It's All Coming Back to Me Now

Album: Falling Into You (1996)
Charted: 3 2
  • There were nights when the wind was so cold
    That my body froze in bed if I just listened to it
    Right outside the window

    There were days when the sun was so cruel
    That all the tears turned to dust
    And I just knew my eyes were drying up forever (forever)

    I finished crying in the instant that you left
    And I can't remember where or when or how
    And I banished every memory you and I had ever made

    But when you touch me like this
    And you hold me like that
    I just have to admit
    That it's all coming back to me
    When I touch you like this
    And I hold you like that
    It's so hard to believe but it's all coming back to me
    (It's all coming back, it's all coming back to me now)

    There were moments of gold and there were flashes of light
    There were things I'd never do again
    But then they'd always seemed right
    There were nights of endless pleasure
    It was more than any laws allow
    Baby, baby

    If I kiss you like this
    And if you whisper like that
    It was lost long ago but it's all coming back to me
    If you want me like this
    And if you need me like that
    It was dead long ago but it's all coming back to me
    It's so hard to resist and it's all coming back to me
    I can barely recall
    But it's all coming back to me now
    But it's all coming back

    There were those empty threats and hollow lies
    And whenever you tried to hurt me
    I just hurt you even worse and so much deeper

    There were hours that just went on for days
    When alone at last we'd count up all the chances
    That were lost to us forever (forever)

    But you were history with the slamming of the door
    And I made myself so strong again somehow
    And I never wasted any of my time on you since then

    But if I touch you like this
    And if you kiss me like that
    It was so long ago but it's all coming back to me
    If you touch me like this
    And if I kiss you like that
    It was gone with the wind
    But it's all coming back to me
    (It's all coming back, it's all coming back to me now)

    There were moments of gold
    And there were flashes of light
    There were things we'd never do again
    But then they'd always seemed right
    There were nights of endless pleasure
    It was more than all your laws allow
    Baby, baby, baby

    If you touch me like this
    And when you hold me like that
    It was gone with the wind but it's all coming back to me
    When you see me like this
    And when I see you like that
    Then we see what we want to see all coming back to me
    The flesh and the fantasies all coming back to me
    I can barely recall but it's all coming back to me now

    If you forgive me all this
    If I forgive you all that
    We forgive and forget and it's all coming back to me
    When you see me like this
    And when I see you like that
    We see just what we want to see all coming back to me
    The flesh and the fantasies all coming back to me
    I can barely recall but it's all coming back to me now

    (It's all coming back to me now)
    And when you kiss me like this
    (It's all coming back to me now)
    And when I touch you like that
    (It's all coming back to me now)
    If you do it like this
    (It's all coming back to me now)
    And if we Writer/s: Jim Steinman
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Sophie-louise from EnglandI have listened to the Celine version but Lea Michele sang it best in 3x21 as Rachel Berry on Glee.
  • Joseph from Reading, United KingdomThe original singer from Pandoras Box, who sang this song is called Elaine Caswell. it is said that she fainted 5 times during its recording and that the song had to be rewritten in a lower key so the notes could be reached. She can be seen in the video lying on a table. That video was made at Pinewood studios in England. The video was said to be one of the most expensive videos ever made and is certainly very thought provoking. Celine Dions version is very different and shorter. She was left standing on a conveyor belt for around 8 hours trying to capture the part of her video where the walls move around her.
  • Reza from Shiraz, Irangreat song greater voice ( wish celine werent from the french part of canada, some sounds come out of her nose instead of her mouth)
  • Madison from Norway, MeAs sappy as Celine is, I like this song.
  • Ankit from Bangalore, IndiaHave not heard the Celine Dion version, but Meatloaf version is cool.
  • Stacy from Evansville, InIt is actually a beautiful song. I have it on my MySpace profile right now because it is excactly how I feel about this situation right now. I need to get over this jerky man very fast and plan on slamming the door and not looking back, as the lyrics suggest.
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