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Hi, again. I'm just making some corrections and additions on what I just wrote.

Rightdown here, you have it.

Hi, I'm a Japanese. My interpretation of Making Love Out Of Nothing At All is that she cheats (having sex with another man or other men whom she does NOT LOVE) on him everytime he's gone away for his work and he's upset and angry about it everytime he finds out about her cheating but he can't leave her because he loves her to death. It seems he's telling her his confession of his deep love for her and his asking to her to love him back the same, but it can also be just his imagination. In other words, she may already love someone else and he hasn't realized that, yet. The reason why I think that is if she can have sex with someone whom she doesn't love, then she can also have sex with someone whom she loves as well. He's telling like she really is making love out of nothing at all but you never know. Nothing is as it seems and human hearts are too complicated to predict and on top of that, love is invisible to the naked eye. Thank you for reading!

Making love out of nothing at all

tells about a cheater/ player that can draw you close to him and make love to you and also that can let you loose and play the field yet his feelings for you are so strong that he cannot leave you completely. Now when he says “i don’t know how you do it making love out of nothing at all” is interpreted as he gives her nothing... no respect, no faithfulness, no ..... but yet she gives him the best loving and he cannot understand how she does it.

Sad to say that I heard this song on the series Black List and I decided to take a closer look at the lyrics and realized that I at one time made love out of nothing at all.

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Your interpretation of the song is really brilliant, thanks so much

I rediscovered this song but discovered the lyrics for the first time just recently . My take on this song is as follows and I'm not letting the video influence me bc videos to songs cd be so deceiving.

I think this guy is a consummate schemer/player. The first 10 lines introduce his character. He knows how to manipulate people and situations. These are his inner thoughts until the very end.

‘I know just how to whisper

And I know just how to cry

I know just where to find the answers

And I know just how to lie

I know just how to fake it

And I know just how to scheme

I know just when to face the truth

And then I know just when to dream

And I know just where to touch you

And I know just what to prove’

However he’s fallen in love with this woman. But for some reason he’s built a guard up around his heart. Maybe he’s been hurt before or he’s emotionally stunted? When he feels he’s getting close to her, he distances himself by letting her go. He fears commitment.

‘I know when to pull you closer

And I know when to let you loose’

He’s finally willing to open up to her though he’s not necessarily ready to let his defenses down. He’s procrastinated and it might be too late to tell her about the kind of person he was and how she's changed him.

And I know the night is fading

And I know the time's gonna fly

And I'm never gonna tell you everything I gotta tell you

But I know I gotta give it a try

He’s still fighting his emotional demons. He’s being the tough guy by boasting about all his knowledge.

‘And I know the roads to riches

And I know the ways to fame

I know all the rules and I know how to break 'em

And I always know the name of the game’

He is hopelessly captivated/obsessed and does not know how he cd leave her. 'Making love' I see it as meaning making him less selfish, less emotionally unavailable. We are told, "Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends." She created all these qualities Emotion: love in him that he does not comprehend. He cannot believe that this woman would find him worthy of love especially when he sees himself as a damaged person. Here he repeatedly admits he is ‘nothing’ as he wonders how she ‘makes love out of nothing at all’

‘But I don't know how to leave you

And I'll never let you fall

And I don't know how you do it

Making love out of nothing at all’

Making love out of nothing at all …

Whenever he sees her she is like his Universe. He sees so many great qualities in her that even the heavenly bodies seek her out.

His heart beats out of sync and he’s looking for her to bring balance/steadiness to his life. He attributes all these supernatural qualities to her. She is such an exceptional woman that here, he considers himself filled with ‘darkness’ and she a beacon of light he’s willing to follow. He admits all the knowledge he has means nothing without sharing it with her. ‘Success is nothing without someone you love to share it with.’ Mahogany

Everytime I see you all the rays of the sun are

Streaming through the waves in your hair

And every star in the sky is taking aim at

Your eyes like a spotlight

The beating of my heart is a drum, and it's lost

And it's looking for a rhythm like you

You can take the darkness from the pit of the night

And turn into a beacon burning endlessly bright

I've gotta follow it 'cause everything I know

Well, it's nothing 'til I give it to you

He’s boasting about his knowledge and ability as he still does not want to submit completely to his feelings…

I can make the runner stumble

I can make the final block

And I can make every tackle at the sound of the whistle

I can make all the stadiums rock

Here he’s between committing to forever or letting this be a one night stand. He tells her that he is willing to surrender and be her protector. Demons = fears

I can make tonight forever

Or I can make it disappear by the dawn

And I can make you every promise that has ever been made

And I can make all your demons be gone

The player displays his vulnerability and sees it as a weakness.

He has finally and hopelessly surrendered to love by admitting he would be nothing without her.

But I'm never gonna make it without you

Do you really want to see me crawl

And I'm never gonna make it like you do

Making love out of nothing at all

Out of nothing at all, out of nothing at all