You touched my heart, my dear

Helene Fischer

Your letter came. I wanted just to be alone.
The same old game, and it was all one dream too much.
But I looked into your eyes, and nothing was as it had been.
Something deep in me began to happen.

You touched my heart, my dear;
nothing stayed the same.
Inside that magic night I lost my way.
You touched my heart, my dear,
seduced me tenderly,
and there was nothing I could do.

So good to me, just the fragrance of your skin.
With every word, you took my anxious tears away.
Such a sea of fantasy--so much caring, so much love.
We seemed a rock amidst the storm of time.

You touched my heart, my dear;
nothing stayed the same.
Inside that magic night I lost my way.
You touched my heart, my dear,
seduced me sweet and slow,
and there was nothing I could do.

"Du hast mein Herz beruhrt" - Words and music by Jean Frankfurter; translation by Frank Beck

This is my translation of one of the many great lyrics that legendary German songwriter Jean Frankfurter has written for Helene Fischer. The best on-line performance of the song is on the clip below, preceded by Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah". "Du hast mein Herz beruhrt" begins at 2:12 on the video.

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