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Elvis Presley: Can't Help Falling in Love Meaning

Song Released: 1961


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Can't Help Falling in Love Lyrics

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?
'Cause 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...

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    #1 top rated interpretation:
    anonymous
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    Feb 17th 2019 report

    Wise men say only fools rush in
    But I can't help falling in love with you
    //This is the part where there is someone who is opposed and do not want their love to continue
    but its too late to stop it since he already fell in love

    Shall I stay?
    Would it be a sin?
    If I can't help falling in love with you?
    //In this part he already lost his logic he does not know the right from the wrong.He is already consumed by his emotions.

    Like a river flows surely to the sea
    Darling so it goes
    Some things are meant to be
    //Everything now is up to their fate.
    Let their destiny decide everything.

    Take my hand, take my whole life too
    For I can't help falling in love with you
    //Ill be with you.. I will leave the life that I am used to.You are my life now.

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    #2 top rated interpretation:
    anonymous
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    Aug 15th 2018 report

    Elvis falls in love but happens so quickly that he can't help it. And he is saying, this to the woman. He also is saying take my hand and my hole life too, meaning take my love and then his life too. This a love that is forbidden and therefor it would be a sin to marry. But he is asking the woman to take him. For his love.

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    #3 top rated interpretation:
    anonymous
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    May 27th 2011 report

    its talks about how he fell in love with a woman whom he just met. he feels like she is the one he wants to spend his life with. he would give his life for her.

  4. anonymous
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    Mar 31st report

    "Wise Men says Only fools rush in"

    The meaning Of this is the are falling in love in a short time.. They really dont know each other that much.

    But they want to marry each other even they only met and does not know each other yet

  5. anonymous
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    Dec 29th 2018 report

    I think he fell in love with her but it was forbidden and he is explaining that it happened as natural as a river falls into the sea. However He is conflicted between doing the rigth thing or be with her because he says “shall I stay? Would it be a sin?” And then “take my hand, take my hole life too”. But he cant help it because he is already in love with her.

  6. anonymous
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    Dec 6th 2018 report

    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?
    'Cause 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...

  7. anonymous
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    Aug 1st 2018 report

    It is that, love find no gender. Love is a feeling and not for what you see. When love goes to that certain person, then it doesn't matter the outer of that person.

  8. anonymous
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    Feb 1st 2018 report

    This song expressed a beautiful feeling that is love. It express that you dont find love love finds you.so in each life 1 special is there who cant help you falling in love with you with all its heart whether it is present or not but it still love from bottom of its heart❤

  9. anonymous
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    Jul 4th 2017 report

    I think it means that no matter what life puts in front of you, you will always find the 1 person that you love with all your heart.

  10. anonymous
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    Nov 18th 2016 report

    I think that the meaning of this song shows that Elvis isn't supposed to love a girl, but he can't help it, and loves her anyway because of the way she is.❤


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