You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night)

Album: Bat Out Of Hell (1977)
Charted: 33 39
  • BOY: On a hot summer night,
    Would you offer your throat to the wolf with the red roses?
    GIRL: Will he offer me his mouth?
    BOY: Yes.
    GIRL: Will he offer me his teeth?
    BOY: Yes.
    GIRL: Will he offer me his jaws?
    BOY: Yes.
    GIRL: Will he offer me his hunger?
    BOY: Yes.
    GIRL: Again, will he offer me his hunger?
    BOY: Yes!
    GIRL: And will he starve without me?
    BOY: Yes!
    GIRL: And does he love me?
    BOY: Yes.
    GIRL: Yes.
    BOY: On a hot summer night,
    Would you offer your throat to the wolf with the red roses?
    GIRL: Yes.
    BOY: I bet you say that to all the boys

    It was a hot summer night
    And the beach was burning.
    Fog crawling over the sand.
    When I listen to your heart
    I hear the whole world turning.
    I see the shooting stars falling
    Through your trembling hands.
    You were licking your lips
    And your lipstick shining.
    I was dying just to ask for a taste.
    We were lying together in a silver lining
    By the the light of the moon.
    You know there's not another moment
    Not another moment
    Not another moment to waste.

    You hold me so close that my knees grow weak.
    My soul is flying high above the ground.
    I'm trying to speak but no matter what I do
    Just can't seem to make any sound.

    And then you took the words right out of my mouth.
    It must have been while you were kissing me.
    You took the words right out of my mouth.
    Oh and I swear it's true,
    I was just about to say I love you. (love you)

    And then you took the words right out of my mouth.
    Oh it must have been while you were kissing me.
    You took the words right out of my mouth.
    Oh and I swear it's true,
    I was just about to say I love you. (love you)

    Now my body is shaking like a wave on the water
    And I guess that I'm beginning to grin.
    Oh we're finally alone and we can do what we want to.
    The night is young
    And ain't no one gonna know where you
    No one gonna know where you
    No one's gonna know where you've been.

    You were licking your lips
    And your lipstick shining.
    I was dying to ask for a taste.
    We were lying together in a silver lining
    By the the light of the moon.
    You know there's not another moment
    Not another moment
    Not another moment to waste.

    And then you took the words right out of my mouth.
    Oh it must have been while you were kissing me.
    You took the words right out of my mouth.
    Oh and I swear it's true,
    I was just about to say I love you. (love you)

    And then you took the words right out of my mouth.
    Oh it must have been while you were kissing me.
    You took the words right out of my mouth.
    Oh and I swear it's true,
    I was just about to say I love you. (love you)

    Oh it must have been while you were kissing me.

    You took the words right out of my mouth.
    Oh it must have been while you were kissing me.
    You took the words right out of my mouth.
    Oh it must have been while you were kissing me.
    You took the words right out of my mouth.
    Oh it must have been while you were kissing me.
    You took the words right out of my mouth.
    Oh it must have been while you were kissing me.
    You took the words right out of my mouth.
    Oh it must have been while you were kissing me.
    You took the words right out of my mouth.
    Oh it must have been while you were kissing me.
    You took the words right out of my mouth.
    Oh it must have been while you were Writer/s: Jim Steinman
    Publisher: Round Hill Music Big Loud Songs, CARLIN AMERICA INC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Todd from Gb Wisconsin Bill S, you are correct that on the album version it was not Steinman doing the spoken intro. It does appear to be Rundgren, I listened to him speak on YouTube and his voice definitely fits the profile of the narrator on the album versions into. Where the confusion may be coming from on Wiki, is the fact it IS Steinman doing the intro as well as seen playing the piano on the video featured on VEVO. One could try changing this on Wiki using a photo of the original album liner notes giving credits.
    A great album!! I had it on 8 track when it first came out, when the spoken part of this song was over the volume got cranked on the system in my 68 Camaro for the opening riff!
  • Bill Schichner from LodiThe spoken intro is Todd Rundgren NOT Jim Steinman, there's no mistaking Todd's voice. Wiki has it wrong too.
  • Shawn from Green Bay, WiJust another epic Jim Steinman song with stunning imagery and one of my favorite openings to any song (not the dialogue but the beginning of the song).
    "It was a hot summer night and the beach was burning, there was fog crawling over the sand. When I listen to your heart I hear the whole world turning. I see the shooting stars pour through your trembling hands..."
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