Summer, it turns me upside down
Summer, summer, summer
It's like a merry-go-round

I see you under the midnight
All shackles and bows
The high shoes with the cleats a-clickin'
A temperamental glow

Oh, don't you let me go
Oh, got a hold on you
I've got a hold on you
I've got a hold on you tonight
Oh, I got a hold on you
I got a hold on you (I got a hold on you)
That's right

(Uh oh, it's magic)
When I'm with you
(Oh, it's magic)
(Uh oh, it's magic)
Just a little magic
You know it's true
I got a hold on you

Oh, twisted
Under, sideways, down
I know you're getting twisted
And you can't calm down

I see you under the midnight
Love darts in your eyes
How far can you take it?
'Til you realize
There's magic in your eyes

I got a hold on you
Got a hold on you
I got a hold on you tonight
I got a hold on you
Got a hold on you
(I got a hold on you)
Yeah, oh, yeah, oh

(Uh oh, it's magic)
Uh oh, when I'm with you
(Oh, it's magic)
(Uh oh, it's magic)

Just a little bit of magic
Pulls me through
I've got a hold on you

I've got a hold on you
I got a hold on you
(I got a hold on you)
That's right, it's magic

(Uh oh, it's magic)
Uh oh, it's magic
When I'm with you
(Oh, it's magic)
Uh oh

(Uh oh, it's magic)
Just a little magic
Inside of you

(Uh oh, it's magic)
Takes a little bit of magic
That's true
When I'm with you

(Uh oh, it's magic)
(Gotta be magic)
Your magic pulls me through
Oh, it's magic
(Uh oh, it's magic)


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Magic Lyrics as written by Ric Ocasek

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  • +2
    General Comment

    My favorite cars song hands down, the meaning of this song is very clear. It is about being in crazy mad love with someone and everything you do is magic. But it doesn't last forever and summer comes again and turns us upside down. great song

    bringbackrock!on March 28, 2005   Link
  • +2
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    I like to listen to this song, "Saints" by the Breeders, and "Summer's Gone" by the Kinks. Makes for an interesting triptyche.

    Major Valoron October 04, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I cannot help but dance when I listen to this song! It's so upbeat!! It's almost like magic. :P

    DancingMellyon July 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    i love this song... it's so amazingly catchy and the emotion and desperation of it captures the excitment and magic of love well :D

    musicman144on June 05, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    It says "Summer" better than just about any song in creation

    Smokleron September 01, 2005   Link
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    General Comment

    So under-rated as many songs are these days

    kfe2on February 04, 2006   Link
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    General Comment

    "It says "Summer" better than just about any song in creation" well put, its also an ill song

    jrez24on March 09, 2006   Link

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