The sample is borrowed from the final line of the chorus, “completely in command.”, Lyrically, “Secrets” could almost be a sequel to Jeff Buckley’s 1998 track “Everybody Here Wants You.” In “Secrets,” the Weeknd accuses a partner of pining for others. Everybody here wants you My love, my love And I know that you want 'em too My love, my love I ask you what your heart desires My love, my love You tell me I'm the only one My love, my love … Don't you see? When you're talkin' in your sleep I'm only here for this moment I know everybody here wants you I tried to find different registers that I hadn’t sung in before. I'll be waiting right here just to show you When you're talkin' in your sleep And I'll rise like an ember in your name The song has Abel singing lower notes than his famous falsetto, which he is used to. I hear the secrets that you keep A sea of fools have parted for us, there's nothing in our way, my love You told me not to worry 'bout I hear the secrets that you keep, keep, keep The entire chorus is an interpolation of The Romantics' “Talking In Your Sleep,” while the backing track also relies heavily on a sample of Tears For Fears' “Pale Shelter.”. I know everybody here wants you I know everybody here thinks she needs you And our eyes are locked in downcast love Everybody here wants you My love, my love And I know that you want them too My love, my love I ask you what your heart desires My love, my love You tell me I'm the only one My love, my love It's a lie, a lie I catch you every time In your lust, your lust Every time you close your eyes I hear the secrets that you keep When you're talkin' in your sleep I hear the secrets that you keep, keep, keep Don't you see? When you're talk, talkin', talkin' My love, my love “Secrets” was initially written as a country song before the producers gave it a new wave/old-school soul vibe. I hear the secrets that you keep Those guys, those guys The track was initially meant as a country song, but later changed by Doc McKinney, Cirkut and Sir Dylan to a new-wave/soul styled version, marking one of The Weeknd’s new artificial styles. When you're talkin' in your sleep I know everybody here wants you I know everybody here thinks he needs you I'll be waiting right here just to show you How our love will blow it all away I know the tears we cried Have dried on yesterday The sea of fools has parted for us There's nothing in our way My love Don't you see, don't you see? When you're talk, talkin', talkin' You tell me I'm the only one The Romantics’ guitarist Mike Skill addressed this in a 2016 Billboard interview, saying that he enjoyed the song’s ”futuristic, electronica, techno" flavor: What’s cool is [The Weeknd] does a little bit of his own melody on the verse and the chorus[…] It’s good. I know everybody here thinks they need you. When you're talk, talkin', talkin' I'll be waiting right here just to show you How our love will blow it all away. Twenty-nine pearls in your kiss, a singing smile I know everybody here wants you. It's a lie, a lie I catch you every time Originally released in 1983, the lyrics describe learning of a lover’s secrets when she reveals them in her sleep. I hear the secrets that you keep I'm only here for this moment When you're talkin' in your sleep Love can taste like the wine of the age, oh babe I know everybody here thinks he needs you. I know the tears we cried have dried on yesterday The sea of fools has parted for us There's nothing in our way, my love. Oh let me show you that love can rise just like embers He kind of adds his own melody. And all the tears we cried have dried on yesterday [Chorus] How our love will blow it all away [Chorus] Coffee smell, and lilac skin, your flame in me In your lies, your lies It's a lie, a lie It started with a whisper And that was when I kissed her And then she made my lips hurt I could hear the chit chat Take me to your love shack [Bridge] And I know that you want 'em too You know I, you know I, I know everybody here wants you. I know everybody here thinks they need you Every time you close your eyes I'm a stranger in this town, you're free with me I'll be waiting right here just to show you How our love will blow it all away. When you're talk, talkin', talkin'. My love, my love Everybody here wants you, wants you I know everybody here thinks they needs you You know I'll be waiting right here, just to show you (Show me) How our love will blow it … [Chorus] "Everybody Wants You" is a hit song written and performed by American rock singer and guitarist Billy Squier. I hear the secrets that you keep, keep, keep When you're talkin' in your sleep I can see the lust in your eyes I'll be waiting right here just to show you Let me show that love can rise, rise just like Embers. I'll be waiting right here just to show you You're just the torch to put the flame to all our guilt and shame And I'll rise like an ember in your name I know I, I know … “Secrets” was certified platinum by the RIAA on March 13, 2020. No And I'll be waiting right by here just to show you, I'm a stranger in this town, you're free with me, And all the tears we cried have dried on yesterday, And I know they all look so good from a distance, I know everybody here well thinks he needs you, thinks he need you, Everybody Here Wants You by Anchor & Braille, Everybody Here Wants You by Kenny Lattimore, I Know We Could Be So Happy Baby (If We Wanted to Be). I hear the secrets that you keep Hey honey, you could be my drug You could be my new prescription Too much could be an overdose All this trash talk make me itchin' Oh my my Everybody talks, everybody talks Everybody talks, too much. Kind of a jam on top of a groove. Everybody here wants you It appeared as the opening track of his multi-Platinum 1982 album Emotions in Motion, and was released as the second single (following the title track) from that album, peaking at No. I sang a lot of low stuff on songs like “Secrets” and “Rockin’,” almost like Toni Braxton. I'll be waiting right here just to show you On “Secrets,” I’m a different person. You can't hide it In the latter song, Buckley asks a woman with many suitors to choose him: “I know everybody here wants you / I know everybody here thinks they need you / I’ll be waiting right here just to show you / How our love will blow it all away.”. I’ve played it for people, and they have no idea it’s me. “Secrets,” initially inspired by Dolly Parton and Conway Twitty, finds Abel explaining that he can fully understand what’s going on in the girls mind. I know everybody here thinks he needs you I know everybody here wants you. I know everybody here thinks he needs you. Jeff Buckley lyrics - 80 song lyrics sorted by album, including "Hallelujah", "Lover, You Should've Come Over". I sit here proud Wipe the [Verse 2] I catch you every time How our love will blow it all away Check out [this annotation] to learn more! It’s kind of a mash-up. I hear the secrets that you keep, keep, keep They lay down their guards and their bodies too Hesitation Cannot survive around you Everybody here wants you Thinking that they need you They don't need you like I do. I realize, we're divided I ask you what your heart desires Such a thing of wonder in this crowd [Verse 1] I hear the secrets that you keep I hear the secrets that you keep I'm only here for this moment. [Pre-Chorus] Such a thing of wonder in this crowd, I'm a stranger in this town, you're free with me. A preview of the song appeared on the “M A N I A” visuals, released on the 23rd of November 2016, two days before the official release. My love, my love I know everybody here well thinks he needs you, thinks he need you And I know they all look so good from a distance “Secrets” contains an interpolation of the chorus of The Romantics’ most successful song, ”Talking in Your Sleep”. Every time you close your eyes I know everybody here wants you. But I tell you I'm the one I know everybody here thinks they need you As the song continues, Abel slowly changes to a somewhat of a Transatlantic accent. Coffee smell, and lilac skin, your flame in me You're just the torch to put the flame 32 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. I know everybody here wants you I know everybody here thinks she needs you I'll be waiting here just to show you How our love will blow it all away.