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Cant Help Falling In Love
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Cant Help Falling In Love

Elvis Presley
Album:
Blue Hawaii

Song Meaning of Can't Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley, and what it is about


Jean-Paul-Égide Martini's 1784 classic French love ballad "Plaisir d'amour" served as the inspiration for the melody. The song was originally written as "Can't Help Falling in Love with Him" from a woman's point of view, which explains why the first and third lines end on "in" and "sin" instead of with words that rhyme with "you".


The song is the most preferred option among couples to play during their first dance at their wedding, per a 2020 OnBuy study.


In 1962, Elvis Presley's rendition of the song peaked at number one on the British charts and remained there for four weeks. The song spent six weeks at the top of the Adult Contemporary chart and reached its highest position of No. 2 on the US Billboard Hot 100.


Lyrics of Can't Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley


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

Release Date

1961

Songwriter/s

Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore, George David Weiss

Producer/s

Elvis Presley (Joseph Lilley for Paramount Pictures)

Label/s

RCA Victor

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