Wise men say
Only fools rush in
But I can't help falling in love with you
Shall I stay?
Would it be a sin
If I can't help falling in love with you?

Like a river flows
Surely to the sea
Darling, so it goes
Some things are meant to be

Take my hand
Take my whole life, too
For I can't help falling in love with you

Like a river flows
Surely to the sea
Darling, so it goes
Some things are meant to be

Take my hand
Take my whole life, too
For I can't help falling in love with you
For I can't help falling in love with you


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Can't Help Falling In Love Lyrics as written by Hugo Peretti Luigi Creatore

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  • +5
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    the ultimate love song: about how love can't be conquered; it'll come for you, it'll take over you, it will never let you go

    Chamigaon January 01, 2005   Link
  • +4
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    My mom used to sing this song to me when I was younger, so I agree with LMB228 about how it can be a universal song of affection rather than just for lovers. Its such a sweet song in the sense that its stated so simply, but so perfectly...the meaning is so clear, yet so profound: you don't find love, love finds you, and you have basically no choice but to accept it, whether it will end up being your death or or your life. Such a glorious song, I'm no huge Elvis fan, this is the only song I like by him, but still, its one of the best songs ever.

    NataliesADDICTIONon September 05, 2006   Link
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    This was me and my last boyfriend's song. We were in his room, and I told him we needed a song. He said that the next song that came on the radio would be "our song," and this is what came next. Too perfect. It was ironic, too, because he told me he had feelings for me about six months before we got together. He had just broken up with a friend of mine and I just kept telling him he was rushing into something he wasn't ready for. But we ended up together. He was the best boyfriend I ever had, and everytime I hear this song, I think of how much we used to love each other. It is the perfect love song.

    LittleBriddieon April 20, 2004   Link
  • +2
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    he's afraid he's falling in love too fast, but he cant help it... which is about the most romantic thing ever and I love tis song

    bellaboo137on December 13, 2005   Link
  • +1
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    The ultimate love song.

    BrokenSwordon August 28, 2002   Link
  • +1
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    It's a great song... but it's called Fools Rush In.

    jacintaon October 16, 2004   Link
  • 0
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    thats a fun song and its really sweet i think but hey what do i know !!!!!!!! herah for elvis

    sweetlilibugon June 02, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    i love this song! but what do you mean by conversation of the planet? i think it means that theres this person who he isn't supposed to love, but he does anyway, and this is like his 'confession'. I have no clue, just listen to the song!

    USAngel20on July 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I love Elvis, so fine (in his day) his voice is good, and this song is great.

    Even_Angels_Fallon August 25, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    take my hand, take my whole life too

    -perfect.

    punk_fuck_03on September 25, 2002   Link

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