Somehow, I lost my way
    Looking to see something in your eyes
    But love will never compromise
    Now this is the politics of life, yeah!

    Give a little bit of heart and soul
    (give a little bit of heart and soul)
    Give a little bit of love to grow
    Give a little bit of heart and soul
    (give a little bit of heart and soul)
    And don't you make me beg for more
    (must I beg you)
    Give a sign, I need to know
    A little bit, little bit

    Give a little bit of heart and soul
    (give a little bit of heart and soul)
    Give a little bit of love to grow
    Give a little bit of heart and soul
    (give a little bit of heart and soul)
    And don't you make me beg for more
    (must I beg you)
    Give a sign, I need to know
    A little bit, little bit

    Give a little bit of heart and soul
    (give a little bit of heart and soul)
    Give a little bit of love to grow
    Give a little bit of heart and soul
    (give a little bit of heart and soul)
    And don't you make me beg for more
    (must I beg you)
    Give a sign, I need to know, whoooah!
    Give a little bit of heart and soul
    Give a little bit of heart and soul"
    Major Valoron October 23, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI cant' beleive that no one has poted a comment on this 'One Hit Wonder'....I can still remember listening to it on 98.7 KissFM in Greensboro, NC.....anyway...awesome song....and I love it....


    >>>Later y'all
    DJ_Spikeon January 10, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCarol Decker, the lead singer, said she thought this song did well in the US because it was the birthplace of rap, and the 'spoken' elements of the song are her version of a rap.
    'China in your Hands' is the song that topped the charts on the UK side of the pond.

    The lyrics above are probably from the CD liner, which was printed with lyrics from an earlier version of the song. As such, they don't match the song as recorded. On the other hand, considering there are two layers of lyrics going on, it might be somewhat difficult to actually write down these lyrics.

    This song seems to suggest a 'just friends' type of relationship. She's really in love with a man who is oblivious to it. She still hopes he will one day actually show some love (heart and soul).
    mdwyeron June 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI just found songmeanings, and my youngest was only 7 months when this first came out and she is 19 now. I didnt buy the cassestte at the time as we were moving across country and so on. Then years later I started to try to find the lyrics to it and until this week I have not found it on the net. I never did give up tho, as you can see. So sad that one would need to beg for love, but when it came out there I was in a relationship where this song fit to a t. thank you Majior Valor for putting the complete song on.
    2flowerson October 26, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGlad I could be of any help 2flowers.
    Major Valoron August 03, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI've listened to this song at least twice a week for the past six months. It's so freaking awesome. The layering of the two melodies and words is so cool. And catchy. It has great replay value, anyway.
    jitteryjellyon August 27, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMissing an entire verse! And there is a few typos. Great song,Carol Decker was a great singer,loved them on American Bandstand back in the day. :)
    emuInAmuumuuon May 14, 2012   Link

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