The Nearness of You Lyrics

Ella Fitzgerald


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington
album: Track 14 in album Singin' Her Best Songs
release date: 2007
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length: 5:43

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Ella Fitzgerald Singin' Her Best Songs cover art
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It's not the pale moon that excites me
That thrills and delights me, oh no
It's just the nearness of you

It isn't your sweet conversation
That brings this sensation, oh no
It's just the nearness of you

When you're in my arms
And I feel you so close to me
All my wildest dreams come true

I need no soft lights
To enchant me
If you'll only grant me
The right to hold you ever so tight
And to feel in the night the nearness of you

It's not the pale moon that excites me
That thrills and delights me, oh no
It's just the nearness of you

It isn't your sweet conversation
That brings this sensation, oh no
Yes, just the nearness of you

When you're in my arms
And I feel you so close to me
All my wildest dreams come true

I need no soft lights
To enchant me
If you'll only grant me
The right to hold you ever so tight, yeah baby
And to feel in the night the nearness of you

When you're in my arms
And I feel you so close to me
All my wildest dreams come true

I need no soft lights
To enchant me
If you'll only grant me
The right to hold you ever so tight
And to feel in the night the nearness of you


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Night and Day
  • 2 A Foggy Day
  • 3 What Is This Thing Called Love?
  • 4 You Do Something to Me
  • 5 Cheek to Cheek
  • 6 I've Got You Under My Skin
  • 7 Too Darn Hot
  • 8 Let's Go It (Let's Fall in Love)
  • 9 Can't We Be Friends
  • 10 All of You
  • 11 I'm Always True to Your Fashion
  • 12 Ridin' High
  • 13 Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
  • 14 The Nearness of You
  • 15 I Get a Kick out of You
  • 16 Get out of Town
  • 17 You're the Top
  • 18 Ace in the Hole