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Elvis Presley - All Shook Up - Lyrics Meaning



All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was released in 1957 and reached number 1 in both the UK and US charts.

This song is about someone who has fallen in love and the strange feelings and emotions he is going through.

He starts by saying how worried his friends are about him because they think he's gone mad and as wild as a bug.

The physical feelings such as his knees going weak and his heart beating so quickly it is frightening him to death and every time he thinks of this girl he just doesn't know what to do.

It sounds like he hasn't experienced these feelings before but he knows that the only cure is to have the girl that he dreams about. He has imagined kissing her and describes her lips like he can think of nothing else.

He is far to nervous to speak to her, his tongue is tied, but at the end of the song she touches his hand and he all of his dreams have come true, he has finally got together with this amazing girl who, although she doesn't know it, has had this effect on him.

Meanings of other songs by Elvis Presley:
Suspicious Minds
In the Ghetto



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